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Winners of the 2016 NSW Architecture Awards announced

1 Jul, 2016

The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 NSW Architecture Awards were announced in Sydney tonight. The state’s longest standing honour, the Sulman Medal which was introduced in 1932, is given to a public building of exceptional merit and in 2016 it has been awarded to the ‘quintessentially Australian’ Kempsey Crescent Head…

Bold new targets for Sydney’s green and resilient future

29 Jun, 2016

A new City of Sydney plan has set ambitious new targets for 50 per cent of electricity used in the local area to come from renewable energy by 2030 and for net zero emissions by 2050. Environmental Action 2016–2021 consolidates the City’s environmental work to date, takes into account advances…

2016 ACT Architecture Awards

28 Jun, 2016

Winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 ACT Architecture Awards were announced at the National Arboretum on Saturday 25 June. The night’s top honour, the Canberra Medallion, was awarded to the Bowen Place Crossing by Lahznimmo Architects in addition to the Sir John Overall Award for Urban Design. In awarding the project,…

2016 Victorian Architecture Awards Winners Announced

28 Jun, 2016

The Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects announced the winners of the 2016 Victorian Architecture Awards last week on the 24th of June. Named awards, awards and commendations were presented across 12 categories representing Victoria’s exemplary architecture. Juries noted that a focus on community was evident in all categories, cleverly showcasing architecture’s…

Sustainability celebrated at Queensland Architecture Awards

27 Jun, 2016

The winners of the Australian Institute of Architect’s Queensland State Architecture Awards have been announced at a special ceremony on Friday 24 June. Following an extensive Regional Architecture Awards program, 83 projects were vying for state honours. On the night, 47 projects shared 57 accolades – named awards, awards and commendations – with…

Tourism and community projects win at the 2016 Tasmanian Architecture Awards

26 Jun, 2016

Tourism projects and community buildings were big winners at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 Tasmanian Architecture Awards. This year’s awards demonstrate the important role that architecture plays in Tasmania’s booming tourism economy. Winning tourism-focused projects include Cumulus Studio’s striking Devil’s Corner cellar door and lookout at Bicheno; JAWS Architects’ Three Capes Track Cabins,…

NT Architecture Awards reward community engagement

24 Jun, 2016

The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 NT Architecture Awards were announced in Darwin on Friday 24 June. Community engagement was a strong theme across the winning projects particularly the overall winner of the night, Anbinik Kakadu Resort by Troppo Architects which received the Tracy Memorial Award and the Peter…

The Calyx at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

22 Jun, 2016

Sustainability, flexibility and inspiration were the three requirements captured, created and delivered by PTW Architects – the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney’s lead architect firm who designed the garden’s 200th birthday masterpiece, The Calyx. Unveiled last week, The Calyx (pron. kal-iks, def. ‘The outermost whorl of flowers’) is a world-class horticultural…

AIA Brisbane Regional Architecture Awards: ROTHELOWMAN

20 Jun, 2016

A ROTHELOWMAN-designed development, developed by Aria Properties, has been recognised by the Australian Institute of Architects’ Brisbane Regional Architecture Awards. Botanica Residences was awarded a commendation in the Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing category of the awards. Marked by a ceremony at the State Library of Queensland, the awards salute…

Queensland’s best landscape architect projects crowned at awards

15 Jun, 2016

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ (AILA) Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards 2016 have been announced, celebrating the very best of the state’s green spaces and recognising the leadership of the landscape architects consistently raising the standards for shaping and stewardship of the spaces we inhabit. 14 awards were given across…