2016 Boroondara Urban Design Award winners

The City of Boroondara announced the winners of the 2016 Boroondara Urban Design Awards at the Council meeting on Monday 27 June.

Nominated designs were assessed against a set of criteria that are industry benchmark standards including good fit for context, innovation and creativity, access, sustainability, and landscape design. The judging panel included Boroondara councillors and urban design experts.

Six winners and six commendations were recognised across five categories. Below is the full list:

Category 1 – Best heritage extensions, additions, and alterations

Award Winning project: 12 Mary Street, Hawthorn. Entrant: WAF Constructions

Commendation presented to project: 31 Brook Street, Hawthorn. Entrant: Richard Bryant of Bryant Alsop Architects

Category 2 – Best small-scale multi-dwelling residential development

Two joint award winners and two commendations are offered in this category.

Joint award winning project:

  • 12 Mountain Grove, Kew. Entrant: Virgon Constructions 
  • 5 Aird Street, Camberwell. Entrant: Chan Architecture 

Commendation presented to project:

  • 17a Power Street, Hawthorn. Entrant: Rossetti Architects
  • 34 Barton Street, Hawthorn. Entrant: Tamara Dunkley of ADDARC Architects

Category 3 – Best medium-scale multi-dwelling residential development

Award winning project: 8-10 Simpson Place, Hawthorn. Entrant: WAF Constructions

Commendation presented to project: 818-830 Burke Road, Camberwell. Entrant: SJB Architects

Category 4 – Best institutional (schools, hospitals, etc.) development

Commendation presented to project: Strathcona School’s Learning Centre, 34 Scott Street, Canterbury. Entrant: PMDL Architecture and Design

Category 5 – Best apartment/mixed-use development

Award winning project: 729 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East. Entrant: OLA Studio

Commendation presented to project: 8-12 Queens Avenue, Hawthorn. Entrant: Ascui & Co Architects

View the gallery of winning projects.