There’s no denying the importance of commending design excellence, of recognising architectural brilliance throughout our country.

Again and again, the Australian Interior Design Awards provides an enriching platform for architects and designers to share these triumphs.

So it is with immense excitement that we announce our sponsorship of the 2019 AIDA Public Design Award.

We join a strong list of corporate sponsors committed to supporting the Awards, the projects submitted, and the incredible teams who created them.

The Public Design Award celebrates communal spaces that are redefining the public sphere, how users are interacting with these spaces, as well as the increasingly important incorporation of thoughtful design and architecture.

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Federation Square, Melbourne — supplied by Novas

“We are thrilled to join in on the discussion around a really vital part of our built lives — public spaces. Architects and designers are paving new ways and ideas about how these spaces are designed, which is ever-evolving, similar to the people actually interacting with the spaces,” says Todd Foster, Novas Managing Director.

The Public Design Award is extensive, covering projects from galleries, museums and theatres, to educational institutions, airports, and libraries.

Our diverse project portfolio delves well into these spaces, having worked on Canberra Airport, La Trobe University, the National Portrait Gallery and Federation Square, among a long list of various other public buildings.

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National Portrait Gallery, Canberra — supplied by Novas

We are thrilled to celebrate these spaces and those who design them, as well as recognising the true strength design and architecture has in determining how our world looks, functions and succeeds.

We thoroughly encourage our project partners to consider their eligible projects for the Public Design Award and/or other projects for the various other AIDA categories.

Entries are open until 15 February, so for more information or to enter the Awards, click here.