The Sunshine Coast Council has announced the 12 finalists in its $10,000 competition to design a public toilet for the town of Kenilworth, Queensland.
Australian creatives, from qualified architects to students, were asked to conceptualize a building that would generate a sense of and pride and become a drawcard for the visitors to the rural community. In addition, the building would be required to be elevated at least four metres off the ground, due to seasonal flooding.
The finalists are:
PL (Art) Form – Alexis Beaussart and Sebastien Lafresiere
The Gallery – Bryce Bessell
The Changing Spiral – Hecticrat Architects
The Call of Nature – Bligh Graham Architects
Cloud Hill – Bruce Chadlowe and Carl Holder
The Red Paddock – Kieron Gait Architects
Hinka Booma Rise – Andrew Hayes
The Loop Garden – David Hislop and Ross Liddell
Canistrum – Michael Lennie
Sentinel – Other Architects
Hinka Booma Viewpoint – Belinda Scott and Dean Scott
Kenilworth Rest – Teeland Architects
The judging panel is comprised of Sunshine Coast architect John Mainwaring, Sunshine Coast Councillor Greg Rogerson, Queensland Art Gallery senior curator Lynne Seear, sculptor Greg Johns and former Kenilworth Arts Council President Shirley Moreland.
The winner will be announced in March 2016.