Hames Sharley Architects picked up three awards at the recent Australian
Institute of Architects’ (AIA) WA Architecture Awards.
The Hames Sharley-designed Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research
North was recognised as Western Australia’s most renowned building for 2014 in
Public Architecture, with the project winning the Jeffrey Howlett Award. The
building also won Hames Sharley an Architecture Award in the interior
Both awards were presented to Director James Edwards, who led the design
team on the project.
The third honour of the evening for Hames Sharley came in the form of
The Wallace Greenham Award for Sustainable Architecture for the design of Fiona
Stanley Hospital, a design collaborative between firms Hames Sharley, Hassel
and Silver Thomas Hanley architects.
The Wallace Greenham Award is considered the highest sustainable architecture
award, and recognises the project selected by the jury as the architecture
project that has excelled in terms of environmental sustainability. The Fiona
Stanley Hospital design collaboration also received a commendation award in the
Urban Design category.
Seven of Hames Sharley’s architectural projects were nominated in
varying categories for the WA AIA Awards.
All Western Australian Named and Architecture Award winners will
progress to the Institute’s National Awards, for adjudication under the National
Architecture Awards program to be held in November.