Why Enter the Awards

There are many benefits and privileges offered to participants and winners of the Australian Timber Design Awards.

Free Publicity

The Awards competition provides extensive and intense publicity to award winning designs.

Press Access

Our media channels feature Award winners in numerous online and press publications.

Award Trophy

Awards winners can proudly display their exclusive award trophies and design excellence.

Prestige & Recognition

Winning an Award is a great achievement that brings national prestige and recognition.

Annual Result Magazine

Award winning designs feature in our e-Magazine to showcases all entries to a wider public.

Project Assessment

Awards participants get access to judges' expertise through commentary about winning projects.

What the Awards are About

The Australian Timber Design Awards competition is open to build environment professionals and students who want to showcase their built design and/or building projects in residential and/or public or commercial buildings that feature timber structures or finishes.

The aim of the Awards is to develop a timber design ethos through the encouragement and showcasing of superlative timber design in a variety of applications.

Timber is one product among many that designers can choose from. It is a beautiful, strong and environmentally friendly material. The Awards champion the consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation.


Australian Timber Design Awards and Competition aims to act as a platform; to bring together architects, designers, builders, engineers, students, businesses and the press to encourage truly sustainable timber design.

Australian Timber Design Award Winner 2021
Ivana Simkovic Design Director / Nicholas Boey Structural Engineer 


Our 2020 Awards Winners !

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Please refer to Winners Gallery page for more information on winning projects and image credits.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep in touch with our Awards by subscribing to our news mailouts to receive updates and happenings in the Competition, as well as, personal invitations to free educational workshops and/or timber industry insights on timber design trends and technologies. All contact information will be kept confidential as per the Information Privacy Act 2009.