Winners revealed: 2015 Australian National Architecture Awards

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Shrine of Remembrance  – Galleries of Remembrance (Vic) by ARM Architecture.

Shrine of Remembrance – Galleries of Remembrance (Vic) by ARM Architecture. Image: John Gollings

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Adelaide Oval Redevelopment (SA) by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley.

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment (SA) by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley. Image: John Gollings

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Fiona Stanley Hospital – Main Hospital Building (WA) by The Fiona Stanley Hospital Design Collaboration (comprising Hassell, Hames Sharley and Silver Thomas Hanley).

Fiona Stanley Hospital – Main Hospital Building (WA) by The Fiona Stanley Hospital Design Collaboration (comprising Hassell, Hames Sharley and Silver Thomas Hanley). Image: Peter Bennetts

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Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (Qld) by Conrad Gargett Lyons.

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (Qld) by Conrad Gargett Lyons. Image: Christopher Frederick Jones

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Margaret Court Arena (Vic) by NH Architecture + Populous.

Margaret Court Arena (Vic) by NH Architecture + Populous. Image: Peter Bennetts

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NewActon Precinct (ACT) by Fender Katsalidis Architects.

NewActon Precinct (ACT) by Fender Katsalidis Architects. Image: John Gollings

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Monash University North West Precinct (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects in collaboration with MGS Architects (masterplan) .

Monash University North West Precinct (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects in collaboration with MGS Architects (masterplan) . Image: Peter Clarke

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Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne (Vic) by John Wardle Architects & NADAAA in collaboration.

Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne (Vic) by John Wardle Architects & NADAAA in collaboration. Image: John Gollings

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UTS Science Faculty, Building 7 (NSW) by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects & BVN.

UTS Science Faculty, Building 7 (NSW) by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects & BVN. Image: Darren Bradley

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Camperdown Childcare (NSW) by CO-AP (Architects).

Camperdown Childcare (NSW) by CO-AP (Architects). Image: Ross Honeysett

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Jeffrey Smart Building, University of South Australia (SA) by John Wardle Architects in association with Phillips/Pilkington Architects.

Jeffrey Smart Building, University of South Australia (SA) by John Wardle Architects in association with Phillips/Pilkington Architects. Image: Sam Noonan

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50 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW.

50 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW. Image: Peter Bennetts

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The GPT Group’s Wollongong Central (NSW) by HDR Rice Daubney.

The GPT Group’s Wollongong Central (NSW) by HDR Rice Daubney. Image: Brett Boardman

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Equestrian Centre, Merricks (Vic) by Seth Stein Architects (London) in association with Watson Architecture + Design (Melbourne).

Equestrian Centre, Merricks (Vic) by Seth Stein Architects (London) in association with Watson Architecture + Design (Melbourne). Image: Lisbeth Grosmann

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Irving Street Brewery (NSW) by Tzannes Associates.

Irving Street Brewery (NSW) by Tzannes Associates. Image: John Gollings

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#thebarnTAS (Tas) by workbylizandalex.

#thebarnTAS (Tas) by workbylizandalex. Image: Matt Sansom

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Coriyule (Vic) by Bryce Raworth & Trethowan Architecture.

Coriyule (Vic) by Bryce Raworth & Trethowan Architecture. Image: Hin Lim

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The Abbey, Johnston Street, Annandale  (NSW) by Design 5 – Architects.

The Abbey, Johnston Street, Annandale (NSW) by Design 5 – Architects. Image: Images for Business

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Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre (NSW) by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp.

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre (NSW) by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp. Image: Christian Mushenko

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The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute (Qld) by Hassell.

The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute (Qld) by Hassell. Image: Angus Martin

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Medibank (Vic) by Hassell.

Medibank (Vic) by Hassell. Image: Earl Carter

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Planchonella House (Qld) by Jesse Bennett Architect Builder.

Planchonella House (Qld) by Jesse Bennett Architect Builder. Image: Sean Fennessy

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Balmoral House (NSW) by Clinton Murray + Polly Harbison.

Balmoral House (NSW) by Clinton Murray + Polly Harbison. Image: Brett Boardman

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Light House (NSW) by Peter Stutchbury Architecture.

Light House (NSW) by Peter Stutchbury Architecture. Image: Peter Stutchbury

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Sawmill House (Vic) by Archier.

Sawmill House (Vic) by Archier. Image: Benjamin Hosking

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Villa Marittima, St Andrews Beach (Vic) by Robin Williams Architect.

Villa Marittima, St Andrews Beach (Vic) by Robin Williams Architect. Image: Dean Bradley

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Tower House (Vic) by Andrew Maynard Architects.

Tower House (Vic) by Andrew Maynard Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Local House (Vic) by Make Architecture.

Local House (Vic) by Make Architecture. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Orama (NSW) by Smart Design Studio.

Orama (NSW) by Smart Design Studio. Image: Sharrin Rees

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Walter Street Terrace by David Boyle Architect.

Walter Street Terrace by David Boyle Architect. Image: Brigid Arnott

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Upper House (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects.

Upper House (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects. Image: John Gollings

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Studios 54 (NSW) by Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects.

Studios 54 (NSW) by Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects. Image: Aaron Murray and Alexander Rink

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#thebarnTAS (Tas) by workbylizandalex.

#thebarnTAS (Tas) by workbylizandalex. Image: Matt Sansom

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Lovestory shop (WA) by MORQ.

Lovestory shop (WA) by MORQ. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Moonlight Cabin (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects.

Moonlight Cabin (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects. Image: Jeremy Weihrauch Gollings Photography

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The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute (Qld) by Hassell.

The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute (Qld) by Hassell. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Bethanga House (Vic) by tUG workshop.

Bethanga House (Vic) by tUG workshop. Image: Trevor Mein

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Library at The Dock (Vic) by Clare Design + Hayball (Architect of Record).

Library at The Dock (Vic) by Clare Design + Hayball (Architect of Record). Image: Dianna Snape

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Cameraygal (formerly Dunbar building) (NSW) by NSW Government Architect’s Office.

Cameraygal (formerly Dunbar building) (NSW) by NSW Government Architect’s Office. Image: Simon Whitbread

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Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) – University of Wollongong (NSW) by Cox Richardson.

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) – University of Wollongong (NSW) by Cox Richardson. Image: John Gollings

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Council House (WA) by Howlett & Bailey Architects.

Council House (WA) by Howlett & Bailey Architects. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Pico Branch Library (United States) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc.

Pico Branch Library (United States) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc. Image: Eric Staudenmaier

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Aman, Tokyo (Japan) by Kerry Hill Architects.

Aman, Tokyo (Japan) by Kerry Hill Architects. Image: Nacasa Partners

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Gloucestershire Garden Room (United Kingdom) by Robert Grace Architecture.

Gloucestershire Garden Room (United Kingdom) by Robert Grace Architecture. Image: Jesper Ray

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Adelaide Oval Redevelopment (SA) by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley.

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment (SA) by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley. Image: Drew Lenman

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50 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW.

50 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW. Image: Brett Boardman

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The 2015 National Architecture Awards were announced by the Australian Institute of Architects on 5 November in Brisbane.

From an eligible 185 projects, 61 were shortlisted and 42 received national honours across 14 categories.

Projects of all scales were recognized in this year’s awards, from “a nationally significant cultural destination” to a very small barn in Tasmania.

The jury this year, chaired by immediate past president David Karotkin, noted the number of award-winning projects where the architects undertook an ambitious level of experimentation. “The inventiveness witnessed by the jury was incredible,” Karotkin said. “These architects have demonstrated the benefits of embracing risk as a necessary ingredient in achieving genuine design innovation.”

The jury visited 58 sites across Australia during their 13-day national tour. Karotkin noted, “the joy that emanated from every project consistently energized the jury.”

Read the full jury overview here.

The winners are: 

Shrine of Remembrance – Galleries of Remembrance (Vic) by ARM Architecture. Image:  John Gollings

Public Architecture

Sir Zelman Cowen Award

Shrine of Remembrance – Galleries of Remembrance – ARM Architecture

National Award

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment – Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley

National Commendations

Fiona Stanley Hospital – Main Hospital Building (WA) – The Fiona Stanley Hospital Design Collaboration (comprising Hassell, Hames Sharley and Silver Thomas Hanley)

Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital – Conrad Gargett Lyons

Margaret Court Arena – NH Architecture + Populous

NewActon Precinct (ACT) by Fender Katsalidis Architects. Image:  John Gollings

Urban Design

Walter Burley Griffin Award

NewActon Precinct – Fender Katsalidis Architects

National Award

Monash University North West Precinct – Jackson Clements Burrows Architects in collaboration with MGS Architects (masterplan)

Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne (Vic) by John Wardle Architects & NADAAA in collaboration. Image:  John Gollings

Educational Architecture

Daryl Jackson Award

Melbourne School of Design, The University of Melbourne – John Wardle Architects & NADAAA in collaboration

National Award

UTS Science Faculty, Building 7 Durbach Block Jaggers Architects & BVN

National Commendations

Camperdown Childcare – CO-AP (Architects)

Jeffrey Smart Building, University of South Australia – John Wardle Architects in association with Phillips/Pilkington Architects

50 Martin Place (NSW) by JPW. Image:  Peter Bennetts

Commercial Architecture

Harry Seidler Award

50 Martin Place – JPW

National Award

The GPT Group’s Wollongong Central – HDR Rice Daubney

National Commendation

Equestrian Centre, Merricks – Seth Stein Architects (London) in association with Watson Architecture + Design (Melbourne)

Irving Street Brewery (NSW) by Tzannes Associates. Image:  John Gollings

Heritage

Lachlan Macquarie Award

Irving Street Brewery – Tzannes Associates

National Awards

#thebarnTAS – workbylizandalex

Coriyule – Bryce Raworth & Trethowan Architecture

The Abbey, Johnston Street, Annandale – Design 5 – Architects

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre (NSW) by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp. Image:  Christian Mushenko

Interior Architecture

Emil Sodersten Award

Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre – Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

National Award

The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute – Hassell

National Commendation

Medibank – Hassell

Planchonella House (Qld) by Jesse Bennett Architect Builder. Image:  Sean Fennessy

Residential Architecture – Houses (New)

Robin Boyd Award

Planchonella House – Jesse Bennett Architect Builder

National Awards

Balmoral House – Clinton Murray + Polly Harbison

Light House – Peter Stutchbury Architecture

Sawmill House – Archier

Villa Marittima, St Andrews Beach – Robin Williams Architect

Tower House (Vic) by Andrew Maynard Architects. Image:  Peter Bennetts

Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions)

Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award

Tower House – Andrew Maynard Architects

National Awards

Local House – Make Architecture

Orama – Smart Design Studio

National Commendation

Walter Street Terrace David Boyle Architect

Upper House (Vic) by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects. Image:  John Gollings

Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing

Frederick Romberg Award

Upper House – Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

National Award

Studios 54 – Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects

#thebarnTAS (Tas) by workbylizandalex. Image:  Matt Sansom

Small Project Architecture

Nicholas Murcutt Award

#thebarnTAS – workbylizandalex

National Commendations

Lovestory shop – MORQ

Moonlight Cabin – Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute (Qld) by Hassell. Image:  Peter Bennetts

Sustainable Architecture

David Oppenheim Award

The University of Queensland, Global Change Institute – Hassell

National Awards

Bethanga House – tUG workshop

Library at The Dock – Clare Design + Hayball (Architect of Record)

National Commendations

Cameraygal (formerly Dunbar building) NSW Government Architect’s Office

Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) – University of Wollongong – Cox Richardson 

Council House (WA) by Howlett & Bailey Architects. Image:  Peter Bennetts

Enduring Architecture

National Enduring Architecture Award

Council House – Howlett & Bailey Architects

Pico Branch Library (United States) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture Inc.  Image:  Eric Staudenmaier

International Architecture

Jørn Utzon Award

Pico Branch Library – Koning Eizenberg Architecture

Awards

Aman, Tokyo – Kerry Hill Architects

Gloucestershire Garden Room – Robert Grace Architecture

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment (SA) by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley. Image:  Drew Lenman

Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture

Adelaide Oval Redevelopment – Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley

Commendation

50 Martin Place – JPW 


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