2023 Awards

Published: Wednesday 7 December 2022

2023 LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AUSTRALASIA DESIGN AWARDS

 

As a leader in the field of educational facilities, Learning Environments Australasia (LEA) invites you to make submissions for the 2023 Learning Environments Australasia Design Awards.

The core mission of the awards is to celebrate excellent learning spaces where innovative architectural ideas support the education philosophy.

These Awards are open to registered LEA members whose educational projects demonstrate excellence in the planning and design of educational facilities across the Australasia region.

The 2023 LEAD Awards will be presented at the Awards Ceremony Dinner in Christchurch, New Zealand, during the 2023 Learning Environments Australasia Annual Conference: re:Activate, in the following 8 categories:

 

Category 1: An Innovative Education Initiative.

Designed to showcase significant contributions to learning environments by schools, educators, students, designers, community organisations etc. Education Initiatives must have been delivered to students for at least 6 months – that is since 17 August 2022.

 

Category 2: New Construction / Entire New Educational Facility.

This category applies to construction of a new school or educational institution on a new campus. Only a single educational facility on one campus can be entered into this category. If you have more than one facility, you will need to choose which facility you wish to enter or enter two separate entries. Entries that feature more than one facility will not qualify for entry.

Category 3: New Building/s or Facilities - Large 

This category applies to a new building or new buildings in an existing school or campus, value over AUD $8 million. *(please see below.)

Category 4: New Building/s or Facilities - Small

This category applies to a new building or new buildings in an existing school or campus value less than AUD $8 million. *(please see note below.)

Category 5: Modernisation - Large

Renovation/modernisation projects valued over AUD $5 Million.  Projects need to demonstrate extent of work completed. *(please see below.)

Category 6: Modernisation- Small 

Renovation/modernisation projects valued less than AUD $5 Million. Projects need to demonstrate extent of work completed. *(please see below.)

Category 7: Small Project Under AUD $2 Million

A new building or a renovation, must be a learning environment.

Category 8: Landscaping/Outdoor Learning Area

Designed to showcase outdoor learning environments or landscapes targeted at improving educational outcomes. 

 

 

AWARDS TIMELINE

Register and pay for entry:

OPENS:                                                         Friday, 18 November 2022

CLOSES:                                                       5pm Friday, 10 February 2023 (AEST)

 

Entry Submission:

OPENS:                                                         Friday, 18 November 2022

SUBMISSIONS PORTAL CLOSES:         11pm Friday, 17 February 2023 (AEST)

Presentation Ceremony:              7pm Thursday, 18 May 2023 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

 

 

For full details on entering the awards: 2023 LEAD Awards

 

For any questions please contact:

Soraya Ramsey

Awards Co-ordinator

+61 409 276 794

award@a4le.org.au

 

Image: 2022 LEA Awards Overall Winner - Ultimo Public School (NSW) by DesignInc Sydney, Lacoste+Stevenson and bmc2, architects in association with School Infrastructure NSW Photographer: Brett Boardman

 

 

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