Building Design+Construction’s “40 Under 40” competition is open to AEC professionals from around the world who are under 40 years old, as of January 1, 2011. Nominees may come from the following fields:
Building product inventor/developer
Building product manufacturing
Engineering (M/E/P, structural, acoustic, etc.)
Finance (related to construction)
Government (federal, state, local)
NGOs, membership, or trade association in the building field
Nonprofit environmental or development organizations
Property ownership or management
Real estate development
Note: Individuals whose work is exclusively related to single-family housing or civil engineering are not eligible.
Note: 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.