The winners of the 2017 Think Brick Awards, which celebrate excellence in the use of clay brick, concrete masonry and roof tiles by landscape architects, architects and designers, have been announced at a gala dinner at the Crown Palladium in Melbourne.
Deicke Richards, a multidisciplinary architecture and design practice based in Brisbane, took out the Bruce Mackenzie Landscape Award with its residential project Crescent House, which won out over larger-scale public projects such as Sydney Park Water Re-use Project and Macarthur Place.
The jury comprised Elizabeth McIntyre (CEO, Think Brick Australia), Ben Green (director, Tzannes), Debbie Ryan (founding owner, McBride Charles Ryan), Emma Williamson (director, Cox Architecture), Alexis and Murat Sanal (co-founders of SANALarc) and Cameron Bruhn (editorial director, Architecture Media).
Bruce Mackenzie Landscape Award
Crescent House – Deicke Richards
The Bends Pool – Room 11 Architects
Macarthur Place – Aspect Studios
Turruwul Park Fitness Hub – Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture
Sydney Park Water Re-use Project – Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership