The Entries for Category 6 are:

407 Tower House Netting

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria.   Completed: 2014

Client: Philip & Sophia Ross

Team: Áustin Maynard Architects, Maurice Farrugia & Assoc, Tensys – net design & details, Oxley Nets (net) McDonald Marine (ropes), Overend Constructions Pty Ltd

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6425 I Dips Me Lid' (NGV Architectural Commission)

Entrant: John Wardle Architects (Architect / Designer)

Location: National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.   Completed: 15 September 2015

Client: National Gallery of Victoria

Team: Matthew van Kooy, John Bahoric, Electrolight (lighting), 3D Structural Solutions (Shop Drawings), Light Project, Engineering Directions

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The Entries in Category 7 are:

416 Australian Catholic University Artwork & Fall Arrest Netting

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: Fitzroy, Victoria.   Completed: 2015

Client: Australian Catholic University

Team: Amy Watson (Artist), Tensys Engineers, Turner & Townsend Thinc (Proj Man.), Shape Australia, Ronstan

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481 155 Queen Street Mall Façade

Entrant: Tensys Engineers Pty Ltd (Engineer)

Location: 155 Queen St Mall, Brisbane.   Completed: 2015

Client: ISPT Super Property

Team: studio 505 / JWA, Tensys Engineers, Tensys (Façade), UAP Company, Broad Construction

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4772 Tarek Automated Retractable Umbrellas

Entrant: MakMax Australia (Engineer, Fabricator, Installer)

Location: Al Sadd Doho, Qatar.   Completed: February 2016

Client: Taiyo Middle East

Team: Peter Kamols, Robert McDonald, Mike Lester MakMax Australia, MakMax Australia

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7245 Snow Globe Xmas Pavilion

Entrant: Aurecon (Engineer)

Location: IFC Shopping Mall, Hong Kong.   Completed: November 2014

Client: Elite Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong

Team: Elenberg Fraser, Aurecon, Eliye Showcase Ltd, Hong Kong

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The Entry in Category 8 is:

8128 Jakarta ETFE Canopy

Entrant: Fabritecture (Designer and Installer)

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia.   Completed: June 2015

Client: Leightons Asia

Team: Denton Corker Marshall, Maffeis Engineering, Fabritecture, Seele Covertex

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Here is a more complete article on Frei Otto's legacy and influence on our own association. We will ask if we have progressed significantly and importantly it will be a great opportunity to look forward to our future design challenges and structures.


It will be a two day event with an informal pre-conference dinner TBC.

The held over Design Awards will be a major feature of the Conference Dinner
Rules and categories for 2016 can be seen HEREEntries closed August 12th 2016

Entry Fees $150 members, $200 non-members per project.

Download the Entry Forms for Projects (PDF File) (opens in a new window) or in MSWord Format ("downloads" - preferred for submitting). Note that following the Awards, the entries are converted into "articles" which can be found under the "Projects" page of our website under various categories. You can get an idea of the format of the entry informations from these articles.

In 2016 there is also a new type of Award for a Personal Lifetime Achievement Award - see separate article. Note that there is a new "International Category" that might interest non-LSAA members.