Illawarra/South Coast projects in the running for Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Country Division Awards

Three new Illawarra/South Coast homes and a building at the University of Wollongong are competing for honours in this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Country Division Awards. 

The University of Wollongong was successful in gaining funding from the Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund for the iAccelerate Centre. Picture: Tim Shaw

The University of Wollongong was successful in gaining funding from the Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund for the iAccelerate Centre. Picture: Tim Shaw

The awards aim to celebrate the best in architecture from across country NSW. 

The following projects are among the entries: 

*Escarpment House at Thirroul by Takt is competing in the ‘Residential Architecture – Houses (New)’ category.

*Hendry Beach House at Culburra Beach by I Architecture is competing in the ‘Residential Architecture - Houses (New)’ category.

*iAccelerate Centre at North Wollongong by ADM Architects is in the ‘Public and Commercial Architecture’ category.

*The Joint at Thirroul by Joint Modular is in the running in the ‘Residential Architecture – Affordable Housing (under $350,000)’ category.

They are among 31 projects competing in eight categories. Winners will be announced on October 5. 

Winners of the seven categories will be decided by a panel of expert judges from the industry.

A final category will be decided by members of the public who can show their support for a favourite project by voting in the People’s Choice Award before 5pm on September 29.

You can cast your vote for the People’s Choice Award here

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