Getting started

AIA Atlanta invites students in grades 9-12 to participate in the 2020 High School Design Competition!

For the 15th year, students will create a design solution in response to scenarios outlined in the program brief.

HSDC helps engage students in the design process and learn about possible careers in design. Some lucky winners will also receive college scholarships. Register now >

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More to know


Beginner: Outdoor classroom
Advanced: High school of the future


Registration: Dec. 2, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020
Submissions due: March 27, 2020
Awards ceremony: April 23, 2020

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HSDC 2020 registration

NOTE: If you are using a school email address to register, school spam filters may prevent you from receiving emails from AIA Atlanta.

Registration is now closed.

2019 winners


Javier Alvarez (Jackson County Comprehensive High School)

Keaton Tsepas Bucciero (Henry W. Grady High School)

Sewook Park (McIntosh High School)

Hon. Mention
Tate Smith (Henry W. Grady High School)

Hon. Mention
Sophia Norton (Decatur High School)

Hon. Mention
Zarin Tanisa (Lakeside High School)

Advanced – Individual

Robert Hunter (Chattahoochee High School)

Dalton Bates (Union Grove High School)

Gregory Sweet (Union Grove High School)

Hon. Mention
Koan Roy-Meighoo (Decatur High School)

Hon. Mention
Patrick Duckett (North Cobb High School)

Hon. Mention
Senai Sahlzghi (North Cobb High School)

Hon. Mention
Jared Abrahamian (Union Grove High School)

Advanced – Group

Katie Barry, Joseph Pressel (McIntosh High School)

Jaci Montalvo, Stephanie Valdes, Javier Pacheco (Berkmar High School)