Programs & Events

Design Awards Celebration

The Excellence in Design Awards promotes and publicizes the work of AIA Baltimore members throughout our region and recognizes Baltimore Architecture Foundation Golden Griffin and Roger Redden Award recipients.


This year’s Excellence in Design Awards celebration will take place Friday, October 18th at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Theatre.

Support this event

Interested in sponsoring the Design Awards celebration? Please review the sponsorship package and email Ally Lancaster with any questions.

Local Juries

Residential Design Award

AIA Baltimore (The Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Architects) sponsors this design competition to promote and publicize excellence in residential architecture throughout Central Maryland.

Lonna Babu, Ayers Saint Gross

Joseph Rabinowitz, Guerrilla Construction

Tiffanni Reidy, Reidy Creative


Good Design = Good Business

The Good Design = Good Business Award was launched in 2006 to honor architects and clients who best utilize good design to achieve important outcomes for organizations.

Ann Powell, Plan B

Ernst Valery, Ernst Valery Investments (EVI)

Katie Zaeh, Baltimore Design School


Social Equity

The Social Equity Design Award was launched in 2018 in partnership with the Neighborhood Design Center and in honor of their 50th anniversary.

Douglas Bothner, Ziger|Snead

Christina Hartsfield, Neighborhood Design Center

Sally Plunkett, Hord Coplan Macht