Sunshine Coast Open House is the region’s largest public architecture and design festival with behind-the-scenes tours and special experiences.
FREE Event
22 & 23 October 2022

2021 Photography Competition

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Bring your camera or phone along to Sunshine Coast Open House and enter the 2021 Focus on Architecture Photography Competition.

To enter, visit participating Sunshine Coast Open House buildings allowing photography on Saturday 23 October & Sunday 24 October and snap your winning photo. Submit your entries by 5pm on Wednesday 27 October 2021.

Entries are judged by a committee comprising local architects, a representative from Queensland Timber Flooring, USC Lecturer in Photography Tricia King, and Architectural Photographer Hossein Farahani.

Proudly supported by:

Queensland Timber Flooring

There are two award categories:


Open Category

Open to all amateur and professional photographers. Entries can be submitted in four categories:

  • Exterior
  • Detail
  • Interior
  • People

$1,000 prize courtesy of Queensland Timber Flooring

Student Category

Open to all school students. Entries will be judged on the same criteria as above.

$250 prize courtesy of Queensland Timber Flooring

* Please note some buildings have photography restrictions.

Enter Photography Competition

Entrants in the Sunshine Coast Open House Photography Competition are able to upload one photo per category (up to four photos in total if all four categories are entered).

Please name your image with the building name and your name. For example: Caloundra Lighthouses – John Smith.jpg


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