Call for Entries: 2019 emerging firm award

The AIA Northwest and Pacific Region (NW+PR) 2019 Emerging Firm Award seeks to recognize new practices that are challenging traditional perceptions and methods of architecture. 

The Emerging Firm award will be presented during the Honors and Awards program on September 19, 2019 in Bozeman, Montana as part of the AIA Montana 2019 Annual Fall Conference.

Emerging Firm Award Eligibility Criteria:

• Firms must have been in practice ten years or less (July 26, 2009 or later).

• At least one partner or principal shall be an Emerging Professional as defined by AIA. (Emerging Professionals are defined as students, recent graduates and architects licensed less than 10 years.)

• Primary firm office must be located within the AIA Northwest and Pacific Region. 

• The Principal(s) submitting for the award must be members in good standing with the AIA and their assigned chapter within the AIA Northwest and Pacific Region.

• Firm supports staff membership in the AIA. 

• Firms that have won the award in the past or have previously won the National AIA Firm Award are ineligible.

goCstudio receives 2018 emerging firm award


November 20, 2018

The AIA Northwest and Pacific Region (NW+PR) recognized goCstudio, Seattle, Washington. The Emerging Firm Award seeks to recognize new practices that are challenging traditional perceptions and methods of architecture. Firms must be in practice for 10 years or less. The award was presented during an Honors and Awards presentation on November 15 at the Bishop Museum in Honolulu, Hawaii.

goCstudio is a Seattle based architecture studio founded in 2012 by Jon Gentry and Aimée O’Carroll. Their work is driven by the unique opportunities and constraints of site specific projects, which evolve through close relationships with clients, artists, and craftsmen. Close ties to a diverse design community help foster an interdisciplinary and collaborative process.

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