The American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual People’s Choice Award. Throughout the competition that lasted the month of April, the public had the opportunity to vote for architecture built by Iowa’s architects. The public could vote once per project per day through and at the end of the month, over 41,000 votes were counted.

The Top 5 People’s Choice Award Winners:

1) Milton Public Library 7830 votes FEH Design
2) Woodward-Granger Elementary School 5721 votes by DLR Group
3) Wild Rose Casino & Resort 5504 votes by DLR Group
4) DLR Group Work Place Improvements 5291 votes by DLR Group
5) Grand View University Student Center 4649 votes by FEH Design

Over 28 projects were submitted for consideration by the community, including many schools and public buildings. Milton Public Library emerged the winner by over 2000 votes.

All of the winning projects can be found on AIA Iowa would like to extend our thanks to all who participated and to encourage you to vote again next year!


Thank you to Lutron Electronics/Integrated Sales who is this year's sponsor of the 2017 People's Choice Award!

Lutron Electronics/Integrated Sales  provides window shading systems and lighting control solutions for residential and commercial applications and is our sponsor for the 2017 People's Choice Award!