The purpose of the Masonry Award is to bring recognition to AIA Northwest Florida architects based on the technical and creative use of masonry in meeting aesthetic and functional design challenges.
To be eligible, entries must be architectural projects designed by licensed architects at the time of design or submitted by architects of record either of which must be members of tAIA Northwest Florida. Projects must have been completed within the immediate past five calendar years.
The program is open to architectural projects of all sizes and classifications. Entries can be submitted for residential or commercial work, with at least 75% of the structure and exterior skin using masonry. The following masonry materials are acceptable: single wythe block; traditional brick and block; block and stucco; architectural block; adhered thin stone on block and thin brick on block i.e. split face, ground face and burnished; concrete and clay bricks; glass block; natural and man-made stones. Concrete panels and thin brick in concrete panels (precast and tilt-up) will not be considered.