The Air Force Design Awards Program (AFDAP) is an enterprise-wide program recognizing facilities that demonstrate design excellence while meeting AFCFS and IFS requirements, DoD metrics for performance, and AF budget requirements. Projects that are clearly remarkable may receive the program’s highest level of recognition.
Awards Categories are:
All AF new and renovations projects that comply with AFCFS and IFS are eligible for submission. Refer to the sample application form which lists 6 prerequisite base standards that must be satisfied for each climate region. Projects must have been constructed on a U.S. military installation 3 years prior to the submission deadline.
The Call for Entries is officially made in the spring of each year. Deadlines are mid-July. Evaluations are conducted and award winners are announced during the fall. The awards ceremony is held in December. Refer to the Calendar of Events for the current year which may be downloaded from these pages.
Locate and download required information and available tools and resources from these AFDAP web pages. Review instructions to prepare and submit an application for a design award prior to downloading an application. Applicants are encouraged to review all information under the “Applicant Information” and past awards winners’ submissions to determine the level of quality required.
Air Force installations are organized into climate regions under AFCFS and IFS. Refer to the IFS for the installation where a project is being developed prior to beginning the design and comply with the base standards. Projects that meet the requirements of the IFS may submit an application for a design award.