Monash University architects win at the 2019 Victorian Architecture Awards
10 July 2019
Staff, adjunct professors and students from Monash University Architecture have been honoured at the prestigious Australian Institute of Architects 2019 Victorian Architecture Awards.
The awards recognise the highest standards of architecture and design in the state.
Monash Practice Professor Nigel Bertram, lecturer Timothy Moore, PhD candidate and sessional lecturer Justin Mallia and Adjunct Professors Peter Elliot, Kerstin Thompson, John Denton and Rob McGauran were all recognised for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture. Working with his studio, Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design, Peter created the Award’s most recognised project: the Parliament of Victoria Members’ Annexe. he was also awarded the prestigious Melbourne Prize and the Victorian Architecture Medal, as well as awards for Urban Design, Public Architecture, Sustainable Architecture, and a commendation for Heritage.
Professor Shane Murray, Dean, Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture and practising architect said, “We’re proud to see our researchers, staff and students recognised for their inspiring contributions to architecture in the state of Victoria. The work shows a highly-considered approach across all aspects of design including urban, public, heritage, interior and big data.”
These architects are influencing and transforming the shape of our cities and our suburbs, and they are passing that knowledge through to the next generation of architects studying at Monash.Professor Shane Murray, Dean, Faculty Art, Design and Architecture
Monash staff award winners
Nigel Bertram, Practice Professor of Architecture
Residential Architecture – Houses (New)
Winner: NMBW Architecture Studio
Professor Nigel Bertram is Director of NMBW Architecture Studio and a Practice Professor of Architecture at Monash University.
Image: North Melbourne House. Photo: Peter Bennetts.
Timothy Moore, Lecturer in Architecture
Small Project Architecture
Timothy Moore is a director of Sibling Architecture and lecturer of architecture at Monash University.
Description: Sibling Architecture generated an environment for live data collection to look at future models of living.
Image: New Agency. Photo: James Whiting.
Monash sessional staff award winner
Justin Mallia, PhD candidate and sessional lecturer
Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing
Sustainable Architecture Award
Awarded to: Justin Mallia Architecture
Image: Scarborough and Welkin. Photo: Peter Bennetts.
Monash Adjunct Professors award winners
Peter Elliott, Adjunct Professor of Architecture Practice
Awarded the prestigious Melbourne Prize and Victorian Architecture Medal
Awarded to: Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design
Professor Peter Elliott, is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture Practice at Monash University, a Life Fellow of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) and is one of Australia’s most awarded architects.
Image: Parliament of Victoria Members' Annexe. Photo: John Gollings.
Kerstin Thompson, Adjunct Professor of Architecture Practice
Awarded to: Kerstin Thompson Architects
Since establishing her own practice in 1994, Kerstin Thompson has become one of Australia’s most accomplished, awarded and recognised architects.
Image: Private Women’s Club. Photo: Derek Swalwell.
John Denton, Adjunct Professor of Architecture Practice
Awarded to: Denton Corker Marshall
John Denton is well-known and highly admired in Australia and overseas as an outstanding architect and a leader in contributing to the improvement of the built environment.
Image: Biomedical Learning and Teaching Building, Monash University. Photo: Tim Griffith.
Rob McGauran, Adjunct Professor of Architecture Practice
Awarded to MGS Architects and Jacobs Architects
Rob is a founding member of the multi-disciplinary design practice of McGauran Giannini Soon (MGS), which views the architect as advocate and enabler for both design and future place and the role of research in practice.
Image: Rosanna Station. Photo: Latreille Architectural Photography.