Design Awards

Deadline for Submissions: January 19, 2015
View the Call for Entries. | See past recipients.
Spring Conference
           

2015 AIA CAE Spring Conference

April 15 - 18, 2015 | Detroit

Please join us next spring as we examine the rebirth of Detroit and how it is being fueled by a consortium of 21st Century educational and business models that are quickly changing the “perception” of Detroit from economic wasteland to a viable alternative and opportunity for a new generation.  We will explore the connections between creative learning, knowledge spaces, history, and revitalization. At the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education 2015 Spring Conference, we will look at the lessons from the past that Detroit continues to provide, while at the same time looking to its future, as an unexpected model for the evolution of a new cultural, economic and educational urban environment. Learn more!
AIA Convention Events

CAE in ATLAIANTA

May 14-16, 2015

You can expect the same great CAE content at
the AIA National Convention:

Tour Atlanta Schools »

Network at the CAE Reception »

Gain Insight from Award Recipients »



Fall Conference


                                       
AIA CAE

AIA CAE

The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) is a large and active group of architects and allied professionals concerned with the quality and design of all types of educational, cultural, and recreational facilities. While a large portion of our members practice in the K-12 and post-secondary education markets, we look to serve the needs of those in the entire pre-K to 99 markets. CAE identifies national educational facility issues critical to architects and works to strengthen relationships with allied organizations, client groups, and the public. On behalf of CAE, we encourage all to participate in our international discourse by applying to serve on the 5-person advisory group.

Meet the Leadership Group » 
Learn about our subcommittees »

U.S. Department of Education's Green Ribbon Schools Award

Opportunity for All AIA CAE Members – The U.S. Department of Education needs your help!

The American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education (AIA CAE) would like to encourage all members active in the design of environments for learning to consider participating in the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools award.  AIA CAE has worked closely with the U.S. Department of Education and dozens of education, health and environmental NGOs to help create and implement this award over the past three years. We now wish to utilize our community and our direct links with outstanding schools to promote recognition through this innovative award. View additional information and an excerpt from The U.S. Department’s Fact Sheet.

Upcoming Events

  1. Education Facility Design Awards Deadline

    Awards

    Monday, January 19, 2015, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time (US & Canada))
  2. CAE Spring Conference

    Annual Meeting

    Wednesday, April 15 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Detroit, MI, United States
  3. CAE Events at the AIA Convention

    Conference

    Wednesday, May 13 - Saturday, May 16, 2015
    Atlanta, GA, United States
  4. CAE Fall Conference

    Conference

    Wednesday, October 28 - Friday, October 30, 2015
    New Orleans, LA, United States

2015 CAE Educational Facility Design Awards Program

The 2015 CAE Design Awards call for submissions is open! Submit today! View the 2014 winning projects or visit the awards page for more detailed submission information.

Past Awards: 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005

Other Resources

Academic Library Building Design: Resources for Planning

A guide to providing information for thinking about the design of new and renovated library space, and point toward additional resources that can support, inform and enhance the academic library design process.

Designing Learning Environments to Rebuild Urban America

A report from the 2009 CAE Fall Conference held in New York City

Carbon-Neutral Campus Architecture Webinar: Climate-Specific Design and Innovation

Listen in on an investigation of cutting-edge learning environment projects that are carbon-neutral and beyond

CAE’s Advocacy Efforts

Universal Design as a Success Strategy 

School Safety Resources

During the next year, you may find opportunities to discuss integrating safety and security design thinking in educational environments with public officials, school administrators, teachers, parents, and students. The Committee on Architecture for Education Leadership Group has collected a number of resources that can assist you in preparing for those inquiries Download resource list.


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