Call for Articles

Design Equilibrium 2020

Share your insight on fresh topics in the built environment.

AIA Atlanta invites article submissions for Design Equilibrium, an annual magazine created to engage the public in discussions on the city’s ever-evolving built environment.

Releasing in March 2020, the issue will feature insightful articles by architects and design professionals, as well as highlight the chapter’s programming. Submissions are open for six weeks from October 8, through November 19, 2019. Read further for details on submission criteria, compensation and more.

You may take a look at the 2019 issue here >

The Topic of Discussion

Sustainability and Adaptive Reuse

Design Equilibrium 2020 will explore the themes of sustainability and adaptive reuse. Ideal articles will follow either one or both themes, and may focus on projects, technology, materials, industry trends and/or best practices.

Submission period

Submissions are open October 8-November 19, 2019 (six weeks).


$100 per approved article upon publication, plus a complimentary copy.


March 2020. Digital version available free with limited print copies for sale.

Submission Checklist

What You’ll Need

Submissions are open to members and the public. Articles should be original and thoughtful, with no promotional or marketing pieces accepted. Using the form, you will submit:

  1. Article: 1,000 to 1,300 words (doc or docx)
  2. Biography: 65 words
  3. Headshot: high resolution at 300 dpi (jpg or tif)
  4. Photos: 4 to 6 in high resolution at 300 dpi (jpg or tif)
  5. Signed photo consent form (pdf)
Download the Consent Form Here

Submit an Article

Use the form below to upload your article. If you have questions, please refer to the submission checklist above. Authors of works selected for publication will be notified by December 6, 2019.

Submissions now closed.

Questions or problems?

Director of Branding & Communications
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