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Tapestry Design Prize for Architects

TAPESTRY DESIGN PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTS 2021.

The $10,000 Tapestry Design Prize for Architects is a unique international award that encourages innovation and visionary thinking by challenging architects to design contemporary tapestries.

The site for the 2021 design challenge is the multi-award winning Phoenix Central Park designed by John Wardle Architects and Durbach Block Jaggers.

Entries are now open and close Monday 7 June 2021 5 PM AEST. Visit our dedicated TDPA website to find out more and enter!

Previous Tapestry Design Prize for Architects sites include; the Pharos Wing, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart (MONA) (2018); National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2016) and the Australian Pavilion in the Giardini, Venice (2015). First prize winners include Pop Architecture + Hotham Street Ladies (2018), Justin Hill (2016), John Wardle Architects (2015) and Kristin Green Architects + Michelle Hamer (2015). Two Tapestry Design Prize for Architects winners have been woven by the Australian Tapestry Workshop. ‘Perspectives on a Flat Surface’ designed by John Wardle Architects was commissioned by Judith Neilson AM in 2016. Justin Hill’s design ‘22 Temenggong Road, Twilight’ was woven in 2018.

The TDPA 2021 is generously supported by Metal Manufactures Limited, Architecture Media, Creative Victoria and the City of Port Phillip.

Pop Architecture + Hotham Street Ladies 'Chaos and Fertility'. Winner 2018 TDPA.

2018 PRIZE

WINNER: Pop Architecture and Hotham Street Ladies - 'Chaos and Fertility'

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’22 Temenggong Road, Twilight’ 2018, designed by Justin Hill, woven by Karlie Hawking, Sue Batten, Chris Cochius, Pamela Joyce, Leith Maguire, Sophie Morris & Cheryl Thornton, wool and cotton, 2.35 x 3.54m.

2016 TAPESTRY DESIGN PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTS

WINNER: Justin Hill - '22 Temenggong Road, Twilight'

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2015 TAPESTRY DESIGN PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTS

JOINT WINNER'S: John Wardle Architects & KGA Architecture (Kristin Green) & Michelle Hamer

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