Award Categories

2019 Obies Awards Program


  • Building Categories

  • B1 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $199,000 and under
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B2 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $200,000 to $299,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B3 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B4 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B5 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $500,000 to $599,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B6 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $600,000 to $699,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.