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State Australian Steel Design Awards winners announced

THE WINNERS of the Australian Steel Design Awards for Victoria and Tasmania were announced on 25 July 2008 at the Crown Palladium.
The awards aim at highlighting the standard of design and execution achievable with the aesthetics of steel and the Australian industry’s capabilities and efficiencies. The state awards were presented in seven categories.
The Steel Fabricators Award was won by Structural Challenge for their entry on the new Nigel Peck Centre for Learning, while the PlanIT Design Group got the Steel Detailers Award for their Melbourne Convention Centre redevelopment.
The Architectural Steel Design Award for a Large Project went to Cox Architects & Planners’ entry on the National Institute of Circus Arts building, while the Small Project category was won by Studio D’Ambrosio for their Under the Moonlight House at Mount Hotham.
The Structural Engineering Steel Design award was given to the Connell Wagner submission for Stage Two of the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre.
The Metal Building Product Design Award was won by Suters Prior Cheney Architect’s Boroondara Sports Complex.
The awards are part of the first-ever national steel awards program held by the Australian Steel Institute (ASI). Results of the national program will be announced in September.