2023 Partners

Best of the Best & Platinum Carbon Neutral Partner

Autex Acoustics is a global designer and manufacturer of high-performance acoustic solutions. Our creative treatments are designed to reduce and control reverberation and echo in building interiors, creating comfortable, acoustically balanced environments.

We are proud to be carbon neutral in everything we do, and since 2022 we have reduced and balanced all carbon emissions from our entire global business operations and acoustic products to zero. Our sustainability strategy shapes the way we operate as a business and Autex Acoustics is committed to operating in a way that positively impacts our environment, our people, and the next generation.

Adaptive Reuse (Alteration / Addition)

Interface is a global flooring solutions enterprise with an integrated portfolio of carpet tile and resilient flooring products, where everything is third-party certified carbon neutral. With our design approach to flooring systems, we help our customers create high-performance interior spaces that have a positive impact on people’s lives and the planet. Our range includes Interface® carpet tile, LVT and nora® by Interface rubber flooring commercial spaces. Interface is third-party certified as a Carbon Neutral Enterprise. We neutralised our carbon impact across our entire business, including all operations and our full value chain, marking an important milestone toward our objective to become a restorative and carbon negative enterprise by 2040.

Commercial Architecture (Large)

Network Architectural is your trusted partner for innovative facade and ceiling solutions. With a focus on fire safety and compliance, durability, amazing finishes and a wide range of colours, we carefully source our products from globally trusted leading manufacturers that offer aesthetic appeal only limited by your imagination. Network Architectural is the exclusive Australian distributor of Mitsubishi ALPOLIC™, Prodema, Fibreclad, Tonality and Durlum.

Commercial Architecture (Small)

“Verosol products are manufactured with an environmentally responsible outlook”

Verosol is a specialist in the design and manufacturing of functional indoor and outdoor solar shading fabrics and window coverings. Since 1963, Verosol has been manufacturing innovative solar control fabrics and is the Global leader in this space. Inventors of SilverScreen, the process of vacuum bonding reflective metal alloy to fabric for blinds & curtains, Verosol has always been focussed on the environment, sustainability and design freedom for architects and designers.

Editor’s Choice (Social & Community Outcomes)

Sika’s leading technologies service the requirements of Residential and Commercial Building, Mining, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing and Infrastructure development around Australia and the world. Sika is a trusted partner to those needing proven solutions for waterproofing, sealing and bonding, roofing, flooring, tiling, concrete and automotive projects.

Education & Research

WoodSolutions is an industry initiative designed to provide independent, non-proprietary information on timber and wood products to professionals in building design and construction. The WoodSolutions website has more than three thousand pages of information and resources, technical publications, and events.

WoodSolutions is resourced by Forest & Wood Products Australia Ltd (FWPA), a not-for-profit company that provides national research and development and promotional services to the Australian forest and wood products industry.

Emerging Sustainable Architect / Designer

NeXTimber® by Timberlink manufactures Australian made Engineered Wood Products (EWP) and provides mass timber building solutions with Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) panels and Glue Laminated Timber (GLT) members.

Made from renewable Australian plantation pine, NeXTimber CLT panels and GLT members provide the benefits of traditional timber but with the strength to support taller and more complex structures. Production of the NeXTimber range is scheduled begin in 2023.

Green Building Material

ForestOne is Australia’s largest independent distributor of wood panels, timber and decorative surface products. We’re an Australian-owned company with a focus on providing ethically sourced materials that enable architects and designers to ‘Specify Responsibly’. From our beginnings in Australian timber, we’ve grown into a global sourcing business with a mission to supply the best-in-class materials for sustainable design & construction! If you’re a designer, architect or building specifier with carbon net-zero objectives, work with us and see what 140 years of experience combined with a global supply network & a tenacious drive for innovation can do!

Hospitality & Tourism

Bondor Metecno is Australia’s leading manufacturer of insulated sandwich panels. Founded in the 1950s, the group is constantly working on solutions for industrial, commercial and residential building customers across Australia and offers the most comprehensive range of insulated panel roofing and walling products and systems available. Having operated in the industry for 65 years, Bondor takes pride in being an Australian manufacturer.

Interior Design & Gold Partner

GH Commercial is the largest carpet manufacturer and key distributor of hard flooring in Australia. As the Oceanic subsidiary of Mohawk Industries, the world’s largest flooring company, we belong to a global network of leading products, brands and world-class manufacturing. From workspace, retail, hospitality and healthcare to education, public space or multi-residential, our wide portfolio of flooring solutions includes broadloom carpets, carpet tiles, woven axminster, precision dye injected carpet, vinyl, timber, resilient sheet and hybrid flooring. We pride ourselves on offering the largest range of products and excellent service in ensuring the needs and requirements of our clients are met.

A Proudly a Carbon Neutral Climate Active Organisation

Landscape & Urban

At Holcim we are taking responsibility for the impact our products have on the planet, that’s why we have created ECOPact and ECOPactZero. ECOPact is our low carbon concrete backed by a third party environmental product declaration. ECOPact combines the best qualities of conventional concrete while reducing the concretes embodied carbon. ECOPactZero offsets the remaining embodied carbon giving our clients carbon neutral concrete certified by climate active. With these solutions we are building a world that works for people and planet.

Lifetime Achievement

BlueScope is a provider of innovative steel materials, products, systems and technologies, headquartered in Australia with operations spread across North America, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands and throughout Asia.

In Australia we specialise in flat steel products, including slab, hot rolled coil, cold rolled coil, plate and value-added metallic coated and painted steel solutions.  Our key focus is on higher value, branded products for the building and construction industry.

We work closely with our customers to create value and trust, share ideas and bring the benefits of innovative, sustainable products and services to their own businesses and projects.

Multi-Residential Dwelling

With 100 years of Swedish thinking, Electrolux shapes living for the better by reinventing taste, care and wellbeing experiences, making life more enjoyable and sustainable for millions of people.

As a leading global appliance company, we place the consumer at the heart of everything we do. Through our brands, including Electrolux, AEG, Westinghouse Beefeater and Vintec, we sell more than 60 million household and professional products in more than 150 markets every year.

Public Building

Siniat is one of the Etex Group’s flagship commercial brands, and one of the leading global manufacturers of interior and exterior materials for drywall construction. In Australia, Siniat products are manufactured Sydney, Melbourne, Bundaberg and Brisbane. Siniat supplies plasterboard, compounds, cornice, steel profiles and associated products and systems to the Australian building industry through its national distribution network. The company provides a carbon neutral opt-in program, certified by Climate Active, on a wide range of locally made plasterboard and metal products.

Single Dwelling (Alteration)

DECO is a leading Australian manufacturer of aluminium architectural building systems and high-quality speciality finishes, including DecoWood®, the leading timber-look finish for aluminium. Lightweight, durable, non-combustible, and low maintenance, DECO’s products and finishes are suitable for a variety of design applications and specifications.

Single Dwelling (New)

Stormtech has been providing inspiring architectural drainage solutions to architects and designers for the last 30 years. Used in bathrooms, showers, thresholds, paved areas, driveways, pools and pool surrounds, Stormtech grates and drains are known for sleek design, innovation and practicality. Stormtech linear drainage systems are made of high quality 316 stainless steel and are manufactured in Australia; the systems are either Made-to-length, or modular which means they can be cut on-site to different lengths as required, and come in three different standard widths – 38 mm, 65 mm and 100mm. For site specific requirements, custom fabrication is also available. All Stormtech drains connect directly with all standard plumbing fittings and all have Watermark & Gold GreenTag International certifications.

Small Sustainable Practice

Knauf Gypsum Pty Ltd, or simply ‘Knauf’ in Australia. is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of gypsum based building materials. Knauf’s aim is to be the market leader for safe, healthy, and comfortable design of living spaces. With experienced, talented, and diversified people across the region, we deliver the high-quality innovative products required for the construction of safe and comfortable buildings.

Smart Building Ideas

Originating in Australia, Billi has been at the forefront of the instant filtered boiling and chilled water systems industry for over 30 years. Billi products are celebrated for their combination of functionality, performance and contemporary aesthetics. Proudly Australian-made and designed, Billi products have brought a unique concept of underbench instant filtered boiling, chilled and sparkling drinking water to many countries around the globe.

Manufactured in Melbourne, Australia to strict quality standards, Billi water systems come with an assurance of quality, innovation and sustainability. Incorporating cutting edge eco-technology features and modern designs, Billi delivers solutions that keep pace with the ever-changing needs of its users.

The ACA leads the discussion on business and employment matters in Australian architecture – we provide timely advice, information and resources; promote debate and advocate for better business practices and legislative frameworks. Welcome to the conversation.

Voted one of the Top 100 Most Trusted Brands in Australia now more than 3 years running, Global GreenTag International simplifies the selection of sustainable products for the Architecture, Design and Construction sectors.

ACOR Consultants was founded in 1997 to create a group of engineering professionals working together with a truly unique set of personal and professional values, providing specialist consulting services.

From humble beginnings, we are proud to have grown to a nationwide business, underpinned by values that are integral to how we interact with our clients and each other.

Supporting regional architectural practitioners to collectively strengthen the practice of architecture, and to advocate for better understanding of the value and benefits of architecture, within local communities.

Axolotl has pushed the boundaries of design since our inception in 1995 when we pioneered the bonding of semi-precious metal onto any substrate. For more than 25 years we have never rested in our quest to continue to amaze and inspire, expanding our range of surfaces to include glass, concrete, timber, terracotta, terrazzo, solid surface, stone and paint.