Awards

Hann Street Griffith HIA – National Housing Awards 1997

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Redevelopment of a leafy Griffith site with an ultra modern home that was ahead of its time both in design and use of materials. Melbourne architect Harvey and Waters created the complex design that used curved corrugated sheeting and natural stone.”

  • Winner, National Home of the Year
  • Winner, Custom Built Home of the Year

MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 1996

  • Winner, Contract Home (above 300 sq metres) HIA – ACT Housing Awards 1996
  • Winner, ACT Home of the Year
  • Winner, Custom Built Home of the Year
  • Winner, Custom Built Home larger than 300sqm
  • Winner, Outstanding Workmanship
  • Winner, Best Interior Design
  • Finalist, Kitchens over $15,000 Metal Building Awards 1997
  • Certificate of Merit

“Arthur Circle Forrest HIA National Housing Awards 2005“

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The brief here was to convert an Kenneth Oliphant design house built in 1943 to a large modern home with a large basement car park while maintaining a discrete street appearance. The outdoor living areas and their integration into the home via large bi-fold doors and continuous indoor and outdoor floor finishes were the key to the project.”

  • Winner, Outdoor Project of the Year

HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2004

  • Finalist, New Kitchen Project over $15,000
  • Winner, Renovation Project Open
  • Finalist, Renovation Project of the Year
  • Finalist, Renovation Project Open

Alpine Habitats

“Industry Innovation HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2007

  • Winner, Best use of Steel for a project on the Alpine Way near Thredbo
  • Winner, Industry Innovation Award for a modular cost effective building system
  • Winner, Greensmart house/product of the Year
  • Finalist, Greensmart home of the year for a project on the Alpine Way near Thredbo
  • Finalist, Townhouse/Villa less than 140m4 for a project on the Alpine Way near Thredbo

Alpine Habitats HIA National Housing Awards 2008

  • Winner, Industry Innovation Award for a modular cost effective building system
  • Finalist, Best use of Steel for a project on the Alpine Way near Thredbo”

A housing construction system that is extremely fast, ultra low maintenance and competitively priced but provides high thermal performance, low environmental impact and striking architecture. This addresses community concerns regarding environmental impact and housing affordability while providing a form of architecture that appeals to the more discerning.

“Purnell Place Calwell MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 1994

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This site in Calwell has panoramic nothern views over Canberra which is unusual as most of the striking views in the city are to the west. This, combined with a steep site with a long east west axis, allowed Architect Harvey and Waters to design a striking residence with indor pool with sensational views from nearly every space.”

  • Winner Home of the Year
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Roof Plumbing
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Plasterboard
  • Certificate of Appreciation – Joinery

“Lefroy Street Griffith MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2005

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Winner, Custom Built Homes Open

  • The clients brief was to design and construct a “tuscan” styled home that provided large basement carparking that was obscured from the street.

LaPeruse Street Narrabundah This striking home designed by Adam Hobill Design uses unusual buildig materials to create a very striking look

“Corner of Melbourne Avenue and National Circuit Forrest HIA – ACT Housing Awards 1998

  • Designer Peter Byfield was behind this project that at the time was ground breaking with copper cladding and honed concrete floors and kitchen benchtop. The style has since been widely replicated.”- Winner, New Kitchen under $15,000
  • Finalist, Custom Built Home $200,000 – $270,000

MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 1999

  • Merit Award, Custom Built Homes (225-325m2)

“Rous Cres Forrest MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2000

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Architect Bill Douglas designed a formal looking home in this leafy area of Forrest. A huge basement carpark is well disgiused from the street. Classic internal fiout makes the home a timeless piece.”

  • Merit, Custom Built home 225 to 325m2 for a new home in Rous Crescent Forrest

“Chauvel Circle Chapman HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2004

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Finalist, Custom Built Home $400,000 – $600,000? This project was a rebuild of home destroyed by the 2003 bushfires. The original owners rebuilt a new home to meet their curent lifestyles..

“Nares Crescent Forrest HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2004

  • Finalist, Custom Built Home $600,000 – $1M for a home in Nares Crescent Forrest
  • This large family home was built with a design, and using materials that are complimentary to the style of architecture in the area.”

“Batman Street Braddon MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2005

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  • Architect Roger Pegum and Associates designed an extention to this heritage listed home that internally resulted in art deco style finishes but with much lighter and open living areas that house of the era.”
  • Winner, Heritage Restoration or Refurbishment Open

“Gawler Crescent Deakin MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2000

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Merit, Extension and renovation $50,000 to $90,000 “ This project was fundamentaly restoration work and brought and 60?s architectural home up to current standards.”

“National Circuit Forrest HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2003

  • Architects AMC Projects designed a significiant addtion to this heritage listed home in Forrest. From the street, the oringial home appears unchanged with the bulk of the addtions bing to the rear. Internally, timber panelling and fireplaces that had been concealed by plasterboard were restored to their original quality.- Finalist, Renovation Project of the Year.”
  • Winner, Renovation Projects Open for a renovation and addition in National Circuit Forrest

MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2003

  • Winner, Heritage Restoration or Refurbishment Open

“Hayes Cres Grififth HIA National Housing Awards 2001

  • Finalist, Renovation / Addition of the Year HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2000
  • Winner, Renovations/Additions of the Year
  • Winner, Renovation/Additions Open Value
  • Finalist, Home of the Year MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2001
  • Winner, Extension or Renovations Open

“Canberra Pools, Barrier Street Fyshwick MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 1997

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This herritage listed home was completely reconstructed including the whole of the roof and all internal finishes. The result was a virtually new home that retained all of the character of the original cottage but met the living needs of a young modern family.”

  • Merit Award, Commercial Division Extensions
  • Winner, Subcontractor Division for Plastering “

An aging warehouse building in busy Barrier Street Fyshwick was convereted into a modern shownroom for a pool products company.

“Torrens Street Braddon HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2000

  • “This block of trendy loft units utilised a single residential block in Braddon that has been surrounded by other unit developments.”

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Finalist, High Density Development of the Year

“Townhouses at Pitch and Putt Golf Course in Queanbeyan MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 1992

  • Merit Award, Medium Density $100,000-190,000 “

Nine townhouses were constructed all with views over the Pitch and Putt Golf Course in Frlong Road Queanbeyan.

“Ipima Street Braddon MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 1998

  • Winner, Medium Density Housing (< 100sqm) “

This cost effective commercial development was designed by Peter Byfield and Associates to reflect the style of traditional architecture in the suburb prior to large scale development

“Gould Street Turner HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2002 – “

These three terrace houses took full advantage of a uniquite site with street access to two boundaries. The units maximised solar access, provided an office space above a garage fronting the rear lane and private outdoor space accessible from both the main unit and the studio.”

Finalist, Medium Density Projects more than 140sqm for three terrace houses at Gould Street Turner

MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2002

  • Special Commendation, Housing Division for three terrace houses at Gould Street Turner

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Stopford Crescent Fadden HIA – ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards 2002

This classically designed home is as suitable for the market today as when it was constructed.”

  • Finalist, Medium Density Projects more than 140sqm for three terrace houses at Gould Street Turner

MBA – Excellence in Building Awards 2002

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