2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards: Award for Civic Landscape

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Fiona Stanley Hospital by Hassell.

Fiona Stanley Hospital by Hassell. Image: Peter Bennetts

Fiona Stanley Hospital by Hassell
Civic Landscape: Landscape Architecture Award
Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Jury comment

Fiona Stanley Hospital is a worldclass example of the integration of landscape spaces across a large public health facility. Within a diverse multidisciplinary team, the landscape architects ensured that a holistic view of the entire precinct was maintained. The integration of environmentally sustainable design solutions, including the salvaging and replanting of existing vegetation and water-sensitive urban design techniques, marks this as a highly successful project. The rooftop gardens are a distinctive and popular feature of the facility, while the natural environment of this project is already benefiting the hospital’s patients and workers.

For more coverage, read Tinka Sack’s review of Fiona Stanley Hospital landscapes from Landscape Architecture Australia 144.

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