Lecturer in Architecture at UNSW Built Environment, Dr Ainslie Murray has been short listed in the inaugural 2015 Australian Tapestry Workshop Tapestry Design Prize for Architects.
The competition invites architects to create a tapestry design for a specific location. The hypothetical site as context for the tapestry design is the Denton Corker Marshall designed Australian Pavilion in the Giardini in Venice. The prize is open to architects, design collaborations and architecture students.
The project is a collaboration between Ainslie Murray and Andrew Scott + Anita Panov of panovscott, who were selected as finalists from over 40 entries.
The judging panel included Professor Kay Lawrence AM, Professor Leon van Shaik, Brian Zulaikha, John Gollings, Hannah Tribe and Jason Smith. Chair, of the judging panel, Professor Kay Lawrence AM said the panel were delighted to see how architects responded to this unique challenge. 
The winning design will be announced by the The Hon Martin Foley Minister for the Arts in Melbourne at the exhibition opening on June 26, 2015
People can vote for the People’s Choice Award by visiting the website.