The winners of the 2020 National Architecture Awards

Congratulations to all of the award winners in the 2020 AIA National Architecture Awards which was announced during a live-streamed event last Friday.

This year the awards celebrated projects of all types that “go above and beyond” and enliven their surroundings. A total of 44 projects were recognized, 25 receiving national awards and 19 given commendations.


We are sharing some of our favourite projects featuring timber below, but you can check out the full list of award winners here.


National Award for Small Project Architecture: In Absence by Edition Office and Yhonnie Scarce. Image: Benjamin Hosking

Joint winner of the Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage: Bozen’s Cottage by Taylor and Hinds Architects. Image: Adam Gibson

The David Oppenheim Award for Sustainable Architecture: Marrickville Library by BVN. Image: Tom Roe

National Commendation for Residential Architecture - Multiple Housing: Salisbury Townhouses – NTF Architecture. Image: Dave Kulesza

National Commendation for Sustainable Architecture: Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre by Iredale Pederson Hook Architects with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio. Image: Peter Bennetts