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Jaws Architects would like to welcome Tim Ives into the Jaws team!

January 3, 2017

Tim has recently graduated from the University of Tasmanias’ School of Architecture and Design and is interested in all aspect of design, especially building technologies.

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Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year from everyone at JAWS Architects

December 23, 2016

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone we have worked with during 2016 and wish everyone a festive and safe holiday period and all the best for 2017!

Jaws Architects will be closed from the 23rd of December and opening again on the 3rd of January 2017.

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Jaws Architects website!

December 23, 2016

The new look Jaws Architects website has been launched! We have added some new projects and now include staff profiles!

Be sure to check back regularly for project updates and news throughout 2017!

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The Three Capes Track Cabins by JAWSArchitects recieve AIA Tasmanian Chapter 2016 Commercial Architecture Award!

December 22, 2016

This year’s awards demonstrate the important role that architecture plays in Tasmania’s booming tourism economy.

Tourism-focused projects to win awards include Cumulus Studio’s striking Devil’s Corner cellar door and lookout at Bicheno; Jaws Architects Three Capes Track Cabins, which provide stunning views from their sensitive positioning atop the sea cliffs of the Tasman Peninsula; and Birrelli Art + Architecture + Design’s clever insertion of accommodation pods in the grounds of the heritage-listed Hatherley House in Launceston.

The 2016 AIA Tasmanian Architecture Awards Ceremony was held on the 25th of June in Hobart with the Three Capes Track Cabins by Jaws Architects recieving an Award for Commercial Architecture.

Jaws Architects Neal Mackintosh, David Button and David Parsons were present to recieve the award.

Have a look at the Three Capes Track Cabins here or the full article on ARCHITECTURE.AU.

Visit the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service website to experience the Three Capes Track Cabins firsthand!

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The Three Capes Track Cabins by JAWSARCHITECTS win the 2016 Timber Design Grand Prix Award

November 14, 2016

Jaws Architects David Parsons was in Syndey over the weekend to recieve The 2016 Australian Timber Design Award! and the Multi-Residential Catergory Award for the Three Capes Track Cabins!

We would like to extend a big thankyou to the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service, the award sponsors and everyone else involved in making this exciting project such as great success!

Visit the Australian Timber Design Awards website for the full article and list of winners!

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The resurgence of timber in modern architecture

November 2, 2016

Jaws Architects love Timber and for good reason – It’s lightweight, versatile, renewable and contrary to popular belief, can be fire-resistant.

Recently Jaws Architects Director Scott Verdouw was interviewed by Alice Bradley from regarding our love of timber and how it is making a resurgence in Modern Architecture.

The full article is available here.

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