Call for nominations: 2016 Excellence in Urban Design Awards

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters is inviting design professionals and the general community to nominate locally responsive renovations and developments which improve the quality our built environment, and in doing so contribute to the city as an attractive place to live, work and play.

Eligible entries include residential or commercial projects of any scale that have been completed within the Council area between 1 July 2012 and 1 March 2016. The winner from each award category will be given the unique opportunity to have their project featured in the June edition of The Adelaide Review print publication. Winners will be announced at a special design event and awards night to be held at creative retail hub, Brick + Mortar on Thursday 16 June 2016. Mayor Robert Bria said the awards also seek to inspire better building design by promoting community awareness and acknowledging the significant contribution architects and designers make to the liveability of our city. “The urban design awards aim to recognise local designers and developers who have succeeded in creating new developments that enhance the built character of our city,” said Mayor Robert Bria. All members of the general community as well as design professionals are encouraged to nominate a property for the awards which are presented in the following categories:

  • Best Residential Development (includes newly built properties, alterations and additions)
  • Best Commercial Development (including newly built properties, alterations and additions)

This year’s awards will be judged by a panel of industry experts comprising Peter Dungey, sole practitioner architect and urban designer; David Brown of BB Architects Peter Jensen of Jensen Planning & Design and The Council’s General Manager, Urban Planning & Environment. Nominations close 29 April 2016 Visit www.npsp.sa.gov.au/uda for details. This article is sponsored by the City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters

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