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Awards – Projects

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  • Planning Institute Australia, Excellence in Planning, ‘Sustainability Blueprint for Urban Release Areas’, consultant lead to Penrith City Council. 2005
  • Lithgow City Council Heritage & Building Awards, winning for ‘Infill Development – mixing new with old’ for Woolshed Cabins, Kanimbla Valley, near Blackheath.
  • Outstanding Overall Winner, Blue Mountains Environmental Business Awards, 2000.
  • TDA Australian Timber Design Award (‘Environmental Commitment’ category) for ECOdesign Studio, designed and built by Nigel Bell, applying leading ecodesign and waste minimization practices, 2000.
  • Lithgow City Council Heritage & Environment Awards (winning two awards – ‘Environment’ and ‘Commercial Development’ categories) for Eagleview Retreat, Lake Lyall, 1998.
  • BPN Eco-Design Awards – education, ‘Highly Commended’ for (TAFE) ‘Environmental Building Principles’ course, now a national program, 1997.
  • Banksia Environmental Foundation national award for ‘The Built Environment’ for Jemby-Rinjah Lodge “awarded to an individual, group or organization that has made a significant contribution to the enhancement of the built environment… that contributes to energy-efficient low-impact building practices’, 1994. Also the runner-up for the Banksia Environment Awards ‘Eco-tourism’ category, 1994.
  • Tourism NSW project awards in 2000, 1999, 1998, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1988 & 1987 for a range of tourism and eco-tourism projects (heritage guesthouses, contemporary holiday cabins).
  • Master Builders Association ‘Excellence in Construction’ (Fairholme Guesthouse, Jemby-Rinjah Lodge), 1993, 1994.
  • Duncan’s Timber Award, Highly Commended (Jemby-Rinjah Lodge), 1990.
  • Royal Australian Planning Institute ‘Highly Commended’ for the ‘Blue Mountains Town Character Guidelines’ (Development Control Plan), 1990.

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