2018 Dulux Colour Awards announces winners

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

© Peter Bennetts

Abbotsford Studio by March Studio

Commercial Exterior

© Peter Bennetts

Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

Single Residential Interior

© Ari Hatzis

Percy St by Bagnoli Architects

Single Residential Exterior

© Jaime Diaz-Berrio

Albert Park Curved Pleated Facade by Adeb Architects

Multi Residential Interior

© Robert Frith

North Perth Townhouse by Simon Pendal

Multi Residential Exterior

© Richard Glover

5 Sam Sing Street by Collins and Turner Architects and Environa Studio


© Patrick Loo

Crimson Education Office by OPL


© Melanie Modafferi

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).

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