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Image 2015 National BDA Design Awards and JVP Awards - Entries Now Open

Key Dates:

  • JVP Awards - Entries still Open : closing soon!
  • 29 October 2015 – Awards Announced at Gala Presentation Ceremony

Click the image above to access the new, simple online entry system. After you have completed the quick registration process you will be able to access all the information on this year’s program.

CLICK HERE to access the full list of categories, including details of exciting new awards for 2015.

BDA Blogs


2014 National Building Design Awards

Overall Winner - Forest Lodge Eco House

For a full list of all the 2014 Winners and to view the turning page copy of the latest WINNING DESIGN magazine CLICK HERE

All Joint Venture Partner Award Winners are listed on the Industry Partners page CLICK HERE

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Who is the BDA?

Building Designers Australia (BDA) is one of the leading Building Designer Associations in Australia. BDA and its predecessors have assisted designers and industry across Australia for more than 50 years. We are recognised as a proactive leader on issues affecting the built environment and the building industry.

NSW Chartered Member, Richard Sinclair, talks with Melanie Alexander of Home Improvement Pages about the BDA; please view the short video at right.



TAFE Ambassador - Susan Jarrett.

An Accredited Member of Building Designers Australia and a HIA Greensmart Professional, Susan talks about her mature age change of career and her path to becoming a Building Designer; please view the video.


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Image 2014 Winning Design Magazine hard copies available from the BDA Office in Newcastle.