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2021 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards Finalists

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2021 Property Council of Australia/Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation & Excellence Awards Finalists have been announced! DCWC is pleased to see some of our clients and project partners receive finalist nominations for their outstanding projects.

Congratulations to…

Botanical Apartments – WA, designed by Hillam Architects, owned by Edge Visionary Living
Orygen and OYH Parkville – VIC, designed by Billard Leece Partnership, owned by Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health
Melbourne Connect – VIC, designed by Woods Bagot, Hassell, Hayball, and Architectus, owned by Lendlease

This year the nominations are brimming with bright designs and conscious features. The awards, managed by the Property Council of Australia, is one of the most prestigious property awards programs in Australia. Showcasing examples of superior property development and investment nationally as well as promoting excellence in design and innovation in the built environment.

Botanical Apartments – WA

Botanical Apartments has been nominated as Finalist in the Award for Best Residential Development.

Redefining apartment living, Botanical Apartments connects the vibrancy of one of Perth’s premium inner-city locations with the tranquillity of a unique parkland setting. Embracing modern architecture and an abundance of natural light, Hillam Architects’ keeping with their leading sustainable design principles, employs various strategies to achieve a benchmark 4-star Green Rating and an average 7-star NatHERS rating.


Orygen and OYH Parkville – VIC

Orygen & OYH Parkville has been nominated as a Finalist in the Award for Best Public Building.

Orygen, The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health, is the world’s leading research and knowledge organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. The inner city state-of-the-art clinical, research, education and training facility emulates nature throughout the design by Billard Leece Partnership, with the open-plan approach attempting to break down an institutional feel.

Orygen for WEB-1Photo credit: Ian Ten Seldam Photography

Melbourne Connect – VIC

Melbourne Connect has been nominated as a Finalist in the Award for Project Innovation.

Melbourne Connect nurtures an ecosystem for creating innovative solutions to solve the challenges our societies face today around climate change, food security, health, design, technology and exploration. Featuring A-Grade office space for the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, co-working and commercial tenants, Telstra Creator Space, Science Gallery Melbourne, retail, and a superfloor with shared meeting and events spaces. The precinct will also be home to 527 postgraduates and visiting academic residents living in purpose built Student Accommodation.

Melbourne Connect Exterior

Read the full 2021 Property Council Innovation and Excellence Awards Finalists →

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