Redlands properties and builders receive Master Builders Brisbane Housing and Construction awards

BUILDERS took out top gongs for a Birkdale home and Ormiston College at the Master Builders Brisbane Housing and Construction Awards, while locals Kym Waldron and Munro Project Builders owner Chris Munro were recognised with individual awards.

Oceanview Constructions won the award for a home valued between $451,000 and $550,000 for the Birkdale property.

An Oceanview Constructions spokeswoman said it was like winning a grand final.

"It means a lot," she said. "It's a great reward for not only the builder, but our whole team from our colour consultant to our cleaners."

"This latest win brings our award tally to three regional awards and one state award."

LEARNING CENTRE: Rohrig's Ormiston College build won a construction award.

LEARNING CENTRE: Rohrig's Ormiston College build won a construction award.

The Master Builders judges said the property was visually stunning.

"The standard of workmanship is superb with an intricate eye for detail," they said.

Rohrig won the construction category for education facilities more than $10 million for building the Ormiston College learning and innovation centre, which opened this year.

The judges said the builder's attention to detail stood out.

"The mix of materials and the extremely high ceilings all adds to the functionality and ambiance of the space," they said.

RISING STAR: Judges praised Chris Munro for his contribution to the industry.

RISING STAR: Judges praised Chris Munro for his contribution to the industry.

"Being a facility that will be highly frequented, you really appreciate the acoustic efforts.

"The project also features interactive lighting that reflects down onto the floor. This is a quirky and innovative inclusion."

Chris Munro, who runs his business Munro Project Builders out of Capalaba, took home the rising star award.

"Chris is passionate about the building industry and the attention to detail in his work throughout the process and the final product speaks volumes about his meticulous approach to a building project," the judges said.

"He believes in and is enthusiastic about the apprenticeship system and his company engages and has engaged a number of apprentices throughout their projects."

WOMEN IN BUILDING: Kym Waldron was rewarded for her industry knowledge.

WOMEN IN BUILDING: Kym Waldron was rewarded for her industry knowledge.

Dixon Homes sales manager Kym Waldron, of Sheldon, won the women in building category, with the judges saying she was a valued member of the construction industry.

"Kym has shown a real passion for trying to improve her knowledge," they said.

"This hunger for knowledge and learning translates into her interaction with customers.

"Kym is genuinely encouraging to new industry entrants and the positive feedback from her clients is truly endless. She is a credit to our industry."