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The Tasmanian chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), together with Hobart City Council and the _Mercury_ newspaper, has launched a Peoples Choice Award to find Tasmanias 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: [“www.themercury.com.au”:http://www.themercury.com.au/awards/awards.html]
Projects entered into this years awards include TERROIRs Makers 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 Peoples Choice Award.
The project that receives the most votes will be awarded the Peoples 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.
Now in its eleventh year, Shaw Contract’s Design Awards program honors architecture and design firms that are changing the way people engage and interact with a space.