Sydney’s International House wins Grand Prix at Australian Timber Design Awards

Architecture and Design
November 20, 2017
Category: Wood, Paper & Green Building
Region: International

International House, Australia’s first engineered timber multi-storeyed office building located in Sydney’s Barangaroo, is the winner of the Grand Prix Award at the 2017 Australian Timber Design Awards, held recently in Melbourne. Wood Solutions was the Platinum sponsor of the event. Designed by Tzannes Architects and developed by Lendlease, International House Sydney is a multi-storeyed building constructed from engineered timber products, cross laminated timber and glue laminated timber (glulam). Principal architect Alec Tzannes explains that the architecture of International House Sydney reflects a new form of beauty; beyond shape and surface, it is deep design renewing architecture’s role to serve the greater social purpose of lowering carbon emissions.

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