Tucker Design Awards

The 2024 Tucker Design Awards and Bybee Prize will be presented on Monday August 26, 2024 in Salt Lake City, Utah, as part of the Natural Stone Institute Study Tour. Each winning design team will receive two complimentary seats to the dinner Monday night and is invited to participate in natural stone related tours being offered through the study tour event. More information will be sent to the winners soon.

The Natural Stone Institute invites our members and others in the architecture and design communities to attend the Tucker Design Awards celebration. Check back here for more details.

Learn more about the Salt Lake City area study tour here.

View the 2022 Tucker Design Award Winners

About the Awards

Initiated 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 next Tucker Design Awards Call for Entries will open in early 2025.  Submissions will be due by June 20, 2025 and awards will be presented at the Natural Stone Institute Awards Ceremony hosted at StonExpo


The Tucker Design Awards celebrate and award 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. 


$125 for first entry
$100 for each additional entry

How to Enter

Submission Guidelines      Jury Review PDF Sample 1       Jury Review PDF Sample 2           

Photo Release Form 

  • 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 susan@naturalstoneinstitute.org


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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