The Australian Institute of Architects introduced the winners of the 2023 Nationwide Structure Awards on 31 October, during which eight homes had been honoured for his or her ingenuity and creativeness.
A “candy and unassuming home,” Sunday by Structure Structure, was lauded by the nationwide jury for its depth and number of areas. The home obtained the Eleanor Cullis-Hill Award for Residential Structure – Homes (Alterations and Additions).
“With area sufficient for 2, the dwelling presents a fragile intimacy the place the rituals of each day life are celebrated. In all places you look, there’s something to please,” the jury mentioned. “When the urge to assemble presents, the home simply welcomes visitors, with areas displaying a pleasant skill to adapt and flex.”
In the identical class, Balmain Home by Saha obtained a Nationwide Award from the jury. “Balmain Home is an instance of a fastidiously thought-about residential extension to a drained present dwelling,” the jury mentioned.
Harriet’s Home by SO Structure and North Perth Home by Simon Pendal Architect each obtained Nationwide Commendations from the jury.
Over within the Homes (New) class, the jury had been most impressed by SJB’s 19 Waterloo, honouring it with the Robin Boyd Award. “At a time when our nation faces a once-in-a-generation housing disaster, we’re in dire want of latest approaches,” the jury mentioned, “19 Waterloo Avenue is a spectacular instance of a brand new method to city infill. Constructed on the 30 sq. metres left between a brand new mixed-use constructing (a studio condo and business tenancy) and an present manufacturing facility, the house exhibits how laborious structure can work, even on a small footprint.”
In a completely contrasting context, two Victorian farmhouses obtained Nationwide Awards. Spring Creek Street Farm Home by Architect Brew Koch was lauded for its ” triumph of economic system of supplies and finishes,” that supplied “simply sufficient area, simply sufficient consolation, simply sufficient gentle,” whereas Merricks Farmhouse by Michael Lumby with Nielsen Jenkins was praised for its “completely different tackle the agricultural shed vernacular.”
Mossy Level Home by Version Workplace obtained a Nationwide Commendation within the Homes (New) class.
See all of the winners of the 2023 Nationwide Structure Awards right here.