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Luxury Building & Design Awards For Shambhala Port Douglas

Shambhala's architect is Chris Vandyke of Chris Vandyke Designs. Winner of 4 National and 14 State designs, Chris Vandyke Designs specialises in open plan buildings that are drawn from Tropical, Asian and Mediterranean influences and formed to suit a distinctively Australian style.

He is passionate about creating low impact buildings with a small environmental footprint, utilising passive solar design, shading and environmentally sustainable materials and focusing on the use of water features and indoor/outdoor living.

Built in 2004 by Keith Tesch (Mossman) Shambhala has received the following design accolades:

Building Designers Association of Australia National Awards 2005
• National Winner - Houses Up To 250sqm
• Highly Commended - Environmental & Energy Efficient Design

Building Designers Association of Queensland State Awards 2004
• Winner - Timber Queensland 'The New Queenslander' Award
• Winner - Environmentally Sustainable Homes
• Winner - Houses Up To 250sqm

Timber Development Association Awards 2004
• Outright National Winner
• Highly Commended - Environmental Design

Queensland Master Builders Association Awards 2004
• North Queensland Regional Winner - Housing And Construction

In 2005 Shambhala also received a Douglas Shire Council Award as part of their Developing Sustainable Communities Award program.

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