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ArchiTeam Awards Highlights

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Earlier this month the 2017 ArchiTeam Award winners were announced! With over 130 entries it proved to be the biggest ArchiTeam Awards to date.

Here we take a look at some of the stand-out residential and commercial projects, as well as the  award-winners…

22nd November, 2017

Ramp House by Irons McDuff Architecture was awarded a commendation in the Sustainability Medal. Photo – Nic Granleese.

Pool dreams! Burrawong House by Bijl Architecture was an entrant. Photo – Katherine Lu.

Elgin House, an entrant in the awards. Photo – Jack Lovel.

Dark Horse by Architecture Architecture was awarded in the rEsidential New category, and received the the coveted ArchiTeam Medal. Photo – Peter Bennetts.

Inside the Melbourne Quark Centre by Peter Hogg. Photo – Geoff Bartlett Photography.

Together Apart by Architecture Architecture received a commendation in the Small Project Medal. Photo – Tom Ross.

Light Corridor House, a worker’s cottage extension with a modest budget project on a tight heritage site in Cremorne, by FIGR Architecture Studio won the Residential Alterations and Additions section. Photo – Tom Blachford.

FIGR Architecture Studio‘s  project Datum House won a commendation in the Residential New category. Photo – courtesy of ArchiTeam.

Port Melbourne House  by Winter Architecture Pty Ltd. Photo – Nicole England.

Inside Upside Down House by Inbetween Architecture. Photo – Nick Stephenson.

Workshop Bros in Glen Waverley by Studio Esteta took out the commercial category. Photo – courtesy of Workshop Brothers.

Architecture Architecture stole the show at this year’s ArchiTeam Awards, taking out three categories – two for their project Dark Horse, including the coveted ArchiTeam Medal, and a Small Project Medal commendation for their project Together Apart.

Dark Horse is a ‘rich and varied project’ that unfolds into a series of compelling spaces. The home’s unassuming street elevation connects seamlessly into the adjoining worker’s cottage.

Fitzroy-based Architecture Architecture were also joint winners of the Residential New category, alongside po-co Architecture. The latter firm’s ‘Tess and JJ’s House’ was noted by the judges for its remarkable light-filled double height volume at the centre of its design.

Light Corridor House, a worker’s cottage extension with a modest budget project on a tight heritage site in Cremorne, by FIGR Architecture Studio,  won the Residential Alterations and Additions section, and their project Datum House won a commendation in the Residential New category.

Other highlights included Richmond Hill, six townhouses by Melbourne Design Studios, which took out the Sustainability Medal, and Cairo Studio by Nicholas Agius Architects, which was awarded the Small Project Medal.

Winners

Residential New Award

Dark Horse | Architecture Architecture — Winner – joint
Tess + JJ’s House | po-co Architecture — Winner – joint
AQUAS PERMA SOLAR FIRMA | CplusC Architectural Workshop —Commendation
Datum House | FIGR Architecture Studio — Commendation

Residential Alt and Adds Award

Light Corridor House | FIGR Architecture Studio — Winner
Elgin Street Residence | Sonelo Design Studio — Commendation
PerfPad | Northbourne Architecture + Design — Commendation
Ballantyne | Foomann Architects — Commendation

Commercial Award

Workshop Bros Glen Waverley | Studio Esteta — Winner
Cubby Office | Krisna Cheung Architects Pty Ltd — Commendation
Primo | Olaver Architecture — Commendation

Contribution Award

Panfilo | Warwick Mihaly — Winner

Unbuilt Award

30km Master Plan for Dazhou | Nervegna Reed Architecture
Commendation

Small Project Medal

Cairo Studio | Nicholas Agius Architects — Winner
Together Apart | Architecture Architecture — Commendation
Barre Body | Mihaly Slocombe — Commendation

Sustainability Medal

Richmond Hill | Melbourne Design Studios  — Winner
Ballantyne | Foomann Architects — Commendation
Ramp House | Irons McDuff Architecture — Commendation

ArchiTeam Medal

Dark Horse | Architecture Architecture — Winner

An exhibition of all entries is open until Saturday 25 November. Until this time, you can also continue voting for your favourite project for the People’s Choice Award here.

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