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NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2014 Stage 1 Finalists

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NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards 2014

Stage One Finalists Announced!

14th January 2014

NZ Wood are pleased to announce the finalists of the 2014 NZ Wood Resene Timber Design Awards!

As these awards are New Zealand's only Timber Design Awards, there was a great response to enter the Awards again for 2014. 35 projects have been selected for Stage One Finalists. These have gone through to Stage Two judging, which will then select the Highly Commended and Winners of each category. These winners will be announced at a prestigious Presentation Awards Evening on March 18th at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor - Wellington.

Tickets for the 2014 NZ Wood Resene Presentation Event will be available soon!

The caliber of entries this year were of a high standard.  The innovation and versatility of designs constructed in wood demonstrate the quality, resilience, acoustics, structural strength and sustainability that wood offers.

NZ Wood would like to thank our Sponsors of this year's Timber Design Awards; Resene as our major Sponsor. Category Sponsors are: Lumberworx, Hunterbond, Nelson Pine Industries, Timberlab Solutions Ltd, Carter Holt Harvey, NZ Timber Design Society, MiTek, NZ Farm Forestry Association, LONZA and Ministry of Primary Industries.  Without the support of these Sponsors the awards would not be possible.

Our Judging panel this year are:

• Daniel Scheibmair - President of NZ Timber Design Society.
• David Sheppard - President of NZ Institute of Architecture.
• Duncan Joiner - Chief Architect at the Department of Building and Housing.

We would like to thank the Judges for taking time out of their busy schedules to Judge these awards.

Also thanks to those of you who helped promote this event. Promotion and online entries encouraged a great response again this year.

Details of the finalists and their projects can be found here:  NZ Wood Stage One Finalists

ENDS

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