30 Mar, 2021

Voting now open for 2021 City Of Adelaide Prize

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Voting for the People’s Choice category of the City of Adelaide Prize is now open.

The City of Adelaide Prize is an award that promotes and awards design outcomes that celebrate the city. Its purpose is to recognise and award projects that enhance the community’s experience in the City of Adelaide.

In presenting the prize, the City of Adelaide aims to:

  • Provide leadership in the design of the public realm
  • Highlight the role of design in the creation of successful public places
  • Promote good design to the broader community

Sponsored by Council, the prize is a category within the prestigious SA Architectural Awards Program and the Awards Presentation. Over the years Council has worked with the SA Institute of Architects to celebrate exceptional urban design as well as a shared vision to create a vibrant city through this prize.

Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor said that the City of Adelaide has a long association with the prize, which attracts innovative projects that demonstrate exceptional urban design.

“Year after year I am impressed by the sheer amount of innovation and creativity that’s on offer in our city,” the Lord Mayor said.

“I congratulate all of our nominees and I encourage everyone to get involved and vote for their favourite project before the ballots close on 30 April this year.”

Innovative projects that enliven our city were encouraged to nominate for the 2021 City of Adelaide Prize.

This year Council has received seven entries into the award and they include:

  • Hidden Gem at dwell East End Adelaide by Tapiwa Hwata
  • Modernist Adelaide by Stuart Symons
  • Sheridan Kiosk by BB Architects
  • Sky City Expansion Project by BUCHAN
  • Gawler Place Upgrade by City of Adelaide, ProcurePM, WGA, URPS, BMD
  • Vietnamese Boat People Monument – Guiding Light by Tony Rosella and Ash Badios
  • Her Majesty’s Theatre Redevelopment by Cox Architecture

People’s Choice Award

The people of Adelaide have the chance to vote for their favourite entry for the City of Adelaide Prize. The winner of the People’s Choice Award is the nominee who receives the most votes.

Vote now for your favourite entry and a chance to WIN $100 voucher to Part Time Lover and a set of three books from the Jam Factory’s Art Design Architecture collection: Concrete. Steel. Glass.

Voting closes on 30 April 2021.

Vote now

Winner Announcement

The winners of the City of Adelaide Prize will be announced at the annual South Australian Architecture Awards to be announced in a YouTube livestream on Thursday 10 June on the AusArchitects YouTube channel.

For more information

Matt Halliwell