2012 Aussie Awards

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2012 Australian House of the Year, Shearer’s Quarters (John Wardle Architects) on Tasmania’s Bruny Island.

2012 Australian House of the Year, Shearer’s Quarters (John Wardle Architects) on Tasmania’s Bruny Island. Image: Trevor Mein

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Big Hill by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Big Hill by Kerstin Thompson Architects. Image: Trevor Mein

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Annandale House in Sydney by CO-AP.

Annandale House in Sydney by CO-AP. Image: Ross Honeysett

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Four-Room Cottage by Owen and Vokes.

Four-Room Cottage by Owen and Vokes. Image: Jon Linkins

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Airlie Bank by Neometro with McAllister Alcock Architects.

Airlie Bank by Neometro with McAllister Alcock Architects. Image: Shannon McGrath

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House Reduction by Make Architecture.

House Reduction by Make Architecture. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Rooftop Pavilion, Darling Point by Andrew Burges Architecture.

Rooftop Pavilion, Darling Point by Andrew Burges Architecture. Image: Peter Bennetts

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Marimekko House by Ariane Prevost Architect.

Marimekko House by Ariane Prevost Architect. Image: Bo Wong

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Presented by Houses magazine, the Houses Awards celebrate Australia’s best residential projects and the contribution Australia’s architects and designers make to enhancing the way we live today.

This year’s Houses Awards were presented across eight categories, with the top prize - Australian House of the Year - going to Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects.

A full summary of the 2012 Houses Awards winners is below:

  • 2012 House of the Year - Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects
  • New House under 200 square metres - Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects
  • New House over 200 square metres - Big Hill by Kerstin Thompson Architects
  • House Alteration and Addition over 200 square metres - Annandale House in Sydney by CO-AP
  • House Alteration and Addition under 200 square metres - Four-Room Cottage in Brisbane by Owen and Vokes
  • Apartment, Unit or Townhouse - Airlie Bank in Melbourne by Neometro with McAllister Alcock Architects
  • Sustainability - House Reduction by Make Architecture
  • Heritage - Rooftop Pavilion, Darling Point in Sydney by Andrew Burges Architecture
  • Outdoor - Marimekko House by Ariane Prevost Architect

For more information and images, check out housesawards.com.au


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