Prizes

AIJ Prizes 2014
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2014
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2014

AIJ Prizes 2013
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2013
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2013

AIJ Prizes 2012
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2012
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2012

AIJ Prizes 2011
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2011
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2011

AIJ Prizes 2010
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2010
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2010

AIJ Prizes 2009
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2009
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2009

AIJ Prizes 2008
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2008
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2008

AIJ Prizes 2007
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2007
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2007

AIJ Prizes 2006
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2006
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2006
JAABE Best Paper Award, 2002-2005

AIJ Prizes 2005
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2005
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2005

AIJ Prizes 2004
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2004
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2004

AIJ Prizes 2003
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2003
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2003

AIJ Prizes 2002
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2002
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2002

AIJ Prizes 2001
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2001
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2001

AIJ Prizes 2000
Prize of AIJ for Design, 2000
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 2000

AIJ Prizes 1999
Prize of AIJ for Design, 1999
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 1999

AIJ Prizes 1998
Prize of AIJ for Design, 1998
Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ, 1998

AIJ Prizes 1997
AIJ Prize for Design, 1997
AIJ Annual Architectural Design Commendation, 1997

AIJ Prizes 1996
AIJ Prize for Design, 1996
AIJ Annual Architectural Design Commendation, 1996

AIJ Prize for Design, 1995
AIJ Annual Architectural Design Commendation, 1995


AIJ Prizes

AIJ awards great achievements every year to promote the advancement and development of the science, technology and art related to architecture and to heighten architectural quality in Japan. Each prize has its own criteria for awarding achievements.

The Grand Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan

Grand prizes are presented to individual members whose achievements contribute to the advancement of architecture and building engineering.

Prizes of Architectural Institute of Japan

(1) The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan for Research Thesis
(2) The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan for Design
(3) The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan for Engineering
(4) The Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan for Specific Contribution

AIJ awards prizes to individual members for remarkable achievements made in the categories of research theses, architectural design, building engineering and specific contributions in architecture (e.g., town development, preservation of old architecture, technical development).

The Prize of AIJ for Education
The Prize of the AIJ for Education is awarded for excellent achievements concerning architectural education by its members, which have contributed to the advancement of architectural education. It consists of the Award for Distinguished Achievement for work which bore fruit following years of activity, while making an outstanding contribution to the advancement of architectural education as well as society (one work), and the Award for Outstanding Practice for work concerning educational programs/instructional materials (four works).

The Encouragement Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan

These prizes are presented for excellent research done by regular members under 40 years old.

The Annual Architectural Design Commendation of Architectural Institute of Japan

These commendations are presented for excellent architectural designs selected from the "Selected Architectural Designs of the Architectural Institute of Japan."

The Appreciation Prize of Architectural Institute of Japan

AIJ awards these prizes to non-members for excellent contributions to architecture.

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The AIJ Prize for Design and Annual Architectural Design Commendation

The AIJ Prize for Design

The Prize of the Architectural Institute of Japan for Design, established in 1949, is the oldest and most prestigious award given to architectural designs in Japan. The prize is given to outstanding architectural designs (including landscapes, interiors, etc.) completed in recent years which have a high standard from both social and cultural standpoints, and which contribute to the comprehensive development of technique and art. The prize is given to at most three-designs annually. No one shall receive the prize; if designs are not worth awarded.

Annual Architectural Design Commendation of AIJ

AIJ has published the "Selected Architectural Design of AIJ" annually since 1989 in order to announce excellent works designed by AIJ members. Those works are eligible, and are selected by the Editorial Committee of the AIJ Journal of Selected Architectural Designs. The condition of application is that a work should have been completed more than one but less than three years before submission. Every year approximately 250 works are submitted and about 60 works get published. "Annual Architectural Design Commendations of AIJ," established in 1995, are awards given to superior works among the "Selected Architectural Design of AIJ."

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Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering

JAABE Best Paper Award
This award is presented to outstanding papers published in this journal by the Architectural Institute of Japan, Architectural Institute of Korea and Architectural Society of China, and is given to a maximum of four papers (not more than one per field) once a year and announced in every May issue.

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