bureau^proberts scoops Queensland State Architecture Awards 16 July 2015
Following on from their success at the Brisbane Regional architecture awards in May, bureau^proberts once again received more awards than any other practice at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2015 Queensland Architecture Awards.
bureau^proberts scooped the Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing category, winning the top two awards as well as a commendation. The internationally regarded SILT apartments won the Institute’s highest award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing — the Job & Froud Award. According to the jury, the project is a ‘unique and confident piece of architecture, immaculately detailed and built to create a memorable experience.’
M&A, received Awards in both the Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing, and Urban Design categories for its pedestrian laneway, art installations and vibrant colour that have revitalised a forgotten corner of the Valley and created a new retail and residential destination.
The third project to be recognised in the Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing category was the Rowlock development on Attewell Street in Nundah, which received a commendation.
“We are honoured to have our work recognised among such a strong field and talented firms. These awards show what truly world-class architecture our State is producing,” said Liam Proberts, Managing Director, bureau^proberts.
The practice’s strong interior design capability also garnered them a Commendation for the sleek, contemporary design in the Interior Architecture category.
The awards also highlighted the practice’s strong track record in public architecture with the Bellbowrie Pool receiving a Commendation in the Public Architecture category.