Photographers have long been an integral element of the architect’s work. The third annual AIA|LA Architectural Photography Awards honor the eye, celebrating varied visual styles and interpretations. Entry is open to photographers, architects, designers, and design enthusiasts. 

2019 AIA|LA Architectural Photography Awards Jury 

  • Laure Joliet LA-based photographer Laure Joliet is known for her work that showcases sun-drenched, warm interiors- bringing a genuine soulfulness to the lens that’s highly coveted by West Elm, Target, The Ace Hotel, and award-winning architects. 
  • Michael B. Lehrer, FAIA  A much-awarded architect and renaissance man whose artistic expressions extend into the sphere of painting, sketching making, and photography.
  • Matthew Rolston  Originally “discovered” by Andy Warhol, photographer/director/creative director Matthew Rolston is renowned for his iconic portraits that have been on hundreds of covers of magazines, read by millions of people, featuring everyone from Michael Jackson and Madonna to Jay-Z and Beyoncé.

Winning images are published to the AIA|LA website and in the 2019 AIA|LA Membership Directory, distributed by mail to 4,300+ architects, designers, and firms. Awards will be revealed at a ceremony held at the Schindler House/MAK Center in Los Angeles, CA in February 2019.

Competition is open to all AIA Members, associates, allied affiliates, students, and the general public.