Buildings of Excellence

What you build today is New York’s future.

The Buildings of Excellence competition for low carbon design and development has reopened for entries.

The Buildings of Excellence competition is a $40 million competition with monetary awards being given out in each of three rounds. Kicked off in early 2019, the Competition recognizes and rewards the design, construction, and operation of very low or zero carbon emitting multifamily buildings.

Buildings of Excellence matters for our future.

Designing and developing environmentally responsible buildings that are good for both business and residents is at the core of this competition. The honorees are visionary architects and developers who take the lead in achieving beautiful, low carbon buildings that improve our quality of life; and, most importantly, inspire the industry to follow their example toward a low carbon future. Their buildings are good for the environment, highly profitable, and give businesses a competitive edge in the marketplace.

Enter to win up to $1 million.

We’re excited to announce the Buildings of Excellence competition is once again open for entries. For complete submission details, read the full funding opportunityLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page..

Round One Winners Have Been Announced

View the round one winners and learn which projects will help build New York’s low carbon future.