We celebrated the Building Designer Association of Western Australia (BDAWA) on Saturday 18th June, with plenty of glitz and glamour.
An annual event, the BDAWA awards, is the culmination of the best of hundreds of thousands of projects from the past 12 months across every construction segment. The top projects are pitted against each with a winner being picked for each of the 21 categories.
James Hardie came on board as the BDAWA platinum sponsor in 2015 and launched the inaugural James Hardie award last year. The idea is to recognise excellent use of the vast pallet of products James Hardie provides as a manufacturer. We invite entries across all segments of the market and judge them on some key criteria including:
- Innovative built form design
- Creative use of James Hardie products
- Clever thought around the colour or finish of the materials
- Sustainability in design
- Attention to the detailing of the products
This year we had 12 entrants for the James Hardie Award in total.
The runners up:
- Neil Salvia Building Design
- Sam Martin Building Design
Roger Joyner from Passivhaus
Roger worked closely with owner David Osbourne to create his dream of a luxury timber framed home in the western suburbs of Perth. David wanted the home to be light and spacious with green attributes which would lead to a sustainable, long life of the building. We think that Roger hit the mark by creating something that blended well with existing style of the Floreat suburb yet delivered an excited, high end aesthetic. The home floods with light and feels spacious throughout, thanks in part to the extra space created by the timber frame construction. A fantastic combination of James Hardie and Scyon products were used to bring interest to the different elevations of the homes façade.
Winner of the James Hardie Award 2016: Floreat House by Roger Joyner, Passivhaus.