Voting for Australia’s favourite house begins on World Architecture Day

The Australian Institute of Architects will open voting for its annual People’s Choice Award on Monday 1 October, World Architecture Day.

Part of 2018’s National Architecture Awards program, the People’s Choice Award gives members of the public the opportunity to select their favourite house from the 15 residential projects on the national jury’s shortlist.

The shortlisted houses, chosen from 41 projects that received awards at state and territory architecture awards, represent the best new builds and alterations and additions from around the country.

Last year’s winner was Tent House by Sparks Architects.

Voting is open until Friday 28 October. The winning project will be revealed at the National Architecture Awards ceremony on Thursday 1 November in Melbourne.

Voters have the opportunity to explain in 25 words or less why their chosen house is their favourite, and will have a chance to win prizes from the Institute’s corporates sponsors.

For further information on how to vote in the 2018 People’s Choice Award, head here.

2018 People’s Choice Award shortlist

Bruny Island HideawayMaguire and Devine Architects

Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture.

Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture.

Image: Michael Nicholson

Cabbage Tree House – Peter Stutchbury Architecture

Carpenter-Hall House – Russell Hall Architects

Coastal Garden House – Neeson Murcutt Architects

Compound HouseMarch Studio

Gibbon StreetCavill Architects

House on the Coast – Sean Godsell Architects

King BillAustin Maynard Architects

Laneway House by Jon Jacka Architects.

Laneway House by Jon Jacka Architects.

Image: Jon Jacka

Laneway House – Jon Jacka Architects

Mawhera ExtensionPreston Lane

Orange Ave – Vittino Ashe

Park House – Kerstin Thompson Architects

PR HouseArchitects Ink

Stradbroke House – Tim Bennetton Architects in association with Gabriel Poole

Towers Road House – Wood Marsh Architecture

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