An impressive array of outstanding architecture professionals, academics and students have been acknowledged at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards held at the newly opened National Arboretum in Canberra tonight.
The Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards recognise and celebrate the accomplishments of individuals who contribute to society through architecture and the built environment and include the awarding of the Gold Medal, the highest honour the Institute may bestow.
2013 Australian Achievement in Architecture Award Winners:
Gold Medal Peter Wilson – International
Leadership in Sustainability Prize Daniel Grollo – Victoria
William J Mitchell International Committee Prize John Gollings – Victoria
Emerging Architects Prize Clare Cousins – Victoria
Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture John Byleveld – South Australia
Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize Peter Corrigan – Victoria
National President’s Prize Louise Cox – New South Wales
BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize – Winner James Loder – Victoria
BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize – Commendations Anthony Parsons – New South Wales, Christopher Mullaney – New South Wales
Dulux Study Tour – Winners Sean Humphries – South Australia, Amy Muir – Victoria, Melissa Bright – Victoria, Adam Pustola – Victoria, Luke Pendergast – Queensland
The Institute would like to thank the following corporate partners for their support of the AAAAs: BlueScope Steel (supporters of the BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize) and Dulux (supporters of the Dulux Study Tour).
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