Timber Design Awards entries open soon


Entries for the NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards will open in September.

Entry is open to New Zealand resident architects, builders, architectural designers, engineers, students and other designers who have used New Zealand-originated timber that has been manufactured in New Zealand.

Entry is restricted to one per project. Joint entries between disciplines or firms are welcome.

Entry requirements:

Building or project must have been completed between January 1, 2015 and February 28, 2016.

Building or project must have significant timber content, either structural or decorative.

Building or project may include the effective use of timber in combination with other materials.

Building or project owner’s consent for publicity must be acknowledged on the entry form.

New categories are included for 2017. Key dates are:

Stage One entries open: September 5, 2016

Stage One entries close: November 7, 2016

Stage One judging announced: TBC, 2016

Stage Two finalists announced: February 2017

Winners announced: March 2017 (TBC).

For more information contact promotions manager Debbie Fergie on 021 807 002, email debbie@wpma.org.nz, or visit www.wpma.org.nz.

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