2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards: Award for Parks and Open Space

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Barangaroo Reserve by Johnson Pilton Walker in association with PWP.

Barangaroo Reserve by Johnson Pilton Walker in association with PWP. Image: Coptercam

Barangaroo Reserve by Johnson Pilton Walker in association with PWP
Parks and Open Space: Landscape Architecture Award
Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Jury comment

Barangaroo Reserve is a project with vision. It reconnects Sydney’s waterfront by re-establishing its historical shoreline and restoring one of Sydney’s five inner-harbour headlands. The result crosses the boundaries between the old, the very old and the new in order to create an iconic open space for the future. Executed with fine detail, the project will become recognizable worldwide, thereby enhancing Sydney’s identity. But the project goes deeper than this, reflecting its historical and cultural heritage, opening up an important part of the city’s foreshore for everyone to use, and providing new habitat for threatened and declining indigenous species.

For more coverage read the reviews by Scott Hawken and Bruce Mackenzie from Landscape Architecture Australia 149, February 2016.


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