LSAA 2013 Design Awards - Results
Twenty high quality entries were received representing a wide range of projects completed within the past two years.
Projects had to have a major input from an individual or company of Australasian origin - such as in the design development, the fabrication or installation.
Six High Commendations and three Awards of Excellence were given by the judges.
Download the details of the winners HERE (PDF).
Results: High Commendations (with links to related articles)
Mooloolaba Bowls Club Light Weight Structures
South Hedland Town Centre MakMax Australia
Porto Chino Geometal Limited
Westlake Girls High School Structurflex Limited
Glen Eira Aquatic Centre Oasis Tension Structures
Cloud City LAVA
Awards of Excellence (with links to related articles)
Some sample lightweight structures are shown below:
The Lightweight Structures Association is a Not for Profit, autonomous, inter-disciplinary group of interested parties involved in the field of lightweight structures. Operating primarily in Australia and New Zealand our basic aim is to promote the proper application of lightweight structures, their design, fabrication, construction and materials and to encourage the development of these and other aspects essential to lightweight structures.
The LSAA is developing a set of Design Guidelines for parties involved in the Design, Fabrication and Installation of Tensioned Membrane Structures.
This document intends to cover both "solid" membranes as well as "shadecloth" structures.
The document has been marginally reformatted in October 2012. Closing time for public comment is extended until October 31st 2012 after which time it will be printed and released to industry.