NZIA Graphisoft Student Design Awards
The NZIA Graphisoft Award acknowledges and showcases design excellence in students of architecture.
The NZIA Graphisoft Student Design Award Programme acknowledges
design excellance for students of architecture in all years
The New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) has sponsored
the annuall 5th year Student Design Awards programme for more than
ten years, the last six of them in partnership with
Awards and prizes are also given to Students in Years
1-4 of their architectural studies at each School
of Architecture in New Zealand
The top student at each school in years 1-4 receives a prize of
$1,000.00. In addition there are three other prizes of $500.00 for
each school in each of these years. These prizes are presented at
the Universities' own prizegiving ceremonies.
Award for the top Student of architecture in New Zealand
- at 5th Year
This competition brings together the top
four projects from each of New Zealand's three schools
of architecture. This award is given to the top project
across New Zealand.
Four projects are selected from each of the three schools of
architecture: University of Auckland, UNITEC - Department of
Architecture , and Victoria University of Wellington. Selection is
based on a design project undertaken by all students of
architecture in their final year of study.
Each of the twelve finalists presents their project to a
panel of Judges who then assess each project and determine the top
student of architecture in New Zealand, who receives a
$5,000.00 prize. Two Highly Commended Prizes are also
awarded. All three students are invited to Australia to meet
with Australian Architects and view their work.
The NZIA Student Design Awards are proudly sponsored by
Graphisoft New Zealand.
of the 2013 NZIA Graphisoft 5th Year Student Design Awards
The Herald reported on the SDA Awards here
of the 2012 NZIA Graphisoft 5th Year Student Design Awards