The 1st Annual

A+Firm Awards

Put your firm on the world stage with a globally renowned accolade.

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Take your place among the world's best firms.

Expanding on the A+Awards — the world's largest architectural awards program — the A+Firm Awards will spotlight the best in the AEC industry, giving innovative companies the global recognition they deserve. It is the only program designed explicitly to reward studios of all sizes, geographies, and specializations.

Join the extraordinary ranks of Architizer's past Special Honoree A+Award Winners, including:

2014 Firm of the Year:
BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group

2015 Firm of the Year: Reiulf Ramstad Architects

2016 Firm of the Year:
Studio Gang Architects

2017 Firm of the Year:
Adjaye Associates

2018 Firm of the Year:


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"It’s an incredible honor and, of course, very humbling. To be recognized for work that you deeply believe in is incredibly rewarding."

Sir David Frank Adjaye OBE RA, Principal of Adjaye Associates, Winner of Architizer's 2017 Firm of the Year Award. Photo © Ed Reeve

“Firm of the Year is a great appreciation of our work, because Architizer is such an international, global platform.”

—Jacob van Rijs, co-founder and principal architect of MVRDV, Winner of Architizer's 2018 Firm of the Year Award. Photo by Bastiaan van der Sluis

Become an industry-leading name.

The A+Firm Awards honors firms at every level and every region of the world. The program is open to architecture firms, landscape architects, engineers, interior designers, rendering studios and photographers.

Award categories (final list TBC) will offer opportunities for firms of all sizes, specialisms and geographies:

Best Small Firm

Best Medium Firm

Best Large Firm

Best XL Firm

Best Young Firm

Best in North America

Best in Central and South America

Best in Asia

Best in Europe

Best in Africa

Best in Australasia

Architecture - Private Residential

Architecture - Multi Unit Residential

Architecture - Commercial

Architecture - Cultural

Architecture - Institutional

Architecture - Hospitality

Architecture - Humanitarian

Architecture - Urban Planning

Architecture - Conceptual

Interior Design - Residential

Interior Design - Commercial

Interior Design - Other

Landscape Architecture

Rendering Studio

Photography Studio

Engineering Firm

Real Estate Developer


Public Projects

Small Projects


Eligible firms can submit for multiple awards categories, so there are many ways to win. Here's why you should enter this year's A+Firm Awards:

Be seen by the best.

Gain global exposure.

Have your mission heard.

The jury will comprise industry leaders from real estate, education, technology and design.

Winners will be celebrated year-round with an audience of 7.5M+ on Architizer.com.

Winners will be published globally on Architizer Journal, viewed by millions.