Tucker Design Awards

Tucker Design Awards jury review will be held the week of October 4-8. 
Winners will be notified the week of October 11-15.

View the 2020 Tucker Design Award Winners

About the Awards

Initiated by Building Stone Institute in 1977, the Tucker Design Awards are recognized as one of the most prestigious architectural design awards in the country. Tucker Design Awards honor those who have achieved excellence in design through the incorporation and use of natural stone in building or landscape projects. Tucker Design Awards are presented biennially. Click here for the history of the Tucker Design Awards.


The Tucker Design Award celebrates and awards design professionals whose projects achieve excellence in the use of natural stone in design and construction. Open to any design professional or industry member on behalf of the design team. Winners are not selected by project category. 

Each Tucker Design Award submission may also be entered for consideration of a Pinnacle Award. Pinnacle Awards are given to Natural Stone Institute member companies associated with the project and winners are celebrated annually in January. View Pinnacle Awards webpage for Entry Form and eligibility details. Additional fees apply.


$125 for first entry
$100 for each additional entry

How to Enter


Submission Guidelines      Jury Review PDF Sample

  • Entry and submission are electronic.
  • You will be required to send two files: a Jury Review PDF and a Project Participant List. These must be prepared before entering as you will be required to send these files as part of the submission process. After payment, please email your files to gina@naturalstoneinstitute.org
  • Submission deadline is July 20, 2021.


Each Tucker Design Award event utilizes a unique set of jurors who are esteemed members of the design profession from whom the award submissions are received. Jury members enjoy exposure to work from around the world as well as the challenging role of choosing the winners. Entries typically range from large commercial projects, to private residences, public monuments and private gardens. The winning selection is purely subjective to each jury.


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