SAMPLE Entry Submission Form

Choose the award category for which you’d like your project to be considered:

Please list the Lead Project Designers. If the submitting firm has multiple branch offices, please also list which office they are located in. (Please note, to be eligible for the CDAs, a project's lead designers must be from a office within the service boundaries of the participating professional organization’s local chapter).

Please include all significant consultant / design-team firms. In the spirit of celebrating design and collaboration, the CDA committee will attempt to reach out to these firms to inform them that a project in which they participated is being submitted to the awards program.

In 2000 characters, including spaces (approximately 300 words), please describe your project. This may be the only narrative context the jury has, so please be sure to emphasize what is important. Please Do Not include your firm's name:

If you believe your project exemplifies any of the categories below, please check the box. Your project may be eligible for additional honors, to be bestowed by the jury at their discretion. Awards may be given in any, all, or none of the following:

Community Impact : More than ever, we hope that our roles as project designers impact our communities beyond simply fulfilling immediate programmatic needs. This award is for projects that had far-reaching impacts into the community above and beyond the norm.

Historic Preservation : Preservation of our places, spaces, and communities is paramount, both to preserve and celebrate our collective identities, and as a bedrock of sustainability. This award is for a project team that went above and beyond to preserve elements of cultural or historic significance.

Interdisciplinary : While most projects are interdisciplinary in nature, this award honors projects that illustrate an exemplary amount of detail and seamless coordination between different design disciplines. For this award, the project should show that the work of individual design disciplines not only fit into the parti of the entire project, but each discipline enhanced and elevated the other’s work, so that the project on the whole became more successful.

Innovation In Design : Every project is an innovative solution to a project prompt. However, some projects provide opportunities to dig deeper and come up with never before seen solutions, products, and materials. If your project Represents such an opportunity for cutting-edge research, methods, or performance, whether Built or just conceptual, please explain how:

Please upload up to 15 images that best illustrate your design and its effects. Please mark the 5 images that you’d like to be part of the dinner show. Images must be uploaded as .JPG, .JPEG, or .PNG and not exceed 2MB.