by Office D.SHARP

A comprehensive list of significant national and state architecture and interior design awards programs throughout the year. Each awards program is categorised by the month that entries open.

January

Think Brick Awards | thinkbrick.com.au | Entries open in January and close in March. Winners are announced in November. Entries are free (to be confirmed).

February

IDEA Awards | idea-awards.com.au | Early bird entries open late February, and close in mid-June. The winners are announced in November. The entry cost starts at $260 for early birds, $350 for standard entries and $250 per subsequent entry.

Good Design Awards | good-design.org | Entries open in February and close in May. Winners are announced in October. The entry fee starts at $405 for early bird entries, then increases to $450 for standard entries. Winners are expected to pay for a winners package, which ranges in cost from $450 for sole-practitioners, $950 for 2-4 employees, $1950 for 5-19 employees, $2950 for 20-99 employees at $3950 for 100+ employee firms.

March

Inside Out Home Of The Year Awards | Entries open in March and close in June. Winners are announced in August and feature in the August issue of Inside Out magazine. This awards program is free to enter. Contact [email protected] for an entry kit.

Belle Interior Design Awards | Entries open in March and close in June. This awards program is free to enter. Contact [email protected] for an entry kit.

April

The Design Files Awards | tdfdesignawards.com | Early-bird entries open at the end of April. Entries close early June and winners are announced in October. The entry cost is $70.

May

Australian Timber Design Awards | timberdesignawards.com.au | Entries open in May and close at the end of July. Winners are announced in November Entry fees are $250 for a single project, $350 for two projects and $450 for 3 projects.

June

Eat Drink Design Awards | eat-drink-design.com | Entries open in June and close in July. Awards and commendations are announced in November, and published in Artichoke magazine. The first category entry fee is $250, with subsequent category entries charged at $200 each.

Sustainability Awards | sustainablebuildingawards.com.au | Entries open in June and close and the end of July. The shortlist is revealed in September and winners are announced in November. The entry fee is TBD.

July

ArchiTeam Awards | architeam.com.au | Entries open in July and close in October. The entry fee is free for the first entry and $100 for subsequent entries. This awards program is only open to ArchiTeam member practices with 10 or fewer full-time staff (or equivalent).