Two of the award categories celebrate exemplary places. The From Plan to Place Award recognizes the implementation of a plan into a successful place, while the Great Place Award recognizes a great place, street or neighbourhood in Australia.
From Plan to Place
Award: Optus Stadium (WA)
Project team: Hassell, Cox, HKS, Multiplex
Jury comment: The judges commented on the project’s skilful resolution of the site’s major constraints, the integration of the state’s indigenous culture into the design, and the project’s promotion of a healthy lifestyle for future generations.
Award: Yagan Square (WA)
Project Team: Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority
Jury comment: The judges commented on the project’s social inclusiveness, its recognition of the area’s rich Aboriginal heritage and its role in promoting reconciliation.
Commendation: Barangaroo South (NSW)
Project Team: Aspect Oculus, Lendlease, Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners