Viridian’s Vision 2011 Awards Announced

Date: 27.04.2011

The winners of Viridian's Vision Awards 2011 were announced on Friday 15 April at the 2011 National Architecture Conference in Melbourne.

Now in their third year, the Vision Awards are designed to celebrate and promote the energy efficient and innovative use of glass in Australian architecture.

Viridian Marketing Manager Lachlan Austin presented the awards and said the interest from the industry had been overwhelming.

"Glass has long been used for visual effect in residential and commercial projects, but now with the growing range of high-performance glass products available it has also evolved to become a critical component in helping buildings meet increased energy regulations," he said

Four awards were presented to:

  • Residential energy efficient category - HATZ Architects for Paradise Drive residence, VIC.
  • Residential creative use of glass category - Giles Tribe Architects and Urban Planners for Manly residence, NSW.
  • Commercial energy efficient category - Allen Jack+Cottier Architects for Kerrie Murphy Building, The International Grammar School, Ultimo, NSW.
  • Commercial creative use of glass for interiors category - Mury Architects for Giant Steps: Markaling House, Gladesville, NSW.

The winners of all four categories received $5,000 each in prize money, with a total of $20,000 in prize money on offer.

For more information about Viridian Vision awards visit: www.viridianglass.com

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