2016 Presenting Sponsor
The AIA Cincinnati Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) hosts an annual awards program for the best residential design work being produced by Cincinnati-area professionals.
Each year, an outside expert in the residential design field acts as chair for an assembled panel of distinguished jurors that present awards in a range of categories. The awards represent the highest level of achievement in creating memorable places where people live.
2016 CRAN Awards Call for Entries
Call for Entries
The Call for Entries document PDF on this page includes manual registration forms. If you prefer to mail in an entry, please download, print, fill out, and mail your registration in to AIA. Complete submission instructions will be sent to all those who complete an entry registration, either online or by mail.
This year’s entries will be judged by a panel of jurors selected and chaired by Steve Raike, AIA, LEED BD+C, Associate Partner at Lake | Flato Architects in San Antonio, TX. Steve is a licensed, practicing architect and educator with over 20 years of experience. His work covers a broad range of project types ranging from high-end single family residential to institutional and civic architecture.
The jury’s selections will be announced at the CRAN Awards banquet on the 8th of September at the Bell Event Centre.
Winning entries will be published in various media outlets, including a permanent gallery here on the AIA Cincinnati website. The CRAN Awards committee is also arranging a media package for publication through Soapbox Cincinnati.
- New Custom Home
New client driven detached custom projects categorized by size: under 3000sf, 3000-6000sf, and over 6000sf.
- New Market Home
New market driven detached projects categorized by size: under 3000sf, 3000-6000sf, and over 6000sf.
- Architectural Addition
Residential projects which involve an addition to an existing structure categorized by size: under 1000sf, 1000-3000sf, and over 3000sf.
- Architectural Interior
A singular interior space within a multi-family or single family residence, new construction or remodel.
- Multiple Unit Housing
Multiple attached housing units (including, but not limited to retirement/assisted living communities, townhouses, condominiums, etc.) which are categorized by the number of units: two to four and more than four.
- Architectural Detail
An element, ornament, application, fixture, or furnishing associated with residential design.
- Exterior Environment or Structure
Exterior feature associated with residential projects: patio, pergola, outdoor kitchen, pool structure, landscape and more.
Projects demonstrating advancements in the use of natural daylighting, reduction of energy consumption, high levels of indoor air quality, use of sustainable resources/materials and more.
- Unbuilt/Visionary Project
Studies, concepts, planning, research and/or analysis associated with residential architecture.
- Projects must be completed and submitted by a registered architect.
- The submitting firm / architect must have a local office actively involved in the project.
- AIA members and non-members are eligible to submit.
- Projects must have been completed after January 1, 2006.
- Projects may not be previous Cincinnati CORA Award or CRAN Award winners, but may be previous non-winning submissions.
- If the submitting architect is not the sole author of the submitted work, all substantial participants must be given credit.