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

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.

Credits

Landscape architect
Peter Walker and Partners (PWP)
Landscape architect
Johnson Pilton Walker
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Consultants
Architect WMK Architecture
Civil and structural engineer Robert Bird Group
Construction manager Evans and Peck
Construction observation Tract Consultants
General contractor Lend Lease
Geotechnical engineer Douglas Partners
Historic interpretation Judith Rintoul
History and arts Peter Emmett
Horticultural consultant Stuart Pittendrigh
Hydraulic engineer Warren Smith & Partners
Landscape contractor Regal Innovations
Lighting engineer Webb Australia Group
Marine engineer Hyder Consulting
Plant supply Andreasens Green
Quarry operation and chief stonemason Troy Stratti
Sandstone adviser Ron Powell
Signage and wayfinding Emery Studio
Soil science SESL Australia
Traffic engineers Halcrow MWT
Site Details
Location Sydney,  NSW,  Australia
Project Details
Status Built
Category Landscape / urban
Type Adaptive re-use, Outdoor / gardens, Parks, Public / civic

Source

Award

Published online: 27 Oct 2016
Words: National Landscape Architecture Awards Jury 2016
Images: Coptercam

Issue

Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2016

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