13 Mar, 2018

Voting now open for 2018 City of Adelaide Prize

Run by the SA Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects and sponsored by the City of Adelaide, the Prize is a category in the prestigious South Australian Architecture Awards with the winner to be announced on 30 June.

The awards include projects such as public art, landscape works, and temporary contributions to public space that actively engage the community and enhance the city.

The winner of the 2017 City of Adelaide Prize was awarded to the ANZAC Centenary Memorial Walk by Grieve Gillett Andersen with Tract Consulting.

The jury also awarded two commendations for the 2017 City of Adelaide Prize to Peter Rabbit by James McIntyre and Rundle Mall Redevelopment by HASSELL Design.

The recipient of the People’s Choice award was also the ANZAC Centenary Memorial Walk.

Lord Mayor of Adelaide Martin Haese said that the City of Adelaide has a long association with the Prize, which attracts innovative projects that demonstrate exceptional urban design.

“Each year I am impressed by the calibre of design and construction in Adelaide and the huge amount of innovation and creativity on offer in our city,” the Lord Mayor said.

“The City of Adelaide Prize highlights the role of design in the creation of successful public spaces that enliven our city while also promoting good design to the broader community.

“I congratulate all nominees and encourage the community to vote for their favourite project before the ballots close on 30 April.”

This year’s nominees are:

• 84 Halifax Street by Oxigen
• Adelaide Fringe Street Art Explosion by Adelaide Fringe
• Analogue Missions by Tremma
• O-Bahn City Access Project by Oxigen
• Queen Adelaide Room by Swanbury Penglase
• Royal Adelaide Hospital by Silver Thomas Hanley Design Inc
• The Darling Building by Williams Burton Leopardi
• Urban Beach by Renewal SA acting on behalf of the Riverbank Authority

The winner of the People’s Choice Award is the nominee who receives the most votes.

Voting is open until Monday, 30 April 2018. Go to the Adelaide Review for more information and to vote for your favourite project and you could WIN a copy of City Streets: Progressive Adelaide 75 Years On.

The winner will be announced at the South Australia Institute of Architects Awards Night on Saturday, 30th June 2018.

For more information

Paula Stevens