In Collaboration with
I-NOMA + The Community Builders
SAY IT LOUD exhibition has been invited to feature Diverse Designers of Illinois by the I-NOMA in November 2019 at the Oakwood Shores Community Center in Bronzeville neighborhood Chicago. In line with our mission to elevate the contributions of minority and women architect, engineers and planners, we are inviting you to submit.
To date, our SAY IT LOUD exhibitions have been viewed by an estimate total 27,000 visitors since January 2017. From inception, multiple online publications (such as Curbed and The Architects Newspaper) with large subscription bases have helped promote the exhibitions further expanding its impact. One featured firm expressed an increase in business which they attributed to being featured in SAY IT LOUD.
Please provide the requested information below to win a chance to be one of the few designers exhibited in
SAY IT LOUD - Illinois.
EXTENDED Deadline to Submit - October 12, 2019 11:59 EST
Early Bird Submission: AUGUST 25, 2019 11:59pm EST $100.00 USD
Submission: SEPTEMBER 29, 2019 11:59pm EST $150.00 USD
Extended Deadline Submission: October 12, 2019 11:59pm EST $150.00 USD
Announcement of the winners: OCTOBER 2019
One project per submission. You can submit numerous applications.
Images minimum 150 dpi resolution, 10 MB each
Individual images, composed art boards are not recommended
Minority or Women architect, engineers, designers, students and planners who had a significant role in the project being submitted, who resides or has project in Illinois.
Minority (He, She, They) or Women (of any ethnicity)
Built / Unbuilt Work
We strongly encourage submissions that reflect a broad and inclusive definition of design excellence. Each entry is judged for the success with which it has met its individual requirements. Submissions must exhibit design achievement that demonstrates exemplary skill and creativity in the resolution and integration of formal, functional, and technical requirements, including ecological stewardship and social responsibility. Submissions should also reflect a strong sense of place, history, and purpose.
Featured in the SAY IT LOUD - Illinois Exhibition
Name, business or work will be promoted in publications, on websites and social media.
Profile will be included in the Great Diverse Designers Library.
Per your election, application will be considered for future SIL Exhibitions.