Each year, the Architectural Institute of British Columbia showcases the best in architecture from the AIBC community through its awards program. While honours are given out in a number of distinct award categories, there is one common element: Excellence.


Important Dates

Call For Submissions opens: January 18, 2016

Call For Submissions deadline: February 29, 2016

Call For Jury opens: January 18, 2016

Call For Jury deadline: February 29, 2016

Awards Reception: May 18, 2016


Program Goals

To honour excellence in completed architectural projects;

To celebrate recent achievements of AIBC member architects and firms;

To recognize the role of AIBC members and associates in the built environment;

To encourage public interest in B.C. architects and architecture; and

To promote AIBC members as architectural leaders provincially, nationally and internationally.


Award recipients are selected by a jury in the following categories*:

The Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia Awards in Architecture

The AIBC Innovation Award

The AIBC Special Jury Award

The AIBC Emerging Firm Award


*If the jury deems that no project is deserving of an award, no award will be given in that category.