Built Environment

Excellence in the contribution to sustainable infrastructure, buildings and precincts.

2018 Finalists

City of Greater Bendigo, Lovell Chen, Nicholson Construction – Bendigo Soldiers’ Memorial Institute Passive House

An addition to a heritage-listed building that houses the Soldiers’ Memorial Institute is believed to be the first government building in Australia built to Passive House standards – the world’s leading standard in energy efficient construction. more

Lendlease, CPB Contractors, WSP, Aurecon, Level Crossing Removal Authority and Metro Trains Melbourne – Caulfield to Dandenong Level Crossing Removal

A massive program to ease traffic congestion on Melbourne roads through the removal of rail crossings is also providing linear parkland to local communities. more

RMIT University – RMIT Sustainable Urban Precincts Program

The Sustainable Urban Precincts Program was conceived in 2008 by RMIT as a vehicle to reduce its emissions using sustainable built environment practices. more


Eligible entries:

– Projects at planning, design, construction and operational stages

– Individual buildings, precincts, master planned communities and mixed use developments

– New builds, re-imagining of existing form, deep renovations and fit out

– All built infrastructure – including transport, water, sewerage, energy and telecommunications


Entry requirements:

– Entry needs to comply with the eligibility requirements for the selected category, as per above

– The majority of demonstrable results must have occurred during the calendar year of 2017

– If started prior to 2017, major new initiatives or significant differences must have occurred during 2017

– The demonstrable activities and results associated with the entry must be within Victoria.