Events & Competitions

September 8, 2012

2012 Unbuilt Architecture Awards

Cavalier Bremworth and the Auckland Architecture Association are now inviting entries for the 21st Unbuilt Architecture Awards. This year the awards offer a $16,000 prize pool including $5000 for the Open category winners and $3000 for the Student winner. But to succeed, you’ll need to impress judges Tim Greer, Jack McKinney and Bill McKay. Don’t miss this opportunity to build your reputation and profile.

Winners will be announced and presented with their awards at the Awards function to be held at 7.00pm on Thursday 15 November 2012 at the St Paul St Gallery. This will follow a lecture from guest judge Tim Greer in an AUT lecture theatre opposite the gallery.

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There are three categories in the awards this year:

Student Section
$3,000 for winner + Trophy
$1,000 for runner up
Registration closes Tuesday 6 November – EXTENDED to midday 12 November

Open Conceptual
$5,000 for winner + Trophy
$1,000 for runner up
Online submissions for pre-judging closes Tuesday 23 October

Open Work-in-Progress
$5,000 for winner + Trophy
$1,000 for runner up
Online submissions for pre-judging closes Tuesday 23 October

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Our 2012 Judges this year are:

Tim Greer

Tim Greer is a director of noted Sydney architecture practice Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.

Recent multi-award winning projects under Tim’s directorship include Carriageworks at Eveleigh: Contemporary Performing Arts Centre; Scots Church Redevelopment Apartment Building known as ‘Portico’; The Paddington Reservoir Gardens and The Glasshouse Arts Conference and Entertainment Centre.

Jack McKinney

Jack McKinney is a founding partner of McKinney + Windeatt Architects, established in 2002.

This award winning practice is focused on quality and innovative design. Their work comprises of bespoke residential projects and the adaptive re-use and regeneration of dilapidated commercial buildings.

Bill McKay

Bill McKay is an Associate Head of the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland.He writes extensively on New Zealand architecture in books, journals and magazines and has won awards for his work, especially for his commentary and criticism over the last decade in Architecture New Zealand.

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