• Fabritecture Wins Excellence Awards at IFAI and LSAA

    9 October 2011

    Fabritecture is honoured to be recognized at the Design Awards for the Lightweight Structure Association of Australia (LSAA) as well as the 2011 International Achievement Award (IAA), for design excellence in specialty fabrics applications, winning a total of three excellence awards. 

    Fabritecture received two IFAI International Achievement Awards of Excellence for its Eagle Street Pier and Soul, Surfers Paradise projects.

    The projects were recognized in the competition’s Tensile Structures, under 600 Square Meters and Free‐Standing Structures, more than 112 Square Meters categories. 

    The awards ceremony took place at the IFAI Expo Americas 2011 at the Baltimore Convention Centre in Baltimore, Md, USA on 25 October, 2011.

    Fabritecture was also recognised by the LSAA Design Awards for Excellence for the ITE College (West) project in Singapore under the category of Large Structures. The company’s two Directors were present for the awards ceremony held at the Novotel Hotel in Sydney and proudly collected the accolade. 

    The annual IFAI Expo Americas is the largest specialty fabrics trade show in the Americas and for more than six decades, IAA has recognized excellence in design and innovation, highlighting truly spectacular work in the specialty fabrics industry. 

    In all, IFAI received 385 entries from 16 countries. Entries were judged by industry experts, editors, architects, educators and design professionals, who were selected for their knowledge in a particular field of study or product area. Winners were selected based on complexity, design, workmanship, uniqueness and function. 

    The Lightweight Structures Association is a Not for Profit, autonomous, inter‐disciplinary group of interested parties involved in the field of lightweight structures with the basic aim of promoting the proper application of lightweight structures, their design, fabrication, construction and materials, and the development of these and other aspects particular to lightweight structures. There were 26 entries in the 7 categories. 


    Information of each of the winning projects can be found online at www.fabritecture.com.


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