Award Winning Design: Australian Institute of Architects
Australian Institute of Architects’ Regional Architecture Awards 2021
The Noosa property, Las Palmas, was inspired by a journey to Palm Springs and the spirit of mid-century modernism, to take full advantage of the beautiful location and natural surroundings. The design is modernist, with strongly pronounced horizontal planes, simple forms and honest materiality including a robust and timeless palette of in-situ concrete walls and roofs, minimalistic balustrading, feature breeze blocks, and honed concrete steps and terracing.
The homeowners said the design complemented their love of water, fresh air and natural light. “Our house frames our views and highlights an ever-changing canvas around us. It’s both functional and fictional.”
Gabriel Poole Award for Building of the Year: Las Palmas, Tim Ditchfield Architects
Residential Architecture (Houses – New): Las Palmas, Tim Ditchfield Architects
Residential Architecture (Multiple Housing): Door42, Push Architects
They will now compete in the Queensland Architecture Awards in June.
Other nominees included:
Public Architecture: Estia Health Maroochydore, ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects
Residential Architecture (Houses – New): Amethyst Cove House, Keystone Architects.