The 2020 Design Awards along with the 2020 Conference have been postponed until 2021.

LSAA Members and non-members may enter (different fees apply).

The Awards are also open to companies or individuals who may not have acted as the main designer, fabricator or installer.

However only one entry per project will be considered.

DETAILS (Outline only)

  1. One entry per project
  2. Entry forms must be completed and submitted with entry fees by the due date
  3. Judging is based on the written information and a range of high quality digital images as specified
  4. Images should show overall concept and design, main supporting systems, a range of connection details, erection, interior and exterior views.
  5. CAD drawings may assist but must be in PDF format
  6. Material submitted including images must be cleared of any Copyright restrictions and entries will be used as a basis for new articles on the LSAA website and Social Media outlets.
  7. Proposed new fees per entry (post 2018) are $AUD300 for LSAA Financial members and $AUD400 for non-members.

CATEGORIES

The LSAA Design Awards are for completed projects since the date of the previous Awards (eg November 2018) and will considered in the following categories:

  1. SMALL STRUCTURES             
    Domestic, Project area < 250m2
  2. MEDIUM STRUCTURES
    Project area between 250m2 and 1,000m2
  3. SHADECLOTH APPLICATIONS 
    External tensioned structures from shadecloth material.
  4. LARGE STRUCTURES      
    Project area exceeds 1,000m2
  5. GLAZING AND VERTICAL FACADES
    Large span glazing walls or roofs, other forms of lightweight facades (cablenets etc) to control interior environments.
  6. DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION COLLABORATION
    Completed Iconic projects whose success is attributed to close collaboration between multiple members of a team and where extensive use was made of emerging collaborative tools. Entries in this category are to be signed off by at least three different team members.
  7. SPECIAL APPLICATIONS AND INNOVATIONS
    Includes applications of lightweight structures used in an interior environment, manufactured as a product, and can be either temporary, demountable, relocatable or permanent structures.  (Interior structures, large awnings, shelter structures, are some examples). Applications using new technology and sustainability principles. Innovations in the teaching of collaborative design
  8. INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
    Any lightweight structure may be submitted that satisfies the Entry Conditions. International Projects may be judged in one of the 7 Categories above.

Subcategories

The following projects were entered into the LSAA 2018 Design Awards. Scroll down for details.

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LSAA 2018 Design Award Entries by Category


Category 1 "Small Structures"

1709 Oran Park Library. [Commendation]

1160  Mandura Fishing Pier Shade Structure.

1405 West End Common.

1400  Ryde Shopping Centre Travelator Canopy. 
        [Excellence Award]

1431 Bondi Pavillion. [Commendation]

1900 Randwick Golf Club Canopy

Category 2 "Medium Structures"

2023 Capital Square Podium. [Commendation]

2070 Knox Grammar School

2107 Carousel Shade Structures [Excellence Award]

2431 Hyper Coaster Queueing Canopies.

Category 3 "Shadecloth Structures"

3136 Yeppoon Shade Structures.

3232 Scarborough Foreshore. [Excellence Award]

Category 5 "Glazing and Facades"

5085 Velodrome Façade

5431 RNA Brisbane Large Animal Pavillion. 
        [High Commendation]

5594 Federation Square Stage Canopy

5627 Monash (Caulfield Campus) Library Shade House 
        [Excellence Award]

Category 4 "Large Structures"

4001 Macquarie University Campus Common.

4066 QUT Sports Field Car Park.

4100 Sumatran Tiger Adventure.

4101 Wellington Regional Bowling Club. 
        [Excellence Award]

4431 Marrara Tennis Centre.

4432 Playford Bowls Club Triple Bowls Green Cover.

4433 Inglis Selling Centre Warwick Farm Racecourse. 
        [Commendation]

Category 6 "Collaboration"

6123 Home of the Arts Outdoor Stage. 
        [Excellence Award]

6431 Perth Stadium Tensile Membrane Roof. 
        [High Commendation]

Category 7 "Special Applications"

7235 Westfield Chermside Redevelopment. 
        [Excellence Award]

7431 D'Arenberg Winery Cube Umbrellas.

7432 Perth Stadium Arbour Walk 

7627 Somewhere Other – Venice Biennale Structure 
       [High Commendation]

7700 Dual Skin Safety Net System

 

The LSAA 2018 Design Awards were for completed projects since November 2016.

The various links in the above table point to the relevant article according to the type of Project category.
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The following projects were entered into the LSAA 2016 Design Awards. Scroll down for details.

The LSAA 2016 Design Awards were for completed projects since November 2013.

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LSAA 2016 Design Award Entries by Category (with links to articles - use the Back button to return here)
Note: 
In several cases only a gallery of images has been included to date. (July 2020)


Category 1 "Small Structures"

71   Central Westgate Sky Walk

1262  Perth Children’s Hospital

1290  Canteen Canopy Extension

1434  Mary McKillop College Amphitheatre

Category 2 "Medium Structures"

72   Ocean Supercenter

492 Shop With Me Mobile Pop Up

1293  Hornsby Aquatic Seating Covered Areas

1429 Little Edward Street Atrium Roof

2047 Laneways Canopy

2063 Elizabeth Quay

2114  Pacific Fair Porte Cochere

2245  Jim Stynes Bridge

2697  Catholic College Bendigo

2698  St Joseph’s College Netball Court

8128 Jakarta ETFE Canopy


Category 3 "Shadecloth Structures"

1332  Sea World Polar Bear Enclosure

3225  Piara Waters

Category 4 "Large Structures"

74  Central Westgate Ceiling

4047  Hagley Oval Cricket Pavilion

4114  Pacific Fair Resort Roof

4771  Queensland State Velodrome

4773  Chevron Renaissance

Category 5 "Glazing and Facades"

50 Martin Place – Glass Roof

Category 6 "Collaboration"

407  Tower House Netting

6425  I Dips Me Lid (NGV Architectural Commission)

Category 7 "Special Applications"

416  Australian Catholic University Artwork & Fall Arrest Netting

481   155 Queen Street Mall Façade

4772  Tarek Automated Retractable Umbrellas

7245   Snow Globe Xmas Pavilion

 

The following structures were entered into the LSAA 2013 Design Awards. Scroll down for further information.

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The following structures were entered into the LSAA 2011 Design Awards. Scroll down for further information.

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The following structures were entries in the LSAA 2009 Design Awards. Scroll down for details.

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The following structures were submitted to our LSAA 2007 Design Awards. Scroll down for further information.

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The Award Categories were:

  1. Small Structures (less than 250 sqm)
  2. Medium Structures (250 - 1000 sqm)
  3. Large Structures (1000 sqm or larger)
  4. Special Applications

The Judging Criteria were Overall Quality, Functionality, Execution, Innovation, Economy and Aesthetics.

Judging was based on supplied photographs, drawings and responses to questions.

Unfofrtunately, as of July 2020, only some of the images have been put in galleries below.

Awards and Citations from organizations other than LSAA