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Announcing the Tasmanian Architecture Award Winners

Architecture

While Tasmania has occasionally been left of the map (honestly, there is a whole Wikipedia page dedicated to documenting these outrageous omissions) – the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Award winners are impossible to overlook.

The prestigious accolades were announced on Saturday, July 7th, highlighting the exceptional calibre of local architectural practice.

Scroll through the winning residential properties below, for some Tuesday afternoon daydreaming.

10th July, 2018

Elms House by Stuart Tanner Architects. Photo – Brett Boardman.

krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
. Photo – Adam Gibson.

krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
. Photo – Adam Gibson.

krakani lumi by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
. Photo – Adam Gibson.

Mawhera Extension by Preston Lane. Photo – Adam Gibson.

Mawhera Extension by Preston Lane. Photo – Adam Gibson.

Mawhera Extension by Preston Lane. Photo – Adam Gibson.

luwa, by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
. Photo – Adam Gibson.

luwa, by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
. Photo – Adam Gibson.

luwa, by Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
. Photo – Adam Gibson.

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects. Photo – Rob Maver.

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects. Photo – Rob Maver.

Bruny Island Hideaway by Maguire + Devine Architects. Photo – Rob Maver.

Willisdene House by Archier. Photo – Ben Hosking.

Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 10th July 2018

The Tasmanian Architecture Awards were announced on Saturday, presenting 21 awards and commendations from a record 43 entries.

Excitingly, many of the winners were emerging Tasmanian practices, which Jury Chair Todd Henderson describes as reflecting the ‘depth and breadth of our young talent.’ He explained that ‘our architects have the ability to create iconic Tasmanian architecture that sits comfortably in its context, and their contribution to our built environment and tourism industry is invaluable.’

Honestly, if this is what up-and-coming practices design, we can’t wait to see what’s to come from Tassie-based design practices into the future.

Enjoy an afternoon work break to bask in some of the impressive winners – including the Hideaway Cabin from Maguire + Devine Architects which we toured in-depth yesterday!

 

Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations & Additions)

The Edith Emery Award

Mawhera Extension | Preston Lane

Commendation

Willisdene House | Archier

 

Residential Architecture – Houses (New)

The Esmond Dorney Award

Bruny Island Hideaway | Maguire + Devine Architects

Award

Elms House | Stuart Tanner Architects

 

Small Project Architecture

The Peter Willmott Award

krakani lumi | Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

Award

Kangaroo Bay Pavilion | Preston Lane

Award

Triabunna Gatehouse | Gilby + Brewin Architecture

 

Sustainable Architecture

The Barry McNeill Award

Bruny Island Hideaway | Maguire + Devine Architects

 

Heritage

The Roy Sharrington Smith Award

luwa | Taylor and Hinds Architects with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

 

To view all the awards and commendations across all categories (including Urban design, Commercial Architecture, Educational Architecture and more) visit the Australian Institute of Architects website.

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