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NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2018 Call For Entries

NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2018

AWARD CATEGORIES

You may enter your work in a maximum of two of the following eight categories (excludes Student Award). All projects will automatically be entered into the Resene Overall Supreme Award.

RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURAL EXCELLENCE: For the innovative use of timber, resulting in a distinctive visual impact on a residential building, either stand-alone or multi-unit/multi-storey project.

COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURAL EXCELLENCE: For the innovative use of timber resulting in a distinctive visual impact on a commercial, industrial, or public building environment.

ENGINEERING INNOVATION: For the innovative use of engineered timber, resulting in a distinctive technical/structural impact on a residential, commercial, industrial or public building environment.

EXCELLENCE IN ENGINEERED WOOD PRODUCTS: For the innovative use of Engineered Wood Products (EWP), resulting in a distinctive impact of the EWP properties and/or aesthetics on a residential, commercial, industrial or public building environment.

MULTI-STOREY TIMBER BUILDING AWARD (NEW): At least 3 floors where the predominant structural material is wood or a wood-based product. These floors may be built upon one or more floors of new or pre-existing buildings constructed from other materials.

INTERIOR INNOVATION: For innovative use of wood or a wood panel product as a signature feature, in a predominantly wood building, adding ambience, flair and practicality.

EXTERIOR INNOVATION & INFRASTRUCTURE: For any wood or wood panel product that forms the exterior of or is an exterior structure, be it residential or non-residential which highlights the versatility and flexibility of wood while enhancing the structure’s aesthetic.

NZ SPECIALTY TIMBER AWARD: The use of specialty timber in a manner that best highlights its unique characteristics. This category is open to entries from across the spectrum of NZ grown timber usage from furniture to buildings, facilities to objets d’art.

WOOD & FIBRE CREATIVITY AWARD (REVISED): Original and innovative uses of wood fibre (solid wood, manufactured products) in unusual or unexpected applications which make great use of the fibre properties, e.g. tiny house design gems, chemical or process innovations.

INNOVATION OF STUDENT DESIGN AWARD: (Open to all universities) The best three designs selected from each University will be chosen from submitted work presented in their courses. The two finalist students will receive all expenses paid to make short presentations at the Gala Dinner Awards in Auckland. FREE for students to enter.

KEY DATES TO MARK (check for date changes)

Stage One Entries open: 1 March 2018

Stage One Entries close: 30 April 2018

Stage One Judging announced: 21 May 2018

Stage Two Entries: 8 June (confirmation that finalists will partake in Stage Two)

Close Stage Two Entries: 20 July 2018

Stage Two Judging: 7 August 2018

Winners announced at the "Gala Awards Dinner" at the Grand Millennium Hotel Auckland – 20th September 2018

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