"Celebrate the Art of Architects" Twitter photo contest presented by YKK AP and The Architects Newspaper

Share a photo of a building you love and describe why you love it in 117 characters or less. You must be in the photo wearing an "I am an Architect" t-shirt, holding a pre-printed "I am an Architect" sign, or holding a self-crafted, legible, sign saying "I am an Architect".

The selected entry will be announced approximately 30 days after the show via Twitter, the YKK AP website, and The Architects Newspaper social media sites. The winning entry will receive an original "I am an Architect" painting, created by world renowned artist, Zoey Stevens.

Here is a preview of the painting!

The contest will require the entrant to do the following:
  1. Take a "selfy" in front of a building you love with one of the following.
    1. Wearing an "I am an Architect" t-shirt,
    2. Holding an "I am an Architect" sign (available for print here)
    3. Holding a self-crafted legible sign that says "I am an Architect"
  2. Tweet the photo + up to 117 character explanation
    1. Must include @ykkapamerica mention
    2. Must include @archpaper mention
  3. The sign or shirt logo must be visible in the photo to be eligible to win.
The Architect's Newspaper provides timely news and cultural reporting on the built environment through three regional editions-East, Midwest, and West-as well as online at archpaper.com and through a series of targeted e-newsletters. This November, AN will celebrate its 10th anniversary with the launch of a Southwest edition. Focusing on the architectural community in Texas and the surrounding states of Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Colorado, and New Mexico, AN Southwest will deliver its trademark blend of topical essays, opinionated columns, project analyses, firm profiles, interviews, new products, reviews of exhibitions and books, and calendars of events in a handy and handsome full-color tabloid.
YKK AP is driven by a desire to serve its customers, YKK AP America offers market-driven products backed by world-class technology and a dedication to be the very best at what it does. Consistent with the philosophies and principles of the global YKK Group, the company combines engineering, innovative system designs, and vertically integrated manufacturing processes to provide fenestration systems at the highest level of quality and at a competitive price. Commercial products are produced at the company's manufacturing centers located in Dublin, Georgia, and Macon, Georgia.


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