How to Apply

  1. Create a presentation (max 30 pages) that outlines the project goals and highlights the transformation you achieved.
    • Include architectural drawings, before and after photos and any other relevant project information.
  2. Write a project summary in 100 words or less.
  3. Complete and upload the Client-Contractor Agreement and Photo Release forms.
  4. Submit your presentation, project summary, entry fee and additional supporting documents to NARI HQ by the deadline.


Deadlines and Fees 
Early bird – September 1 to November 2, 2022 - $195
Standard – November 3 to November 23, 2022 - $215
Late entry – November 24 to December 2, 2022 - $245
Team Members - $175


Project Completion Dates - Dec. 1, 2020 to Nov. 30, 2022





See additional rules and helpful information below.

Client Contractor Agreement

Photographer's Release Form

Green Criteria Checklist

Universal Design Criteria Checklist

Full Category List

CotY Rules

FAQs