Press Release: Allen Jack+Cottier shortlisted for three World Architecture Festival Awards
Allen Jack+Cottier Architects (AJ+C) continues its success at the prestigious World Architecture Festival Awards with three projects shortlisted to present to the judges in Barcelona this November. Building on the achievement of AJ+C designed Berry Sports Hall, which won the Best Sports Building Award in 2009, the shortlisted projects are: ++ Milson Island Indoor Sports Stadium – Sport Category ++ Harris Street Studios – New and Old Category ++ Glass Loggia House – House Category The 4th annual World Architecture Festival has seen 704 entries from 362 practices, of which 284 projects were shortlisted, including entries from world renowned architects such as Bjarke Ingels Group, Richard Rogers, Zaha Hadid and Foster + Partners. Michael Heenan, Principal at AJ+C said: We’re thrilled to have been nominated for not one but three of these prestigious awards, placing us in the company of the worlds best. It’s very encouraging to see so much Australian design talent represented.’ The theme of the Festival this year is ‘Difference’ and examines ‘how certain buildings, structures and landscape designs have made a difference to people and places they serve’.