Winners

2016 Award Winning Projects

See all the awarded and commended projects from the 2016 National Architecture Awards below along with videos of  some of the category winners, giving an insight into the impact these projects have had in their local communities. You can also read the media release here.

Commercial Architecture

The Harry Seidler Award

AHL Headquarters - 478 George Street (NSW) by Candalepas Associates. Photo: Brett Boardman
AHL Headquarters – 478 George Street (NSW) by Candalepas Associates. Photo: Brett Boardman

National Award

5 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW & TKD architects in collaboration. Photo: Brett Boardman
5 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW & TKD architects in collaboration. Photo: Brett Boardman.

National Commendations

Alex Hotel (WA) by spaceagency architects. Photo: Anson Smart
Alex Hotel (WA) by spaceagency architects. Photo: Anson Smart
Cape York Partnership Offices (QLD) by Kevin O'Brien Architects. Photo: Toby Scott
Cape York Partnership Offices (QLD) by Kevin O’Brien Architects. Photo: Toby Scott
Devil's Corner (TAS) by Cumulus Studio. Photo: Tanja Milbourne
Devil’s Corner (TAS) by Cumulus Studio. Photo: Tanja Milbourne
Ormuz Specialist Eye Clinic (QLD) by Loucas Zahos Architects. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones
Ormuz Specialist Eye Clinic (QLD) by Loucas Zahos Architects. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones

 

 

Educational Architecture

The Daryl Jackson Award

University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones
University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones

National Award

The Mandeville Centre, Loreto Toorak (VIC) by Architectus. Photo: Ian Davidson
The Mandeville Centre, Loreto Toorak (VIC) by Architectus. Photo: Ian Davidson

National Commendations

Geelong Grammar School, School of Performing Arts & Creative Education (VIC) by Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design. Photo: John Gollings
Geelong Grammar School, School of Performing Arts & Creative Education (VIC) by Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design. Photo: John Gollings
UNSW Materials Science & Engineering Building (NSW) by Grimshaw. Photo: John Gollings
UNSW Materials Science & Engineering Building (NSW) by Grimshaw. Photo: John Gollings

 

 

Enduring Architecture

National Award

Perth Concert Hall (WA) by Howlett and Bailey Architects. Photo: Courtesy of City of Perth
Perth Concert Hall (WA) by Howlett and Bailey Architects. Photo: Courtesy of City of Perth

 

 

Heritage

The Lachlan Macquarie Award

The State Buildings (WA) by Architect: Kerry Hill Architects, Heritage Architect: Palassis Architects. Photo: Angus Martin
The State Buildings (WA) by Architect: Kerry Hill Architects, Heritage Architect: Palassis Architects. Photo: Angus Martin

National Award

5 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW & TKD architects in collaboration. Photo: Brett Boardman
5 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW & TKD architects in collaboration. Photo: Brett Boardman

National Commendation

Bayside Fire Station (QLD) by Owen Architecture. Photo: Toby Scott
Bayside Fire Station (QLD) by Owen Architecture. Photo: Toby Scott

 

 

Interior Architecture

The Emil Sodersten Award

Canberra Airport Hotel (ACT) by Bates Smart. Photo: Rodrigo Vargas
Canberra Airport Hotel (ACT) by Bates Smart. Photo: Rodrigo Vargas

National Award

University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones
University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones

National Commendation

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (VIC) by ARM Architecture. Photo: John Gollings
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (VIC) by ARM Architecture. Photo: John Gollings

 

 

International Architecture

The Jørn Utzon Award

Australian Pavilion, Venice (Italy) by Denton Corker Marshall. Photo: John Gollings
Australian Pavilion, Venice (Italy) by Denton Corker Marshall. Photo: John Gollings

Australian Award

National Gallery Singapore (Singapore) by studioMilou Singapore with CPG Consultants. Photo: Fernando Javier Urquijo
National Gallery Singapore (Singapore) by studioMilou Singapore with CPG Consultants. Photo: Fernando Javier Urquijo

 

 

Public Architecture

Sir Zelman Cowen Award

Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (VIC) by ARM Architecture. Photo: John Gollings
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre (VIC) by ARM Architecture. Photo: John Gollings

National Awards

St Andrews House (NSW) by Candalepas Associates. Photo: Brett Boardman
St Andrews House (NSW) by Candalepas Associates. Photo: Brett Boardman
The Condensery - Somerset Regional Art Gallery (QLD) by PHAB Architects. Photo: Manson Images
The Condensery – Somerset Regional Art Gallery (QLD) by PHAB Architects. Photo: Manson Images

National Commendations

City of Perth Library and Public Plaza (WA) by Kerry Hill Architects. Photo: Nicholas Putrasia
City of Perth Library and Public Plaza (WA) by Kerry Hill Architects. Photo: Nicholas Putrasia
Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club (NSW) by Neeson Murcutt Architects Pty Ltd. Photo: Brett Boardman
Kempsey Crescent Head Surf Life Saving Club (NSW) by Neeson Murcutt Architects Pty Ltd. Photo: Brett Boardman

 

 

Residential Architecture
Houses (Alterations and Additions)

The Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award

Jenny's House (TAS) by Rosevear Stephenson. Photo: Ray Joyce
Jenny’s House (TAS) by Rosevear Stephenson. Photo: Ray Joyce

National Awards

Darlinghurst Rooftop (NSW) by CO-AP (Architects). Photo: Ross Honeysett
Darlinghurst Rooftop (NSW) by CO-AP (Architects). Photo: Ross Honeysett
Mills, The Toy Management House (VIC) by Austin Maynard Architects. Photo: Peter Bennetts
Mills, The Toy Management House (VIC) by Austin Maynard Architects. Photo: Peter Bennetts

 

 

Residential Architecture
Houses (New)

The Robyn Boyd Award

Indigo Slam (NSW) by Smart Design Studio. Photo: Sharrin Rees
Indigo Slam (NSW) by Smart Design Studio. Photo: Sharrin Rees

National Awards

Deepdene House (VIC) by Kennedy Nolan. Photo: Kennedy Nolan
Deepdene House (VIC) by Kennedy Nolan. Photo: Kennedy Nolan
Point Lonsdale House (VIC) by NMBW Architecture Studio. Photo: Peter Bennetts
Point Lonsdale House (VIC) by NMBW Architecture Studio. Photo: Peter Bennetts
Rosalie House (QLD) by Owen Architecture. Photo: Toby Scott
Rosalie House (QLD) by Owen Architecture. Photo: Toby Scott

National Commendation

House in Hamilton (QLD) by phorm architecture + design with Tato Architects. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones
House in Hamilton (QLD) by phorm architecture + design with Tato Architects. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones

 

 

Residential Architecture
Multiple Housing

The Frederick Romberg Award

Knutsford / Stage 1 (WA) by spaceagency architects. Photo: Robert Frith
Knutsford / Stage 1 (WA) by spaceagency architects. Photo: Robert Frith

National Awards

10 Wylde Street (NSW) by SJB. Photo: Brett Boardman
10 Wylde Street (NSW) by SJB. Photo: Brett Boardman
Monash University Logan Hall (VIC) by McBride Charles Ryan. Photo: John Gollings
Monash University Logan Hall (VIC) by McBride Charles Ryan. Photo: John Gollings

 

 

Small Project Architecture

The Nicholas Murcutt Award

Maidstone Tennis Pavilion (VIC) by Searle x Waldron Architecture. Photo: Nick Searle
Maidstone Tennis Pavilion (VIC) by Searle x Waldron Architecture. Photo: Nick Searle

National Award

Bath House (QLD) by Stephen de Jersey Architect. Photo: Scott Burrows
Bath House (QLD) by Stephen de Jersey Architect. Photo: Scott Burrows

 

 

Sustainable Architecture

The David Oppenheim Award

Tonsley Main Assembly Building and Pods (SA) by Woods Bagot and Tridente Architects. Photo: Sam Noonan
Tonsley Main Assembly Building and Pods (SA) by Woods Bagot and Tridente Architects. Photo: Sam Noonan

National Awards

Northern Beaches Christian School (NSW) by WMK Architecture. Photo: Brett Boardman
Northern Beaches Christian School (NSW) by WMK Architecture. Photo: Brett Boardman
University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones
University of Queensland Oral Health Centre (QLD) by Cox Rayner Architects with Hames Sharley and Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones

National Commendation

Project Zero (QLD) by BVN. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones
Project Zero (QLD) by BVN. Photo: Christopher Frederick Jones

 

 

Urban Design

The Walter Burley Griffin Award

Bowen Place Crossing (ACT) by Lahznimmo Architects. Photo: Brett Boardman
Bowen Place Crossing (ACT) by Lahznimmo Architects. Photo: Brett Boardman

National Award

Lennox Bridge Portals (NSW) by Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects. Photo: Alex Rink
Lennox Bridge Portals (NSW) by Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects. Photo: Alex Rink

 

 

COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture

The COLORBOND® Award

South Australia Drill Core Reference Library (SA) by Thomson Rossi. Photo: David Sievers
South Australia Drill Core Reference Library (SA) by Thomson Rossi. Photo: David Sievers

 

 

People’s Choice Award

Deepwater (NSW) by Tobias Partners. Photo: Justin Alexander
Deepwater (NSW) by Tobias Partners. Photo: Justin Alexander