The winners of the 2018 Boroondara Urban Design Awards were announced by Councillor Garry Thompson, Chair of the Urban Planning Special Committee, on Monday 25 June 2018.
Nominated projects were assessed against a set of criteria recognised by the design and development industry, including good fit for context, excellence in design, robustness, access, sustainability and landscape.
The judging panel was made up of Councillors Cynthia Watson, Garry Thompson and Jane Addis and urban design experts Craig Czarny (Hansen Partnership) and Rob McGauran (MGS Architects).
Five winners and two commendations were recognised across four categories. Congratulations to all involved!
Best medium-scale multi-dwelling residential development - up to 3 storeys
Award winner: 22-30 Rockingham Street, Kew
Entrant: Coy Yiontis Architects
Commendation: 454-456 Barkers Road, Hawthorn
Entrant: KUD - Kavellaris Urban Design
Best non-residential development
Award winner: Carey Grammar School, Centre for Learning & Innovation, 349 Barkers Road, Hawthorn.
Entrant: Hayball Architects
Best apartment/mixed-use development - 4 storeys and above
Award winner: 121 Power Street, Hawthorn
Entrant: ANGLE and Stokes Architects
Commendation: 25 Trent Street, Glen Iris
Entrant: Kokoda Property and Hayball Architects
Best heritage extensions, additions and alterations
Joint award winner: 20 Belmont Avenue, Kew
Entrant: Kennedy Nolan Architects
Joint award winner: 33 Lisson Grove, Hawthorn
Entrant: Jane Riddell Architects