December 1 Deadline to Submit Architecture Awards Entries
December 1 is the deadline to submit entries for the USITT Architecture Awards for 2010. Submission information, requirements, and entry forms are available here, or by contacting the USITT office at 800-938-7488 ext. 101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Architecture Awards program is celebrating its 17th year in bringing public and professional recognition to architecture design of theatre projects. The program is open to any new construction or renovation completed since January 1, 2000. Architects practicing anywhere within the seven continents may enter one or more submissions. The USITT Architecture Awards jury will evaluate projects on creativity, contextual resonance, functional operation, exploration of new technologies, and community contribution. Awards will be presented at the 2010 Conference & Stage Expo in Kansas City, Missouri.
Winners are chosen by a jury of noted architecture professionals. For the 2010 awards, jurors will be Barton Myers, FAIA, president/design principal of Barton Myers & Associates of Los Angeles, California; Damian J. Doria, FASA, one of Artec’s principal auditorium designers and principal acousticians; and D.J. Palladino, award-winning arts writer and editor based in Santa Barbara, California, who has been publishing articles on film, theatre, art, food, and popular culture since 1978.
Award-winning projects will be displayed as part of USITT’s Stage Expo which will run March 31 to April 2 at the Kansas City Convention & Entertainment Facilities. All submissions will be discussed during a session at the Annual Conference.