Urban Design Awards 2015

Entry and voting in the 2015 Architecture and Urban Design Awards is now closed.

Congratulations to the 2015 winners of the Randwick City Architecture & Urban Design Awards. View the full list of winners and photos.

The Awards recognise excellence and inspire good architectural, landscape and urban design. The awards promote community awareness and acknowledge the designers involved in enhancing Randwick City’s built environment.


Awards for entries in each category will be assessed on their:

  • relationship to the urban and natural environment
  • contribution to contemporary and/or historic settings
  • environmental sustainability
  • excellence in design

There are six award categories:

  1. Dwelling Houses
  2. Multi-Unit Housing and Mixed Use Buildings
  3. Heritage Conservation and Adaptive Reuse
  4. Commercial and Public Buildings
  5. Landscape and Urban Projects
  6. People’s Choice Award

A panel of expert judges will assess and short list those entries which best meet the award criteria for each category. Entries will be put on public display including Council’s website to be entered into the People’s Choice Award.


To see previous winners, visit Randwick City Council's website.

Congratulations to the 2015 winners of the Randwick City Architecture & Urban Design Awards. View the full list of winners and photos.

The Awards recognise excellence and inspire good architectural, landscape and urban design. The awards promote community awareness and acknowledge the designers involved in enhancing Randwick City’s built environment.


Awards for entries in each category will be assessed on their:

  • relationship to the urban and natural environment
  • contribution to contemporary and/or historic settings
  • environmental sustainability
  • excellence in design

There are six award categories:

  1. Dwelling Houses
  2. Multi-Unit Housing and Mixed Use Buildings
  3. Heritage Conservation and Adaptive Reuse
  4. Commercial and Public Buildings
  5. Landscape and Urban Projects
  6. People’s Choice Award

A panel of expert judges will assess and short list those entries which best meet the award criteria for each category. Entries will be put on public display including Council’s website to be entered into the People’s Choice Award.


To see previous winners, visit Randwick City Council's website.

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Entry and voting in the 2015 Architecture and Urban Design Awards is now closed.

  • 2015 Randwick City Council Architecture and Urban Design Award winners announced

    12 months ago
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    More than 200 people celebrated and recognised the best of the best in sustainable urban development and design tonight at the Randwick City Council Architecture and Urban Design Awards ceremony, held at the Prince Henry Centre, Little Bay.

    The guests were entertained and inspired by design excellence alongside the Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Planning and some of Sydney’s leading architects and designers.

    Randwick Mayor Ted Seng, who hosted the awards night, said the calibre of entries was outstanding.

    “The standard of entries received this year was extremely high and we’re thrilled that so many architects and designers rose to the challenge of enhancing Randwick’s urban environment, providing an important role model for others to follow.

    “Congratulations to our 2015 winners,” Mayor Seng said.

    The 2015 winners are:

    New House

    • Winner: Rolf Ockert Design, Clovelly House [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    House - Alterations & Additions

    • Winner: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects, Powell Street Residence [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Multi-Unit Housing and Mixed Use Buildings

    • Winner: Bates Smart, UNSW Kensington Colleges [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Winner: Bates Smart, Coastal Quarter, Little Bay [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Commendation: Fox Johnston, The Kensington [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Heritage Conservation & Adaptive Re-use

    • Winner: Bates Smart, Coastal Quarter, Little Bay [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Commendation: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects, Powell Street Residence [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Commercial & Public Buildings

    • Commendation: MHN Desgin Union, Randwick Radiology Clinic [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Landscape & Urban Projects

    • Winner: ASPECT Studios & Bates Smart, UNSW Kensington Colleges [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Commendation: UrbanGrowth NSW & Ladd Hudson Architects, Prince Henry Little Bay [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    People's Choice

    • Winner: BKA Architecture, Emanuel School, Randwick [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    2015 Randwick Urban Design and Architecture Award Winners with judging panel, Randwick Mayor Ted Seng, Mayoress Shirley Chan, Federal Member for Kingsford-Smith Matt Thistlethwaite and Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Planning.


    Media enquiries:

    Emma Shanks - 0408 740 476 or emma.shanks@randwick.nsw.gov.au
    Joshua Hay - 0402 351 459 or joshua.hay@randwick.nsw.gov.au


    More than 200 people celebrated and recognised the best of the best in sustainable urban development and design tonight at the Randwick City Council Architecture and Urban Design Awards ceremony, held at the Prince Henry Centre, Little Bay.

    The guests were entertained and inspired by design excellence alongside the Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Planning and some of Sydney’s leading architects and designers.

    Randwick Mayor Ted Seng, who hosted the awards night, said the calibre of entries was outstanding.

    “The standard of entries received this year was extremely high and we’re thrilled that so many architects and designers rose to the challenge of enhancing Randwick’s urban environment, providing an important role model for others to follow.

    “Congratulations to our 2015 winners,” Mayor Seng said.

    The 2015 winners are:

    New House

    • Winner: Rolf Ockert Design, Clovelly House [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    House - Alterations & Additions

    • Winner: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects, Powell Street Residence [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Multi-Unit Housing and Mixed Use Buildings

    • Winner: Bates Smart, UNSW Kensington Colleges [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Winner: Bates Smart, Coastal Quarter, Little Bay [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Commendation: Fox Johnston, The Kensington [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Heritage Conservation & Adaptive Re-use

    • Winner: Bates Smart, Coastal Quarter, Little Bay [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Commendation: Madeleine Blanchfield Architects, Powell Street Residence [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Commercial & Public Buildings

    • Commendation: MHN Desgin Union, Randwick Radiology Clinic [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    Landscape & Urban Projects

    • Winner: ASPECT Studios & Bates Smart, UNSW Kensington Colleges [DETAILS] [PHOTO]
    • Commendation: UrbanGrowth NSW & Ladd Hudson Architects, Prince Henry Little Bay [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    People's Choice

    • Winner: BKA Architecture, Emanuel School, Randwick [DETAILS] [PHOTO]

    2015 Randwick Urban Design and Architecture Award Winners with judging panel, Randwick Mayor Ted Seng, Mayoress Shirley Chan, Federal Member for Kingsford-Smith Matt Thistlethwaite and Hon. Rob Stokes, Minister for Planning.


    Media enquiries:

    Emma Shanks - 0408 740 476 or emma.shanks@randwick.nsw.gov.au
    Joshua Hay - 0402 351 459 or joshua.hay@randwick.nsw.gov.au