The annual awards program, presented by the Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV), have added new categories this year.
February 24th, 2015
Above: 2014 Building Design of the Year (Birkenstock HQ by Melbourne Design Studios)
The Awards, which recognise and showcase creativity and excellence in building design across a wide range of categories including residential design, interior design, heritage conservation, energy efficient design and non-residential design.
New categories introduced this year include ‘Residential Design – Best Small Lot’ and ‘Best Unbuilt Design’, while the People’s Choice Award will once again give the public the chance to vote for their favourite project.
The major award – the Building Design of the Year – will also be selected as the most outstanding submission from the category award winners.
Entry submissions for the 20th BDAV Building Design Awards close on Friday 10 April 2015.
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