• Building Industry Design & Construction Awards Competition

  • The 2019 Building Industry Design & Construction Awards Competition

  • For more than 30 years, the Building Industry Association of Hawaii has held an annual building and design competition. The Renaissance Competition has created a spotlight for hundreds of commercial and residential projects throughout the State of Hawaii. We are excited to announce that the 2019 Building Industry Design and Construction Awards are now open and ready for your entries.  Together, with the National Kitchen & Bath Association Aloha Chapter (NKBA), BIA-Hawaii is once again prepared to reward the finest construction and design projects that our industry has to offer. We are pleased to announce our continued partnership with Hawaii Home + Remodeling Magazine who will publish winners in the Magazine's November issue. The insert will be distributed at both the January and August Big Home Building & Remodeling Shows. 

    Weil-Manuma Residence, Hawaii Modern Interior Design
    2018 Overall Grand Award & Grand Award New Residential
    HH+R Magazine Editor's Choice Award

    Awards Gala BIA-Hawaii Design Trends Construction


  • 2018 Finalists & Winners

    ADM Architecture + Interiors - Grand Award
    AHL - Overall Grand, Grand Award (multiple)
    Alan Shintani, Inc.
    Aloha Petroleum & MC Architects - Grand Award
    Archipelago Hawaii - Grand Award, Maika‘i Loa NKBA Award
    Armstrong Builders - Grand Award
    Barker Kappelle Construction - Overall Grand, Grand Award
    C&J Contracting - Grand Award
    Clifford Planning & Architecture - Grand Award
    D.R. Horton - Grand Award
    Design Trends Construction - Grand Award
    Fujita & Netski Architecture, JPB Engineering, H-1 Construction
    Fung Associates - Overall Grand, Grand Award
    Gentry Homes - Grand Award

    Hawaii Modern Interior Design - Overall Grand, Grand, Editor's Choice
    Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company
    Hi*arch*y - Grand Award
    Homeworks Construction
    INSpiration J.R. Ludlow, AKBD - Phil Zweedyk NKBA Award
     Judy Dawson, CKD - Grand Award, Maika‘i Loa Award NKBA
    JW Inc.
    Mokulua HPB, Peter Vincent Architects - Grand Award
    NewGround International - Grand Award
    Philpotts Interiors - Grand Award
    John Cook Kitchens, Shelley Tanner, CKD - Hanohano Award and Highest Technical, NKBA
    The Howard Hughes Corporation - Overall Grand, Grand Award (2x)

  • Application Deadlines and Guidelines

    The competition is produced in partnership with the NKBA Aloha Chapter and Kitchen & Bath Projects will be judged according to NKBA Guidelines. In order to begin your application, please return portions of the application that include the division, categories, name of project, and basic project information. You may e-mail these to Vanesa Vinson, viv@biahawaii.org. Once these have been received, you will receive an invitation to submit the rest of your project materials: photos, project summary, release forms, plans, and budget via a Dropbox link. You will also receive an invoice for your project. 

    • BIA/NKBA Early Bird Price is $550 per entry  ENDED
    • AIA/ASID/GCA Early Bird Price is $750 per entry
    • No affiliation Early Bird Price is $950

    The deadline is June 30. All project forms and payment must be received by this date in order to be judged. Supporting documents, (photos, plans, budget) must be received by the final deadline. If you are submitting a project for multiple categories and divisions, each is considered a separate application, although some exceptions do apply. 

    Next Steps

    1. Complete forms, scan and return to viv@biahawaii.org             
    2. Check your Dropbox link. It will be sent to the e-mail address on your application. 
    3. Process payment
    4. Upload all supporting documents: photos, plans, budget, release forms, narrative before April 30 for early bird consideration
    5. Deadline for all project materials June 30, not eligible for early bird pricing


  • Hi.arch.y winner 2018 Building Industry Design & Construction Awards Keauhou Lane
  • Categories

    • Details Division
    • Certified Aging in Place (CAPS)
    • Kitchen & Bath Divisions
    • Single-family Community
    • Multi-family Community, Apartment & Condominium
    • Landscape & Outdoor Living
    • Public Works
    • Historic Division
    • Residential Division
    • Commercial Division
    • ADU Accessory Dwelling Unit
  • JR Ludlow INspiration Interiors Winner 2018
  • Recognition

    • Awards Gala at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel October 11, 2019
    • Digital promotion of winners for one year
    • Building Industry Design & Construction insert distributed in November 2019 issue of Hawaii Home+ Remodeling Magazine
  • Homeworks Construction Winner 2018 Renovation
  • Judging Criteria

    • Creativity
    • Materials used
    • Visual appeal
    • Environmental  and sustainability
    • Functionality
    • Principals of design
    • Value
    • Interior space (if applicable)
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