Community spaces take out top honours at 2023 AILA National Awards
The 2023 AILA National Awards saw Hassell take out five awards amongst 51 winners honoured for their positive impact on regions, towns and cities. “The need for landscape architecture has never been greater,” AILA National Awards jury chair Claire Martin says. “[These projects] strengthen people’s connection with their environment and to each other, improve livelihoods and health outcomes, foster truth telling and simply bring joy to people.” Read the article in Architecture&Design. Image: Hassell’s AILA International Award-winning West Bund in Shanghai.
Older and wiser: designing the future of residential aged care
A Royal Commission into aged care in Australia found traditional models of residential aged care are failing. But there is opportunity ahead as we imagine new ways to create places where both the physical and mental wellbeing of residents is paramount.
Winners announced: 2023 WA Landscape Architecture Awards
At the 2023 WA Landscape Architecture Awards, Hassell was honoured with an Award of Excellence in the Civic Landscape category and a Regional Achievement Award for its once-in-a-generation rejuvenation of the Margaret River Main Street as well as an Award of Excellence for Karingal Green Health and Aged Care Community. Read the full article in Landscape Australia.
Major gongs for precinct design
The Wangaratta Railway Precinct project has taken out two Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ state awards, offering a “new benchmark” in regional Victorian transport hub design. The project won a Regional Achievement award and a Landscape Architecture award in the Civic Landscape category. Read more in the Wangaratta Chronicle. Image: Sarah Pannell.