The 2016 Design Awards for completed projects (since November 2013) will be considered in the following categories:

ENTRIES CLOSED AUGUST 12th 2016

  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.

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.

Download the Entry Forms for Projects (PDF File) (opens in a new window) or in MSWord Format ("downloads" - preferred for submitting). Payment ($150 or $200 per project for non-members) by direct deposit OR by buying a Ticket HERE

Note that following the Awards, the entries are converted into "articles" which can be found under the "Projects" page of our website under various categories. You can get an idea of the format of the entry informations from these articles.