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IAC shortlists projects for International Architecture Award

Six projects from a field of twenty-six have been shortlisted by the International Area Committee’s 2013 Awards jury for the Australian Institute of Architects’ Jørn Utzon Award for International Architecture. The winner will be announced at the National Architecture Awards on Thursday 7 November at the Sydney Opera House.

Situated outside the state and territory jurisdictions of Australia, the unique projects span the globe from Russia to New Zealand, and include an art gallery in Japan’s snow country, mixed-use developments and a Californian family home.

The award for International Architecture acknowledges the work of Institute members living abroad and members undertaking commissions overseas.

Shortlisted projects for the International Architecture category are:

Project Architect Location
Australia House Andrew Burns Architect Niigata, Japan
Silver House Peter Stutchbury Architecture Cherepovets, Russia
Martin No.38 Kerry Hill Architects Singapore
387 Tamaki Drive Ian Moore Architects Auckland, New Zealand
28th Street Apartments Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc. Los Angeles, United States
Sobieski House Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Inc. South Pasadena, United States

 

The shortlisted projects will now be considered by the 2013 National Architecture Awards Jury led by Immediate Past President Shelley Penn and comprising WOHA Founder and Director, Richard Hassell; South Australian Government Architect, Ben Hewett; Director, Tribe Studio, Hannah Tribe and architectural editor, writer and critic, Justine Clark.

For images, descriptions and jury comments on the shortlisted projects visit international.architecture.com.au

For media enquiries contact:

Alexandra Cato
National Media and Communications Officer
Australian Institute of Architects
P. + 61 (3) 8620 3813
alexandra.cato@architecture.com.au

The Australian Institute of Architects is the peak body for the architectural profession, representing almost 12,000 members across Australia and overseas. The Institute actively works to improve the quality of our built environment by promoting quality, responsible and sustainable design. Learn more about the Institute, log on to www.architecture.com.au.

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