High School Design Competition | AIA Atlanta

High School Design Competition

Welcome to the 19th Annual AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition (HSDC), presented by YKK AP America. This competition offers Georgia high school students a chance to delve into architectural concepts and hone skills critical for college and beyond.

HSDC caters to diverse experience levels with both Beginner and Advanced levels. Participants will craft their responses to a design prompt, leveraging their creativity and architectural knowledge. Winners will be announced during an April ceremony, with the Advanced category offering cash prizes.

We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with SPIKE Studio, offering scholarships to the first-place winners of each level. These scholarships provide access to their five-day Summer Academy at Georgia Tech in June 2024.

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Important Dates

HSDC Virtual Kickoff Meeting + Registration Opens
Thursday, January 18, 5:00 p.m.

Registration Closes
Friday, February 23, 5:00 p.m.

Submission Deadline
Friday, March 29, 5:00 p.m.

HSDC Awards Celebration
Wednesday, April 10 @ Kennesaw State University

Get Started

Register now to participate in the HSDC. Only one registration is required for individuals and teams.

  • 1. Register Yourself or Your Team


  • 2. Download Program Files


  • 3. Submit Your Finished Project


  • 4. Attend the HSDC Awards on 4/10


As a sponsor, your company is recognized for helping prepare a new generation of leaders in the AEC industry. Your support ensures a successful competition, generous prizes for the winners, and an exciting award ceremony in April at Kennesaw State University in Marietta.

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