This is Brisbane’s House of the Year

first_imgAIA 2017 Brisbane House of the Year – Dornoch Terrace House by James Russell Architect. Picture: Toby Scott AIA 2017 Brisbane House of the Year – Dornoch Terrace House by James Russell Architect. Picture: Toby ScottAN architect’s inner-city home has been named Brisbane’s 2017 House of the Year at the Australian Institute of Architects’ regional awards.The AIA Brisbane Regional Architecture Awards announced Friday evening saw Dornoch Terrace House in Highgate Hill top the residential awards, with James Russell Architect taking the gong for his own home.The Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School Research Learning Centre won the John Dalton Award for Building of the Year – a design by M3Architecture. AIA 2017 Brisbane House of the Year – Dornoch Terrace House by James Russell Architect. Picture: Toby Scott AIA 2017 Brisbane House of the Year – Dornoch Terrace House by James Russell Architect. Picture: Toby ScottThe jury said the field was highly competitive this year, but Dornoch Terrace House wowed the judges because its “construction and spatial experimentation demonstrated sustainability while evoking memories of past occupants and vernacular building traditions”. AIA 2017 Brisbane House of the Year – Dornoch Terrace House by James Russell Architect. Picture: Toby Scott“For the renovator not scared of a challenge this three storey timber house has plenty of space and appears to have ‘good bones’,” the Realestate.com.au listing said.An AIA statement said the Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School Research Learning Centre won Building of the Year because of its “extremely clever and delightful design response in every detail of its delivery and execution”.center_img AIA 2017 Brisbane House of the Year – Dornoch Terrace House by James Russell Architect. Picture: Toby ScottThey said it allowed interaction of “people, place and the environment to be infinitely finetuned to the conditions and activities of daily life”.When the Russells bought the property in 2011 it had been marketed as a property where “a renovation is possible but it won’t be for the faint-hearted”. AIA Brisbane Regional Architecture Awards: Winner John Dalton Award for Building of the Year – Brisbane Girls Grammar School Research Learning Centre by M3Architecture. Picture: Christopher Frederick JonesThe jury also gave 34 projects regional commendations including another M3Architecture project at St Joseph’s Nudgee College Bathersby Boarding Village in Boondall.All commended projects progress to the Queensland State Architecture Awards set for June 23 in Brisbane. AIA Brisbane Regional Architecture Awards – Regional Commendation: Saint Josephs Nudgee College Bathersby Boarding Village by M3Architecture. 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