2022 Partners

Best Of The Best

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

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.

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)

Big Ass Fans delivers comfort you can rely on. Bring cost-effective and energy-efficient comfort to any space with a comprehensive suite of overhead and directional fans that transforms how you work and live.

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

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.

Emerging Sustainable Architect/Designer

At Kaolin we are passionate about being at the forefront of what is happening in the global tile market. Our state-of-the-art manufacturing plant allows us to control the ethically-sourced raw materials, and recycling, we offset emissions by maintaining 11000 ha of forest around our factory. Our family-owned business has crafted and enhanced porcelain tile-making to unprecedented levels, our precious stone tile look is so authentic that people think it’s natural stone. It’s better! Because it’s sustainable.

Kaolin is the first company offering its complete range of 750+ tiles as an affordable choice in Green Certified products.

Green Building Material and/or Product

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!

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.

Multiple 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 Buildings

Siniat was formerly known as Knauf Australia. Knauf’s plasterboard and metal business in Australia was purchased by the Etex Group early in 2021 and all products and services have been rebranded to Siniat, one of Etex’s flagship commercial brands. Apart from the brand change, nothing else has changed – same people and same products. Siniat is one of the leading global manufacturers of interior and exterior materials for drywall construction. Siniat remains committed to continuing and improving the sustainability goals and offering of the business.

Single Dwelling – Alteration/Addition

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.

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.

Smart Building Ideas

“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.

The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) is the peak body of key organisations committed to a sustainable built environment in Australia. ASBEC provides a forum for diverse groups involved in the built environment to gather, find common ground and intelligently discuss contentious issues as well as advocate their own sustainability products, policies and initiatives.

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organization. For over 35 years, AWID has been a part of an incredible ecosystem of feminist movements working to achieve gender justice and women’s human rights worldwide.

Building Designers Association of Australia is the only Building Designers national body to represent its members across both State and Federal Planning, as well as in Industry Policy.

GECA helps people and organisations to make, buy and do better for people and planet. Providing procurement professionals and consumers with the resource to find products that are a better environmental, social and healthier choice.

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.

With a digital focus, TNA develop strategic communication campaigns which integrate public relations with advertising, social media, events, content creation and online strategies in order to achieve brand awareness and real commercial results in an ever-changing media landscape.

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.

Trophy Partner
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.