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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…

Flow Hive takes out 2016’s Good Design Award of the Year.

14 Jun, 2016

A groundbreaking start-up company from Byron Bay in NSW, Flow Hive, has been awarded the most prestigious award for design and innovation in Australia, winning the 2016 Good Design Award of the Year. “Winning Australia’s Good Design Award of the Year came as a thrilling surprise because the entries are…

International Chapter Architecture Awards announced

14 Jun, 2016

Australian architects working on projects abroad have been celebrated at the Australian Institute of Architects’ International Chapter Architecture Awards. National President Ken Maher announced the seven awards and one commendation at an event in London on Thursday June 9, chosen from a field of 16 entries across five categories. In…