Community Outreach



to the 2015 HSSDC Winners!


Introductory Appalachian Trail Shelter
1st Place: Tehilla Immanuel – Parkview High School
2nd Place: Sami Reed – North Cobb High School
3rd Place: Daiyun Li – McIntosh High School
Honorable Mention: Jackson Randolph – Locust Grove High School
Honorable Mention: Jason Doering – McIntosh High School

Advanced Atlanta BeltLine Visitor Center
1st Place: Montana Ray – Union Grove High School
2nd Place: Neil Isaiah Capangpangan – Allatoona High School
3rd Place: Michael Thomas – North Cobb High School
Honorable Mention: Anthony Spencer – Union Grove High School
Honorable Mention: Arianne Perez – Chattahoochee High school
Honorable Mention: Christian Ladefoged – McIntosh High School
Honorable Mention: Michael Ditto – Chattahoochee High School

Watch the Jury Deliberate

the 2015 BeltLine Submissions



Become a Sponsor!

Download the Sponsorship Piece


watch the judges review the 2014 entrants!

See pictures from the 2013 award ceremony

Sponsored by:

Host sponsor:

Event Sponsors:

Basic RGB
Sherein Williams
Cooper Carry
PES Structural Engineers
North Georgia Brick
Cherokee Brick

Youth Architecture Fair

yaf postponed k-3

yaf postponed 4-12

Postponed until spring 2016.

This year’s theme is the Urban Jungle! Students will design, sketch, and experience an architectural play on the Jungle, while working with mentor architects, the K-12 Program of AIA Atlanta will be hosted at the High Museum of Art in Saturday October 3, 2015.

Elementary, middle, and high school students and teachers throughout the state of Georgia are invited to this event. The afternoon will begin with a keynote address by Elizabeth Martin professor at Kennesaw State University.  The presentations are followed by a sketching exercise and design charette exploring sustainability and art. Each student created a building model that included in a massive model of a green, urban city on display in the Hall.

Thank you to our Mentors! Mentor architects and interns will provide guidance for students and address their questions.
We received over 80 participants at last year’s Youth Architecture Fair! Register today for the 2015 Youth Architecture Fair!


View the 2014 Youth Architecture Fair

Youth Architecture Fair + Dream Cars Exhibit = Architecture in Motion




K-12 Program


Ann Gerondelis presents

Director of the Common First Year

GA TECH School of Architecture

Thank you Aaron Albrecht from 5G Studio Collaborative!

And Thanks to All who Volunteered


AIA|ATL Staff absorbing the HIGH Exhibit before helping the

kids to make their Models



Winner of the 2014 HSSDC Makes Another Appearance at the Youth Architecture Fair


In the Atrium the kids build a city!  Talk about your Design!

Youth Architecture Fair

Youth Architecture Fair – Atlanta

See You Next Year!



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Deadline for team entry: Friday July 31, 2015.

Kickoff Meeting: August 13, 20014 at the Atlanta Community Food bank

Food Delivery and Build Out: November 5, 2015

Jury of Team Entries: November 6, 2015

Awards Ceremony and party November 13, 2015 at The W Hotel at Colony Square

Download 2015 Call For Entries form

Download 2015 Sponsorship form


Canstruction is the most unique food charity in the world!

Canstruction combines the competitive spirit of a design/build competition with a unique way to help those in need. Canstruction is a unique public relations event aimed at putting a spotlight on the design/construction industry doing something tangible to help in the fight against hunger.

Competing teams, led by architects and engineers, showcase their talents by designing giant sculptures made entirely out of canned and packaged foods. The resulting structures become an art exhibit that goes on view to the public in each city where a competition is held. At the end of the exhibitions all of the food used in the structures is donated to the city’s local food banks for distribution to on-going feeding programs.

AIA Atlanta is partnered with the Atlanta Chapter of the Society for Design Administration (SDA) for CANstruction, a unique design/build competition for the design/construction industry that puts a spotlight on the fight against hunger. You CAN do this and help those less fortunate.


This event benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank. This is our 16th anniversary of the charitable design competition!For more information: btn_donateCC_LG;