About the Program
The American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) is the American Institute of Building Design’s premier award program exhibiting design excellence in the residential building industry. It spotlights some of the most creative and innovative building designers, builders, remodelers, architects, and interior designers in the nation. Every year, the awards program, sponsored by Hanley Wood’s ePlans, Concrete Décor magazine and File Genius, recognizes good design in custom luxury, builder’s models, pre-designed stock plans, remodeling, sustainability, and working drawings.
AIBD Annual Design Competition
For more than 50 years the AIBD has been hosting a “Members Only” design competition with various categories ranging from custom luxury homes, renovations, pre-drawn home plans, to working drawings and more. If you’re an AIBD Professional Member, the AIBD Annual Design Competition is the leading competition for you.
Decorative Concrete Awards
Beginning in 2012, this competition has honored the artistic use of exposed concrete in the interior and exterior, in residential and commercial, and in kitchens and baths. All designers, artisans, and suppliers are invited to enter the Decorative Concrete Awards, regardless of any ociation affiliation.
Accessible Living Awards
New in 2013, a major competition that recognizes the creativity, aesthetics and functionality of Universal, Visit-ability and Aging in Place design. Everyone in the industry is invited to enter your imaginative solutions and ideas into the Accessible Living Awards.
When is the competition?
Now! The ARDA Committee is accepting registrations and entries until June 21, 2013. All entries are to be submitted electronically using an AIBD file transfer site. Entries will be judged by a group of industry professions and magazine editors. The winners will be announced during the awards dinner at the AIBD National Convention in Pasadena, California, on July 18, 2013.
For more information and to enter:
Download the CALL FOR ENTRIES
Download the CATEGORIES
Download the REGISTRATION