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Fairfax County Calls for Entries for Exceptional Design Awards Program

Fairfax County is now accepting submissions for the James M. Scott Exceptional Design Awards. This awards program was established to celebrate and recognize superior works of architecture, site design, landscaping and green building practices throughout the county.

Submissions can be sent by email or mail by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2020. Details about submission categories, requirements and the entry form can be found on the awards webpage.

All award entries should meet some or all of the following criteria:

  • Exemplifies a superior work of architecture.
  • Incorporates outstanding site design and landscaping.
  • Takes into account the context of the project design in relationship to its surroundings.
  • Applies energy and water conservation, and other green building practices.

2019 James M. Scott Exceptional Design Award Recipients

The awards, which include honor awards, merit awards and honorable mentions, will be announced in mid-October.

The James M. Scott Exceptional Design Awards program is sponsored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and administered by the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Development, in cooperation with the county’s Architectural Review Board and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

For more information, questions or assistance, contact the Department of Planning and Development at 703-324-1281, TTY 711.

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