The entrants in this year’s City of Adelaide Prize can almost be seen as a study in contrasts. Landmark urban projects -the Royal Adelaide Hospital and O’Bahn City Access Project fall within its embrace as does the centrepiece of the Festival of Architecture and Design – Analogue Missions.
Similarly the youthful creativity of the Adelaide Fringe Street Art Explosion collides with the restoration of beautiful and elegant heritage in the Queen Adelaide Room and Darling Building restorations.
What these seemingly disparate projects have in common is their celebration of design and their conscious effort to stamp the City with the individuality and creativity it is renowned for.
Presented by the City of Adelaide since 1997, the prize recognises projects that enliven the city, engage with the community and make it a great place to live, work and play.
Proudly presented in partnership with the Australian Institute of Architects, and supported by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Planning Institute of Australia and Guildhouse.
See these and other projects for yourself at our Architecture Open Day on Leigh St. Saturday 24 March from 9 am. Prizewinners will be announced at the South Australian Architecture Awards Presentation Evening on 30 June.
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City Streets: Progressive Adelaide 75 Years On
by Lance Campbell and Mick Bradley.
Vote for your favourite project from this year’s @cityofadelaide nominations and you could win a copy of this book.