Awards

Special Awards

2014

Life Member of the Brisbane Development Association
(Now Committee of Brisbane)

2010

Life Fellow RAIA

2003

The Prime Ministers Centenary Medal for Services to Architecture, The Australian Honours System

2000

QUT Alumni of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Architecture & Built Environment

QUT Professional Excellence Award

1995

Queensland Top 400 Award (Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Business and Ranking)

1994

Lord Mayors Inaugural Waste Savers Award for Small Business

1992

Queensland Top 400 Award (Recognition for Outstanding Achievement in Business and Ranking)

Telecom and Queensland Government Small Business Awards, Total Quality Management Award, Brisbane Region

1988

Don Frazer Fellowship QUT

1979

Diploma of Urban + Regional Planning QIT

1971

Diploma of Architecture QIT

1969

Commendation, Telegraph Homes Competition

Clay Products Student Award

1964

Commonwealth Advanced Educational Scholarship to study Architecture

Current Appointments

2020

Life Member of the Committee for Brisbane

Panel Member

Independent Design Advisory Panel
Brisbane City Council

Chairman

Urban Design Advisory Panel
Sunshine Coast Council

Panel Member

Urban Futures Brisbane
Brisbane City Council

Adjunct Professor of Architecture (QUT)

QUT School of Creative Industries

Previous Appointments (Selected)

Chair

Independent Design Advisory Panel
Brisbane City Council

Panel Member

Urban Design Advisory Panel
Sunshine Coast Council

Board Member

The Board of Urban Places
Queensland State Government

ULDA Design Review Panel

Urban Land Development Authority

Committee Member

Queen Street Mall Advisory Committee
Brisbane City Council

Board Member

Queensland Indigenous Arts Marketing & Export Agency Trade & International Operations Board (QLD Government)

Chairman

Construction Queensland International
QLD Government Department of Trade

President

BDA (Brisbane Development Association) 1986 - 1989

Board Member

QUT Art Museum Board

Lord Mayors Vision 2000 Committee

Brisbane City Council

Chair and Founder of the Spring Hill Progress Association 1974 – 1984

Chair and Founder of the Mooloolaba Spit Beautification and Protection Association 1984 - 1990

Other Memberships

Registered Architect QLD

Registered Architect NSW

Registered Architect VIC

Selected Project Awards

2021

AIA Central Queensland Regional Architecture Award, Commendation for Public Architecture – Qantas Founders Museum – Airpark Roof

2020

AIA Queensland State award – Domic

AIA, Queensland Chapter Regional Commendation – Domic

AILA QLD Award of Excellence for Gardens – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Brisbane, Project of the Year – Brisbane Skytower

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Sunshine Coast, House of the Year – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Sunshine Coast, Individual Home over $10 million - Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Sunshine Coast, Best Residential Bathroom – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Queensland, (Major Award) House of the Year – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Queensland, (Major Award) Project of the Year – Brisbane Skytower

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Queensland, (Housing Award) Individual Home over $2 million – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Queensland, (Construction Award) Residential Building (high-rise over 3 storeys) over $20 million – Brisbane Skytower

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards, Queensland, (Individual Award) Residential Trade Contractor of the Year - Domic

Property Council of Australia, 2020 Innovation & Excellence Award for Best Tourism & Leisure Development – Novotel South Bank

Australian Steel Institute – Steel Excellence Awards 2020 – Buildings – Large Projects – Qantas Founders Museum – Airpark Roof Project

Urban Developer Awards – Excellence in Design Innovation – Brisbane Skytower (finalist)

Urban Developer Awards – Excellence in Design Innovation – Domic (finalist)

Urban Developer Awards – Development of the Year Small-Scale Residential (1-3) – Domic (finalist)

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards – National Residential Master Builder of the Year – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards - National Contract Home – Over $2 Million – Domic

Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards - National Specialist Contractor of the Year – Residential - Domic

2018

Queensland Architecture Awards – Far North Queensland Regional
Commendation: Residential Architecture – Multiple Housing: RSL Warhaven

2015

UDIA (QLD) Awards for Excellence Finalist for High Density Development – Pinnacle Project, Queensland

2014

AIA Enduring Architecture Award – Syrenuse Apartments Mooloolaba

2013

Export Council of Australia – Australian Export Hero Award

2012

National Trust of Queensland, Heritage Awards – Nindooinbah Homestead, Queensland

2005

Queensland Tourism Award for renovations to the Sheraton Noosa Hotel / Resort, Queensland

Regional Commendation RAIA – ICT Building and Art Gallery, University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs, Queensland

RAIA, Queensland Chapter Regional Commendation: Qantas Founders Outback Museum, Longreach, Queensland

2001

RAIA, Queensland Chapter, Beatrice Hutton Award, Highly Commended - Mincom World Headquarter

RAIA, Queensland Chapter, Regional Commendation – Mincom World Headquarters, Brisbane, Queensland

Institute of Engineers, Queensland Division, Excellence Award: Buildings & Structures – Mincom World Headquarters, Brisbane

Queensland Master Builders Association, Housing and Construction Award for Commercial Buildings over $10million: Mincom World Headquarters, Brisbane, Queensland

UDIA, Commercial Building of the Year – Mincom World Headquarters, Brisbane, Queensland

2000

HIA Project of the Year Award for High Density – Noosa Blue Resort, Noosa, Queensland

1998

RAIA, Regional Commendation – Watermark Residences, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland

Finalist Redcliffe City Council Streetscape / Landscape Design Competition for Redcliffe Parade / Foreshore

RIA, Regional Commendation – Cato’s Restaurant, Sheraton Noosa

1996

RAIA, Regional Commendation – St Mary’s Anglican Church, Tewantin

1995

RAIA Regional Commendation for Bundaberg Library

RAIA Regional Commendation for Water Street, Spring Hill Public Housing for Queensland Government

1993

Best Overall Pavilion for the Australian Pavilion at Taejon Expo, Korea 1993

RAIA, Interior Award - Cathay Pacific Airways Tenancy

RAIA, Regional Commendation – Cathay Pacific Airways Tenancy

RAIA, Regional Commendation – Attached Housing Development, Robert Street, Bundaberg, Qld Government (Public Housing)

1992

RAIA, Regional Commendation – QIDC House Toowoomba

RAIA, Civic Design Award Finalist – QIDC House Toowoomba

Royal Australian Institute of Planners Commendation – Brooklyn Village Study

1991

BHP Architect of the Decade Award (To Commemorate 10 Years of Outstanding Architecture) – Bundaberg Airport Terminal

RAIA, Interior Design Award – Barristers Chambers North Quay Central Building

1990

Sir John Sulman Award for Outstanding Architecture: RAIA - Lake Crackenback Village*

RAIA, Finalist National Award – Lake Crackenback Village*

RAIA, Commendation Non-Residential: Queensland Police Headquarters*

RAIA, Tourism Award – Hyatt Resort Coolum*

RAIA, Finalist Residential – Robinson Residence ‘Chateau Nous

1989

RAIA, Finalist Non-Residential: Sir Charles Kingsford Smith Memorial

RAIA, Award for Meritorious Architecture: Golden Casket Building*

RAIA, Commendation: RAIA – Commendation: Rockhampton Airport*

RAIA, Commendation CS Daley Medal – Kambala Residential, ACT

1988

RAIA, Commendation for Meritorious Architecture – Cooke Residence

1986

RAIA, Citation for Meritorious Architecture – Bundaberg Airport Terminal Building

Metal Building Products Manufacturers Association, Award of Merit – Bundaberg Airport Terminal Building

1985

RAIA, Citation for Meritorious Architecture – Springwood Post Office

1984

RAIA Citation for Meritorious Architecture for Kenlynn Centre Brisbane

Sir Zelman Cowen Award RAIA Finalist – Kenlynn Centre, Brisbane

1983

Concrete Institute of Australia, Award for Excellence in Concrete – Kenlynn Centre Brisbane

Housing Industry Association, Commendation – Allenby Town Houses and Shops Spring Hill

1982

Housing Industry Association, Top Home of the Year – Lahz Residence Spring Hill

1981

Housing Industry Association Commendation – Syrenuse

Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia, Meritorious Lighting Award Commendation - Sandgate District Senior Citizens Centre

1979

RAIA / Sisalation National Research Scholarship – ‘Marketing Architectural Resources’

1978

RAIA, Citation for Meritorious Architecture – Robinson House, Hendra

1975

Housing Industry Association Commendation – Smith House

1973

Housing Industry Association, Tradac Award – Cassidy House

1971

RAIA, Citation for Meritorious Architecture – Roehrs House

1967

Telegraph Homes Competition Commendation

* As Bligh Robinson