2017 AILA QLD Landscape Architecture Awards

The AILA QLD Landscape Architecture Awards program provides a key vehicle for the promotion of the achievements and work of landscape architects in QLD. The Awards process is an opportunity for public and peer recognition of landscape architect’s work, and demonstrates to industry, business, government and the wider community the positive impact the profession has on Australian lives through the planning and design of the built and natural environments.

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Category 1: CIVIC LANDSCAPE

Projects in this category are constructed urban landscape projects that are public in nature and capture and contribute to the culture and amenity of the urban environment.

Landscape Architecture Award: AECOM, Beenleigh Town Square

 

Category 2: PARKS and OPEN SPACE

Projects in this category are constructed public parks and open space, or strategic open space projects that balance the demand for recreation, culture and the environment.

Landscape Architecture Award: Lat27, Hobbs Park and 480 Queen St

 

Category 3: PLAY SPACES

Projects in this category are constructed play spaces or strategies which promote the notion of active play and embraces the temporal elements of the active play space.

Landscape Architecture Award: Lat27 and Playscape Creations, Roma Street Parkland Playground and Children's Garden

Landscape Architecture Award: Greenedge Design Consultants, Immanuel Early Learning Centre Play Spaces


Category 4: INFRASTRUCTURE

Projects in this category are constructed landscape infrastructure projects, landscape strategies or works associated with civil infrastructure that demonstrates the successful integration of landscape values and which contracture to a future sustainability.

Landscape Architecture Award: Tract Consultants, University of Queensland Synthetic Sports Ovals

 

Category 5: CULTURAL HERITAGE

Projects in this category are constructed projects or strategies that demonstrate the restoration, conservation, enhancement, maintenance, or adaptive reuse of culturally significant sites.

No awards were awarded in this category

 

Category 6: LAND MANAGEMENT

Projects in this category are constructed projects or strategies for the restoration, conservation or management of significant landscapes that demonstrate a tangible physical outcome. The project may recognise and reconcile the natural and cultural values of communities and the landscape in which they are placed.

Award of Excellence: Landscapology, Big Plans for Small Creek: Small Creek Channel Naturalisation


Category 7: TOURISM

Projects in this category are constructed or strategic projects that demonstrate excellence in landscape design and demonstrate a tangible contribution to tourism, either nationally or in the local region that significantly enhances the profile of the area.

Landscape Architecture Award: Hassell and Noosa Council, Noosa North Shore Beach Campground

Landscape Architecture Award: Guymer Bailey Landscape, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

 

Category 8: URBAN DESIGN

Projects in this category are constructed or strategic projects that demonstrate how the design, construction management and built outcome contributes to the wellbeing of the urban setting through the improvement of social interaction, economic activity, liveability, accessibility and safety.

Landscape Architecture Award: Tract Consultants, Townsville North Railyards Future Directions

 

Category 9: LANDSCAPE PLANNING

Projects in this category are constructed or strategic projects and include strategic design and guiding policy documents and visual assessments for urban development, residential and planned communities, local community and rural or regional planning.

Award of Excellence: John Mongard Landscape Architects, Vibrant Towns of the Scenic Rim

 

Category 10: RESEARCH, POLICY AND COMMUNICATIONS

Projects in this category include published works in research and or practice that extend the knowledge base and advocacy of landscape architecture.

No awards were awarded in this category

 

Category 11: COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION

Projects in this category include constructed projects or strategies delivered as a pro bono service or significantly reduced fee to the community. Projects will demonstrate sound principles or values of landscape architecture, and benefit the communities, cultural groups and/or neighbourhoods which they are located in or serve. Projects must be sufficiently focused around the role of the landscape architect as opposed to contributing to a wider community development.

Landscape Architecture Award: Tract Consultants, Gabba 2 Goodwill Bikeway

Award of Excellence: Fred St, Yeronga State School Cool School Review


Category 12: SMALL PROJECTS

Projects in this category include those considered to be 'small' in terms of size or budget. Projects are recognised that have been constrained by size or budget restrictions, but have achieved a level of invention and creativity beyond these constraints.

Landscape Architecture Award: Lat27, South Bank Parklands Pop Up Park

Landscape Architecture Award: Logan City Council, Tully Memorial Park Flood Markers

 

Category 13: GARDENS

Projects in this category include constructed private and public gardens that contribute to the role and understanding of the garden in contemporary society and culture.

No awards were awarded in this category


Category 14: INTERNATIONAL

Projects in this category include constructed or strategic projects that demonstrate a contribution to landscape architecture internationally.

Please note the International Awards are part of the National Awards program and are not judged at the state level. Enter the International Awards here.


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