Award Winning Projects

Award Winning Projects

Industry Recognition and Awards

MakMax Australia is proud of consistently producing award winning projects both in Australia, and around the world.

We work closely with our global Taiyo Kogyo Group family to stay current of the latest innovations in the tensile membrane industry. We also maintain close relationships with our industry affiliations  to understand the local fabric architecture market from the inside-out.

Possessing a worldwide reference list, judged by our peers, our awards confirm our position as leaders in the tensile membrane industry.

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STA Highly Commended Award 2021, St Margarets

St Margarets Velarium Variable Shade System

Special Commendation STA Australian Textile Fabrication Industry Awards 2021
Blinds & Awnings – Commercial

STA Award Winner 2020, The Link Chadstone

The Link Walkway, Chadstone

Winner STA Australian Textile Fabrication Industry Awards 2020
Tension Structures – 250sqm to 2000sqm

Pacific Bondi Campbell Street Canopy

Pacific Bondi Streetscape

Commendation LSAA Design Awards 2018
Architectural Al-Fresco Canopies

RNA Large Animal Pavilion Fabric Facade

RNA BRISBANE LARGE ANIMAL PAVILLION

High Commendation LSAA Design Awards 2018
Category 5 – Glazing and Facades

Inglis Selling Centre Warwick Farm Racecourse

INGLIS SELLING CENTRE
WARWICK FARM RACECOURSE

IFAI – iaa Award of Excellence, Best in Category 2018
Hybrid Tension Structures

Commendation LSAA Design Awards 2018
Large Structures

The Halo Roof on Perth's Optus Stadium

Optus Stadium, Perth

High Commendation LSAA Design Awards 2018
Category 6 – Collaboration

Anna Mears Velodrome

Anna Mears Velodrome

Award of Excellence
2016 IFAI International Achievement Awards
Hybrid Tension Structure

Chevron Renaissance Shopping Mall

CHEVRON RENAISSANCE
Gold Coast, Australia

Winner STA Australian Textile Fabrication Industry Awards 2015
Tension & Air Supported Structures (250sqm-2000sqm)

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Souk Okaz

Winner STA Australian Textile Industry Award For Excellence 2013
Tensile Structures 600-2300 sqm

IFAI Award For Excellence 2013
Tension & Air Supported Structures greater than 2,000sqm

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AWM Carport
MUNICH, GERMANY

IFAI International Achievement Award 2012
Air Structures

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SOUTH HEDLAND, WA
TOWN CENTRE

Outstanding Achievement STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2012
Freestanding Structures greater than 500sqm

IFAI Special Commendation Award 2012
Tension Structure greater than 500sqm

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CABRAMATTA BOWLING CLUB
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Outstanding Achievement STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2012
Freestanding Structures greater than 500sqm

IFAI Special Commendation 2012
Tension Structure greater than 500sqm

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BRISBANE DOMESTIC AIRPORT
TERMINAL WALKWAY - QLD AUSTRALIA

Special Commendation STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2012
Tension Structures greater than 500sqm

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METRICON STADIUM
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Award For Excellence STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2011

LSAA High Commendation 2011
Large Structures

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BOGGO ROAD URBAN VILLAGE
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Master Builders of Australia Project Of The Year – Queensland 2011
Health & Education Facilities over $30m

Master Builders of Australia Project Of The Year Brisbane Region 2011

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TRAILFINDERS
AUSTRALIAN GARDEN

LSAA Excellence Award 2011
Special Applications

Award For Excellence STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2011

Silver Gilt Medal – 2011 Royal Horticultural Society
Chelsea Flower Show – London

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JOHN POWER STAND
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

IFAI Award For Excellence 2010
Shade Structures

Outstanding Achievement STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2010

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NELSON MANDELA BAY STADIUM

LSAA Excellence Award 2009
Large Structures

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2008 ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION GREEN VOID

Award For Excellence STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2009

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YATALA TANK COVER
QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

Excellence Award STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2009
Small Structures

LSAA Award For Excellence 2011
Geosynthetic/Liners

Point Boston Club House

POINT BOSTON
SOUTH AUSTRALIA

Outstanding Achievement STA Australian Textile Industry Awards 2009

IFAI Excellence Award 2009
Medium Structures

Kirloskar brothers facade

KIROLOSKA BROTHERS FACADE

IFAI Excellence Awards 2009
Award of Excellence – Architectural Structures

Mumbai Airport Arrivals

MUMBAI AIRPORT ARRIVALS ZONE

Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence 2008
Tensions structures – coated fabrics area greater than 250sqm
Overall Winner

Moet & Chandon Pavilion

MOET & CHANDON MELBOURNE CUP MARQUEE

LSAA National Design Awards 2007
Special Applications

IFAI Excellence Awards 2006
Award of Excellence

Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence 2006
People’s Choice Award
Tents & Swags Award

Even More Award-Winning Structures

2007 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: Awnings, domestic and commercial, The Wave, Broadbeach Queensland

2007 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: Special Commendation, Inflatable Tents and Swags, Entry Paradise Pavilon, Germany

2007 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award: Radisson Resort, Fiji Denarau Island

2006 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards, Award of Excellence Cairns Radisson, Queensland, AUS

2006 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: Overall Winner, Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne, AUS

2006 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: Tension Structures – Coated fabrics area less than 250sqm, Healesville Sanctuary, Melbourne, AUS

2006 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence Award of Awnings Cairns Radisson, Queensland, AUS

2005 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards: Overall excellence for Exhibition Structure

2004 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: Overall winner, Wedding Hall, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2004 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: PVC Solids & Coated Mesh – area greater than 250sqm, Wedding Hall, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E

2004 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: PVC Solids & Coated Mesh – area less than 250sqm, Jindalee Hotel, Brisbane

2004 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA) Awards for Excellence: Special Commendation, Adelaide Oval Redevelopment

2004 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence: Special Commendation, Taxi Holding Area, Brisbane Airport, Queensland

2004 Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Achievement Award:  Longitude 131 Resort, Ayers Rock

2004 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards: Overall excellence for Split Airport, Croatia

2003 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards of Excellence structures over 30,000ft – Longitude 131 Resort, Ayres Rock

2003 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards of Excellence sculptures and exhibitions – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Celebration Sculpture

2003 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence 1st Prize Tension Structures over 250sqm – Longitude 131 Resort Ayres Rock

2003 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence 1st Prize Tension Structures less than 250sqm – High Street, Coffs Harbour, NSW

2003 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence Special Commendation Tension Structures less than 250sqm – Accommodation Tents, Wilson Island, Great Barrier Reef

2002 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence Special Commendation Award over 250sqm – SK Petrol Station, Seoul, Korea

2002 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award Air and Tension Structures more than 30,000sqft: Saida Stadium, Lebanon

2002 Lightweight Structures Association of Australia (LSAA) National Design Award Citations of merit, Longitude 131˚ Ayres Rock Resort, Yulara Northern Territory

2002 Lightweight Structures Association of Australia (LSAA) National Design Award Citations of merit, High Street Re – development, Coffs Harbour New South Wales

2001 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence Overall Excellence Award –  “Tuscan” structure

2001 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence 1st Prize – Tension Structures less than 250sqm –  “Tuscan” structure

2001 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence 1st Prize – Tension Structures over 250sqm – Said Stadium, Lebanon

2000 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence Overall Excellence Award – Merck Sharp & Dohme, Sydney

2000 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence 1st Prize – Tension Structures over 250sqm – Merck Sharp & Dohme, Sydney

2000 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence Special Commendation Award over 250sqm – Parklea Markets, Sydney

2000 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards of Excellence – Fox Studios, Sydney

2000 RICS Award – Various Structures at Sydney 2000 Olympic Site

2000 Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI) Awards, Outstanding Achievement Award – Olympic Park Amenities Buildings, Sydney

2000 Lightweight Structures Association of Australia (LSAA) National Design Award Citations of Merit  Fox studios Parade Ring, Sydney

1998 Australian Canvas and Synthetic Products Association (ACASPA)  Awards for Excellence 1st Prize – Tension Structures over 250sqm – Ocean World Guangzhou, China

1998 Lightweight Structures Association of Australia (LSAA) National Design Award 1st Prize – Showground Temporary Entry Structures, Sydney

1997 Tension Membrane Design Award – Presented by the Florida Building Association, USA

1997 The Premier of Queensland’s Award for Export Achievement

1997 Queensland Japan Chamber of Commerce Award for Export Excellence

1988 Lightweight Structures Association of Australia (LSAA) National Design Award Winner Small Structures area less than 250sqm, Todd Street mall, Alice Springs Northern Territory

1988 Lightweight Structures Association of Australia (LSAA) National Design Award Citations of merit, Stage Roof, U.K. Pavilion, Expo 88, Brisbane

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