From Bundaberg to Winton – projects enter Central Queensland Regional Architecture Awards

From Bundaberg to Winton – projects enter Central Queensland Regional Architecture Awards

Ten projects are in the running for honours in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 Central Queensland Regional Architecture Awards with winners to be announced on Friday 22 February.

Spanning the region from Bundaberg in the south to Rockhampton in the north and Winton in the west, the projects include a medical centre, museum and town hall among others entered in commercial, public, residential – houses and small project architecture categories.

Central Queensland Juror Brian Hooper, Principal of Brian Hooper Architect in Yeppoon, will assist the 2013 Awards Jury Director, Mark Damant (Woods Bagot) and Deputy Director, Liam Proberts (bureau^proberts) with selecting the worthy recipients of Regional Commendations and the J.W. Wilson Award for Building of the year.

Projects awarded on the night will progress to the coveted Queensland Architecture Awards to be announced in Brisbane on 21 June.

Queensland 2013 Awards Jury Director, Mark Damant will present the Regional Commendations to Central Queensland winners at a special ceremony at the Park Avenue Hotel, Rockhampton, recipient of a 2012 Regional Commendation, commencing at 6pm Friday 22 February. Media are invited to attend.

Projects in the running are:

Architectural Project Architectural Practice Architectural Category Town / City
Bourbong Street Medical Centre Neylan Architecture Commercial Architecture Bundaberg
Callaghan Park Members Lounge Tony Madden Architects Commercial Architecture Rockhampton
Administration and Library Woorabinda State School Kevin O’Brien Architects Public Architecture Woorabinda
Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum Cox Rayner Architects Public Architecture Winton
CPAC Tony Madden Architects Public Architecture Yeppoon
Health Clinic CQU Reddog Architects Public Architecture Rockhampton
Rockhampton Regional Library Brewster Hjorth Architects Public Architecture South Rockhampton
Yeppoon Town Hall Redevelopment BEAT Architects Public Architecture Yeppoon
Crowsnest Retreat PHORM Architecture + Design Residential Architecture – Houses Agnes Water
White Houses Cooee Bay BEAT Architects Residential Architecture – Houses Cooee Bay
Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum Cox Rayner Architects Small Project Architecture Winton


View all Central Queensland entries here.


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Australian Institute of Architects
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