Shortlist revealed: 2018 National Architecture Awards

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Adelaide Convention Centre Redevelopment: East by Woods Bagot.

Adelaide Convention Centre Redevelopment: East by Woods Bagot. Image: Trevor Mein

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Bendigo Hospital by Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart.

Bendigo Hospital by Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart. Image: Peter Clarke

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Blackwater Aquatic Centre by Liquid Blu Architects.

Blackwater Aquatic Centre by Liquid Blu Architects. Image: Angus Martin

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Bunjil Place by FJMT.

Bunjil Place by FJMT. Image: John Gollings

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Garden Cemetery Chapel by Susan Dugdale and Associates.

Garden Cemetery Chapel by Susan Dugdale and Associates. Image: Gary Annett

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Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct by Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney.

Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct by Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney. Image: Michael Nicholson

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Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS.

Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Punchbowl Mosque by Candalepas Associates.

Punchbowl Mosque by Candalepas Associates. Image: Brett Boardman

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Synergy by BVN.

Synergy by BVN. Image: John Gollings

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The Cadogan Song School by Palassis Architects.

The Cadogan Song School by Palassis Architects. Image: Andrew Pritchard

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Australian Federal Police Forensics and Data Centre by Hassell.

Australian Federal Police Forensics and Data Centre by Hassell. Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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Barangaroo House by Collins and Turner.

Barangaroo House by Collins and Turner. Image: Rory Gardiner

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Barwon Water by GHD Woodhead.

Barwon Water by GHD Woodhead. Image: Trevor Mein

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International House Sydney by Tzannes.

International House Sydney by Tzannes. Image: Ben Guthrie

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krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania.

krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. Image: Adam Gibson

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Mac 01 by Circa Morris-Nunn Architects.

Mac 01 by Circa Morris-Nunn Architects. Image: Adam Gibson

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The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi.

The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi. Image: Christopher Morrison

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Highgate Primary School New Teaching Building by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects.

Highgate Primary School New Teaching Building by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Macquarie University Incubator by Architectus.

Macquarie University Incubator by Architectus. Image: Brett Boardman

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Monash University Learning and Teaching Building by John Wardle Architects.

Monash University Learning and Teaching Building by John Wardle Architects. Image: Trevor Mein

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New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects.

New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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The Science Place by Hassell.

The Science Place by Hassell. Image: Andrew Rankin

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Victorian College of the Arts former Mounted Police Stables by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Victorian College of the Arts former Mounted Police Stables by Kerstin Thompson Architects. Image: Trevor Mein

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Darling Harbour Transformation by Hassell/Hassell and Populous.

Darling Harbour Transformation by Hassell/Hassell and Populous. Image: Simon Wood

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New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects.

New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Scarborough Beach Pool by Christou Design Group.

Scarborough Beach Pool by Christou Design Group. Image: Douglas Mark Black

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Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects.

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects. Image: Rob Maver

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Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture.

Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture. Image: Michael Nicholson

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Carpenter-Hall House by Russell Hall Architects.

Carpenter-Hall House by Russell Hall Architects. Image: Russell Hall

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Coastal Garden House by Neeson Murcutt Architects.

Coastal Garden House by Neeson Murcutt Architects. Image: Brett Boardman

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Compound House by March Studio.

Compound House by March Studio. Image: Peter Bennetts

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House on the Coast by Sean Godsell Architects.

House on the Coast by Sean Godsell Architects. Image: Young and Percival

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Park House by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Park House by Kerstin Thompson Architects. Image: Trevor Mein

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PR House by Architects Ink.

PR House by Architects Ink. Image: Sam Noonan

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Stradbroke House by Tim Bennetton Architects in association with Gabriel Poole.

Stradbroke House by Tim Bennetton Architects in association with Gabriel Poole. Image: Harry Firth

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Towers Road House by Wood Marsh Architecture.

Towers Road House by Wood Marsh Architecture. Image: John Gollings

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Gibbon St by Cavill Architects.

Gibbon St by Cavill Architects. Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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King Bill by Austin Maynard Architects.

King Bill by Austin Maynard Architects. Image: Derek Swalwell

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Laneway House by Jon Jacka Architects.

Laneway House by Jon Jacka Architects. Image: Jon Jacka

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Mawhera Extension by Preston Lane.

Mawhera Extension by Preston Lane. Image: Adam Gibson

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Orange Ave by Vittino Ashe.

Orange Ave by Vittino Ashe. Image: Robert Frith

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35 Spring St by Bates Smart.

35 Spring St by Bates Smart. Image: Peter Clarke

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Campbell Street by DKO Architecture and SLAB.

Campbell Street by DKO Architecture and SLAB. Image: Tom Blachford and Kate Ballis

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Ivy Apartments, West by Davis and Davis Architects.

Ivy Apartments, West by Davis and Davis Architects. Image: Commercial and General

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Nightingale 1 by Breathe Architecture.

Nightingale 1 by Breathe Architecture. Image: Peter Clarke

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M3565 Main Beach by Virginia Kerridge Architect.

M3565 Main Beach by Virginia Kerridge Architect. Image: John Gollings

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Short Lane by Woods Bagot.

Short Lane by Woods Bagot. Image: Trevor Mein

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Spire Residences by John Wardle Architects.

Spire Residences by John Wardle Architects. Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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The Bottleyard by MJA Studio.

The Bottleyard by MJA Studio. Image: Dion Robeson

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The Rochford by Fox Johnston.

The Rochford by Fox Johnston. Image: Benjamin Hosking

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75 Myrtle Street, Chippendale by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects.

75 Myrtle Street, Chippendale by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects. Image: David Roche

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105 Macquarie Street Apartments by Preston Lane.

105 Macquarie Street Apartments by Preston Lane. Image: Adam Gibson

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Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre by BVN.

Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre by BVN. Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Deepdene by Law Architects.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Deepdene by Law Architects. Image: Drew Echberg

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Monaro Mall, Canberra Centre by Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture.

Monaro Mall, Canberra Centre by Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture. Image: Tom Ross

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Monash University Teaching and Learning Building by John Wardle Architects.

Monash University Teaching and Learning Building by John Wardle Architects. Image: Trevor Mein

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New Academic Street, RMIT by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects.

New Academic Street, RMIT by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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The Cadogan Song School by Palassis Architects.

The Cadogan Song School by Palassis Architects. Image: Andrew Pritchard

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Cottesloe Lobby and Landscape by Simon Pendal Architect.

Cottesloe Lobby and Landscape by Simon Pendal Architect. Image: Robert Frith

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krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania.

krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. Image: Adam Gibson

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Northshore Pavilion by Anna O’Gorman Architect.

Northshore Pavilion by Anna O’Gorman Architect. Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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Sorrento Visitor Centre by Workshop Architecture.

Sorrento Visitor Centre by Workshop Architecture. Image: John Gollings

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The Beehive by Raffaello Rosselli Architect with Luigi Rosselli Architects.

The Beehive by Raffaello Rosselli Architect with Luigi Rosselli Architects. Image: Prue Ruscoe

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Iuwa by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania.

Iuwa by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. Image: Adam Gibson

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Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct by Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney.

Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct by Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney. Image: Michael Nicholson

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Monaro Mall, Canberra Centre by Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture.

Monaro Mall, Canberra Centre by Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture. Image: Dianna Snape

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The Cadogan Song School by Palassis Architects.

The Cadogan Song School by Palassis Architects. Image: Andrew Pritchard

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The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi.

The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi. Image: Christopher Morrison

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Victorian College of the Arts former Mounted Police Stables by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Victorian College of the Arts former Mounted Police Stables by Kerstin Thompson Architects. Image: Trevor Mein

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Barwon Water by GHDWoodhead.

Barwon Water by GHDWoodhead. Image: Trevor Mein

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Blackwater Aquatic Centre by Liquid Blu Architects.

Blackwater Aquatic Centre by Liquid Blu Architects. Image: Angus Martin

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Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire and Devine Architects.

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire and Devine Architects. Image: Rob Maver

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International House Sydney by Tzannes.

International House Sydney by Tzannes. Image: Ben Guthrie

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Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct by Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney.

Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct by Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney. Image: Michael Nicholson

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New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects.

New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Nightingale 1 by Breathe Architecture.

Nightingale 1 by Breathe Architecture. Image: Eve Wilson

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Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS.

Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Synergy by BVN.

Synergy by BVN. Image: John Gollings

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The Beehive by Raffaello Rosselli Architect with Luigi Rosselli Architects.

The Beehive by Raffaello Rosselli Architect with Luigi Rosselli Architects. Image: Prue Ruscoe

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The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi.

The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi. Image: Christopher Morrison

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The Science Place by Hassell.

The Science Place by Hassell. Image: Andrew Rankin

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Australian Embassy Bangkok by BVN.

Australian Embassy Bangkok by BVN. Image: John Gollings

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House 412 by Pulina Ponnamperuma and Robust Architecture Workshop.

House 412 by Pulina Ponnamperuma and Robust Architecture Workshop. Image: Kolitha Perera

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New Wings at The Asian Civilisations Museum by Greenhil Li.

New Wings at The Asian Civilisations Museum by Greenhil Li. Image: Greenhil Li

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School-in-a-Box by Stephen Collier Architects.

School-in-a-Box by Stephen Collier Architects. Image: Stephen Collier

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Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects Image: Rob Maver

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Bugiga Hiker Camp – Grampians National Park by Sean Godsell Architect.

Bugiga Hiker Camp – Grampians National Park by Sean Godsell Architect. Image: Sean Godsell Architects

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Gold Coast Sports Precinct by BVN.

Gold Coast Sports Precinct by BVN. Image: Cieran Murphy

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Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS.

Optus Stadium by Hassell Cox HKS. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Allendale Square by Cameron Chisholm and Nicol.

Allendale Square by Cameron Chisholm and Nicol. Image: Square Silvertone Photography

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Bowali Visitor Centre, Kakadu by Troppo Architects in association with Glenn Murcutt.

Bowali Visitor Centre, Kakadu by Troppo Architects in association with Glenn Murcutt. Image: John Gollings

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St Thomas Aquinas Church, Charnwood by Mitchell/Guirgola and Thorp Architects.

St Thomas Aquinas Church, Charnwood by Mitchell/Guirgola and Thorp Architects.

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Townsville Courts of Law - Edmund Sheppard Building by Hall, Phillips and Wilson Architects.

Townsville Courts of Law - Edmund Sheppard Building by Hall, Phillips and Wilson Architects. Image: Richard Stringer

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The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the shortlist for the 2018 National Architecture Awards.

From 975 entries across state and territory chapter awards programs, 203 were eligible for judging by the national jury, which has shortlisted 70 projects, which will vie for the prestigious awards.

Jury chair Richard Kirk said the judging process affirmed the importance of site visits in determining the shortlist. “Each project visit was always an experience of delight and surprise, and we were continually reminded how project images can never be a substitute for experiencing the building itself,” he said.

“Furthermore, these visits provided a unique experience made all the richer by the opportunity to engage with the architects and in almost all instances their clients.”

Also on the jury were, Jill Garner (Victorian Government Architect), Katelin Butler (editorial director, Architecture Media), Charles Wright (Charles Wright Architects) and Kevin O’Brien (Kevin O’Brien Architects).

Kirk said that the jury was particularly impressed by the diversity of the submissions.

“This national overview provided an opportunity to reflect on how Australia’s vastly different landscapes, urban conditions and economic circumstances influence the work we saw.”

“The jury was aware that in comparing work with such differences in location, complexity or budget, it was important for there to be consensus of view as to how each project responded to the criteria.

“We were impressed by these projects that established new design benchmarks that can be of value to the broader community and through that influence see a positive change resonate in our built environment.”

The winners of the 2018 National Architecture Awards will be announced in Melbourne on 1 November.

Public Architecture 

Bendigo Hospital by Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart. Image:  Peter Clarke

Adelaide Convention Centre Redevelopment: East – Woods Bagot

Bendigo HospitalSilver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart

Blackwater Aquatic Centre – Liquid Blu Architects

Bunjil Place – FJMT

Garden Cemetery Chapel – Susan Dugdale and Associates

Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct – Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney

Optus Stadium – Hassell Cox HKS

Punchbowl Mosque – Candalepas Associates

Synergy – BVN

The Cadogan Song School – Palassis Architects

Commercial Architecture

Australian Federal Police Forensics and Data Centre by Hassell. Image:  Christopher Frederick Jones

Australian Federal Police Forensics and Data Centre – Hassell

Barangaroo House – Collins and Turner

Barwon Water – GHD Woodhead

International House Sydney – Tzannes

krakani lumi – Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

Mac 01 – Circa Morris-Nunn Architects

The Darling Building – Williams Burton Leopardi

Educational Architecture

Highgate Primary School New Teaching Building by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects. Image:  Peter Bennetts

Highgate Primary School New Teaching Building – Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

Macquarie University Incubator Architectus

Monash University Learning and Teaching Building – John Wardle Architects

New Academic Street, RMIT University – Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects

The Science Place – Hassell

Victorian College of the Arts former Mounted Police Stables – Kerstin Thompson Architects

Urban Design

Darling Harbour Transformation by Hassell/Hassell and Populous. Image:  Simon Wood

Darling Harbour Transformation – Hassell/Hassell and Populous

New Academic Street, RMIT University Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects

Scarborough Beach Pool – Christou Design Group 

Residential Architecture – Houses (New)

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects. Image:  Rob Maver

Bruny Island Hideaway – Maguire and Devine Architects

Cabbage Tree House – Peter Stutchbury Architecture

Carpenter-Hall House – Russell Hall Architects

Coastal Garden House – Neeson Murcutt Architects

Compound House – March Studio

House on the Coast – Sean Godsell Architects

Park House – Kerstin Thompson Architects

PR House– Architects Ink

Stradbroke House – Tim Bennetton Architects in association with Gabriel Poole

Towers Road House – Wood Marsh Architecture

Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions)

Gibbon St by Cavill Architects. Image:  Christopher Frederick Jones

Gibbon St – Cavill Architects

King Bill – Austin Maynard Architects

Laneway House – Jon Jacka Architects

Mawhera Extension – Preston Lane

Orange Ave – Vittino Ashe

Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing

35 Spring St by Bates Smart. Image:  Peter Clarke

35 Spring St – Bates Smart

Campbell Street – DKO Architecture and SLAB

Ivy Apartments, West – Davis and Davis Architects

Nightingale 1 – Breathe Architecture

M3565 Main Beach – Virginia Kerridge Architect

Short Lane – Woods Bagot

Spire Residences – John Wardle Architects

The Bottleyard – MJA Studio

The Rochford – Fox Johnston

Interior Architecture

75 Myrtle Street, Chippendale by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects. Image:  David Roche

75 Myrtle Street, Chippendale – Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects

105 Macquarie Street Apartments – Preston Lane

Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre – BVN

Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Deepdene – Law Architects

Monaro Mall, Canberra Centre – Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture

Monash University Teaching and Learning Building – John Wardle Architects

New Academic Street, RMIT – Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects

The Cadogan Song School – Palassis Architects

Small Project Architecture 

krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. Image:  Adam Gibson

Cottesloe Lobby and Landscape – Simon Pendal Architect

krakani lumi – Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania  

Northshore Pavilion – Anna O’Gorman Architect

Sorrento Visitor Centre – Workshop Architecture

The Beehive – Raffaello Rosselli Architect with Luigi Rosselli Architects

Heritage

Iuwa by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. Image:  Adam Gibson

Iuwa – Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and PrecinctPeter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney

Monaro Mall, Canberra Centre – Universal Design Studio and Mather Architecture

The Cadogan Song School – Palassis Architects

The Darling Building – Williams Burton Leopardi

Victorian College of the Arts former Mounted Police Stables – Kerstin Thompson Architects 

Sustainable Architecture

Barwon Water by GHDWoodhead. Image:  Trevor Mein

Barwon Water – GHDWoodhead

Blackwater Aquatic Centre – Liquid Blu Architects

Bruny Island Hideaway – Maguire and Devine Architects

International House Sydney – Tzannes

Joynton Avenue Creative Centre and Precinct – Peter Stutchbury Architecture in association with Design 5 - Architects for City of Sydney

New Academic Street, RMIT University– Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio, Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects

Nightingale 1 – Breathe Architecture

Optus Stadium – Hassell Cox HKS

Synergy – BVN

The Beehive – Raffaello Rosselli Architect with Luigi Rosselli Architects

The Darling Building – Williams Burton Leopardi

The Science Place – Hassell

International Architecture

House 412 by Pulina Ponnamperuma and Robust Architecture Workshop. Image:  Kolitha Perera

Australian Embassy Bangkok – BVN (Thailand)

House 412 – Pulina Ponnamperuma and Robust Architecture Workshop (Sri Lanka)

New Wings at The Asian Civilisations Museum – Greenhill Li (Singapore)

School-in-a-Box – Stephen Collier Architects (Papua New Guinea)

Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture

Bruny Island Hideaway – Maguire and Devine Architects

Bugiga Hiker Camp – Grampians National Park – Sean Godsell Architect

Gold Coast Sports Precinct – BVN

Optus Stadium – Hassell Cox HKS

Enduring Architecture 

Allendale Square by Cameron Chisholm and Nicol. Image:  Square Silvertone Photography

Allendale Square – Cameron Chisholm and Nicol

Bowali Visitor Centre, Kakadu – Troppo Architects in association with Glenn Murcutt and Associates

St Thomas Aquinas Church, Charnwood – Mitchell/Guirgola and Thorp Architects

Townsville Courts of Law - Edmund Sheppard Building – Hall, Phillips and Wilson Architects


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