See The Best in Baltimore Design
2021 Excellence in Design Awards | Tickets Now on Sale!

Date: Friday, October 29, 2021
Time: 4:30 – 9:30 pm
Price: $25- $150

Let’s Celebrate! As the 6th oldest chapter of the American Institute of Architects, AIA Baltimore celebrates its 150th birthday in 2021! Join us in celebrating this milestone with the architectural and design community at the 2021 AIA Baltimore & BAF Excellence in Design Awards. The Excellence in Design Awards promotes AIA Baltimore architects, as well as project contractors, consultants, and owners and recognizes Baltimore Architecture Foundation Golden Griffin and Roger Redden Award recipients who have contributed significantly to Baltimore’s built environment.

Enjoy Networking with fellow professionals in the field and see the Baltimore Center for Architecture and Design, the new home of AIA Baltimore and The Baltimore Architecture Foundation, along with other professional design organizations. This event will feature delicious local fare and open bar highlighting the best of Baltimore’s culinary and craft beverages.

See The Center: This event gives attendees a unique opportunity to mingle and network while being one of the first to explore our recently opened Baltimore Center for Architecture and Design. The Center for Architecture and Design serves as a high-profile, visible space to showcase the important role of architectural practice and design, and as a dynamic hub to engage professionals, students, and the public. Shared exhibition and gallery spaces, and event spaces will offer engaging new programming on architecture, urban design, neighborhood history, historic architecture and new design projects, and the role of design in shaping the city’s future. Learn More

For Your Safety We Are:

Requiring Proof of Vaccination
Requiring Masks/Social Distancing
Hosting our Event Outdoors on the One Charles Center Terrace:
this beautiful space designed by Mies van der Rohe is a covered outdoor terrace and rooftop deck with fountains and plentiful outdoor seating overlooking Center Plaza and the downtown Baltimore skyline.
Offering a Virtual Experience
Limiting capacity to 150 patrons
Food and Drink Served with Social Distancing and Minimal Contact
Read Our Full 2021 COVID-19 Event Policy Here.

By registering for this event, you agree to comply with our Covid policy and to terms of the event waiver.

Attire: Creative Festive: dress to show off your design creativity and to celebrate AIA Baltimore’s 150th!


4:30- Tour Check-In
5:00-6:00- Guided Tour of The Baltimore Center of Architecture & Design

6:00- Awards Ceremony (virtual program begins), Followed by Reception

9:00- Event Concludes

Register Here!