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Restaurant Design Awards

RDA plateThe AIA/LA’s Restaurant Design Awards (RDA) honor excellence in restaurant design. The competition is open to all individuals and practices with both restaurant owners and architects/designers invited to submit. Either the project itself must be located in LA or the submitting individual/firm must be based in LA. Submissions are accepted in three main categories: restaurants, cafés/bars and lounges/nightclubs. The annual RDA Ceremony recognizes both Jury Award Winners as well as People’s Choice Award Winners, as selected by votes collected on the AIA/LA website.

5th annual Restaurant Design Awards Ceremony
Friday June 26th at Dwell on Design @ 6:00 PM
Los Angeles Convention Center

To attend the RDA ceremony and Reception: visit the Dwell on Design website below, click REGISTER HERE, select REGISTRANT TYPE, then select TRADE EXHIBITION (free of charge) and FRIDAY EVENING ($25 until June 24th - $40 after June 24th), which includes Daniel Pink Keynote, RDA Ceremony, and Evening Drinks Function:


People's Choice Voting is now Closed.

2009 RDA Jury Announced

RCH Studios Gruen DMJM HNTB JCE Structural Engineering


2008 Restaurant Design Awards

2007 Restaurant Design Awards Winners

2006 Restaurant Design Awards Winners

2005 Restaurant Design Awards Winners