The 2018 Dulux Colour Awards announced their winners, with Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects’ Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel as overall winner. They awarded winners in nine categories at a gala event at the National Gallery of Victoria on 10 May. The competition is in its 32nd year and primarily aims to recognise creative and well-crafted use of colour.
Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel won for its “nuanced juxtaposition of contextually inspired hues” and “understanding of the strength of colour and its relevance in the Australian landscape.”
The complete list of winners are as follows:
Grand Prix winner and Commercial Exterior
© Peter Bennetts
Commercial Interior: Workplace and Retail
Abbotsford Studio by March Studio
Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects
Single Residential Interior
Percy St by Bagnoli Architects
Single Residential Exterior
Albert Park Curved Pleated Facade by Adeb Architects
Multi Residential Interior
North Perth Townhouse by Simon Pendal
Multi Residential Exterior
5 Sam Sing Street by Collins and Turner Architects and Environa Studio
Crimson Education Office by OPL
Arcade St by Melanie Modafferi, The University of Melbourne.
List of 2018 Dulux Colour Awards judges: Miriam Fanning (founder and principal interior designer of Mim Design), David Hicks (director of David Hicks), Katelin Butler (editor of Houses magazine), David Flack (founder of Flack Studio), and Murali Bhaskar (design director of Boon Goldsmith Bhaskar Brebner Team Architects in New Zealand).