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2019 International Chapter Architecture Awards

The work of Australian architects around the world has been honoured at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2019 International Chapter Awards.

Nine awards and two commendations were handed out at an announcement in Dubai attended by the Institute’s national president Helen Lochhead, international chapter chair Samantha Cotterell, awards chair Annelise Tiller, and commissioner general Expo 2020 Justin McGowan.

The awards winners range from a hotel celebrating Chinese culture in a preserved a 2,000-year old forest to an open air university in Singapore.

Cotterell said, “These projects from our international members of the Institute range from large scale commercial developments to small and poetic public works.

“They demonstrate the vision and the talent of our members of the Australian architecture profession, who courageously and ambitiously set out to lend their voice to a global architectural conversation.
“These projects are a proud representation of the growing international presence of our design professionals.”

The winners are:

Public Architecture


Place de la Brèche, Niort (France) – Studio Milou


Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct (New Zealand) – Cox Architecture, Warren and Mahoney, Opus Architecture

Urban Design


Kunshan Hyper Complex (China) – BAU Brearley Architects and Urbanists

Educational Architecture


NTU Learning Hub ‘The Arc’ (Singapore) – Richard Kirk Architect with DCA Architects

Commercial Architecture


Amanyangyun (China) – Kerry Hill Architects

Interior Architecture


B:Hive, Smales Farm (New Zealand) – BVN in association with Jasmax

Residential Architecture - Houses (Alterations and Additions)


Goh House (Singapore) – Studio Milou

Small Project Architecture


Chapel in Venice (Italy) – Sean Godsell Architects

Somewhere Other (Italy and Australia) – John Wardle Architects



Le Nouveau Carreau du Temple, Paris (France) – Studio Milou


Amanyangyun (China) – Kerry Hill Architects

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