THE Australian Institute of Architects has named Saint Mary’s Cathedral at Victoria Square the outstanding Western Australian building project of 2010.
Subiaco-based architect Peter Quinn received both the Jeffrey Howlett award for public architecture and the overall prize, the George Temple Poole award, last Friday for the revitalisation of Saint Mary’s.
The revitalisation work was carried out by EMCO Building.
Woodhead was also a multiple award winner, receiving the Ross Chisolm award for commercial architecture and the Walter Greenham sustainable architecture award for Durack House, at 2 Victoria Avenue in the CBD.
The awards are the latest in a series of commendations for Woodhead, after earlier this year Durack House won the main prize at the 2010 WA Innovation and Excellence Awards, and also was awarded in the sustainable development category.
For residential projects, Bates Smart & Madeleine Blanchfield Architects was awarded the Marshall Clifton award for residential architecture – houses, for its Salvado Street residence in Cottesloe.
Fremantle-based spaceagency was awarded the Harold Krantz award for multiple residential architecture for its four-storey, ten apartment mixed-use project at 32 Henry Street, Fremantle.
For interior architecture, Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland was awarded the Julius Elischer award for its fit-out of the food podium at upmarket inner-city shopping centre enex100.
Cox Howlett & Bailey Woodland was also the recipient of the Mondoluce architectural lighting award for lighting at enex100.
For small project architecture, Armstrong Parkin Architects was named the Iwan Iwanoff award winner for its heavy plant mechanics seminar building at Swan Tafe Thornlie.
In the 25-year award for enduring architecture, Ferguson Architects was recognised for its law building at the University of Western Australia.
Also, Peter Hunt & Daryl Jackson Architects was awarded the Colorbond Steel Award for its WA Basketball Centre, at Underwood Avenue in Mount Claremont.