2015 Regional Award Winners and Commendations
Congratulations to Bob Sly and the conference conveners for a truly enlightening experience at the15th Annual CEFPI Regional Conference, in Canberra. Thanks also for the ongoing support of the CEFPI Australasia Awards Program. This year, all entries were exhibited in the main Exhibition Hall of the National Convention Centre, and the Awards were presented on the final day of the conference. The Australasian Awards program continues to grow, with 89 submissions from across the Region and the introduction of a sixth category. The Educational Landscapes / Outdoor Learning Area category recognises the importance of learning spaces outside the classroom. In total 16 awards and commendations were presented across six categories including awards for Outstanding Project from Emerging Chapters and the Overall Regional winner.
This years Emerging Chapter Award Winner is Victoria University of Wellington, Campus Hub and Library Upgrade by Athfield Architects and Architectus
The Overall Winner for the Australasian Region is The Elizabeth Blackburn School of Sciences, The University High School by ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects.
Also presented was the 2015 CEFPI People’s Choice Award. Delegates of the conference were able to view all entries at the Awards Exhibition, and vote for their favourite project across all categories.
The Winner of the 2015 CEFPI Australasia Peoples Choice Award is Claremont College by TERROIR Architects.
Congratulations to all those who received awards this year, and a warm thank you to the Jurors who adjudicated.
CATEGORY 1: NEW CONSTRUCTION, ENTIRE NEW SCHOOL
WINNER: Noosa Flexible Learning Centre Fulton Trotter Architects
COMMENDATION: Aldinga Beach Children’s Centre Department for Education and Child Development
COMMENDATION: Our Lady of the Southern Cross Primary School Baldasso Cortese Architects
CATEGORY 2: NEW CONSTRUCTION, MAJOR FACILITY
WINNER: Brighton Grammar Middle School ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects
COMMENDATION: O’Regan Arts and Cultural Common Monte Sant’Angelo Mercy College Brewster Hjorth Architects
COMMENDATION: St John the Apostle Primary School, Stage 1 Baldasso Cortese Architects
COMMENDATION: Victoria University of Wellington Campus Hub and Library Upgrade Athfield Architects / Architectus
CATEGORY 3: RENOVATION / MODERNISATION OVER $2 MILLION
WINNER: FROEBEL Learning Centre Steffen Welsch Architects
COMMENDATION: Margaret Ames Centre – Immanuel College Swanbury Penglase Architects
CATEGORY 4: RENOVATION / MODERNISATION UNDER $2 MILLION
COMMENDATION: Year 3/4 Neighborhood Corpus Christi Catholic Primary School Centrum Architects Pty Ltd
COMMENDATION: Kahurangi School Stephenson & Turner
CATEGORY 5: EDUCATION INITIATIVE / DESIGN SOLUTION FOR AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM
WINNER: Elizabeth Blackburn School of Science, The University High School ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects
COMMENDATION: NSW Aboriginal Child and Family Centre NSW Government Architects Office
CATEGORY 6: EDUCATIONAL LANDSCAPE / OUTDOOR LEARNING AREA
WINNER: Horsham Special School - Sensory Courtyard Kneeler Design Architects Jeavons Landscape Architects
Regional Awards Coordinator