BDAV announces winners of 2018 Building Design Awards


The Building Designers Association Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation for building design professionals in Victoria, and have just announced this year’s winners for the BDAV Awards.

The awards celebrate the building design industry, from design process to site analysis, schematic design and design development, and recognise the excellence and achievements in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional building design. 

See some of the winning entrants below, and head to BDAV for all the results.

Main Image: No Two The Same, Richmond

  • Building Design of the Year 2018
  • Multi Residential Design
  • Past Presidents' Award for Best Response to a Design Brief
  • Excellence in Use of Timber

Designer: Melbourne Design Studios
Builder: H Daniel Constructions

Residential Design: New House $300K-600K construction cost

Merricks Beach House, Merricks Beach
Designer: Design Unity Pty Ltd
Builder: Owner/Builder


Residential Design: New House - $600K-$1M construction cost

Martha’s Peak, Mt Martha
Designer: Arki Design Studio
Builder: Owner/Builder

Residential Design: New Project - over $1M construction cost

SSO Project, Ivanhoe
Designer: Tina Lindner Building Design
Builder: Hamilton Marino


Image: Amorfo

Residential Alterations/Additions: $500K-$1M construction cost, Residential Heritage Design

Courtyard House, Armadale
Designer: EME Design
Builder: Adam Wood Group


Image: Hstudios

Residential Alterations/Additions: over $1M construction cost

Neill Street, Soldiers Hill
Designer: Project Now
Builders: Miles & Co

Best Energy Efficient Design-Residential, Best Environmentally Sustainable Design-Residential

CORE 9, Cape Paterson
Designer: Beaumont Concepts
Builder: TS Constructions


Residential Restoration, Residential Heritage Design

Werai, Malvern East
Designer: Peter Jackson Design
Builder: Canonbury Fine Homes, Marino Construction Management


Residential Alterations/Additions: $250K-500K construction cost, Residential Interior Design, Most Innovative Kitchen Design

Chaddesley Avenue, St Kilda East
Designer: Luke Fry
Builder: Oxley Constructions


Image: Amorfo

People’s Choice Award

Mitchell Street Project, Mornington
Designer: Little Brick Studio
Builder: Foundation Builders

Most Innovative Bathroom Design

Switchback Residence, Hazelwood
Designer: Design Unity Pty Ltd
Builder: Owner/Builder

Excellence in Use of Glass

Morrell Street, Mornington
Designer: Vibe Design Group
Builder: Icon Synergy


Excellence in Use of Concrete

Wildcoast, Portsea
Designer: Rachcoff Vella Architecture
Builder: Layton Builders

Excellence in Use of Recycled Materials

Clipper Quay, Safety Beach
Designer: Quin Wyatt Building Designers
Builder: Owner/Builder