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North QLD Architecture Awards shortlist revealed

February 22, 2013

Thirteen projects have been revealed in the shortlist for the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 North Queensland Regional Architecture Awards.

Above: 3rd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) Precinct Lavarack Barracks Townsville, Townsville, by BVN Donovan Hill with Conrad Gargett Riddel. Photo by John Gollings.

Thirteen projects have been revealed in the shortlist for the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 North Queensland Regional Architecture Awards, with winners set to be announced on Friday 1 March.

Projects in the shortlist span the region from Mackay in the south to Palm Island in the north and Cloncurry in the west, and include a shopping centre, a library and regiment barracks among others entered in commercial, public and interior architecture, art and architecture, and urban design categories.

Caneland Central Shopping Centre by Lend Lease Design. Photo by Ethan Rohloff.

 

Director at 9point9 Architects and North Queensland Regional Jury Coordinator Zammi Rohan will join jurors Mark Kennedy (Principal at Outcrop Architecture), John McLean (Principal at John McLean Architect) as well as 2013 Awards Jury Director Mark Damant (Woods Bagot) and Deputy Director Liam Proberts (bureau^proberts) in selecting the winners of Regional Commendations and the Walter and Oliver Tunbridge Award for Building of the Year.

Mark Damant will present the Regional Commendations to North Queensland winners at a special awards ceremony at Millie J & Co, Townsville, on Friday 1 March. Projects awarded will progress to the Queensland Architecture Awards to be announced in Brisbane on 21 June.

Cloncurry Community Precinct by RPA Architects. Photo by Natalie Curley.

 

See below for the full shortlist:

Commercial Architecture

  • Caneland Central Shopping Centre, Mackay, by Lend Lease Design
  • Mater Hyde Park Consulting Suites, Townsville, by Stephen de Jersey Architect
  • New Shire Offices Flinders Shire Council Hughenden, Hughenden, by Tippett Schrock Architects

Interior Architecture

  • Caneland Central Shopping Centre, Mackay, by Lend Lease Design
  • JCU Eddie Koiki Mabo Library Townsville, Douglas, by Brewster Hjorth Architects

Prize for Art & Architecture (QLD)

  • Caneland Central Shopping Centre, Mackay, by Lend Lease Design

Public Architecture

  • Bwgcolman Palm Island Children and Family Centre, Palm Island, by Project Services – Department of Housing and Public Works QLD Gov.
  • Cloncurry Community Precinct, Cloncurry, by RPA Architects
  • JCU Eddie Koiki Mabo Library Townsville, Douglas, by Brewster Hjorth Architects
  • Mater Pimlico Training Facility, Townsville, by Stephen de Jersey Architect
  • TYTO Cultural Precinct, Ingham, by Iahznimmo architects + architects north

Urban Design

  • 3rd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) Precinct Lavarack Barracks Townsville, Townsville, by BVN Donovan Hill with Conrad Gargett Riddel
  • Flinders Street Revitalisation, Townsville, by Cox Rayner Architects

 

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