2015 Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards

The 2015 Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards were announced by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects at Victoria Park, Herston on Friday 29 May.

From 39 entries, 14 projects have been recognized across 5 categories with the highest accolade, the Queensland Medal for Landscape Architecture going to City Parklands Transitions Services with JFP, Place Design Group, and Vee Design for Southbank Parklands Waterway Management The Awards’ judging chair Mark Fuller characterized all the winners as bold, strategic and imaginative.

“Landscape architects are playing a leading role in tackling big picture issues that are facing our cities and regional communities across Queensland through forward-thinking planning and solutions,” Fuller said. “There have been exceptional examples of planning principles, cutting-edge research, and innovative design approaches being applied to our community assets including outdoor public areas, landmarks and structures.”

The winners are:

Southbank Parklands Waterway Management by City Parklands Transitions Services with JFP, Place Design Group, and Vee Design.

Southbank Parklands Waterway Management by City Parklands Transitions Services with JFP, Place Design Group, and Vee Design.

Land Management

The 2015 Queensland Medal for Landscape Architecture

Southbank Parklands Waterway Management – City Parklands Transitions Services with JFP, Place Design Group, and Vee Design

Garland Garden by Landscapology.

Garland Garden by Landscapology.

Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

Design

The Queensland Award for Residential Designed Landscapes

Garland Garden – Landscapology

Awards

Forest of Memories – Logan City Council

Frew Park – Brisbane City Council

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital – Conrad Gargett

Planning

GCRT 2031 Gold Coast Rapid Transit Corridor Study by Hassell.

GCRT 2031 Gold Coast Rapid Transit Corridor Study by Hassell.

Award of Excellence

Gold Coast Landscape Character Study – Cardno and Catherine Brouwer Landscape Architects

Awards

Brisbane City Centre Masterplan – Urbis

Brisbane Rivers Edge Strategy – Lat27

GCRT 2031 Gold Coast Rapid Transit Corridor Study – Hassell

Intensive Food Production Code – City Projects Office, Brisbane City Council

Research and Communication

Future Park by Landscapology.

Future Park by Landscapology.

Image: Amalie Wright

Award of Excellence

Future Park – Landscapology

Urban Design

Award of Excellence

Gladstone East Shores Redevelopment Master Plan – Urbis

Awards

Beenleigh Town Centre – AECOM

Vibrant laneways – Brisbane City Council

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