2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards: Award for Urban Design

Victoria Square/ Tarntanyangga Urban Regeneration Project by TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean) Urban Design: Landscape Architecture Award Australian Institute of Landscape Architects

Jury comment

Victoria Square/Tarntanyangga is an urban regeneration project with a bold vision to create a focused heart in the centre of Adelaide. With a brief strong on futureproofing and flexibility, the project team has had to be creative in its interpretation of community needs. The resulting project facilitates everyday community expression, supporting a wide variety of festivals and community events. From intimate seating for a quick business lunch to large open spaces that accommodate concerts, the design is adaptable, moveable, temporary and permanent all at the same time. It provides a new hub for the city, benefiting small local businesses, and it embraces its Aboriginal and cultural heritage to provide for recognition and reconciliation. It’s a space for a dynamic city that embraces people of all ages and walks of life, encouraging them to commune, celebrate and reconnect with each other.


Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Site Details
Location Adelaide,  SA,  Australia
Site type Urban
Project Details
Category Landscape / urban
Type Culture / arts, Public / civic
Client name Adelaide City Council
Website adelaidecitycouncil.com



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


Landscape Architecture Australia, November 2016

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