The Sustainability Awards is Australia’s longest-running and most prestigious awards program dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating excellence in sustainable design and architecture.

Entries are now open for the 2021 Sustainability Awards.

Categories

The Sustainability Awards is Australia’s longest-running and most prestigious awards program dedicated to acknowledging and celebrating excellence in sustainable design and architecture.

People

Emerging Sustainable Architect / Designer

Open to architects / designers in their first five years of their career and recognises an outstanding achievement or development in the field of sustainable and / or environmental architecture planning or design across any of the building categories.

Lifetime Achievement

A person who has over their career, shown exemplary efforts in advancing the progression of the sustainable built environment in Australia.

Women in Sustainability

Presented to a woman who has made a significant contribution to the built environment sustainability in Australia over the past 5 years.

Projects

Commercial Architecture (Large)

A Class 5, 6, 7 or 8 building used for professional and / or commercial purposes of over 500sqm in floor size.

Commercial Architecture (Small)

A Class 5, 6, 7 or 8 building used for professional and / or commercial purposes of under or equal to 500sqm in floor size.

Education & Research

A child care centre, preschool, primary, secondary or tertiary educational facility or a facility where an educational institution is a partner.

Multi-Residential Dwelling

The design of a new townhouse, duplex or residential complex that contains multiple residential dwellings. Projects nominated under this category are classifiable as Class 2 or Class 3 buildings.

Single Dwelling (New)

The design and construction of a single-residential building to which a Class 1a Building category.

Single Dwelling (Alteration)

Extensions and/or alterations to at least 50 percent of a Class 1a building.

Adaptive Reuse (Alteration / Addition)

Recognises the adaptive reuse of a building (heritage and/or new) that has minimal impact on the historical significance of the building and its setting, while also pursuing a design that is sympathetic to the building in order to give it a new purpose.

Public, Urban & Landscape

A building or facility or artwork which primarily services, or is used by the public except educational facilities.

Innovation

Green Building Material

A building product that is renewable, environmentally responsible and where the impact is considered over the entire lifetime of the product.

Smart Building Ideas

A building that uses smart design or a range of automated processes to automatically control the building’s operations in order to help improve asset reliability, performance, and energy use.

Best of the Best

Selected from among all the category winners on the basis of both sustainable outcomes and aesthetics and/or innovative design principles.

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About Sustainability Digital Summit

After 14 years, the oldest and biggest sustainable built environment educational event in the country, Sustainability Live, has evolved to become Australia’s pinnacle of sustainable designs, ideas and innovation-now known as the Sustainability Digital Summit.

Earn 5 Formal CPD points endorsed by the AIA, hear from 30+ sustainability and industry leaders, and discover over 12 exciting activities hosted by our official Partners. Find out more about the newest sustainable products, and engage with the individuals and teams designing them.

Our hybrid format allows you to attend the Summit at the Shangri-La or  join from the ease and comfort of your own home or office. Attend, watch on day, and catch up on demand.

Sustainability Live Keynote

8:15AM - 8:45AM

Morning Tea Break

9:45AM - 10:15AM

Lunch Break

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Afternoon Tea Break

9:45AM - 10:15AM

Closing Address

3:30PM - 3:45PM

Speakers

Aidan Mullan

Aidan Mullan

Interface

Barry Waddilove

Barry Waddilove

Electrolux

Belqis Youssofzay

Belqis Youssofzay

Youssofzay and Hart

Branko Miletic

Branko Miletic

Architecture & Design

Craig Penton

Craig Penton

Alspec

Dr. Kate Ringvall

Dr. Kate Ringvall

Ringvall Circular Consulting

Dr. Shamila Haddad

Dr. Shamila Haddad

School of Built Environment, UNSW

Hemant Chaudhary

Hemant Chaudhary

Circular Economy Alliance Australia (CEAA)

Itay Shimony

Itay Shimony

Cosentino Oceania

James Fitzpatrick

James Fitzpatrick

fitzpatrick+partners

Kathryn Walker

Kathryn Walker

Knauf (Siniat)

Laureate Profesor Veena Sahajwalla

Laureate Profesor Veena Sahajwalla

Centre for Sustainable Materials Research & Technology

Meron Tierney

Meron Tierney

John Wardle Architects

Peter Hogg

Peter Hogg

Melbourne Polytechnic

Philippa (Pip) Stone

Philippa (Pip) Stone

BlueScope

Rebecca Steffanoni

Rebecca Steffanoni

Big Ass Fans

Sara Wilkinson

Sara Wilkinson

School of Built Environment, UTS

Stuart Khan

Stuart Khan

School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UNSW

Tony Zlatar

Tony Zlatar

ASP Floors

Yaara Plaves

Yaara Plaves

Hames Sharley

More Speakers To Be Announced

2021 Jury

They’re leaders in their respective fields. They’re from universities, industry associations and architecture firms, and they know what sustainable buildings look like. They are world-class industry experts and world-class judges, and will ensure that only the country’s most pioneering green projects have made the final cut.

2021 Ambassadors

Sustainability Awards News

Partners

We’re partnering with like-minded brands who share our vision for change. Together we’re supporting the ongoing progress of the green building movement in our great nation.

Category Partners

Strategic Partners

Event Partner

Trophy Partner

Media Partners

Sponsor

Our sponsorship packages are designed to elevate sponsors as the leading solution provider within their sponsored category, allowing their brand to be associated with award-winning architectural projects and leading professionals across the Architecture and Design building and architecture network. Sponsors also have exclusive access to networking opportunities at the Awards dinner.

For more sponsorship information please download the information pack here.

For all sponsorship enquiries contact Adrian at adrian.wilson@architectureanddesign.com.au

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