Australian National Architecture Awards 2015 Winners Revealed

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The Australian Institute of Architects has named 46 winners in its yearly awards, ranging from a brightly coloured hospital to a property split up into a “village” of blocks and a new home for the Melbourne School of Design (+ slideshow).

Balmoral House by Clinton Murray + Polly Harbison (NSW)Balmoral Home by Clinton Murray + Polly Harbison. Photograph by Brett Boardman

Australia’s Nationwide Awards for architecture recognise the very best examples of modern architecture across 14 classes, which includes one particular for international tasks. This year the awards, which have been running considering that 1981, obtained far more than 860 entries.

Local House by MAKE Architecture (Vic)Nearby Property by MAKE Architecture. Photograph by Peter Bennetts

The jury was chaired by the Institute’s last president David Karotkin and chosen the projects from a shortlist of 185 regional AIA Chapter Architecture Awards winners that had been announced earlier this yr.


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Winners contain a rememberance monument in Melbourne, which has taken 15 many years to supply, and a “very little, neglected barn” in Hobart that was converted into a family members house. Named #thebarnTAS, the renovation won each the major prize for a little task and a heritage award.

#thebarnTAS by workbylizandalex (Tas) #thebarnTAS by workbyoizandalex. Photograph by Matt Sansom

“The historic construction has been lovingly retained – even its unique shingles have been scrupulously cleaned and now form a ceiling to the upper mezzanine bedroom,” explained a statement from the jury. “This is an exceptional illustration of how the limits and challenges of heritage and conservation can inspire inventive remedies.”

Coriyule by Bryce Raworth &amp Trethowan Architecture (Vic) Coriyule by Bryce Raworth &amp Trethowan Architecture. Photograph by Hin Lim

A rammed-earth equestrian centre was amid the commended projects, as was Medibank, an workplace creating conceived to be the healthiest workplace in the world, which also named office interior of the 12 months at the Inside Festival this week.

Library at The Dock by Clare Design + Hayball (Architect of Record) (Vic) Library at The Dock by Clare Design and style + Hayball. Photograph by Dianna Snape

The winners were announced on November 5 at a ceremony at the University of Queensland Sophisticated Engineering Creating in Brisbane, which won three AIA awards final yr.

Sawmill House by Archier (Vic)Sawmill Property by Archier. Photograph by Benjamin Hosking

In March, the AIA named “lyrical technologist” Peter Stutchbury as the 2015 recipient of its gold medal, the country’s most prestigious architecture award.

The total listing of winners from the AIA National Awards:


Industrial architecture

» Harry Seidler Award – 50 Martin Place by JPW
» Nationwide Award – The GPT Group’s Wollongong Central by HDR Rice Daubney
» National Commendation – Equestrian Centre, Merricks, by Seth Stein Architects (London) in association with Watson Architecture + Design (Melbourne)

50 Martin Place by JPW 50 Martin Spot by JPW. Photograph by Peter Bennetts

Educational architecture

» Daryl Jackson Award – Melbourne College of Design, The University of Melbourne by John Wardle Architects &amp NADAAA in collaboration
» National Award – UTS Science Faculty, Creating 7 by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects &amp BVN
» National Commendation – Camperdown Childcare by CO-AP
» National Commendation – Jeffrey Intelligent Creating, University of South Australia by John Wardle Architects in association with Phillips/Pilkington Architects

Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne by John Wardle Architects &amp NADAAA in collaboration (Vic) Melbourne School of Layout by John Wardle Architects &amp NADAAA. Photograph by John Gollings

Enduring architecture

» Nationwide Enduring Architecture Award – Council Property by Howlett &amp Bailey
Architects

Council House by Howlett &amp Bailey Architects (WA) Council Property by Howlett &amp Bailey Architects. Photograph by Philip Griffith

Heritage

» Lachlan Macquarie Award – Irving Street Brewery by Tzannes Associates
» Nationwide Award – The Abbey, Johnston Street, Annandale by Style five
» Nationwide Award – Coriyule by Bryce Raworth &amp Trethowan Architecture
» National Award – #thebarnTAS by workbylizandalex

Irving Street Brewery by Tzannes Associates (NSW) Irving Street Brewery by Tzannes Associates. Photograph by John Gollings

Interior architecture

» Emil Sodersten Award – Bankstown Library and Understanding Centre by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp
» National Award – The University of Queensland Global Change Institute by Hassell
» National Commendation – Medibank by Hassell

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (NSW) Bankstown Library and Information Centre by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Global Architecture

» Jørn Utzon Award – Pico Branch Library, USA, by Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc.
» Australian Award – Aman, Tokyo, by Kerry Hill Architects
» Australian Award – Gloucestershire Backyard Area, United kingdom, by Robert Grace Architecture

Pico Branch Library by Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc. (United States) Pico Branch Library by Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc. Photograph by Eric Staudenmaier

Public architecture

» Sir Zelman Cowen Award – Shrine of Remembrance – Galleries of Remembrance by ARM Architecture
» National Award – Adelaide Oval Redevelopment by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley
» Nationwide Commendation – Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital by Conrad Gargett Lyons
» Nationwide Commendation – Fiona Stanley Hospital – Principal Hospital Building by The Fiona Stanley Hospital Layout Collaboration (comprising Hassell, Hames Sharley and Silver Thomas Hanley)
» National Commendation – Margaret Court Arena by NH Architecture + Populous

Shrine of Remembrance – Galleries of Remembrance by ARM Architecture (Vic) Shrine of Remembrance – Galleries of Remembrance by ARM Architecture. Photograph by John Gollings

Residential architecture – homes (alterations and additions)

» Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award – Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects
» National Award – Local Property by MAKE Architecture
» Nationwide Award – Orama by Sensible Design Studio
» National Commendation – Walter Street Terrace by David Boyle Architect

Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects (Vic)Tower Home by Andrew Maynard Architects. Photograph by Peter Bennetts

Residential architecture – houses (new)

» Robin Boyd Award – Planchonella House by Jesse Bennett Architect Builder
» National Award – Light Home by Peter Stutchbury Architecture
» Nationwide Award – Sawmill Residence by Archier
» National Award – Villa Marittima, St Andrews Seashore, by Robin Williams Architect
» National Award – Balmoral Property by Clinton Murray + Polly Harbison

Planchonella House by Jesse Bennett Architect Builder (Qld) Planchonella Property by Jesse Bennett Architect Builder. Photograph by Sean Fennessy

Residential architecture – multiple housing

» Frederick Romberg Award – Upper House by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects
» National Award – Studios 54 by Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Tasks

Upper House by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects (Vic) Upper Home by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects. Photograph by John Golings

Small Undertaking Architecture

» Nicholas Murcutt Award – #thebarnTAS by workbylizandalex
» National Commendation – LOVESTORY shop by MORQ
» National Commendation – Moonlight Cabin by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

#thebarnTAS by workbylizandalex (Tas) #thebarnTAS by workbylizandalex. Photograph by Matt Sansom

Sustainable Architecture

» David Oppenheim Award – The University of Queensland Global Modify Institute by Hassell
» National Award – Bethanga Property by tUG workshop
» National Award – Library at The Dock by Clare Design and style + Hayball
» National Commendation – Sustainable Buildings Study Centre (SBRC) – University of Wollongong by COX Richardson
» National Commendation – Cameraygal (formerly Dunbar constructing) by NSW Government Architect’s Office

The University of Queensland Global Change Institute by HASSELL (Qld) The University of Queensland International Change Institute by Hassell. Photograph by Peter Bennetts

Urban Design

» Walter Burley Griffin Award – NewActon Precinct by Fender Katsalidis Architects
» National Award – Monash University North West Precinct by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects in collaboration with MGS Architects (masterplan)

NewActon Precinct by Fender Katsalidis Architects (ACT) NewActon Precinct by Fender Katsalidis Architects. Photograph by John Gollings


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