18 Dec 2023 By architectureau
More than a dozen architectural projects have been named finalists in the 2023 Victorian Premier's Design Awards, which recognizes the state's designers who are creating positive change for communities and businesses.
A record 118 projects have been selected across eight categories which also include product design, fashion design and service design.
Design industries contribute $6 billion to the Victorian economy, including $400 million worth of exports.
"Good design has the power to change our lives and these finalists showcase the diversity of Victoria's design industry - from vital medical advancements to products and services that are more efficient, safe and sustainable," said creative industries minister Colin Brooks
"The Victorian Premier's Design Awards recognize the work and ingenuity of the designers, architects and design-led businesses that make our state a world-renowned leader in the field."
The architectural finalists are:
Aboriginal Housing Victoria - Breathe
Bendigo Law Courts - Wardle
Budj Bim Cultural Landscape - Cooper Scaife Architects, Look Ear with Mono
Darebin Intercultural Centre - Sibling Architecture
Delatite Cellar Door - Lucy Clemenger Architects
Dunlop Avenue, Ascot Vale - Big Housing Build - Hayball and Tract Consultants
Glenroy Station - Genton
James Makin Gallery - Tristan Wong
Lilydale and Mooroolbark Stations - BKK, Kyriacou Architects, Jacobs, and Aspect Studios
Melbourne Holocaust Museum - Kerstin Thompson Architects
Nightingale Village - Architecture Architecture, Austin Maynard Architects, Breathe, Clare Cousins Architects, Hayball, and Kennedy Nolan
Pitch Music and Arts Festival Main Stage - Ambrose Zacharakis, Henry Howson and Untitled Group
Queenscliff Terminal - F2 Architecture
Streat Pantry - KHID
The Roundtable - Common and Enlocus
Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership - Designinc Melbourne
Victorian Family Violence Memorial - Muir and Openwork
Victorian Heart Hospital - Conrad Gargett and Wardle
Warrnambool Library and Learning Centre - Kosloff Architecture
Wesley Place - Oculus, Cox Architecture and Lovell Chen
Wurun Senior Campus - GHD Design and Grimshaw
Yarra Ranges Council Civic Centre Redevelopment - H2O Architects
Forces of Nature - He Huang and Zhengxi Xian, RMIT University
Ngulu Djeembana (The Gathering of Voices) - Shao Tian Teo, Taylor Ristevski, and Alexander Barr, RMIT University
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