Building & Architect of the Year Awards


Recognising architectural excellence in building & design.

Launched in 2017, the Building & Architect of the Year Awards (BAYA) provide a much-needed platform for architects and their buildings where the rich variety of architecture encompassing all the main building types can be appraised.

After a hugely successful event in 2021, we are delighted to announce the return of the Building & Architect of the Year Awards in 2022.

We encourage you to make note of the 2022 event date in your calendar:​


Thursday, May 26th, 2022


We invite you to take part in the awards by entering one of our award categories.​

Free to Enter & Excellent National Recognition


There are 24 award categories to choose from. You can review our categories here.


The deadline for submissions is February 15th, 2022.

The awards are free to enter and just making the shortlist will give your team and organisation a huge promotional boost through coverage online with our Communications Partner, The Irish Times.

You can review coverage of our award programmes here.

How to Enter

Entry is free and the submission process is straight-forward. Get up to speed with our online entry process today. Click here.​​

Contact Us

To find out more about the awards and how they will benefit you and your team, please contact our team today.


Email: Phone: +353 1 906 0686