Emerging Voices 2018

Emerging Voices is a biennial citation awarded to individuals and firms with distinct voices and demonstrated influence in Atlanta’s design community.

Since 2001, the juried series has presented a public forum for the exhibition of local, early-career architects and designers, encouraging the exchange of ideas among these practitioners and the public.

We invite design professionals to submit work of all types, theoretical or real, and executed in any medium. The jury will select work for public exhibition in May 2018.


Important dates

  • Submissions due: April 13
  • Applicants notified: April 20
  • Reception: May 2018 (date TBA)


Emerging Voices is open to individuals licensed 10 years or less as of application date.

Submission items

  1. Contact information
  2. Date licensed
  3. One-paragraph work summary
  4. Proposal for your exhibition (PDF)


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Past honoree

Christina Shivers

2016 Honoree

Christina Shivers is a former architectural designer at plexus r+d and studio instructor at Kennesaw State University. At the Emerging Voices ceremony, Christina presented her installation, “Architectural Drawing Machines for Atlanta,” which identifies the endangered features of Atlanta’s built landscape to create an appreciation for Atlanta’s history and idiosyncrasies through the act of “voicing” the unheard histories of spaces, sites and buildings within the city. Read more here.