The Lightweight Structures Association of Australasia (LSAA) Design Awards are for completed projects since the date of the previous Awards (May 2022) and will considered in the following categories (modified for the 2024 Awards):
- SMALL STRUCTURES and SHADECLOTH APPLICATIONS
Domestic, Project area < 250m2
- MEDIUM STRUCTURES and SHADECLOTH APPLICATIONS
Project area between 250m2 and 1,000m2
- LARGE STRUCTURES
Project area exceeds 1,000sqm. Examples Large Atriums, Stadia Roofs
- GLAZING AND VERTICAL FACADES
Large span glazing walls or roofs, other forms of lightweight facades (cablenets etc) to control interior environments.
- SPECIAL APPLICATIONS AND INNOVATIONS
Includes applications of lightweight structures used in an interior environment, manufactured as a product, and can be either temporary, demountable, relocatable or permanent structures. (Interior structures, large awnings, shelter structures, are some examples). Applications using new technology and sustainability principles. Innovations in the teaching of collaborative design.
- INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS
Any lightweight structure may be submitted that satisfies the Entry Conditions. International Projects probably would be judged in one of the five Categories above.