Andrew N. Liveris Building wins first gong at 2022 AIA QLD Architecture Awards

Over 70 projects in 11 categories were recognized and honored at the Australian Institute of Architects’ Queensland Architecture Awards 2022 held recently in Brisbane.

The Andrew N. Liveris building by Lyons and m3architecture has won the Queensland Medallion, the highest honor awarded at the Queensland Architecture Awards. The project also received the Jennifer Taylor Prize for Educational Architecture, the Karl Langer Prize for Urban Design and a State Prize for Interior Architecture.

Unveiled in April, the Andrew N. Liveris Building is the new 11-story home of the School of Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland’s St Lucia Campus.

The judging panel, comprised of renowned architects and design industry leaders from across the state, commended the Andrew N. Liveris Building for representing “the highest level of excellence and thoughtfulness in design.” design “.

The president of the jury, Shy Tay, described as exceptional the quality of the creations submitted for the awards this year. “The jury found it particularly meaningful to see projects rooted in local communities – buildings that met people’s needs but were also delivered with pleasure,” Tay said.

Heritage architecture

In addition to their contribution to the Andrew N. Liveris Building, m3architecture was honored for their work on the Treacy Precinct at St Joseph’s Nudgee College. The Brisbane-based practice won the Don Roderick Prize for Heritage Architecture for a sensitive restoration of the school’s fundamental buildings.

Public Architecture

Brian Hooper Architect’s Muttaburrasaurus Interpretive Center has won the FDG Stanley Prize for Public Architecture. An open-air museum in Muttaburra showcasing the story of Muttaburrasaurus, the most complete fossilized dinosaur skeleton found in Australia, the Interpretation Center features impressive gabion walls made of local stone to create a dynamic relationship between the building and the surrounding landscape. The roof is a lightweight, floating orb structure that invites natural light and ventilation into the space.

Residential architecture

In the residential category, the Robin Dods Award for Residential Architecture – Homes (New) was awarded to the LiveWorkShare House by Bligh Graham Architects. Located in Brisbane’s satellite town of Samford Village, LiveWorkShare House responds to new working arrangements and an increasingly strained housing market by combining a family home, an office and a smaller additional residence.

Award-winning projects named:

Category | Project | Architect

Queensland Medal 2022 | Andrew N. Liveris Building | Lyon + m3architecture

The Jennifer Taylor Award for Educational Architecture | Andrew N. Liveris Building | Lyon + m3architecture

The Karl Langer Prize for Urban Design | Andrew N. Liveris Building | Lyon + m3architecture

The Beatrice Hutton Prize for Commercial Architecture | Wooden tower | CHURCH

The Don Roderick Heritage Award | Nudgee College of St Joseph – Treacy Precinct | m3architecture

The GHM Addison Award for Interior Design | Studio BVN Brisbane | BVN

The FDG Stanley Prize for Public Architecture | Muttaburrasaurus Interpretation Center | Brian Hooper Architect

The Elina Mottram Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions) | Green house | Steendijk

The Robin Dods Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (new) | LiveWorkShared house | Blig Graham Architects

The Job & Froud Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Dwellings | Anne Street Garden Villas | Anna O’Gorman Architect

The Hayes & Scott Award for Small Project Architecture | Riverside Green South Shore Parks | Hassel

The Harry Marks Award for Sustainable Architecture | LiveWorkShared house | Blig Graham Architects

Emerging Architect Award | Tanya Golitschenko

EmAGN Project Award | Princess Theater | JDA Co

Sustainable Architecture Award | Harry Gibbs Building Commonwealth Courthouses | Australian Construction Services in association with Peddle Thorp Architects

COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture (QLD) | Ridgewood House | Robinson Architects

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