2019 AILA South Australian and Western Australian Awards

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2019 AILA South Australian and Western Australian Awards

ASPECT Studios commitment to quality public spaces and authentic collaboration has again been recognised at AILA’s South Australian and Western Australian Awards night held on Friday 26th July 2019.

SA Landscape Architecture Awards

In the ‘Parks & Open Space’ category, Pelzer Park / Pityarilla (Park 19) Activity Hub won the Award of Excellence. Felixstow Reserve collected the Landscape Architecture Award in the same category. Felixstow Reserve was further honoured, winning an Award of Excellence in the Cultural Heritage category, and the inaugural ‘Healthy Parks Healthy People SA Award’.

WA Landscape Architecture Awards

Multiple award winner Yagan Square received the Award of Excellence for Tourism and Landscape Architecture Awards for Civic Landscape.    

Pelzer Park / Pityarilla (Park 19) Activity Hub - Image courtesy of City of Adelaide

Of Pelzer Park / Pityarilla (Park 19) Activity Hub, the Jury congratulated the project team for “achieving excellent results through a commendable design and engagement process”. Similarly, the Jury acknowledged Felixstow Reserve as a “meaningful, sensitive and thoughtfully considered reserve upgrade… informed by an exemplary process to engage and collaborate with the Kaurna community”

Felixstow Reserve - Image courtesy of Same River

Both projects have a strong focus on preservation and restoration of the natural environment, celebrating culture and the rich local history, and deliver positive, healthy outcomes for the broader community into the future.

Yagan Square – Image courtesy of Peter Bennetts

The WA AILA Jury praised Yagan Square “weaves together an entrancing story of Western Australia, of its indigenous peoples and its remote landscapes”

ASPECT Studios extends a huge congratulations all our clients and collaborators who have made this success possible. We’d like to warmly thank:

Pelzer Park / Pityarilla (Park 19) Activity Hub

The City of Adelaide, The Office for Design and Architecture SA, Kaurna Nation, Southfront, Lucid Consulting, Cameron Irrigation Consulting, and Struktura.

Felixstow Reserve

The City of Norwood Payneham & St Peters, Urban & Public, Oxigen, Kaurna Nation Cultural Heritage Association, Paul Herzich, Integrated Heritage Services, Southfront, Lucid Consulting, Cameron Irrigation Consulting, Mulloway Studios, Struktura, and Crackerjack Consulting Engineers.

Yagan Square

Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, Whadjuk Working Group, South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council, Lyons, iredale pedersen hook architects, and Jon Tarry.

And we give a huge congratulations and thank you to our people – for believing in the value of design and the social well-being it brings to our cities through our projects. We continue with our ongoing commitment to deliver sustainable and joyous relationships between people and the natural environment.


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