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2022 Architectural Excellence Awards Broadcast & Viewing Parties

November 17, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Celebrate Architectural Excellence Across the Commonwealth


Join your colleagues, peers, and industry partners from across the state to celebrate architectural excellence with AIA Pennsylvania’s 6th annual broadcast reveal kicking off on YouTube at 7pm EST on Thursday, November, 17, as well as the return of viewing parties popping up around the state!

Celebrate 2022’s individual and firm honorees in five programs, including the Architectural Excellence Committee on the Environment (COTE) Awards, Design Awards, Special Awards, Student Awards, and EPiC Firms.

Pennsylvania Architects’ Showcase
Browse the 120 projects entered in the 2022 Architectural Excellence Design & COTE Awards by 59 firms from across Pennsylvania. The 2022 Architectural Excellence Design Award finalists will be revealed with the tagged pre-broadcast submission roll featuring all entries premiering on YouTube at 5pm EST on Thursday, November 17.

Rare Jury Insight
Hear from this year’s panel of esteemed Design Award jurors, Elizabeth Whittaker, AIA of MERGE Architects, Mimi Love of Utile, and Nick Winton, AIA of AW-ARCH.

Documentary Features
This year, the broadcast includes three (3) documentary-short profiles of the recipients of the Medal of Distinction, Architecture Firm Award, and the 50 Year/Timeless Architecture Award.

WHERE | Viewing Parties

All viewing party hosts request pre-registration.  Registration will close for all viewing parties on November 11th.


Hosted by AIA Bucks County | Mercantile at Doylestown – 444 N Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
Kalwall CEU presentation starts at 5:30pm
Please RSVP directly to AIA Bucks County at buckscountyaia@gmail.com

Hosted by Tippetts/Weaver Architects | 137 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA, 17602
Viewing Party Happy Hour starts at 6:00pm

Hosted by AIA Eastern Pennsylvania & Lehigh University | Lehigh University, Mountaintop Campus, Building C, High Bay 3
Trivia registration starts at 5:30pm

Hosted by Fancy Parsley Architecture + Design | 233 Oakford Court, Scranton, PA, 18503
Viewing Party Happy Hour starts at 6:00pm

Hosted by AIAS Penn State | The Stuckeman School – 121 Stuckeman Family Building, Jury Space, University Park, PA 16802
Viewing Party Happy Hour starts at 6:00pm

Hosted by Ballinger | 833 Chestnut Street, #1400, Philadelphia, PA, 19107
Viewing Party Happy Hour and Presentation of Local Award Recipients starts at 6:00pm

Hosted by Desmone Architects | 3400 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15201
Viewing Party Happy Hour and Presentation of Local Award Recipients starts at 6:00pm

WHERE | YouTube

Stream the premiere from AIA Pennsylvania’s YouTube channel via any device that supports the YouTube application (phone, tv, tablet, computer). Here are some helpful tips to ensure that you’ll be able to share your congratulatory messages with peers and colleagues during the live debut.

Once subscribed to AIA Pennsylvania’s YouTube channel via the “subscribe” button, make sure you hit the “bell” icon to the right of the button and “all” to receive channel notifications.

Stream the Premiere on Youtube

Add the broadcast to your calendar


Join us in thanking our partners and sponsors for their support of design excellence!

Thank you to our Viewing Party Sponsors:



Thank you to our Viewing Party Host Firms:


Interested in aligning your product, service, or organization with architectural excellence? Contact Susan Frear at sfrear@aiapa.org for opportunities to support the profession and the chapter’s nearly 3,000 members across Pennsylvania. Don’t miss this opportunity to reach architects, design professionals, and key built industry decision-makers with a reputation for excellence throughout Pennsylvania.

Recap the honors from last year with a replay of the 2021 broadcast as well as the 2021 recipient and finalist features in the Year in Review & Architectural Excellence Showcase publication.


You’ll be able to view the broadcast without logging in to YouTube, but you’ll be unable to share your congratulatory messages in the chat.

Below find a step-by-step guide for joining the conversation.
If you haven’t used YouTube with your Google account before, you’ll need to “create a channel”. Once you’re logged in, YouTube will ask you to create a channel to join a live chat if you haven’t done so previously. Review the instructions below for creating a channel with your Google account.

Don’t have a Google account?
First, you’ll need to create a Google account. Check out their step-by-step guide to create your account and prepare you for the next step. You don’t need to set up a Gmail account to have a Google account! Here’s a helpful tip from Google Account Help: “Tip: You don’t need a Gmail account to create a Google Account. You can use your non-Gmail email address to create one instead.”

Logged in but need to create a “channel”?
In order to participate in YouTube Live chat, you’ll need to “create a channel” associated with your Google account. Here’s what you’ll need to do:
1) Head to the awards broadcast live stream page once live on November 17
2) Enter the First Name and Last Name of how you’d like to appear in the Live Chat.


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November 17, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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