RAIA State Awards

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Freeman Leeson’s house at Tranquil Bay.

Australian Capital Territory
Canberra Medallions (2): ACT Magistrates Court by MCC and Ansett Visitors Centre at the Australian Institute of Sport by Daryl Jackson/Alastair Swayn. Awards (3)—Tranquil Bay houses by Freeman Leeson; Discovery House, Phillip by Woods Bagot; Extensions to Building 6 at the University of Canberra by Daryl Jackson/Alastair Swayn. Commendations (3)—Orana Steiner School Kindergarten by Gregory Burgess; British High Commission refurbishment and addition by Mitchell/Giurgola & Thorp; Duntroon House conservation at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, by Otto Cserhalmi & Partners. BHP Steel Award—ACT Magistrates Court by MCC.

New South Wales
Public Buildings: Sir John Sulman Award—Architecture Studios, University of Newcastle by Grose Bradley. Merit Awards (4)—Ultimo Community Centre by Lawrence Nield & Partners Australia; Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of NSW by Lawrence Nield & Partners Australia; Museum of Sydney on the site of the First Government House by Denton Corker Marshall; Imax Theatre by HBO + EMTB. Housing: Wilkinson Award—House at Northbridge by Alexander Tzannes Associates. Single Houses Merit Awards (4)—house at Merimbula by Clinton Murray; Nursey residence at Paddington by Alexander Tzannes Associates; house at Thredbo by Metier 3; residence at Wahroonga by Architectural Projects Partnership. Single House Alterations and Additions Merit Awards (5)—Cooper residence by Melocco & Moore; house at Annandale by Stanic Harding; GC/J house at Georges Heights by Paul Berkemeier; Menzies house by Allen Jack + Cottier and Tim Allison & Associates; Waverton house by Jahn Associates. Multiple Housing Alterations & Additions Merit Award— Davis house, Darlinghurst by Engelen Moore. Interior Architecture: Merit Awards (2)—Australian Consulting Partners office by Grose Bradley and Apartment Einfeld by Neil Durbach. Conservation & Adaptive Reuse: Francis Greenway Award—Rose Bay Cottage by Design 5. Conservation Merit Awards (2)—Royal Australasian College of Physicians by Clive Lucas, Stapleton & Partners and Earthquake Repair and Restoration of Christchurch Cathedral, Newcastle by EJE Architecture; Recycling and Adaptive Reuse Merit Award—Kirkbride Block, Sydney, by NSW Government Architect Chris Johnson with design architects Terry King and Jean Rice. Environment Award—Four Horizons autonomous house, Cessnock, by Lindsay Johnston. Civic Design: Lloyd Rees Award—Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital redevelopment by NSW Government Architect Chris Johnson with design architect Eric Wisden; Merit Award—Pyrmont Bay Park Stage 2 by Denton Corker Marshall. President’s Award (client-architect collaboration)—Lisa Hoelzl and Scott Brunsdon with Stanic Harding.

House at Northbridge by Alexander Tzannes Associates.

Non-Residential: FDG Stanley Award—Sunshine Coast University College Library by Lawrence Nield & Partners Australia with John Mainwaring & Associates; High Commendation—Northern Grandstand, Brisbane Cricket Ground by Daryl Jackson. Residential: Robin Dods Award (shared)—Brisbane River house by Davis & Josephson and two houses at Noosa by Clare Design. Multiple Housing Award—Church Street housing project, Fortitude Valley, by Parish O’Neill, Bligh Voller and Cox Rayner; High Commendations (2)—Co-operative housing at Spring Hill by Deike Richards with Goodsir Baker Wilde and 32-34 Omrah Avenue, Caloundra by Richard Kirk with the Queensland Department of Public Works and Housing. Commercial: Awards (2)— Alterations and additions to Mooloolaba Surf Lifesaving Club by Down & Neyland, and St Vincent’s Aged Care Facility, Noosa Heads by John Mainwaring & Associates. Interiors: Award— Limpopo by Steffen Tuck Interior Architecture. Civic Design: Award—Capalaba Town Centre Urban Works by Daryl Jackson. Tourism: Award—Cairns Convention Centre by Cox Rayner. Education: Award—Queensland Conservatorium of Music by Bligh Voller; High Commendations (2)— Applied Science Complex, Logan Institute of TAFE Meadowbank campus by Project Services and Cairns College of TAFE Arts & Cultural Building by Project Services. Recycling: Award—Day and Night Pharmacy, Toowoomba by The Buchan Group. Conservation: Award—Toowoomba City Hall by Allom Lovell-Marquis-Kyle. Contributions to Architecture: President’s Awards (3)—Allan Kirkwood, Queensland Artworkers Alliance and Spring Hill Co-operative Housing.
Bligh Voller’s Queensland Conservatorium of Music on Southbank Brisbane.
Darwin Central by Liveris.
Northern Territory
Building of the Year: Tracy Memorial Award—Darwin Central by Liveris. Housing: Burnett Award—Tregenza extension and bungalow by Tangentyere Design. Civic Design Award—Darwin Central. Institutional Architecture Award—Holiday Inn, Darwin by Woodhead Firth Lee. Recycling: President’s Award—Recycling of Buildings 16 and 27 at the Northern Territory University Casuarina campus by Jackman Gooden (NT). Corporate and Office Design Award—Tangentyere Council offices by Tangentyere Design. Interior Design Award—Family Court 4 refurbishment by Jackman Gooden (NT). People’s Choice Award—Lemon Noske house by Matthews Kapetas Ehrlich. BHP Award—CSIRO redevelopment by Woods Bagot.

South Australia
New Residential: Merit Awards (2)—East on Rundle, Kent Town by Tectvs Design; Marina residence by Tridente. Commendation—Nigel Levings house, Carey Gully, by Grose Bradley. Residential Renovation: Archicentre Merit Award—Extension Swerves Out of the Square by John S. Hales. Commendations (2)—Vincent Street additions by Bohdan Dorniak and Blackburn Street residence by Danvers. Recycling: Commendations (2)—The Museum North Wing Entrance redevelopment by Services SA and Swinton, Coromandel Valley, by Simon Widenhofer. Conservation: Commendation—The Old Port Adelaide Police Station by Services SA heritage unit with Chris Loan. Commercial: Merit Award— Rundle Mall pavilions by Steve Grieve. Commendation—Granite Island kiosk/restaurant by Woods Bagot. Interior: Merit Awards (2)—City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre by Woods Bagot and Nigel Pike Gallery by Steve Grieve. Art & Architecture: Merit Award—Lutheran Homes by Matthews with Don Hatcher, Anna Claire Naylor, Sue Rosenthal, Richard Brecknock, Architectural Stained Glass Studio and Studio Arketype. New Public: Merit Award—South East Institute of TAFE, Mt Gambier campus by Woods Bagot. Commendation—Mt Lofty Summit redevelopment by Raffen Maron. Civic Design: Merit Award—City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre by Woods Bagot; Commendation—St Francis Xavier Cathedral Tower completion by Lynton Jury. RAIA-SA Energy/Environment Award (shared)—Nigel Levings house, Carey Gully, by Grose Bradley and St Brigid’s Catholic Primary School, Evanston, by Geof Nairn. BHP Colorbond Steel Award—Balnaves Coonawarra Winery by Chapman Herbert. AISC Architectural Steel Design Award—City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre by Woods Bagot; High Commendation—The Park Pavilions, West Lake, by Walter Brooke & Associates.
Council chamber in the City of Charles Sturt Civic Centre, by Woods Bagot.
Metier 3’s Country Road HQ.
Victorian Architecture Medal: Isaacson-Davis residence by John Wardle. Residential Multiple: Merit Award—St Leonards Apartments by Katsalidis; Commendation—Wintringham Port Melbourne Hostel by Allen Kong. Residential New and Alterations and Extensions: Harold Desbrowe-Annear Award—Isaacson-Davis residence by John Wardle. Commendations (2)—44 Garfield St, Richmond, by Six Degrees and C House, Skenes Creek, by Simon Hanson. Commercial: Sir Osborne McCutcheon Award—25 William Street by John Wardle; Merit Awards (2)—Country Road headquarters by Metier 3 and Stage 1, Exhibition Centre Showgrounds, by Edmond & Corrigan. Commendation—Robbie Barker hair salon by Peter Elliott. Conservation: John George Knight Award—Deakin University Woolstores campus by McGlashan Everist. Merit Awards (2)—Regent Theatre by Desmond Brookes International, Robert Peck van Hartel Trethowan and Allom Lovell & Associates, and Black Rock House fortified yard by Meredith Gould. Institutional: William Wardell Award—Ballarat Town Hall refurbishment by Peter Elliott with Morton Dunn; Merit Awards (3) —Building 1 CSIRO by John Wardle; Deakin University Woolstores campus by McGlashan Everist; Stage 1, Deakin University Burwood campus, by Wood Marsh with Pels Innes Neilson Kosloff. Commendations (4)—Wangaratta Library by Greenway Hirst Page; Windsor Fire Station by Edmond & Corrigan; Carm Centre by Forbes Fitzhardinge Woodland and Central Animal Services complex, Monash University by Spowers. Urban Design: Joseph Reed Award—Yarra Turning Basin by City of Melbourne City Projects. Merit Award—Collective Projects at the University of Melbourne by Peter Elliott. Commendations (2)—Prince of Wales Hotel and precinct by Allan Powell and Little Latrobe Street by City of Melbourne City Projects. Energy Efficiency: Merit Award—16 Hoddle Street, Essendon, by Anne Cunningham and Ann Keddie. Interior Architecture: Marion Mahoney Award—Victorian Arts Centre Amcor and CBA Lounges refurbishment by Ashton Raggatt McDougall. Commendations (3)—Formway Furniture Showroom by James Brearley; The Fishplate by Maddison and Western Mining Corporation head office by Swaney Draper. The Melbourne Prize (inaugural award for a significant improvement to Melbourne): Meyer Place bar by Six Degrees. Commendations (3)—Drewery Lane apartments by Warren J. Foster; Emery apartment, Melbourne Terrace, by Katsalidis; Promenade at Southbank by The Buchan Group with Denton Corker Marshall. BHP Colorbond Steel Awards (2): Windsor Fire Station by Edmond & Corrigan and C House by Simon Hanson. Bates Smart Award for Architecture in the Media: A body of work by Kim Dovey (including ‘Architecture About Aborigines’ published in Architecture Australia July/August 1996).

Western Australia
Public Institutional: Merit Award—Chapels Creamatorium at Fremantle Cemetery by Bernard Seeber. Single Residential: Colorbond Merit Award— Mangan-Cullen house by Hofman & Brown. Group Residential: Colorbond Merit Award—Randall Street Terraces by Christopher Hair. Civic Design: Merit Award— Treetop Walk and Tingle Shelter, Nornalup National Park, Walpole, by Donaldson & Warn (with engineers Ove Arup and artist David Jones). Conservation: Merit Award—Collegians House refurbishment at Scotch College by John Flower. Recycling: Merit Award—Rydges Perth Hotel by Woodhead Firth Lee. Commercial: Camerons Merit Award—FAL (Foodland) head office by Spowers. Interior: Dorma Merit Award—Fourteen 7 by Michael Patroni.

Fourteen 7 restaurant by Michael Patroni.

Robert Gough house by Craig Rosevear.
Residential: James Blackburn Award—Furmage-Forward house, Sandy Bay, by Forward Viney Woollan. Awards (2)—Robert Gough house by Craig Rosevear and Dunne House by Leigh Woolley. New & Extended Buildings: Awards (2)— Landsdowne Crescent Primary School by Crawford Shurman Wegman and College of Aluminium Training by Jacob Allom Wade. Commendations (4)— Elizabeth Street Mall canopy by Morris-Nunn & Associates; Ansett Reservation Centre by Glenn Smith Associates; Drysdale Institute of TAFE by Eastman Heffernan Walch & Button; Newstead College by Glenn Smith Associates with Forward Viney Woollan. Recycling and Conservation: Award—Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre by Bush Parkes Shugg & Moon; Commendations (2)—Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery by Forward Viney Woollan and The Old Woolstore redevelopment by Forward Viney Woollan. SWT Blythe Student Award—Building in the Park Waterworks Reserve by Poppy Taylor, Phil Black, Adam Casemore, Nick Hopwood, Rachel Rooke, Scott Lobdale, Natt Preston, Matthew Williams, Brett Meade and Jamie McCutcheon of the University of Tasmania. Commendation— Tasmanian School of Architecture by Daniel Lane.

These lists have been supplied by the RAIA chapters.



Published online: 1 Sep 1997


Architecture Australia, September 1997

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