Game changing’ Metro North West award win

Considered a game changer’ by the jury, Metro North West has picked up another significant Urban Design award.

The 2020 National Architecture Awards has announced Sydney’s Metro North West, designed by Hassell in collaboration with Turpin Crawford Studio and McGregor Westlake Architecture, has won the Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design.

On announcing the award win the jury cited: By consciously crafting enduring spaces for people to enjoy in each and every community along the corridor, it creates an array of settings for public life for years to come.”


November 06, 2020


Mark Sykes


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This urban transit project is a game changer. By reaffirming the forgotten joy of train travel, it demonstrates that public infrastructure can be more than utilitarian.

Jury citation

Read more about what the jury had to say about Metro North West and the rest of the award winners.

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