The new Bristile Roofing architecture competition will offer one lucky winner a trip of a lifetime to attend the 2016 Venice Biennale in Italy. The competition reinforces Bristile Roofing’s ongoing commitment to building innovation and architectural excellence, and is open to Australian architects and designers.

Established in 1895, the Venice Biennale is one of the oldest and largest celebrations of art, architecture, and design in the world with over 440,000 people visiting the event over six months from May to November. Held every two years, it is considered one of the most prestigious events on the international contemporary arts calendar.

The lucky winner will join many of the world's leading architects and building design professionals at the event, which showcases the best architecture from 29 countries, with a national pavilion for each country.

To enter the competition, participants need to submit photographs of a project featuring products from one of the stunning ranges in Bristile Roofing’s La Escandella Ceramica collection of terracotta roof tiles.

The winner of the competition will win a 14-day trip valued at over $6,000. In addition, a $4,000 bonus prize will be awarded if the winning entry uses products from Austral Bricks and an additional $4,000 bonus will be awarded if the winning entry uses products from Austral Masonry.

Entries close on 22 November 2015 and can be submitted via the Bristile Roofing and La Escandella Ceramica websites. The submitted projects must be located in Australia and completed before the end of the competition. The winner will be chosen by the Bristile Roofing judging panel, which will be looking for creative, eye catching, and innovative designs using La Escandella Ceramica products to the greatest effect.

One of Australia’s largest suppliers of concrete and terracotta roof tiles, Bristile Roofing is part of the Brickworks group of companies comprising of leading brands such as Austral Bricks, Austral Masonry, Austral Precast and Auswest Timbers.