2019 National Landscape Architecture Awards announced

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2019 National Landscape Architecture Awards.

This year’s program recognized 32 winners over 14 categories, with 13 projects receiving Awards of Excellence, and two individuals receiving President’s Awards for their personal contributions.

Tim Arnold, AILA chief executive officer, said the jury was impressed with both the entrants’ commitment to sustainable outcomes through green infrastructure and the focus on Traditional Owners as central to design development and outcomes.

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“The modern world presents numerous challenges for landscape architects of today, but we are consistently seeing projects respond to common issues to create valuable contributions to our regions and cities.”

Bendigo Hospital Project, Southern Parklands Framework and City Bikeways: North–South Bikeway were among the big winners on the night, all receiving Awards of Excellence in their respective categories.

The greatest number of awards was in the Civic Landscape category – with four awards given out in total.

“The future design and management of civic space is a very high priority for AILA and is the focal point of this year’s International Landscape Architecture Festival,” said Arnold.

The 2019 National Landscape Architecture Awards jury comprised Peta-Maree Ashford (jury chair), Ben Willsmore, Candy Rosmarin, Bridget Keane, Ezra Jacobs-Smith and Roderick Simpson.


CIVIC LANDSCAPE

Award of Excellence

Bendigo Hospital Project – Oculus with Paul Thompson

Landscape Architecture Awards

Yagan Square – Aspect Studios, Lyons Architecture and Iredale Pedersen Hook

Karratha Health Campus – Hassell

Malop Street Green Spine – Outlines Landscape Architecture

Karratha Health Campus by Hassell

Karratha Health Campus by Hassell

Image: Douglas Mark Black



PARKS AND OPEN SPACE

Award of Excellence

Southern Parklands Framework – Tyrrell Studio in collaboration with Western Sydney Parklands Trust

Landscape Architecture Awards

Felixstow Reserve – Aspect Studios and Oxigen

Monash University Eastern Precinct Landscape – TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)



PLAY SPACES

Award of Excellence

Sea Play on the Bay, Busselton – Plan E

Landscape Architecture Awards

Jo Wheatley All Abilities Play Space – Fiona Robbé Landscape Architecture, Horticulture and Playspace Design, Rotary Clubs of Nedlands, Subiaco and West Perth, City of Nedlands and Earthcare Landscapes

Hobart Legacy Park Community Hub – Playce

Sea Play on the Bay, Busselton by Plan E

Sea Play on the Bay, Busselton by Plan E

Image: City of Busselton



INFRASTRUCTURE

Award of Excellence

City Bikeways: North–South Bikeway – City of Adelaide

Landscape Architecture Awards

Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal Project – Aspect Studios and Cox Architecture



CULTURAL HERITAGE

Landscape Architecture Award

Sunset Heritage Precinct – Hassell



LAND MANAGEMENT

Award of Excellence

Oxley Creek Transformation Master Plan – Lat27 and Oxley Creek Transformation

Landscape Architecture Award

Twenty-Year Delivery of the Waverton Peninsula Masterplan – Clouston Associates, McGregor Coxall, Hassell, CAB Consulting and North Sydney Council

Twenty-Year Delivery of the Waverton Peninsula Masterplan by Clouston Associates, McGregor Coxall, Hassell, CAB Consulting and North Sydney Council

Twenty-Year Delivery of the Waverton Peninsula Masterplan by Clouston Associates, McGregor Coxall, Hassell, CAB Consulting and North Sydney Council

Image: Clouston Associates


TOURISM

Award of Excellence

Yagan Square – Aspect Studios, Lyons Architecture and Iredale Pedersen Hook



URBAN DESIGN

Award of Excellence

James Cook University, Verandah Walk – Wilson Architects

Landscape Architecture Awards

Cooks to Cove GreenWay – McGregor Coxall

James Cook University, Verandah Walk by Wilson Architects

James Cook University, Verandah Walk by Wilson Architects

Image: Andrew Rankin



LANDSCAPE PLANNING

Award of Excellence

Moonee Ponds Creek Strategic Opportunities Plan – McGregor Coxall

Landscape Architecture Awards

Logan River Accessibility and Connectivity Concept Plan – Tract Consultants and Logan City Council

Western Sydney Parklands Plan of Management 2030 – Western Sydney Parklands Trust



RESEARCH, POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS

Award of Excellence

ReCasting Terra Nullius Blindness – Deakin University in conjunction with Griffith University, University of Canberra, The University of Western Australia and Central Queensland University

Landscape Architecture Award

Collaboration Towards Cities That Thrive: Communicating The Role of Healing Gardens – Conrad Gargett



COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION

Award of Excellence

Acknowledgement of Aboriginal Country Signage – Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (SA)

Landscape Architecture Awards

Everyone Can Play: A Guideline to Create Inclusive Playspaces – Office of Open Space and Parklands, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, AECOM, JOC Consulting, Being Agency and Morpht

Acknowledgement of Aboriginal Country Signage by Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (SA)

Acknowledgement of Aboriginal Country Signage by Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (SA)

Image: Paul Herzich




SMALL PROJECTS

Award of Excellence

The Lily Pads – Inspiring Place

Landscape Architecture Award

Eden Lane – RPS Group



GARDENS

Award of Excellence

Jones Residence – TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)

Landscape Architecture Award

Twig House – TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)

Jones Residence by TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)

Jones Residence by TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)

Image: Grant Hancock




INTERNATIONAL

Award of Excellence

Collect and Connect: Resilient South City – Hassell Plus

Landscape Architecture Awards

Cultivated by Fire – TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean) with K1 Landschaftsarchitekten

Swan Lake Park – Johnson Pilton Walker


PRESIDENT’S AWARDS

Guidance Note for Landscape and Visual Assessment – Wendy Davies, Suzie Rawlinson, Alayna Renata, Chris Madigan, Ata Tara and Alan Chenoweth

Landscape Heritage Conservation Listng Project – Christine Hay, Colleen Morris and James Quoyle

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