Zebby Awards:

The Zebby Awards are dedicated to Zeb William Rike, a University of Texas B.Arch. 1936 graduate and founding member of the LRGV-AIA, for his devotion and service to South Texas and the LRGV-AIA architecture community.  Mr. Rike worked in our community for more than 40 years, while completing over 600 architectural projects both at home and abroad.  The award will be given to a team and/or individual that has shown a leadership role in our local profession that has exemplified service to our profession.

Award Descriptions:

Person(s) of esteemed character who have given distinguished service to the profession of Architecture and AIA-LRGV.

(Any member of AIA-LRGV may nominate)

2018 Zebby Nomination Form


Design Awards:

The AIA-LRGV Chapter Design Awards Program honors and celebrates its members’ commitment to design excellence in architecture. The ongoing awards program demonstrates to clients and the public the availability of local award-winning firms and individuals dedicated to providing outstanding architectural services.

Submission Deadline: October 11, 2019

2019 Design Award Submission Form


We are proud to announce our 2017 Design Award recipients:

HONOR AWARD – Laredo Water Museum  – Metaform Studio + JHS Architects

HONOR AWARD – South Texas Medical Academic Bldg  – Munoz & Co.

MERIT AWARD – Casitas Los Olmos  – bc WORKSHOP

SPARK AWARD UNBUILT – Quinta Mazatlan Master Plan  – Orange Made Architecture