Fremantle shines in architecture and planning awards
July 7, 2012 Leave a comment
Last night at the WA Architecture Awards Fremantle did very well.
The Hilton Community Centre Project by Architects, Bernard Seeber Pty Ltd for the City of Fremantle won the John Septimus Roe award for urban design, the judges commented; ” A project that embodies civic mindedness at it’s very core. “
However the night got better, the project was then awarded the George Temple Poole Award for 2012. This was obviously a very proud moment for the team at Bernard Seeber Architects and is also a significant reflection upon the City of Fremantle for the efforts to revitalise this community through investment, good design and visionary planning. All involved can fell rightly proud of the accolades.
Below is a copy of the judges’ comments for the George Temple Poole award.
Fremantle based architects Officer Woods also collected the sustainability award for their innovative and very impressive property on Stevens Street in White Gum Valley (my street!)
Finally, City of Fremantle Director of Planning Phil St John won the professional planner of the year award. Very well deserved too. Phil has been fantastic on the fast paced reform that Fremantle Council has been driving.
Not a bad night for Fremantle at all!