Nelson Airport Terminal shortlisted in the 2023 NZ Timber Design Awards

Studio Pacific is thrilled that the Nelson Airport Terminal has been shortlisted in the 2023 NZ Timber Design Awards.

The judges for this year’s programme included New Zealand Institute of Architects president Judith Taylor, New Zealand Timber Design Society past president David Carradine, sustainable architect at Scion Andrea Stocchero, and Structural Engineer Jan Stanway, from WSP. 

In creating the shortlist of projects, the judges noted "It was really impressive to see different parts of the building industry coming together and working collaboratively to develop such innovative solutions using timber.  The combinations of materials, forms and technological advances will pave the way for the future of sustainable and resilient buildings in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Structural systems, interior finishes and exterior applications have all been considered as opportunities for showcasing the unique and beneficial applications of timber.”

The Nelson Airport Terminal has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Innovation Timber Engineering category of the 2023 Timber Design Awards.

Winners will be announced at an Awards Gala on Thursday 2 November in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. 

Explore the full 2023 shortlist of projects from around Aotearoa on the NZ Timber Design Centre website. 

Read more about the design of Nelson Airport Terminal here.