Two of the award categories celebrate great ideas. The Best Planning Ideas – Small Project Award recognizes outstanding planning ideas for a project that is limited to a site or local place/neighbourhood, the Best Planning Ideas – Large Project Award recognizes outstanding planning ideas for a large project that has town or city, regional, state-wide, national or cross-jurisdiction benefit.
Best Planning Ideas – Small Project
Award: Harris Transportable Housing Project (VIC)
Project team: Hansen Partnership, Launch Housing, Schored Projects, Vicroads
Jury comment: The judges praised the project for its innovative approach, originality, transferability and engagement, as well as its strong commitment and crosscollaboration across government and private enterprise.
Commendation: Future Street (NSW)
Project team: Place Design Group, AILA, Smart Cities Council Australia/New Zealand
Best Planning Ideas – Large Project
Award: Scarborough Foreshore Redevelopment (WA)
Project team: Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority
Jury comment: The judges lauded the project for creating greater visual and physical connetions to the water and unlocking the full social, economic and environmental potential of the foreshore, with benefits for the suburb of Scarborough and the greater city.
Commendation: Oxley Creek Transformation Master Plan (QLD)
Project team: Lat27, Oxley Creek Transformation Pty Ltd, Jacobs, Deloitte, Designflow, Hydrobiology, University of Queensland Cultural Heritage Unit