Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

Awards & Prizes


Stanford White Awards

The New York Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art announces the fourth annual Stanford White Awards for Excellence in Classical and New Traditional Design. The awards recognize achievement in individual projects in architecture, interiors, landscape, urbanism, and building craftsmanship & artisanship throughout New York, New Jersey, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. The awards program is named in honor of Stanford White (1853-1906), of the distinguished New York firm McKim, Mead & White, whose legacy of design excellence and creativity in architecture and the related arts continues to serve as a source of inspiration and delight.

This year projects will again be chosen in the following categories by a panel of distinguished jurors, and winners will be celebrated at an awards reception in early December 2015.

Residential Architecture

  • New Construction Over 5,000 sq. ft.
  • New Construction Under 5,000 sq. ft.
  • Houses – Renovation and Additions
  • Townhouse and Apartments
  • Multi-Unit Projects
  • Ancillary Structures

Commercial, Civic, and Institutional Architecture

Interior Design and Decoration

  • Houses
  • Townhouses and Apartments
  • Commercial, Civic, and Institutional

Landscape Design

Historic Preservation

Craftsmanship and Artisanship

  • Work crafted by the entrant as a permanent element of an architectural project.

Planning and Urbanism

Student Project

  • Completed within the past 5 years for a project within the SWA awards region.

For submission requirements, please click here.


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Images of the 2014 winning submissions can be viewed here.