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IIDA Healthcare Interior Design Competition Guidelines


Who Should Enter

Any design professional practicing legally in their jurisdiction may submit design project(s). This competition is open to participants worldwide. The design projects must have been completed in or after June 2015.


To enter, prepare and submit:

  • Your design firm's contact information including name, address, phone number and e-mail
  • Your design project's information including name and location
  • A statement describing your project
  • 7-10 images (JPG or JPEG under 1MB each) of your project and a maximum of 3 floor plans
  • Payment
  • All submissions must be sent in electronic format. No hard copy submissions are accepted.


  • Ambulatory 
    • Specialty Clinic
    • Pediatric
    • Cancer Center
    • Ambulatory Surgery Center
    • Urgent Care Center
  • Hospitals 
    • Community
    • Academic/Teaching Hospitals
    • Pediatric
    • Women's
    • Psychiatric
  • Extended Care & Assisted Living Facilities
    • Skilled Nursing Facility
    • Mental Health
    • Long-term Care
    • Hospice/Palliative Care

All projects are eligible for the Transformation and Innovation Award, which recognizes a project that is leading the industry and advancing healthcare outcomes.


The winning design projects are chosen by a jury of design professionals. Submissions are judged for suitability of design to the project challenge, originality of the design solution, and the successful integration of interior finishes and furnishings. The jury reserves the right to not select a winner from the entries submitted.


The cost to enter is $200 USD per entry for IIDA Members, and $300 USD per entry for non-IIDA Members.

Contact Information

For questions or more information about applying for IIDA Membership to take advantage of the member rate, please contact Liz Moran, Design Competitions Director, at