Lysaght Inspirations Design Awards 2020 Winners

Lysaght Inspirations Design Awards 2020 Winners

The creativity and vision of Australia’s leading architects and designers have again come to the fore in the 2020 Lysaght Inspirations Design Awards, an initiative that recognised outstanding Australian architectural work incorporating LYSAGHT® steel building products.

The awards, now in their third year, were open to Australian-based architects, building designers, and architectural or design students, and sought nominations in four main categories: Commercial and Industrial, Regional Projects, Residential and Student Design.

Each category winner received a $10,000 cash prize, while the successful Student Design award recipient received a $5,000 cash prize. The work of all four winners will also be featured in the next edition of Lysaght’s Design Inspiration publication.

The respective category winners were:

Goodna State School prep and grade one building' by arkLAB Architecture incorporating CUSTOM ORB®, LYSAGHT LONGLINE 305® and WEATHERLINE®The Goodna State School building project by arkLAB Architecture in Brisbane, combines a visually-stunning design with practicality and low maintenance benefits which are important for public buildings.

Mercy College Mackay Library by Bold Architecture + Interior Design incorporating LYSAGHT ENSEAM® and TRIMDEK®In Mackay, Bold Architecture + Interior Design’s, Mercy College library redevelopment saw the transformation of a single storey building into double-storey structure, in pursuit of a building that would act as the heart and soul of a greater ‘student city’.

‘Blue Wren’ by Get Smart Constructions utilising LYSAGHT TRIMDEK® and KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH®The winner of the Residential category in Bermagui, New South Wales, showcased the ‘Blue Wren’ home which saw Get Smart Constructions design and build on a challenging, steep triangular block while also taking into account the sensitivities of a pristine coastal environment.

Chatterbox House by Sandra C, Granville TAFE utilising LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB®, EASYCLAD® and the new CUSTOMFLOW™ cladding solutionThe student category – now in its second year – was open to all architectural or design students currently enrolled at Australian universities as well as recent graduates.

Student winner, Sandra from Granville TAFE, in her work titled ‘Chatterbox House’, took styling cues from the Sydney Opera House as well as an origami chatterbox, to create stunning rooflines for her project.


Source: Lysaght media release - December 2020

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