AWARD FOR BEST PUBLIC BUILDING
This award recognises excellence in a new or refurbished public building.
A public building is a building used for public visitation or occupied for the delivery of services to the community (whether or not it is owned by government) such as (but not limited to) healthcare, education, community facilities, sporting facilities, public infrastructure, art gallery or museum.
Eligible entrants will be developments or refurbishments that have been completed in the previous five years, have been operating for at least one year as at 31 December 2022 and have not previously won the Award.
The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only. Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.
All finalist projects for the National Awards will automatically be entered into the running for their State Development of the Year Award. The State Development of the Year winners will be announced via an Online Marketing Campaign prior to the National Awards Gala Dinner.
The State Development of the Year is determined by the National Awards judging panel and is awarded to the highest scored development in that state.
2023 award winner for
BEST PUBLIC BUILDING
Project Discover Stage 1 (NSW)
Project Discover Stage 1 is the largest renovation ever undertaken at Australia’s first museum, transforming it into a vibrant civic space and adding more than 3000sqm of public space. The complex adaptive reuse project delivered a ‘blockbuster’ touring exhibition hall, enhanced patron facilities, as well as member and education spaces.