The 25 Year Award recognizes completed building projects — either individual buildings or groups of buildings — completed at least 25 but not more than 50 years ago. The projects must have been designed by firms with architects registered and practicing professionally in Minnesota.
The entry period for the 2021 25 Year Award will open June 1, 2021.
The 25 Year Award recognizes completed, built projects – either individual buildings or groups of buildings. Projects must be completed after January 1, 1971, and before December 31, 1996. Note: Use the first date when a certificate of occupancy is issued. Entries must have been designed by firms with architects registered and practicing professionally in Minnesota.
Entries must be nominated or submitted by a current AIA Minnesota member. Nominations may be made by any AIA Minnesota member; the nominator does not need to be the original architect on the project.
Submissions will be judged by a jury to include: a past 25 Year Award recipient or University of Minnesota, College of Design faculty member; a past Young Architects Award recipient; and a new AIA Minnesota Fellow.
Submissions must include a minimum of three exterior images, three interior images, and one site plan.
All AIA Minnesota award programs will now require a declaration that candidates for awards are in compliance with the AIA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. Nominators will need to certify that candidates comply to the best of their knowledge. This is part of our commitment to ensuring that recipients of AIA Minnesota awards comport to the highest standards of character and professionalism, and is in compliance with requirements for AIA national awards.
25 Year Award Recipient – 2020
AIA Minnesota is proud to present Rochester Public Utilities with the 2020 25 Year Award. The project was led by Dean Johnson, AIA, architect and project manager; Rich Gray, landscape architect; Lon Fiedler, mechanical engineer; Tom Stoneburner, structural engineer; and John Denis, electrical designer. The Boldt Company was the general contractor on the project.
Read the press release.
25 Year Award Recipients
Download a list of past 25 Year Award recipients.
Questions? Contact AIA Minnesota.