Entries revealed in North Queensland Regional Architecture Awards

Ten projects are in the running for honours in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2013 North Queensland Regional Architecture Awards with winners to be announced on Friday 1 March.

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

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

Projects awarded on the night will progress to the coveted Queensland Architecture Awards to be announced in Brisbane on 21 June.

Queensland 2013 Awards Jury Director, Mark Damant will present the Regional Commendations to North Queensland winners at a special Awards ceremony at Millie J & Co, 334b Flinders Street, Townsville commencing at 6:00pm Friday 1 March. Media are invited to attend.

Projects in the running are:

Architectural Project Architectural Practice Architectural Category Location
Caneland Central Shopping Centre Lend Lease Design Commercial Architecture Mackay
Mater Hyde Park Consulting Suites Stephen de Jersey Architect Commercial Architecture Townsville
New Shire Offices Flinders Shire Council Hughenden Tippett Schrock Architects Commercial Architecture Hughenden
Caneland Central Shopping Centre Lend Lease Design Interior Architecture Mackay
JCU Eddie Koiki Mabo Library Townsville Brewster Hjorth Architects Interior Architecture Douglas
Caneland Central Shopping Centre Lend Lease Design Prize for Art and Architecture (QLD) Mackay
Bwgcolman Palm Island Children and Family Centre Project Services – Department of Housing and Public Works QLD Gov. Public Architecture Palm Island
Cloncurry Community Precinct RPA Architects Public Architecture Cloncurry
JCU Eddie Koiki Mabo Library Townsville Brewster Hjorth Architects Public Architecture Douglas
Mater Pimlico Training Facility Stephen de Jersey Architect Public Architecture Townsville
TYTO Cultural Precinct Iahznimmo architects + architects north Public Architecture Ingham
3rd Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) Precinct Lavarack Barracks Townsville BVN Donovan Hill in association with Conrad Gargett Riddel Urban Design Townsville
Flinders Street Revitalisation Cox Rayner Architects Urban Design Townsville

 

View all North Queensland entries here.

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