Thursday, July 23, 2015

Five Maitland landmarks finalists in urban design awards

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Five Maitland landmarks have made it onto a list of the top urban building and space designs from the past 40 years.
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Lower Hunter Urban Design Awards, an annual design competition of buildings, landscapes and public open spaces.

1. Former Jewish Synagogue conversion to Credit Union in Church Street, Maitland, winner of the heritage section in 1987.
2.  Mindaribba Local Aboriginal Land Council Community Health and Multipurpose Centre, Chelmsford Drive, Metford, winner of small-scale commercial development in 1996.
3. Maitland City Art Gallery, High Street, Maitland, winner heritage section 2004.
4. East Maitland Branch Library, Garnett Road, East Maitland, winner small-scale commercial development in 2005.
5. Morpeth Court House, Swan Street, Morpeth, winner of heritage section in 2014.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury,