2015 ACT architecture awards

NewActon Pavilion Reconstruction by Fender Katsalidis Architects.
NewActon Pavilion Reconstruction by Fender Katsalidis Architects. Image: John Gollings 

The 2015 ACT Architecture Awards were announced on Saturday 20 June, at the refurbished QT Hotel on London Circuit. The New Acton precinct by Melbourne based Fender Katsalidis Architects was recognised as the standout project, and was awarded the Australian Institute of Architect’s highest accolade, the Canberra Medallion.  The precinct also won awards in the following categories:

  • Urban Design
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Interior Architecture
  • Art in Architecture
  • Heritage
  • Small Project Architecture (Roji Salon by Craig Tan Architects).

Canberra Developers, the Molonglo Group were also acknowledged for their significant long term role in bringing their vision for the precinct into reality.  A vibrant precinct that Canberran’s will enjoy for many years to come.