Breathtaking architecture is only possible with breathtaking materials. Doors and windows have the potential to be the most striking part of a piece of design, especially as the entry points to any home, high-rise, cultural or institutional project. LaCantina Doors — the leading design and manufacturing company behind the most innovative range of folding, sliding and swing door systems available — creates beautiful open spaces that blur the line between indoor and outdoor living. 


Have you recently completed a project using LaCantina Doors? We want to see your most innovative projects that use LaCantina to create breathtaking open spaces. LaCantina and Architizer invite all architects, interior designers, home builders, developers, interior architects and residential architects to submit their built projects for a chance to win a trip for two to attend NYC’s annual architecture and design month, Archtober. The winning designs will also be featured on and shared with Architizer’s 2,000,000+ social media fans. 


The Best of LaCantina: Call for Entries is open to all firms and individuals involved in architecture, design, planning and construction. There is no limit to the number of entries that may be submitted by any entrant, but each entry must relate to a different project or design. Each entrant must register in order to be eligible to submit an entry. There is no entry fee for this competition and it is open to all applicants over the age of 18.

Submissions must be built projects and that contain one or more LaCantina products. All submissions are subject to the Terms and Conditions. In the event of any inconsistency between the Terms and Conditions and the content of this document, the Terms and Conditions shall control.

Applicants should submit their projects by Friday August 25th, using the following online submission form: The Best of LaCantina: Call for Entries Submission Form. Please note applicants may be contacted at a later date by Architizer Staff regarding the publishing of their submissions to the site for future press and editorial features.


Entries must be entered online using the online entry form: The Best of LaCantina: Call for Entries Submission Form.  An entry is considered processed after a completed entry form is received by Architizer. Entrants will receive an automated confirmation email upon submission.

Submissions will require that applicants complete the following three step process.

Step 1 of 3 - Contact Information

Contact Name, Contact Email, Title, Firm/Company Name, Firm/Company Website, Firm/Company Specialization & Team Members (if applicable).

Step 2 of 3 - Project Details

Project Name, Project Location (City, State), Project Completion Date, Project Description, List of LaCantina Products Used, Why did you choose LaCantina Doors for your project?, What unique challenges did LaCantina Doors help solve?

Step 3 of 3 - Upload Images

Applicants are encouraged to submit images that best illustrate the design concept and the featured LaCantina products

  • Minimum Images required: 4, Maximum allowed: 7
  • 4 MB Max (per image): jpeg, gif, png, or PDF file
  • All Images uploaded cannot exceed 20MB

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  • Launch: June 20, 2017
  • Submission Deadline: August 25, 2017, 23:59 EST
  • Judging: on or about September 7, 2017
  • Winner Announcement: on or about September 14, 2017


The Jury will determine the overall competition winner and will be comprised of Architizer’s editorial team, lead by Managing Editor Paul Keskeys, renowned interior designer Christopher Kennedy, as well as representatives from LaCantina Doors.


There will be one (1) Competition winner who will be invited, along with one (1) guest, to travel to New York City for Archtober, NYC’s annual Architecture and Design Month, in October, 2017.  Sponsor will provide the Competition winner with two (2) roundtrip tickets from a major metropolitan airport within the continental United States or Canada to New York City, New York, and with hotel accommodations for two (2) for two (2) nights in New York City, New York.  Other entries (at the jury’s discretion) may receive Honorable Mention recognition.  The winning designs will also be featured on and shared with Architizer’s 2,000,000+ social media fans.

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