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Jury Prize winner: Maitland Riverlink by CHROFI Architects with McGregor Coxall. Photo by Brett Boardman.

We’re excited to announce our very own Georgina Wilson attended this year’s 2019 Newcastle Architecture Awards held in Newcastle, NSW as a Jury Chair.

The full media report can be found below, represented by the Australian Institute Of Architects.

The Maitland Riverlink by CHROFI Architects with McGregor Coxall has emerged as the preeminent project in this year’s Newcastle Architecture Awards, collecting a swathe of honours including the prestigious Jury Prize.

This public building provides a gateway uniting two key aspects of Maitland’s key identity for the first time – its architecturally rich High Street and the environmental amenity of the Hunter River. It supports revitalisation of the central business precinct and creates a ‘public living room’ for locals and tourists to enjoy.

Impressed with its elegant simplicity, which feels like it is just ‘meant to be’, the jury also recognised the project’s achievements with the Award for Public Architecture and the Award for Urban Design. ‘The architecture has a strong civic presence in a street full of historic buildings and is a landmark when viewed from the river…It will no doubt be the catalyst for further revitalisation of this dynamic regional community.’

Two other civic projects – both by EJE Architecture – took out the Award for Heritage Architecture: The Newcastle Signal Box and The Station. SHAC also had a double-win with their St Pius X High School Library, which received both the Award for Educational Architecture and the COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture.

Five outstanding residential projects earned awards and commendations. Austin Maynard Architects’ expertly crafted and playful Greenacres won the Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (New), while CKDS Architecture’s flexible and contextually responsive project The Edge earned the Award for Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing. The Award for Sustainable Architecture went to True North Architects for the Graham Whiteing Residence.

The jury also recognised readiness to work across design disciplines and in close association with building trades to deliver strong outcomes in the case of the winner of the Award for Interior Architecture, Derive Architecture & Design’s Ginger Megs X project, which cleverly transforms a late 20th century theatre into a bar and restaurant.

Jury chair, Georgina Wilson of Georgina Wilson Architect said this year’s entries are ‘a testament to the local architects and community… It was wonderful to witness the energy, commitment and ambition of the community towards achieving great imaginative outcomes for the built environment of this area.’

NSW Chapter President Kathlyn Loseby concurred with Ms Wilson that the region is emerging as an inspiring example of a continuously rejuvenating and dynamically evolving built environment. ‘Greater Newcastle will continue to be an exciting place to watch into the future.’

In total the jury bestowed 14 awards and commendations. The Institute congratulates all the practices that participated in the 2019 Newcastle Architecture Awards program and thanks this year’s jurors, who contributed their time and expertise with great generosity.

WINDSOR STREET TERRACE, living, georgina wilson architect, GWA

Windsor Street Terrace Featured in Est Living

Windsor Street Terrace Featured in Est Living

Architect: Georgina Wilson Architect
Stylist: Rowena Moore
Photographer: Noel McLaughlin

Belle Feature Article – Windsor Street Terrace

Windsor Street Terrace featured in Belle Magazine this month.

Architect: Georgina Wilson Architect
Stylist: Rowena Moore
Photographer: Noel McLaughlin

 

SURGICAL PARTNERS AT HOBART CONFERENCE FOR PRACTICE MANAGERS – AAPM & PMAANZ 2015

Georgina Wilson Architect is proud to support innovation. Last week our client Surgical Partners unveiled their new product at the Australian Association of Practice Management Ltd (AAPM) & Practice Managers and Administrators Association of New Zealand conference in Hobart.

 

 

AOS Series – Art and Architecture – Penelope Seidler AM, Mika Utzon Popov

A lovely evening was had at Woollahra Council Chambers for our Architecture on Show event. Many thanks to the speakers Penelope Seidler AM and Mika Utzon Popov.

Thanks also to Woollahra Council and the Institute for all their support in organising the event. A big thank you also to those from the community who came along to share in the discussion

 

 

Focus Eye Centre commissioned Artwork – ‘Headlands’ – Mika Utzon Popov

Making of ‘Headlands’ time lapse video. Many thanks to Mika for the great video!

Commissioned artwork for Focus Eye Centre.

Artist: Mika Utzon Popov

 

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Instyle Feature - Focus Eye Centre

The design addressed the patient experience by creating comfortable, non-threatening spaces and ensuring a positive work environment where the delivery of services by staff is improved.

Read article here: Instyle Feature – Focus Eye Centre

GWA on Tour – The Top End

Georgina Wilson Architect in The Top End.

 

Workflowmax Webinar – How to Demonstrate Your Value to Clients by Streamlining Your Architectural Practice

For architects, transparency between deliverables and costs helps establish client trust. With the right documentation and technology, you can ensure Georgina Wilson Architect’s clients actually understand and engage with the process, resulting in a greater appreciation of the value of your work.

Join Georgina Wilson, of Georgina Wilson Architect, a Sydney-based practice, and Chirag Ahuja, head of WorkflowMax marketing, as Georgina outlines how she has created a very clear process for on-boarding new clients, articulating the services involved, and using data to inform her pricing structure.

In this 60-minute webinar, Georgina will explain how you can:

  • Demonstrate the value of your services by communicating process and deliverables in layman’s terms
  • Establish a streamlined client screening and on-boarding process
  • Create a lean and efficient administration system that allows you to easily collect data
  • Back-up your costing, improve your quoting process and remain on-point with your fees

 

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GWA Featured – Workflowmax Case Study

Georgina Wilson Architect featured in workflowmax case study.

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