Vote for Tasmania’s best new architectural project

June 3, 2010

The AIA launches a People’s Choice Award to find the state’s best new architectural project.

The Tasmanian chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), together with Hobart City Council and the _Mercury_ newspaper, has launched a People’s Choice Award to find Tasmania’s best new architecture project.

The Institute is asking all Tasmanians interested in the built environment to vote for their favourite project from the list of projects entered into the 2010 Tasmanian Architecture Awards. Votes can be cast online on the _Mercury_ website: ["":]

Projects entered into this year’s awards include TERROIR’s Maker’s Workshop in Burnie; the Launceston Regional Aquatic Centre by Peddlethorp, Architectsdesignhaus & Birelli Architects in association; the MONA Pavilions by Fender Katsalidis in association with Antarctica Group; and the UTAS School of Furniture Design by Six Degrees and Sustainable Built Environments, architects in association.

In total, 21 projects have been nominated for the People’s Choice Award.

The project that receives the most votes will be awarded the People’s Choice Prize at the Tasmanian Architecture Awards, taking place at the IXL Atrium in Hobart on 19 June 2010.

Viewers who vote will be automatically placed into a draw to win a Pure Tasmania holiday package for two people, worth over $2,000. Voting closes at 5pm on Tuesday 15 June. Terms and conditions regarding eligibility to enter and win the holiday package apply, and are available via the online voting form.

  • Jennifer Kennedy August 8th, 2010 6:46 am

    What amazing form and structure with the ability to mix in with the natural environment.

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