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 

Download 2018 Urban Design Award winners gallery

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