The Grand Louvre - Phase I by Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, the 2017 recipient of the AIA Twenty-five Year Award.

The Twenty-five Year Award showcases buildings that set a precedent. The award is conferred on a building that has stood the test of time for 25-35 years and continues to set standards of excellence for its architectural design and significance.


  • AIA chapters, Knowledge Communities, and members may submit nominations


  • must have been completed between 1985 and 1995
  • must have been designed by a US-licensed architect at the time of the project’s completion
  • must be in a substantially completed form, in good condition, and not fundamentally altered from its original intent

Image credits


Koji Horiuchi