2013 40 Under 40 application process now open

Building Design+Construction's 40 Under 40 is open to AEC professionals from around the globe.

January 16, 2013 |
Amy Wincko, First Vice President, Construction Operations, Tishman Construction,

Building Design+Construction is currently accepting nominations for the 8th Annual 40 Under 40 program that recognizes the top under-40 professionals in the built environment.

Building Design+Construction's 40 Under 40 is open to AEC professionals from around the world who are under 40 years old, born AFTER December 31, 1972. Nominees may come from the following fields:


Click here for a nomination form. Please submit your nominations by February 6, 2013.


Under 40 year old and believe you qualify? Feel free to nominate yourself.


BD+C's 40 Under 40 Competition is open to Building Team professionals around the world.


Click here to view a list of 40 Under 40 Frequently Asked Questions or read Editorial Director Rob Cassidy's latest blog, which provides a series of insider tips on how to get selected for BD+C's 40 Under 40 Class of 2013. You can also email Rob Cassidy with any questions regarding 40 Under 40.

  • Academia
  • Architecture
  • Building product inventor/developer
  • Building product manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Construction management
  • Design/build
  • Engineering (M/E/P, structural, acoustic, etc.)
  • Facility management
  • Finance (related to construction)
  • Government (federal, state, local)
  • Interior design
  • Marketing
  • NGOs, membership, or trade association in the building field
  • Nonprofit environmental or development organizations
  • Project management
  • Property ownership or management
  • Real estate development

Note: Individuals whose work is exclusively related to single-family housing or civil engineering are not eligible. Individuals who were previously nominated for BD+C's 40 Under 40 competition but not selected are eligible. Individuals previously nominated and who were selected as one of BD+C's 40 Under 40 are not eligible.

Some of the qualities and characteristics the editors will be looking for (in no particular order):

  • Leadership skills
  • Inventiveness
  • Sustained career progress
  • People skills
  • Client relations
  • Academic training
  • Dedication
  • Personal integrity
  • Technical skills
  • Community outreach

Nomination forms will be judged by the editors of Building Design+Construction, whose decision is final. +

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