We introduce you to the 65 Sustainability Awards finalists who are revolutionising Australia’s built environment.
September 12th, 2022
Now in their 16th year, the 2022 Sustainability Awards are more important than ever.
The past 24 months have provided a window into the future of humanity, with natural disasters, civil unrest, challenging economic forecasts and health crises providing a worrying forecast for the years to come. And yet for some, hope is born from these bleak outlooks, providing an impetus for change that drives them to make a positive mark on the environment they live in.
For examples of this, we look no further than the 2022 Sustainability Awards shortlist, where a selection of 65 people, products and projects are showing us truly outstanding contributions to the sustainable built environment.
Considering the urgency with which we need to respond to our environmental challenge, it is perhaps no surprise that the 2022 Awards received an exceptional calibre of entrants – of which our jury whittled it down to just the 65 featured below. Once again, this shortlist was finalised on our annual live judging day – which was proudly supported by Best of the Best and Carbon Neutral Partner Autex Acoustics.
The jury were set a challenging task in selecting the shortlist for this year, as they looked for entries who were able to ‘marry science and design’ in achieving outstanding sustainable outcomes. Each finalist has, in their own way, contributed to the bettering of Australia’s built environment, finding innovative and considered ways to address sustainability challenges including embodied carbon, circularity, performance, wellbeing and biodiversity.
The winners of the 2022 Sustainability Awards will be announced on Thursday November 10 at the Shangri La, Sydney. The award ceremony will follow a full day conference – The Sustainability Summit – which will bring together over 30 leading names from across the Sustainable built environment to share their knowledge and thought leadership about the challenges, innovations and successes happening across the industry.
Discover the 2022 Sustainability Awards shortlist below.
Proudly partnered by WoodSolutions
Emily Taylor and Warders Hotel
Matthew Crawford Architects
Northern Edge Studio
SubStation No. 164
Sue Hutton’s Stephensons Mill
Hector Abrahams Architecture
Proudly partnered by Network Architectural
Four Pillars Gin Distillery 2.0
Iron Creek Bay Farm Stay
Misho + Associates
Quay Quarter Tower
Proudly partnered by Big Ass Fans
Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club
Warren & Mahoney
Sarah & Sebastian
Russell & George
Proudly partnered by NeXTimber by Timberlink
6 Hassall Street
Cannon Hill Anglican College D Block
Port Melbourne Secondary College
Billard Leece Partnership
s.e.e.d. – a new demountable classroom
SVSS – Double Streaming Building
Proudly partnered by GH Commercial
Green Sheep Collective
Built/SubStation No. 164
Department of Transport, Victoria
Finesse Shoe Store
Koorootang Court Retirement Village – Community Centre and Lodge Building Corridor Refurbishment
Lendlease Retirement Living
Proudly partnered by Holcim
Central Linear Park (Stage 1)
Collins Arch and Market Street Park
Pavilions Residences by Mirvac
Proudly partnered by Electrolux
Taylor Buchtmann Architecture
Austin Maynard Architects
Proudly partnered by Siniat
Bay Pavilions Arts + Aquatic
Eden Port Welcome Centre
Eric Tweedale Stadium
dwp | design worldwide partnership
Glenroy Community Hub
Proudly partnered by Bondor
Light House Architecture & Science
Jacob and Jade’s House
Pepper Tree Passive House
Alexander Symes Architect
Harley Graham Architects
Proudly partnered by Stormtech
Ballina House 6848
Balmy Palmy House
CplusC Architectural Workshop
Core Collective Architects
The Hütt 01 Passivhaus
Melbourne Design Studios (MDS)
Light House Architecture & Science
Proudly partnered by Verosol
Green Homes Australia
Proudly partnered by ForestOne
ClinkaCRETE for Cygnet House
Core Collective Architects
Coharo Coatings Levelling Coat
CONQOR B50 Sustainable Waterproofing Admixture
Frontier™ 24mm , Cube™ 24mm , ASL, Quietspace® Panel
SR2 – Systems Reef
Volt Solar Tile
Water Yuludarla Collection
Proudly partnered by Kaolin
Kaunitz Yeung Architecture
The following categories do not have a shortlist, but will have a winner announced at the 2022 Sustainability Awards on Thursday November 10
The Editor’s Choice (Social and Community Outcomes)
Proudly partnered by Sika
Proudly partnered by BlueScope
Best of the Best
Proudly partnered by Autex Acoustics
The Sustainability Awards would like to congratulate all the shortlisters for 2022. We would also like to sincerely thank our 2022 Jury for the time and expertise they have brought to the judging process. We thank head judge Dick Clarke and the full jury, including Arianna Brambilla, David Coates, Michael Faine, Sandra Furtado, Mahalath Halperin, Kate Nason, Simone Schenkel, Jeremy Spencer, Oliver Steele and Suzanne Toumbourou.
For the full 2022 Sustainability Awards shortlist, click here.
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