Celebrating the Timeless Beauty of Wood
Calling all architects, designers, craftsmen, and wood enthusiasts! There is not long until the highly anticipated Wood Awards 2023 closes its doors. It is time to celebrate the elegance, versatility, and sustainable nature of wood, as we honour the exceptional creations that have pushed the boundaries of design and craftsmanship.
The Wood Awards were established in 1971. They’ve become a prestigious platform that recognises outstanding achievements in the field of timber architecture and design. They celebrate not only the skill and creativity of those who work with this remarkable material but they also highlight the importance of sustainable practices – and the timeless beauty that wood brings to our living spaces.
Whether you have designed an awe-inspiring wooden structure, crafted a bespoke furniture piece, or transformed an interior space with the warmth of wood, the Wood Awards is the platform to showcase your talent and dedication.
As the deadline approaches (23 June), now is the perfect time to submit your remarkable wood projects and compete for recognition in various categories, including Commercial & Leisure, Education & Public Sector, Private, Structural, Bespoke Furniture and the esteemed Gold Award to name a few.
3 reasons why you should enter
1. The Wood Awards provide unparalleled exposure to a global audience. All shortlisted projects gain extensive media coverage, are featured in exhibitions, and benefit from increased professional recognition. By participating, you open doors to new opportunities and collaborations while joining a prestigious network of architects and designers who have made a significant impact in the industry.
2. The Wood Awards emphasise sustainability. In an era when environmental consciousness is paramount, using wood as a primary material is a conscious choice. The Wood Awards celebrates projects that embrace sustainable practices, offering a platform to inspire others to follow suit and prioritise sustainable design.
3. The Wood Awards are a source of inspiration and education for aspiring architects and designers. By showcasing the diverse application of wood, the competition encourages innovation and creativity in the industry. As an entrant, you contribute to a collective knowledge base that inspires the next generation of wood enthusiasts, nurturing a love for this timeless material and its endless possibilities.
Whether you’re an established professional or an emerging talent, the Wood Awards offers a level playing field. Each project is evaluated on its merits.
The judging panel, comprising esteemed architects, designers, and industry experts, will meticulously review each entry to identify the projects that truly embody the spirit of wood and its remarkable qualities.
As the deadline approaches, seize the moment, gather your creativity, and prepare to make your mark on the wood design landscape. Visit the Wood Awards website today to learn more about the submission process, previous winners, and the impact this competition has on the architectural and design community.
So, if you have been working on a timber project that showcases your creativity, craftsmanship, and sustainable design principles, don’t miss the opportunity to enter the Wood Awards 2023. We await your exceptional creations, to celebrate the incredible achievements of those who shape timber into breathtaking structures and objects.
As a not-for-profit competition, the Wood Awards can only happen with collaborative industry sponsorship. Major Sponsors of the Wood Awards 2023 include Carpenters Company, American Hardwood Export Council and Timber Development UK.