Landscape Architecture Australia

AUSTRALIAN URBAN DESIGN AWARDS 2017

NOTE: WHERE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST WAS DECLARED BY A MEMBER OF THE JURY, THE JUROR ABSTAINED FROM THE CATEGORY IN QUESTION.

WINNER DELIVERED OUTCOME LARGE SCALE

TONSLEY INNOVATION DISTRICT OXIGEN, WOODS BAGOT, TRIDENTE ARCHITECTS, KBR, WSP AND RENEWAL SA ADELAIDE (SA)

THE TONSLEY INNOVATION DISTRICT IN ADELAIDE IS AN AMBITIOUS EXERCISE IN LARGE-SCALE BROWNFIELD DEVELOPMENT, THE EXECUTION OF WHICH HAS ENGAGED A DIVERSE GROUP OF PRACTICES WITH THE SUPPORT OF ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS AND THE COMMUNITY.

The project has delivered a multipurpose facility that will be a major employment and education hub in this part of the city. The retention of the existing building’s raw industrial heritage combined with a range of contemporary design features and focus on achieving high levels of sustainability illustrates a strong desire to unite past, present and future. This project represents a major investment in economic regeneration and the creation of a beacon for ongoing community engagement.

— 2017 AUDA jury

For more coverage, see landscapeaustralia.com/articles/balancing-detail-and-strategy-tonsley and architectureau.com/articles/tonsley-main-assembly-building-redevelopment

Renewal SA | Department of State Development | City of Marion | Oxigen | Woods Bagot, Tridente Architects | KBR | WSP | Electrolight | Guildhouse | MFY | Jensen Plus and Swanbury Penglase | Martins | DesignFlow | HydroPlan | Rider Levett Bucknall | Dan Schultz

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