Built By Women NYC Needs Nominations!


The Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation received grants from the New York Building Foundation and the New York Council for the Humanities to identify 100 outstanding structures and built environments, either contemporary or historic, designed and/or constructed by women in New York City. You are invited to nominate a woman or yourself using the following criteria:

The structure or built environment must have a woman who was directly
responsible for leading the design (architecture, engineering, or landscape) or who
led the construction, either from the development or construction management team.

Projects must be completed or have broken ground and located in New York City.

The jurors for BxW NYC include:

Deborah Berke, FAIA, Principal, Deborah Berke Partners
Joan Blumenfeld, FAIA, Principal and Global Interior Design Director, Perkins + Will
Aine Brazil, PE, Managing Principal, Thornton Tomasetti
Fiona Cousins, PE, Principal, ARUP
Cheryl McKissack Daniel, President & CEO, McKissack & McKissack
Andrea Leers, FAIA, Principal, Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Audrey Matlock, FAIA, Principal, Audrey Matlock Architects
Laura Starr, ASLA, Partner, Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects and Planners

Advisor: Andrew Dolkart, Director of the Historic Preservation Program and Professor of Historic Preservation, Columbia University

Click here for nomination form

Nominations will be accepted now until October 31st, with an announcement of the BxW NYC finalists in late November. Over the next year, walking tours, interactive maps, and other educational materials will be developed to highlight women’s contributions to the built environment and BWAF will host local events to publicize the spaces.

Remember, it is acceptable to nominate yourself, or anyone deserving of this honor.