The Project Awards consists of 6 categories; Residential Interior, Residential Exterior, Commercial Interior, Commercial Exterior, Landscape and Young Architect.
Each category winner will receive a $2,000 cash prize, 100L of Intergrain product (value up to $2,500), and, national exposure with an editorial feature in Architecture Australia magazine. An overall (Grand Prix) winner will be chosen from the category winners and will receive an additional $2,000 cash prize.
All firms that enter the Project Awards also have the chance to win a new $15,000 Travel Bursary Award. The Travel Bursary Award is being introduced to recognise ongoing, innovative use of timber by an Architectural or Landscape Architectural firm over the past 10 years. To enter, an Architectural or Landscape Architectural firm must present 4-5 projects that have been completed in the past 10 years, each of which showcases visionary use of timber. Please indicate your interest in entering this award via the entry form.
Sue is the principal Landscape Architect from a small, studio practice in Sydney, Sue Barnsley Design Landscape Architects, working across a range of landscapes from private gardens, to Olympic infrastructure, parks and urban ecological restoration projects. The practice has been involved in a number of influential urban projects and has been recognised for design excellence locally and internationally through awards, publications, lectures and exhibitions.
Melinda is the Associate in the WA Office of the Government Architect. She has provided strategic design advice on major state projects such as the new Perth Stadium, the WA Museum and Elizabeth Quay, as well as leading several significant design policy initiatives. A dedicated advocate for the value of good design, she has served on judging panels for a number of international design competitions, has been an Institute Award juror, and has sat on academic boards and institutional design advisory committees.
Cameron is a writer, editor and publisher of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design media. Cameron holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Queensland and is the editorial director of Architecture Media. Cameron is the editor of Multitudes; was a creative director for This Public Life, the 2015 Festival of Landscape Architecture; a juror at the 2015 World Architecture Festival awards in Singapore, and is a creative director for How Soon is Now, the 2016 National Architecture conference.
Christopher is the Principal of Architecture Workshop in Wellington, New Zealand. Established in 1992, it has won extensive recognition through projects including Waitomo Caves Visitors Centre, the Oriental Bay Enhancement and Peregrine Winery. Christopher has lectured at a range of Australian and NZ Universities, has been a NZIA national jury member and a National Councillor. He was a judge at the Inaugural World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, and exhibited at the Frankfurt Deutsches Architektur Museum in 2008, also giving a Staedelschule alumni keynote address.