Applications are currently being accepted for the 13th annual U.S. Institute for Theatre Techonlogy (USITT) Architecture Awards program. The program honors innovation in both new construction and adaptive re-use of buildings for performance spaces. USITT Architecture Award winners will also be considered for inclusion in the U.S. exhibit for the Prague Quadrennial in 2007. Project submissions can include renovated or new construction that have been completed since January 1, 1996. The deadline for submissions is November 4, 2005.
Jurors will be lead by Timothy P. Hartung, FAIA, and include Chris Moses and Sarah Amelar.
The USITT Architecture Commission also provides programming at the Annual Conference & Stage Expo, where the 2006 Architecture Awards will be presented. The 2006 Annual Conference & Stage Expo will be held March 29 in Louisville, Ky.
Projects will be evaluated on creativity, contextual reference, functional operation, exploration of new technologies and community contribution. Submission information, requirements and entry forms are available at www.usitt.org or call 800/938-7488.