Nine Australian projects have made the short list for the Architizer A+ Awards for 2015.
In collaboration with partners The Wall Street Journal, WSJ. Magazine, the Webby Awards, Dwell, and Cool Hunting, the A+ Awards reach more than 300 judges and over 100,000 public voters. With five finalists listed in each category the public votes and the winners will be announced in April 2015 and then recognised at what is known as the 'Oscars of Architecture' at the A+ Awards Gala in New York City in May.
Australian projects were nominated in 10 out of over 90 different categories, with the public now able to view and vote for their favourite designs.
The awards consist of three categories including:
The Typology Categories - celebrates traditional building types
The Plus Categories - recognising the link between global issues and the structures that society builds
The Product Categories - acknowledges the symbiosis between products and buildingHere are the nine Australian finalists in the Typology and Plus categories. Click HERE to view the full shortlists and vote.
Residential - Private House 1000-3000 sq ft
Glebe House (Sydney) by Nobbs Radford Architects
Residential - Multi Unit Housing - Mid Rise 5-15 Floors
The Aria (Sydney) by MHN Design Union photo by John Gollings
Residential - Interiors
Manning Road House (Melbourne) by Noxon Giffen photo by Peter Clarke
Commercial - Shopping Centre
Wollongong Central Development (Wollongong) by HDR | Rice Daubney
Hospitality - Hotels & Resorts
Hotel Hotel Lobby & Nishi Grand Stair Interior (Canberra) by March Studio photo by John Gollings
Educational - Higher Education & Research Facilities
Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne (Melbourne) by NADAAA, Inc. photo by John Horner, Roland Halbe, Peter Bennetts
Architecture + Communication
Sydney Data Centre. NEXTDC by Greenbox Architecture
Architecture + Learning & Architecture + Community
Dallas Brooks Community Primary School (Dallas) by McBride Charles Ryan photo by John Gollings
Architecture + Low Cost Housing
Trinity Apartments (West Footscray) by k20 Architecture photo by Peter Bennetts