City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

The City of Port Phillip has announced the shortlisted entries in its Design & Development Awards for 2018. The jury panel and staff were impressed with the quantity and high quality of entries across all categories creating a welcome challenge during the shortlisting process for all involved. 

The Design & Development Awards encourage and celebrate design excellence within the Port Phillip municipality, and intend to showcase exemplars in the fields of residential and non-residential architecture, urban design, heritage conservation, environmental and sustainable design, public art, interior design and placemaking.

The awards have generally been held biennially since 1998, with the last Awards event being held in 2014.

The shortlisted projects are as follows:

1. Residential dwelling: alteration or new build 

  • Acute House - OOF! Architecture
  • Baffle House - Clare Cousins Architects
  • Brooke Street Residence - Toby Earle
  • Dreamcatcher - Fred Architecture
  • Loch Street Residence - Matyas Architects
  • Mills, The Toy Management House - Austin Maynard Architects
  • Myrtle Tree House - MAKE Architecture
  • St Kilda Mixed Use House - DDB Design Development + Building
  • St Vincent Place House - Nicholas Murray Architects
  • The Corner House - POLYstudio
City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
Baffle House, Clare Cousins Architects. Image : Supplied


2. Multi-unit and mixed-use development

City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
Elwood House, Piccolo + Woods Bagot + Hecker Guthrie. Image : Supplied

3. Place making

  • The Maritime Cove Community Park - OCULUS landscape Architecture & Urban Design
City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
Maritime Cove Community Park, OCULUS. Image : Supplied

4. Non-residential development

City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
Albert Park College Environmental Arts Hub, Six Degrees Architects. Image : Supplied

5. Public Art

City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
'Blue Wren', ADA Consulting. Image : Supplied

6. Interior fit out

City of Port Phillip's Design & Development Awards 2018 shortlist revealed
MeatworksCo, South Melbourne. Image : Supplied

For the full set of images and project descriptions click here.

The Awards presentation event will be hosted at the National Gallery of Victoria on 20 March 2018 as part of the NGV's Melbourne Design Week 2018 (15 - 25 March). 

The ticketed free public event will be hosted by comedian Tim Ross who has a long-standing passion for architecture and design. Register for tickets here.

The theme for this year's design week is 'Design Effects' "reflecting the view that it takes design excellence and thoughtful development to balance increasing growth and maintain the unique character of diverse and distinctive neighbourhoods." 

Lead Image: Cave Urban, 'Regenesis 2017.' Photo by p1xels

Laurence Dragomir

Laurence Dragomir

Laurence Dragomir is one of the co-founders of Urban Melbourne. Laurence has developed a wealth of knowledge and experience working in both the private and public sector specialising in architecture, urban design and planning. He also has a keen interest in the built environment, cities and Star Wars.

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City of Port Phillip Design & Development Awards Architecture Urban Design Heritage ESD Interior Design Placemaking

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