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The 2010 winners for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) have been announced.
The Australian Medal for Landscape Architecture was awarded to [“Paddington Reservoir Gardens”:http://stage.australiandesignreview.com/projects/12586-Paddington-Reservoir-Gardens-Tonkin-Zulaikha-Greer-James-Mather-Delaney-Design] following a unanimous decision from the jury. Designed by James Mather Delaney Design in partnership with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects, in the words of the jury, the project combines historic ruins and contemporary design to achieve a rich interplay of built and natural elements.
The Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence for Design was awarded to Taylor Cullity Lethlean for Darlington Public Domain Stage Two at the University of Sydney, with the jury recognising the quality of construction and careful detailing. Projects in Sydneys Rouse Hill achieved acclaim as AECOM received the Landscape Architecture Award of Excellence for Land Management for Rouse Hill Landscape Restoration and Oculus Landscape Architecture & Urban Design received the Urban Design Award of Excellence for the Rouse Hill Town Centre.
AECOM was recognised twice more by the jury, for [“Southport Broadwater Parklands”:http://stage.australiandesignreview.com/news/15048-New-civic-space-for-Gold-Coast-opens] in the Design category and Parramatta Laneways & Small Spaces Project: Urban Design Principles in the Planning section. Taylor Cullity Lethlean were again recognised in the Design category for Lartelare and other winners were Convic Design for the Geelong Youth Activities Area, Gamble McKinnon Green for Pioneer Park and McGregor Coxall for Ballast Point Park.
McGregor Coxall were awarded for a second time for Planning for Mildura Riverfront, and The Former Water Police Site/Pirrama Park Master Plan by ASPECT Studios and Hill Thalis Architecture + Urban Projects was also recognised in the category.
Other winning practices include HASSELL, Hansen Partnership, JMD Design, Material Landscape Architecture and Spackman Mossop Michaels.
The awards ceremony will take place on 24 September 2010. The full list of winners can be viewed at [“www.aila.org.au/awards”:http://www.aila.org.au/awards/2010/default.htm]