The Palladio Awards Program honors outstanding achievement in traditional design. The program recognizes both individual designers and design teams whose work enhances the beauty and humane qualities of the built environment through creative interpretation or adaptation of design principles developed through 2,500 years of the Western architectural tradition. The Palladio Awards are the first and only national award for projects  that show excellence in traditional design.

Who's Eligible: Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Custom Builders, Developers and other design and building professionals are eligible to submit entries. Submissions can be from an individual or on behalf of a design team.

What's Eligible: The judges will consider completed projects in any of the 15 categories specified on the entry form. For the 2021 Palladio Awards, projects must have been completed between November 2015 and November 2020 (Landscape projects may have been compleated in 2013). The project can be a complete building, landscape, streetscape, etc. The project can also be a significant sub-unit of a larger project (e.g., an interior) where the applicant had control over the entire design and/or execution of the sub-unit.

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Deadline: Deadline for receipt of the completed entry forms and supporting materials for the 2021 Palladio Awards is December 18, 2020..

Who's Eligible: Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Custom Builders, Developers and other design and building professionals are eligible to submit entries. Submissions can be from an individual or on behalf of a design team.

What's Eligible: The judges will consider completed projects in any of the 7 categories specified below. For the 2021 Palladio Awards, projects must have been completed between November 2015 and November 2020 (The start date for Public Spaces submissions is November 2013). The project can be a complete building, landscape, streetscape, etc. The project can also be a significant sub-unit of a larger project (e.g., an interior) where the applicant had control over the entire design and/or execution of the sub-unit.

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STATEMENT BY SUBMITTING FIRM In entering the Palladio Awards Design Competition, I attest to the accuracy of the information contained in the application and all accompanying materials. I have thoroughly read all the rules and requirements for the Awards competition and agree to abide by all criteria and requirements. I further attest and warrant that I am fully authorized to submit this entry either as my own project or on behalf of the designer(s) and that I have the right to utilize all the photographs submitted in connection with this Palladio Awards Design Competition entry. In addition, I have the right to assign, and do so assign, permission for the use of the photographs in this Palladio Awards Design Competition entry in the magazines, brochures, publicity, and promotional materials of the sponsoring organizations in connection with the Palladio Awards competition, or any related project report articles in Period Homes or Traditional Building. Notwithstanding, I agree to indemnify, defend, protect, and hold harmless Active Interest Media, Traditional Building Conference, Traditional Building Magazine, Period Homes Magazine, and the Palladio Awards Sponsors from any and all claims, demands, suits, liability, damages, loss, costs, attorney’s fees, and expenses of whatever kind that might result from disputes arising from this entry in the Palladio Awards Design Competition. While every precaution will be taken to prootect all materials entered into the competition, I under-stand that the competition producers and sponsors are not responsible for any materials submitted. I agree to accept the judges’ decision as to the outcome of this design competition.

Deadline: Deadline for receipt of the completed entry forms and supporting materials for the 2021 Palladio Awards is December 18, 2020.

Who's Eligible: Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Custom Builders, Developers and other design and building professionals are eligible to submit entries. Submissions can be from an individual or on behalf of a design team.

What's Eligible: The judges will consider completed projects in any of the 8 categories specified below. For the 2021 Palladio Awards, projects must have been completed between November 2015 and November 2020 (projects submitted in the category Exterior Spaces can begin November 2013). The project can be a complete building, landscape, streetscape, etc. The project can also be a significant sub-unit of a larger project (e.g., an interior) where the applicant had control over the entire design and/or execution of the sub-unit.

Judging Criteria
Judging and selection of the Award Winners is done by a panel of distinguished architectural designers selected by the editors of Traditional Building and Period Homes.

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STATEMENT BY SUBMITTING FIRM In entering the Palladio Awards Design Competition, I attest to the accuracy of the information contained in the application and all accompanying materials. I have thoroughly read all the rules and requirements for the Awards competition and agree to abide by all criteria and requirements. I further attest and warrant that I am fully authorized to submit this entry either as my own project or on behalf of the designer(s) and that I have the right to utilize all the photographs submitted in connection with this Palladio Awards Design Competition entry. In addition, I have the right to assign, and do so assign, permission for the use of the photographs in this Palladio Awards Design Competition entry in the magazines, brochures, publicity, and promotional materials of the sponsoring organizations in connection with the Palladio Awards competition, or any related project report articles in Period Homes or Traditional Building. Notwithstanding, I agree to indemnify, defend, protect, and hold harmless Active Interest Media, Traditional Building Conference, Traditional Building Magazine, Period Homes Magazine, and the Palladio Awards Sponsors from any and all claims, demands, suits, liability, damages, loss, costs, attorney’s fees, and expenses of whatever kind that might result from disputes arising from this entry in the Palladio Awards Design Competition. While every precaution will be taken to prootect all materials entered into the competition, I under-stand that the competition producers and sponsors are not responsible for any materials submitted. I agree to accept the judges’ decision as to the outcome of this design competition.

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