RMIT Architecture staff and students win best one off house at AR House Awards



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The fifth Architecture Review’s AR House Awards were announced at the Waldorf Hilton in London in June. Over 200 of the industry’s elite gathered to celebrate excellence and innovation in the design of a one-off house. The awards exceeded expectations with a record number of entries competing for an overall prize fund of £10,000.


Entries were assessed by an international jury chaired by AR Editor Catherine Slessor. This year’s jury included Ben van Berkel (UNStudio), Yvonne Farrell (Grafton Architects), William Mann (Witherford Watson Mann Architects) and Abraham Thomas (Director, Sir John Soane’s Museum).


Two PhD students enrolled in the School of Architecture and Design’s EU PhD Program, Andrew Clancy and Colm Moore of architects Clancy Moore, received a Highly Commended in the Awards for Slievebawnogue Quarry House, Ireland.


Professor Martyn Hook of the School of Architecture and Design and architects iredale pedersen hook received an Honourable Mention in the Awards for Nannup Holiday House.