The annual colour awards recognises outstanding projects that are unafraid to use colour in ever-more clever ways.
May 10th, 2019
Set at the National Gallery of Victoria, winners were celebrated at the annual Dulux Colour Awards this week. The industry awards program recognises the inspired use of colour across six defined categories, including commercial multi-res exterior, commercial interior public and hospitality, commercial interior workplace and retail, residential interior, single residential exterior and student.
What impressed the jury at this year’s awards was the confidence with which colours is being used in design. “Architects and designers have really set a precedent with their masterful employment of colour to create unexpected, lively, playful and refined interior and exterior spaces,” says Andrea Lucena-Orr, Dulux Colour Planning and Communications Manager.
Australian Grand Prix and Commercial Interior: Workplace & Retail winner
Giraffe Learning Centre by Supercontext Architecture Studio
The UNSW Bookshop by SJB
Commercial Exterior winner
Flinders Street Station by Lovell Chen
Walan by Bureau^Proberts
Commercial Interior: Public & Hospitality winner
Sable Drop by Jackson Clements Burrows
Pentolina by Biasol
Curtin Think Space by Arcadia Design Studio
Residential Interior winner
Caroline House by Kennedy Nolan
Elmore Homestead by Flack Studio
Captain Kelly’s Cottage by John Wardle Architects
Single Residential Exterior winner
Alma Residence by Studio Gorman
The Bank, Vaughan by Maria Danos Architecture
Reimagining Rail by Diana Ong, University of Melbourne
The performance terrain theatre by Lauren Gibbs, Auckland University of Technology
The Commons by Abbey Hale, Auckland University of Technology
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