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    Next generation of architects big winners at Tas awards

    July 9, 2018
    Several of the state’s up and coming practices have dominated the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards. This year’s winners were announced at a ceremony at Westland Nurseries in Seven Mile Beach, with 21 awards and commendations handed out from a record 43 entries, featuring everything from public amenities and office fit-outs to new and adapted housing ...
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    2018 NSW Architecture Award winners announced

    July 7, 2018
    The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the prestigious NSW Architecture Awards, including the first ever recipient of the NSW Architecture Medallion for ‘best in show’. Winning projects demonstrate design excellence, innovative thinking and among them are highly sensitive responses to the past as well as new visions of how we can ...
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    2018 Chapter Architecture Awards

    July 6, 2018
    Congratulations to all winners in the 2018 Chapter Architecture Awards. Named Award and Award winners will now go into the running to be shortlisted for the National Architecture Awards to be held in Melbourne in November. Learn more about the list of awarded projects via the media releases for each Chapter below:  ACT NSW NT QLD SA  Tas Vic WA  
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    Stadium celebrated for defining Perth

    July 6, 2018
    Optus Stadium has been presented the most esteemed accolade, the George Temple Poole Award, at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2018 WA Architecture Awards. Designed as a joint venture by HASSELL, COX and HKS, the Stadium has been recognised as a city-defining architectural icon, offering a fan’s first experience for Western Australian sport and entertainment events. “The ...
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    State’s best architecture honoured at Victorian Architecture Awards

    July 6, 2018
    Victoria’s leading architects have been honoured by the 2018 Victorian Architecture Awards, with education and public architecture projects dominating in multiple categories demonstrating their significance to the public realm. Across 14 categories, a total of 66 awards were given including named awards, architecture awards and commendations from the 108 shortlisted projects. The awards were announced at ...
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    A celebration of the personal – the 2018 SA Architecture Awards

    July 2, 2018
    30 June 2018 Every year the Australian Institute of Architects’ SA Architecture Awards sees projects of all budgets and sizes – in 2018 the projects with some of the most modest budgets, smallest footprints or most challenging parameters are architects’ own homes and workplaces. Even more impressive is that each of these entries have received commendations or ...
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    AFP forensics facility takes out ACT’s top architecture award

    June 25, 2018
    The Australian Federal Police’s leading-edge Forensics and Data Centre designed by HASSELL was awarded the ACT’s Territory’s top architectural architecture award at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2018 ACT Architecture Awards tonight. HASSELL was presented the prestigious Canberra Medallion by the Minister for Planning and Land Management, Mick Gentleman for the AFP facility. This project also ...
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    The top in the Territory announced at Northern Territory Architecture Awards

    June 22, 2018
    The Northern Territory’s best architecture has been celebrated at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2018 NT Architecture Awards held on Friday 22 June in Darwin. Named Award and Award winners now progress to the National Architecture Awards to be announced in Melbourne on Thursday 1 November.   Full list of winners: Commercial Architecture The Peter Dermoudy Award – Zuccoli Plaza ...
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    But what about housing? The Institute responds to the NSW Budget 2018-19

    June 21, 2018
    Communities need schools, health care and transport – but what about housing? The Australian Institute of Architects is pleased to see yesterday’s budget announcement includes spending on built infrastructure for health and education, as well as an undertaking to engage community on small projects, but asks ‘what about the housing for the people of NSW to ...
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    Regional innovation a highlight at Queensland Architecture Awards

    June 8, 2018
    The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ Queensland State Architecture Awards have been announced at the annual Awards night on Friday 8 June. Following an extensive Regional Architecture Awards program, 174 entries have been judged with 78 unique projects shortlisted for the state honours, some in multiple categories. The highlight from this year’s judging was the ...