Since 2005, the AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community has spearheaded an effort to highlight award winning "best of breed" case studies from the profession in the harnessing of Building Information Model (BIM) technology and processes to further design, construction and project excellence. View past recipients: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005.
2013 Call for Entries
The AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Knowledge Community is hosting its ninth annual Building Information Modeling (BIM) Awards competition. The competition is seeking projects that exhibit exemplary use of integrated and interoperable building information modeling. The Ninth BIM Awards Call for Entries builds upon the innovative responses received for previous award winners in 2005-2012.
Submission Site is Now Closed. Deadline: 5 p.m. ET, December 17, 2012
The 2013 BIM Awards Program is open to all professionals (owners, architects, engineers, contractors, operators) and academic institutions. International submissions are welcome. Submissions will be for any and all categories. Each submission will be evaluated by the 2013 BIM Awards Jury in the following categories (as well as an option by the Jury to award “Jury’s Choice” as it deems appropriate):
Category A: Stellar Architecture Using BIM
Category B: Delivery Process Innovation
Category C: Outstanding Sustainable Design
Category D: Academic Program / Curriculum Development
Category E: Exemplary use of BIM in a Small Firm
Category F: Exemplary use of BIM For Facility Management | Operations
Submissions and Fees
Entries must be submitted before 4:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 17, 2012.
The submission deadline date will be strictly observed; no exceptions will be made. No entry fee will be refunded for entries that are disqualified, late, or not completed. Payments and submissions will only be accepted online. The submission fees are as follows:
AIA/COAA/BIMForum Members: $300.00
Small Practitioners & Academic Institutions (AIA/COAA/BIMForum/IFMA): $100.00
Small Practitioners & Academic Institutions (Non-Members): $200.00
RK Stewart, FAIA, Chair, Salt Lake City
Harry McKinney, AIA, Clancy and Theys, Raleigh
Tom Sawyer, Engineering News Record, New York City
Dennis Shelden, Gehry Technologies, Santa Monica, CA
Eric Teicholz, Graphic Systems Inc., Cambridge, MA
1735 New York Ave., NW
Washington DC, 20006
United States of America
The AIA Technology in Architectural Practice Knowledge Community is pleased to have three industry partners in this year’s BIM Awards: BIMForum and COAA and new for 2013 is IFMA.
The BIMForum leadership and members are actively providing their expertise, insights and outreaching prowess to help make the 2013 BIM Awards the best ever. The Construction Owners Association of America joins the 2013 BIM Awards program as an industry partner, participating in the Process Innovation category of submissions. The International Facilities Managers Association joins the BIM Awards Program and helps introduce a new Category F: Exemplary Use of BIM For Facility Management | Operations.