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Timber Design Awards competition closes tomorrow

2016 Application Categories – Standalone Structure. Winner: Studio Workshop for CONDEV Reception Space. Photographer: David Taylor

The 18th Australian Timber Design Awards competition is open to built environment professionals and students. Source: Timberbiz

Those professionals and students who want to showcase their built design and/or building projects in residential and/or public or commercial buildings that feature timber structures or finishes should consider entering quickly.

Entries for the 2017 competition opened on 28 February and close tomorrow (9 June). Voting for the People’s Choice Award starts on 1 August and closes 31 August. The gala night when winners will be announced will be held on 25 October in Melbourne.

The aim of this prestigious competition is to develop a timber design ethos through the encouragement and showcasing of superlative timber design in a variety of applications, and to highlight the wealth of talent this nation has.

Incidentally, those lodging an entry should make sure that they enter the Merit Categories and Timber Products categories, all free to enter once the initial registration is paid.

A new ATDA website ( has new features designed to facilitate:

* perusing award winners via interactive portfolio galleries;

* navigating around our Awards competition information;

* registering your project for one of our coveted awards;

* reading news items via our new news blog.