Call for Entries: Submit Your Projects for the 2020 Best of LaCantina Competition

Submit your most innovative projects for a chance to win a trip to New York in 2021, and receive worldwide recognition for your work!

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Architizer is proud to announce the 4th Annual Best of LaCantina competition in partnership with LaCantina Doors, the nation’s leading design and manufacturing company of folding, sliding and swing door systems. Through the Best of LaCantina, architects are invited to showcase built projects that use LaCantina’s innovative products for a chance to win a grand prize and receive major coverage on Architizer.

Enter the Best of LaCantina Competition

LaCantina Doors’ range of systems helps to create beautiful open spaces that blur the line between indoor and outdoor living, seamlessly integrating sophisticated design with high functionality. LaCantina Doors utilizes the same signature narrow stile and rail profile across its product line for a complete and perfectly matching door package.

For the 2020 Best of LaCantina competition, we want to see the innovative projects you’ve designed using LaCantina Doors. We encourage you to submit your built project(s) for a chance to win the following prizes:

  • A grand prize of a trip for 2 to their choice of events/destinations in 2021 – NYCxDESIGN, AIA Conference on Architecture or NYC’s Archtober.
  • A featured Architizer.com blog post
  • Social media posts to 4,000,000+ Architizer followers
  • LaCantina marketing emails, brochures, and print/digital ads
  • LaCantina social media posts
  • LaCantina’s “Featured Project” blog on lacantinadoors.com
  • Future Best of LaCantina contest promotions

Tozer Design’s High Desert Butterfly house scooped the “Best in Show” and “Best Rural Project” awards in last year’s competition; photograph by Kayla McKenzie Photography

Last year, Tozer Design took home the honor of Best in Show for their stunning project, High Desert Butterfly in Bend, Oregon. The architects utilized multiple iterations of LaCantina’s thermally controlled, aluminum multi-slide doors, resulting in a home defined by natural light and expansive views of the majestic Pacific Northwest landscape.

A selection of last year’s winning projects; see the full winners’ gallery here

Further awards in the 2019 competition went to John Maniscalco Architecture | jmA (Best Urban Project), Sellars Lathrop Architects (Best Suburban Project), MacCracken Architects (Best Compact Project), Fieldwork Design & Architecture (Best Commercial Project), Talbot McLanahan Architect (Most Innovative Project) and DMAC Architecture (Best Renovation Project). Learn more about these beautiful projects here.

This year, we excitedly anticipating even more beautiful projects, showcasing what architects can do with LaCantina Doors’ wide range of architectural products.

The competition is officially open for entries as of today. Submit your entries by September 15, 2020, and our expert panel of judges will choose a winner by October 20 with a grand announcement here on Architizer. Good luck to all who enter!

Enter the Best of LaCantina Competition

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