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2016 NSW Architecture Awards shortlist revealed

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the shortlist for the 2016 NSW Architecture Awards.

From 170 entries, 19 jurors carried out an extensive schedule of site visits and presentations across 12 categories.

NSW chapter president Shaun Carter said this year’s shortlist had demonstrated what design excellence in architecture and the build environment is and what it means.

“There has never been a better time for NSW Architects to shine a bright light on the importance of design in good city and place making across NSW,” Carter said.

“Quality, design-led processes provide the best value result for a project and achieve a high level of economic, social, cultural and environmental outcomes. The projects highlighted in this year’s shortlist demonstrate excellence across all four of these key characteristics and embody the true meaning of “value” in an architectural project.”

The winners of each category will be announced at the 2016 NSW Architecture Awards presentation evening on 1 July at the Australian Technology Park in Eveleigh in Sydney.

A host of other prizes will also be announced on the night including the Blacket Prize for regional architecture, the NSW.

Winners of the 2016 NSW Named Awards and Architecture Awards will progress to the National Architecture Awards to be announced in November 2016.

Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club by Neeson Murcutt Architects Pty Ltd.

Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club by Neeson Murcutt Architects Pty Ltd.

Image: Brett Boardman

Public Architecture

Australian Army Museum of Military Engineering – BVN and Conrad Gargett in Association

Australian Museum Crystal HallNeeson Murcutt Architects Pty Ltd / Joseph Grech Architects

Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club – Neeson Murcutt Architects Pty Ltd

Marks Park Amenities – Sam Crawford Architects

Netball Central – Scott Carver

Newcastle Courthouse – Cox Richardson Architects

Overseas Passenger Terminal Upgrade – JPW

Paling Court Residential Aged Care Facility – Jackson Teece

South East Regional Hospital – BVN

St Andrews House – Candalepas Associates

The Waterfront Pavilion, Australian National Museum – Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Watt Space Gallery – Andrew Donaldson Architecture and Design

Harbour Mill Apartments by Grimshaw.

Harbour Mill Apartments by Grimshaw.

Image: John Gollings

Urban Design

5 Martin Place – JPW and TKD architects in collaboration

Australian Museum Crystal HallNeeson Murcutt Architects / Joseph Grech Architects

City of Sydney Public Domain Furniture – Tzannes

Harbour Mill Apartments – Grimshaw

Lennox Bridge Portals – Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects

Liberty Place – Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

UNSW Materials Science & Engineering Building by Grimshaw.

UNSW Materials Science & Engineering Building by Grimshaw.

Image: John Gollings

Educational Architecture

Abbotsleigh Multi-purpose Assembly and Sports Hall and Sports Field – AJ+C

Faculty of Engineering + Information Technology, University of Technology SydneyDenton Corker Marshall

Northern Beaches Christian School – WMK Architecture

Our Lady of the Assumption Primary School Stage 1 – BVN

St Columba’s Catholic Primary School – Neeson Murcutt Architects

Sydney Nanoscience Hub – Architectus

UNSW Materials Science & Engineering Building – Grimshaw

UNSW, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering – Bates Smart

Wallace WurthLahznimmo Architects in association with Wilson Architects

Jury for Public Architecture, Urban Design and Educational Architecture: Ben Hewett (jury chair, Office of the Government Architect), Tarsha Finney (University of Technology Sydney, UTS), Matthew Pullinger (Hassell)

Wallace Wurth by Lahznimmo Architects in association with Wilson Architects.

Wallace Wurth by Lahznimmo Architects in association with Wilson Architects.

Image: Brett Boardman

Commercial Architecture

5 Martin Place – JPW and TKD architects in collaboration

70 Castlereagh Street, Sydney – Bates Smart

AHL Headquarters – 478 George Street – Candalepas Associates

ANSTO Electron Microscopy Facility (B90) – Jacobs

Gateway Commercial Development – CKDS Architecture

Liberty Place – francis-jones morehen thorp

Novartis building – HDR | Rice Daubney

The Old Clare Hotel – Tonkin Zulaikha Greer

Bennelong by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.

Bennelong by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.

Image: Brett Stevens

Interior Architecture

ANZ Tower Foyer – Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Apartment. Finger Wharf – Architect Prineas

Architectus MLC Studio – Architectus

Bennelong ­– Tonkin Zulaikha Greer

Faculty of Engineering + Information Technology, University of Technology SydneyDenton Corker Marshall

Minter Ellison – BVN

Paramount by The Office Space – Woods Bagot

Tivoli Terrace – Chris Bosse, LAVA Laboratory for Visionary Architecture

UTS Tower – Lahznimmo Architects

Jury for Commercial and Interior Architecture: Olivia Hyde (jury chair, Office of the Government Architect), Ramin Jahromi (Cox Architecture), Stephanie Little (Chenchow Little)

Noble Hughes Residence by David Boyle Architect.

Noble Hughes Residence by David Boyle Architect.

Image: Simon Whitbread

Residential Architecture – Houses (New)

Clareville House – Terroir

Crackenback Stables – Casey Brown Architecture

Deepwater – Tobias Partners

House Acute – MCK Architects

Indigo Slam – Smart Design Studio

Marrickville Courtyard HouseDavid Boyle Architect

Noble Hughes Residence – David Boyle Architect

Ocean Shores House – A-CH (Atelier Chen Hung)

The Farm – Fergus Scott Architects

Upsilon – MCK Architects

Unfurled House by Christopher Polly Architect.

Unfurled House by Christopher Polly Architect.

Image: Brett Boardman

Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations & Additions)

Breeze Block HouseArchitect Prineas

Darlinghurst Rooftop – CO-AP (Architects)

Double Life House – Breathe Architecture

Folded House – MCK Architects

Llewellyn House – studioplusthree

Queen Street Residence – Christina Markham and Rita Qasabian (formally Studio Internationale Pty Ltd)

Spiegel Haus – Carterwilliamson Architects

Unfurled House – Christopher Polly Architect

W House – MCK Architects

Jury for Residential Architecture – Houses (New and Alterations & Additions): Chris Major (jury chair, Welsh + Major Architects), Polly Harbison (Polly Harbison Design), Andrew Benn (Benn + Penna Architecture), Penny Craswell (The Design Writer)

Australia Towers by Bates Smart.

Australia Towers by Bates Smart.

Image: Brett Boardman

Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing

“The Anchorage”, 65 Cowper Wharf Roadway, Woolloomooloo – Eeles Trelease Pty Ltd Architects

10 Wylde Street – SJB

3 Houses MarrickvilleDavid Boyle Architect

Arc – Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects and McGregor Westlake Architecture – Architects in Association

Australia TowersBates Smart

Bourke St Woolloomooloo – McGregor Westlake Architecture

Dunstan Grove – Architectus

Erko – SJB in association with Tribe and Architect Prineas

George and Allen – Turner

Harbour Mill Apartments – Grimshaw

Nº 17 Danks – SJB

North Eveleigh Affordable Housing – Architectus

Sydney 385 – Smart Design Studio

Jury for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing: Jesse McNicoll (jury chair, City of Sydney), Annabel Lahz (lahznimmo architects), Ben Green (Tzannes Associates), Peter Salhani (freelance journalist)

Mini Griffin Theatre by Design King Company.

Mini Griffin Theatre by Design King Company.

Image: Brett Boardman

Small Project Architecture

Escu House – Bijl Architecture

Garden Gallery – Panovscott Architects

Marks Park Amenities – Sam Crawford Architects

McMahons Point House – Carterwilliamson Architects

Mini Griffin Theatre – Design King Company

Warships Exhibition – studioplusthree

Watt Space Gallery – Andrew Donaldson Architecture and Design

Watt Space Gallery by Andrew Donaldson Architecture and Design.

Watt Space Gallery by Andrew Donaldson Architecture and Design.

Image: Brett Boardman

Heritage (Conservation and Creative Adaptation)

155 Clarence Street, Sydney – Bates Smart with Design 5 Heritage Architects

5 Martin Place – JPW & TKD architects in collaboration

House. Elysium – Architect Prineas

Lennox Bridge Portals – Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects

Primus Hotel – Woods Bagot & GBA Heritage

Surry Hills Apartment – Josephine Hurley Architecture

The Old Clare Hotel Tonkin Zulaikha Greer

Jury for Small Project Architecture and Heritage (Conservation and Creative Adaptation): David Stevenson (jury chair, Lacoste + Stevenson Architects), Susan O’Neill (NSW Land and Environment Court), Felicity Stewart (Stewart Hollenstein)

ANSTO Electron Microscopy Facility (B90) by Jacobs.

ANSTO Electron Microscopy Facility (B90) by Jacobs.

Image: Brett Boardman

Sustainable Architecture

70 Castlereagh Street, Sydney – Bates Smart

Abbotsleigh Multi-purpose Assembly and Sports Hall and Sports Field – AJ+C

ANSTO Electron Microscopy Facility (B90) – Jacobs

Liberty Place – francis-jones morehen thorp

Marks Park Amenities – Sam Crawford Architects

Netball Central – Scott Carver

Northern Beaches Christian School – WMK Architecture

Ocean Shores House – A-CH (Atelier Chen Hung)

Jury for Sustainable Architecture: Alistair Coulstock (sustainability expert advisor, Cundall), Ben Hewett (Office of the Government Architect), Chris Major – Welsh + Major Architects), David Stevenson (Lacoste + Stevenson Architects), Jesse McNicoll (City of Sydney), Olivia Hyde (Office of the Government Architect)

Australian Museum Crystal Hall by Neeson Murcutt Architects / Joseph Grech Architects.

Australian Museum Crystal Hall by Neeson Murcutt Architects / Joseph Grech Architects.

Image: Brett Boardman

Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture

5 Martin Place – JPW & TKD architects in collaboration

Australian Museum Crystal Hall – Neeson Murcutt Architects / Joseph Grech Architects

Crackenback Stables – Casey Brown Architecture

Queen Street Residence – Christina Markham and Rita Qasabian (formally Studio Internationale Pty Ltd)

Jury for Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture: Ben Hewett (Office of the Government Architect), Chris Major (Welsh + Major Architects), David Stevenson (Lacoste + Stevenson Architects), Jesse McNicoll (City of Sydney), Olivia Hyde (Office of the Government Architect) *With specialist technical advice from BlueScope

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