2014 Australian Institute of Architects Awards NSW Chapter

Shortlist announced for 2014 NSW

Architecture Awards

Ninety-one projects have been shortlisted for this year’s NSW Architecture Awards the Australian Institute of Architects announced today.

The shortlist comes from a field of almost 200 entries across the categories of Public Architecture, Urban Design, Commercial Architecture, Interior Architecture, Residential Architecture – Houses (New), Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations & Additions), Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing, Heritage (Conservation and Creative Adaptation), Small Project Architecture and Sustainable Architecture (see below for the full list of shortlisted projects).

The winners of each of these categories will be announced at the 2014 NSW Architecture Awards presentation evening on 26 June along with the COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture which, like the award for Sustainable Architecture, is selected from across the entire field of entries.

A host of prizes will also be announced on the night including the Blacket Prize for regional architecture, the NSW President’s Prize, the NSW Premier’s Prize and the City of Sydney Lord Mayor’s Prize.

Prizes for outstanding individual contributions to the profession and the state’s architecture will also be awarded including the Emerging Architect Prize, the Marion Mahony Griffin Prize (recognising the significant contribution of a woman in architecture), the Adrian Ashton Prize for Writing and Criticism and the David Lindner Prize (a research prize for graduate and emerging architects).

NSW Chapter President Joe Agius said the shortlist reflected the broad range of architectural activity happening across New South Wales from large scale public placemaking through to the latest in residential design at any budget.

‘This year we saw an increase in the number of entries for the NSW Architecture Awards which is a very positive sign for the profession and we look forward to celebrating the best in current architectural practice at the Awards presentation evening in June,’ Mr Agius said.

The 2014 NSW Architecture Awards will be announced on Thursday 26 June at the heritage Doltone House venue at Jones Bay Wharf.