The winners of this year’s Australian Good Design Awards were announced on 11 July 2019. The 2019 Awards attracted a record number of submissions with nearly 700 projects evaluated spanning 10 design disciplines including architecture, communication, digital, fashion, product, service, strategy, engineering and social impact.
Of this year’s 378 Good Design Award recipients, 255 were designed in Australia and 123 from overseas.
Dr Brandon Gien, CEO of Good Design Australia said the Australian Good Design Award winners this year are an inspiring representation of the future.
“At the heart of all the winning projects is a problem (big or small) that was solved through clever, considered and meaningful design that will have a positive impact on our lives and our planet.”
In the three Architectural Design categories, Best Commercial and Residential Design went to Mirvac for Harold Park in Glebe, Sydney, a project which incorporates seven innovative new residential buildings, anchored by adaptive reuse of the heritage tram depot and integrated with 3.8 hectares of new public parkland.
The Best Urban Design went to Turf Design Studio for Central Park Public Domain, in Chippendale, Sydney, which sits at the heart of the former Carton and United Brewery, surrounded by a built fabric of some of the city’s oldest workers’ cottages, terraces and warehouses.
Finally, the Best Interior Design went to HCD IMPRESS for Shenzhen iCarbonX Lecture Hall in China.