Submission Deadline: September 18, 2013
To recognize a specific creative achievement in teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service that advances architectural education.
Candidates in the area of teaching shall have had a positive stimulating influence upon students through a full course, course project, or course module. Candidates in areas of design, scholarship, or research shall have created a work or a project that provides significant insight into the understanding and advancement of architecture and architectural education. Candidates in the area of service shall have significant impact fostering and creating a work or project that provides a healthy environment for learning led to an understanding and appreciation of architectural education in the community at large. Submissions should convey how they address ideas of cultural, social, economical, or environmental sustainability.
Full-time faculty or persons whose activities have clearly been identified with architectural education in ACSA full-member schools are eligible. The achievement must have been accomplished during the period of appointment. Any faculty member, administrator, or student at an ACSA full-member school may nominate a candidate for the ACSA Creative Achievement Award. Projects that have previously been recognized by ACSA will not be considered.
All materials are to be submitted through the online system by the nominator or nominee; once the nomination is finalized all parties will receive a confirmation email. The résumé and supporting letters are best uploaded as PDF documents. The supporting material (portfolio) must not exceed a total of 20, 8.5x11 pages and be submitted in PDF format. All material must be submitted by September 18, 2013 at 5:00 pm ET, online at www.acsa-arch.org and the submitter will need to login the ACSA website in order to submit.
Each submission shall contain the following information:
- Nomination Information, completed online during submission (www.acsa-arch.org);
- A letter explaining the reasons for the nomination according to the established criteria, not to exceed one page (PDF format);
- A résumé for the candidate summarizing his or her career (PDF Format);
- No more than three supporting letters from persons qualified to comment upon the significance of the specific achievements of the candidate (each in seperate PDF format);
- Supporting material or documents illustrating or describing the candidate’s achievements (not to exceed a total of 20, 8.5x11 pages, in PDF format).
Selection & Presentation
The ACSA Awards Committee shall recommend to the ACSA board for approval no more than three individuals for this award per year. The committee, in any year, may choose not to bestow the Creative Achievement Award. The ACSA president shall present recipients with a certificate at an Architectural Education Awards Ceremony during the 102nd ACSA Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, FL 2014.
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2013-2014 CA Jurors: TBD