NOOSA building planner Gerard Smith has won the Building Designers Association of Australia design award with a home he made for a companion.

Mr Smith, of Gerard Smith Design, was uncovered as the champ not long ago. It’s the third time Mr Smith has won the national honor.

“We were sufficiently lucky to win this honor. It was absolutely surprising,” he said.

“Many individuals work hard to win this honor all through their professional life so to win this honor for the third time is overpowering. I am amazingly thankful.”

The triumphant home, the Air Residence, was planned by Mr Smith for a companion and his young family.

The brief was to make an agreeable family home, which would exploit the rural beachside piece while augmenting the breathtaking sea and Great Dividing Range sees.


Gerard Smith’s outline the Air Residence won the national plan greatness grant.

“They needed an elegant contemporary home, something one of a kind, and it’s in a wonderful piece of the world on the south shoreline of Wollongong,” Mr Smith said.

“It’s a home that has gotten individuals’ consideration, fortunately emphatically.

“I moved toward the procedure as I would with any customer. We begin off being architect and customer and wind up being better than average companions which is a pleasant perspective to the activity.

“I generally guarantee right off the bat that the greater part of my customer’s prerequisites are fulfilled and afterward join these into a format with viewpoints and other plan nuances that were not considered for a home outline that ideally far surpasses their desires.

“What’s more, truly, we’re still okay companions.”

Mr Smith said the Air Residence fuses ecological supportability with characteristic light entering profound into the home, normal warm mass warming, cross-stream ventilation and sun based vitality age.

The Association judges search for plans that have an adjust of innovativeness and cunning item use inside proposed spending plans when settling on the victor.

Gerard Smith Design additionally gathered honors in the best new home 251-350sqm and over $2000 per sqm classifications.

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