The winners of this year’s INDE.Awards were announced at a Gala night on Friday, June 22 at JW Marriott Hotel, South Beach in Singapore.
Fifteen winners were announced, with Taylor + Hinds Architects taking out the top award of the night. Keep reading to see the full list of winners.
Sponsored by Cult
krakani-lumi, Taylor + Hinds Architects
“A revelatory experience of landscape and culture."
This standing camp (krakani lumi or ‘place of rest’) in Tasmania’s North East National Park was created for the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania. The building was to be entirely self-sufficient and located with minimal impact within the Mount William National Park and beautifully fuflfills the remarkable cultural dimension requested by the brief.
Honourable mention: Marina One, Singapore, Ingenhoven Architects with Architects 61
The Multi-Residential Building
Sponsored by Bosch
Nightingale 1, Breathe Architecture
“A genuine prototype for quality, affordable inner-suburban living.”
Nightingale 1 is the inaugural project of the Nightingale Model, a housing model with an overarching priority toward social, economic and environmental sustainability. Its architecture serves as a catalyst to unite a group with similar values and build a community. The first building in Australia to be connected to an embedded network that is 100-per-cent fossil fuel free.
Honourable mention: M3565 Main Beach Apartments, Virginia Kerridge Architects
The Living Space
Sponsored by Gaggenau
Room Without Roof, HYLA Architects
“Breathes new life into the traditional courtyard typology.”
This two-storey brick structure has the archetypal form of a gable-roofed house with an unusual twist – part of the form is actually an external courtyard that contains the swimming pool. This ‘room without a roof’ becomes the central focus of the house and blurs the distinction between inside and outside. This project re-examines the relationship of a house with its external surroundings.
Honourable mention: Artist Retreat at Pittugala, Palinda Kannagara Architects
The Work Space
Sponsored by Colebrook Bosson Saunders
CSIRO Synergy Building, BVN
“The science sector brings a new vision to the workplace revolution.”
Synergy is a new centre for CSIRO on the Black Mountain campus in Canberra. The reinvention of the workplace is the central design tenet, merging a place of scientific research with the contemplative necessity of write-up and reflection. The project puts emphasis on ‘place’ partially through some very thorough passive strategies for its Canberra site, including a thermal chimney.
Honourable mention: PwC Melbourne, Futurespace
The Social Space
Sponsored by Dyson
Barangaroo House (Architecture), Collins and Turner
“An extraordinary statement and a new dimension for Sydney’s Barangaroo precinct.”
A three-storey building with a striking form that is approachable from all directions, Barangaroo House smartly maximises front row seats for some incredible harbourside views. A new prominent urban landmark in Sydney’s newly developed precinct with a unique timber facade system developed with parametric design software.
Honourable mention: BE Friendly Space, H&P Architects
The Shopping Space
Sponsored by Aesop
Domaine Chandon, Foolscap Studio
“An exquisite reinvention of the cellar door experience.”
Championing local materiality and makers (like native timber, Queensland marble, fabric by indigenous artists and a kinetic hanging mobile by Melbourne-based metalwork craftspeople), Domaine Chandon celebrates the wine culture’s links to the new world. Champagne bubbles were playfully referenced with bespoke display elements and gravity-defying effects.
Honourable mention: The Daily Edited Melbourne Flagship, Pattern Studio
The Learning Space
Sponsored by Living Edge
Macquarie University Incubator, Architectus
“A light-filled gesture that stands out among the concrete buildings of Macquarie University.”
A pair of pavilions in Sydney that capitalise on the prefabrication potential, flexibility and beauty of constructing with timber. The materials allowed for an innovative approach to design, while offering a very high degree of reuse should the Incubator ever be relocated.
Honourable mention: A Journey of Self-Exploration, Bukit Panjang Public Library, Grey Canopy
The Wellness Space
Sponsored by Mafi
Bendigo Hospital, Silver Thomas Hanley with Bates Smart
“A broadminded approach to wellbeing, anchored to its place.”
The largest hospital in Victoria, Australia, Bendigo hospital creates an important community asset for the future healthcare needs of the growing regional population, so it was important to establish a friendly and human scale to the hospital. The design introduces a street-scale rhythm of vertical framing elements.
Honourable mention: Artemis Centre, Melbourne Girls Grammar, BVN
The Design Studio
Sponsored by Careers Indesign
“A remarkable and ingenious model for the South-East Asian design studio."
Bangkok-based Studiomake maintains that more innate understandings of our environment stem from more intimate scales of interaction. Studiomake explores the overlapping realms of architecture, interiors, furniture and object design. Their projects shift from buildings to doorknobs, and their roles vary from architect to contractor, collaborator, and or fabricator.
Honourable mention: H&P Architects
Sponsored by Geberit
“Brings imagination and innovation to a crucial educational challenge.”
Microlibraries began with the mission to make learning attractive and accessible in Indonesia through architectural design. Individually designed and always paired with other activities, each Microlibrary is tailored to fit the programmatic demands of its community and the potential of the site. It is a design laboratory to test ideas about community, materiality, construction, sustainability, typology and small-scale building.
Honourable mention: The Nightingale Model, Breathe Architecture and Nightingale Housing
Sponsored by Zip Water
The Remnants Table Series, Josh Carmody Studio
“Sustainability has a new standard of excellence.”
Remnants creates a new stream of use for material samples from the architect or interior designer’s library – going way beyond drink coasters. The designer has created an elegant clamp and leg system that creates functional and flexible furniture in a simple and creative way, appealing to the designer as both the user and the specifier. The appeal goes beyond that of a product that looks, feels and functions nicely.
Honourable mention: Strand Chair, Adam Cornish for NAU
Sponsored by Cosentino
David Neustein and Grace Mortlock, Other Architects/Otherothers
“Re-writing the role of the architect.”
Sydeny-based Other Architects take on work at broad range of scales, always seeking ‘other’ approaches that challenge popular opinion, conventional wisdom and architcetural trends. Current projects include a small country house, an exhibition in a car park, a boutique apartment building and a vast metropolitan cemetery.
Sponsored by Wilkhahn
Mia Feasey, Siren Design Group
“Not just a role model for women, but for everyone in the design profession.”
Founder, CEO and the creative driving force behind the interior design consultancy Siren Design Group, Mia Feasey counts tech titans such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, Linkedin as clients. With offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Singapore, Siren has been redefining the interior architceture landscape for thirteen years and is considered as the game changer in the industry.
Sponsored by Schiavello
Empathy, Yeo Yiliang
“Comes from a place of pure consideration.”
Empathy is a coin bank that was designed to encourage the user to empathise with those in need. Once the personal savings area is filled, additional coins will fall into the charitable area suggesting that once you have enough, you can afford to provide to others. The design was inspired by Zakat – the Islamic practice of almsgiving.
Runner up: DLC-01, Dan Layden
Winner - Best of the Best
krakani-lumi, Taylor + Hinds Architects
Episodes within the post-colonial story of the Aboriginal Tasmanians are marked by tragedy and dispossession. The site of krakani-lumi holds a significant place in the fabric of this story. It is not a widely known story, and this project was to serve as the place for its telling. The architecture of the project had to carefully bear witness to and help facilitate this ‘speaking into being’. Through the revelation of the interior, a story of concealing and revealing is told, which belongs to the privileged cultural experience.