Winner: Delivered Outcome – Large Scale

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Tonsley Innovation District.

Tonsley Innovation District. Image: Dan Schultz

Tonsley Innovation District by Oxigen, Woods Bagot, Tridente Architects, KBR, WSP and RenewalSA.

Jury citation:

The Tonsley Innovation District in Adelaide is an ambitious exercise in large-scale brownfield development, the execution of which has engaged a diverse group of practices with the support of all levels of government, business and the community.

The project has delivered a multipurpose facility that will be a major employment and education hub in this part of the city. The retention of the existing building’s raw industrial heritage combined with a range of contemporary design features and focus on achieving high levels of sustainability illustrates a strong desire to unite past, present and future. This project represents a major investment in economic regeneration and the creation of a beacon for ongoing community engagement.

Location: Adelaide (SA)

For more coverage, see Jo Russell Clarke’s review here and Lindy Atkin’s review here.


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