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Wulanda wins award for Public Architecture

Wulanda wins award for Public Architecture
10 July 2023

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Wulanda Recreation & Convention Centre has been recognised at the 2023 Australian Institute of Architecture SA Awards for public architecture and sustainability.

DesignInc, architect for Wulanda Recreation & Convention Centre received the Public Architecture Award at the ceremony held on Friday night 7 July 2023 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

“We are particularly proud to have the design recognised for its focused response to the community needs and providing inclusive design throughout the centre, as well as the integrated technical responses to environmental and social sustainability,” DesignInc Associate Director Ben Luppino said.

Spatial and sensory considerations are seamlessly incorporated, enabling dignified participation for all levels of physical ability and health, and enhancing the overall user experience. - Jury citation.
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Wulanda Recreation & Convention Centre also received a commendation for sustainable architecture, recognising the environmentally sustainable design using exposed structural timber and a 720 kilowatt solar system.

Wulanda exemplifies the positive impact of architecture on community, while balancing environmental essentials. – Jury citation.

“This is the second award win for Wulanda, and we could not be more thrilled to see our architects DesignInc receive recognition for the design of our wonderful community centre,” City of Mount Gambier Mayor Lynette Martin OAM said.

“We are pleased that the recognition showcases the region, and thank the City of Mount Gambier for the opportunity to be able to contribute on such a significant project,” Mr Luppino said.

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