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Submission procedures

Submission procedures

Each Award cycle follows a seven-step process from the identification and submission of projects to the final announcement of the winning projects. Please see the calendar for the timeline of each stage of the Award procedures.

Who can submit

All individuals, organisations and firms are invited to submit projects to be considered for nomination directly to the Award.

All projects must meet the eligibility criteria established for the 2022 Award cycle. Architects and other team members are welcome to submit their own projects. Projects submitted to the Award are sent to the Award's "nominators", a network of dedicated contacts including architects, professionals, scholars and others who are familiar with current architectural developments. The nominators are responsible for confirming that the submitted projects comply with the Award's eligibility criteria before they are officially nominated for review by the master jury.

The identification of projects can be made by completing the form available below.

Submission form (English)

This PDF form should be filled out and sent by email to Should electronic means not be available, please fax the form to (41 22) 909 7292.

The form can also be posted to the following address:
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture
P.O. Box 2049
1211 Geneva 2

All projects must meet the eligibility criteria established for the current Award cycle.


The architects of projects enrolled through the nomination programme receive an Award documentation package that describes the standardised presentation requirements. In addition to submitting photographs, slides and architectural drawings, architects are asked to complete a detailed questionnaire pertaining to use, cost, environmental and climatic factors, construction materials, building schedule, structural integrity and ongoing maintenance, and, more importantly, design concepts and each project's significance within its own context.