2020 Retrospective of Courthouse Design

2020 Retrospective of Courthouse Design Submissions


Submittal and Publication Timeline
  • January-August 31, 2020 | Submittals Accepted
  • 2021 | Publication Release

If you have missed the August 31st deadline and have a project that you would like for us to consider, please email us at retrospective2020@ncsc.org.  There may still be time!

The Retrospective of Courthouse Design: 2010-2020, will be published in 2021. Complimentary copies will be made available to members of the Conference of Chief Justices, the Conference of State Court Administrators, court managers, and judges attending the annual conferences of the National Association for Court Management in 2021 and 2022, and state court administrative offices of the 50 states. Each published participant will receive two complimentary copies of the publication for each project entered.  Additional copies may be purchased.

Submittal Fees
  • First project: $1,200
  • Additional projects from same firm: $1,000 each

Each project shall be submitted separately. For those projects not chosen for the Retrospective, the entry fee will be refunded minus $200 to cover processing expenses.

Submittal Instructions
  • Please download the submittal packet for inclusion in this publication, which will be released in 2021.

Once submitted and accepted for publication, all materials will become the property of the National Center for State Courts, and the information presented in the publication will be copyrighted by the Center. The publication will also be uploaded to the NCSC website for public information.


Please email inquiries to retrospective2020@ncsc.org or call:
  • Chang-Ming Yeh, Principal Court Facility Planner | 303.293.3063
  • Allison McKenzie, AIA, Senior Architect | 303.308.4383