Community Appearance Awards

The 2020 Community Appearance Awards Program was held virtually on Friday, November 13, 2020.  Ten winning projects were announced during the event. The keynote was provided by Rodney Swink, FASLA, PLA. For more information about the winners and to view the program, click the links below.

Award Judges

Awards are chosen based on project merit by either the Community Appearance Commission (CAC), Winston-Salem Section of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), or a jury panel. The jury panel is made of design and planning professionals who live and work outside of Forsyth County.

Selection Criteria

Awards are given based on the project merit, as determined by the selection criteria:

  • Contributes significantly to the improvement of community appearance
  • Exhibits a high standard of excellence in design
  • Preserves or restores desirable natural features of the site or area
  • Develops a noteworthy process of community involvement, which has brought about an improvement in the character and appearance of the community

Past Appearance Award Winners & Presentations