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Latest – National Design Awards

The Building Designers Association of Australia is proud to present the 2020 National Design Awards, a high profile, much celebrated national design awards program that garners a great deal of major media coverage each year not to mention many new clients, collaborators and positive accolades for winners. This year, we would love to welcome you into our esteemed circle of award winners.

As a respected and admired building design professional, we want to see your exceptional, truly innovative designs well represented in this year’s BDAA National Design Awards. We warmly invite you to enter your designs in our nationally-renowned competition, which features more than 30 categories including residential and commercial, landscape, kitchen, bathroom, etc. and affords both local and national media publicity; not to mention the attention of design enthusiasts who will want to consult you for their next building design project.

We warmly invite our members to submit their best designs for awards consideration from now through to 21st June. Start your entry here now .

Learn While You Earn. The BDAA online webinar series offers valuable CPD courses on a variety of building industry topics.


Give your entry the time it deserves making sure it reflects your outstanding work by getting started now!

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National Conference and Design Award Winners 2019

Design Excellence Award

Dave Bennett – Bennett Design, Rossi Architects & Walter Brooke
Mother Teresa Catholic School

Paul Dass Memorial Award

Anthony Rigg – Bleuscape Design
Lives Lived Well Family Units

Chris Reardon Memorial Award – Residential Sustainable Buildings

Tristan Ryall – Architecture Republic
Nangor Street

Chris Reardon Memorial Award – Non Residential Sustainable Buildings

Pierre Tapper | Pierre Tapper Building Design
Currumbin Pines Early Learning

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Award Winning Designs

Building the Future by Design

At the annual conference, the Building Designers Association of Australia invites member designers and industry partners from throughout the country to convene and create; effectively building ideas and partnerships sure to take Australia into the future.

Winning Design Magazine

Winning Design

Winning Design is Building Designers Association of Australia’s annual publication, showcasing masterful, award-winning designs and awe-inspiring creativity.

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