Building Excellence Award Winners 2019

Excellence in Commercial Industrial Building $5m to $10m

St Peters Girls School – Science & Art Building (Brought to you by Sarah Constructions Pty Ltd)

The $6.3 million upgrades to the Science and Art Building represent an important step in the St Peters Girls School Master Plan. With a critical deadline to meet student requirements for the start of semester four, the development consisted of building the new Science and Art Building, which attaches to the existing 100-year-old Elizabeth Pike building. The upgrades include laboratories, chemical store, art studio, break-out areas and accessible rooftop terrace. The combination of new works and heritage works undertaken whilst o at an operational school, and the level of difficulty contributed to making this Science & Art Building a stand out winner in this category.



Excellence in Commercial Industrial Building $10m to $20m 

Marion Hotel – (Brought to you by Sarah Constructions Pty Ltd)

The Marion Hotel Redevelopment project comprised of a combination of both “New Build” and “Fit-out of existing areas” within a popular fully functional hotel. Complexities of managing a multi-dimensional project program all while ensuring that construction works have as little impact to the daily operations of the Hotel as possible presented unique challenges that were overcome by the Project team to successfully complete the project to the satisfaction of the Client. Sarah Constructions perform an impressive job by building alongside a working business. The high quality of finishes contributed to making Marion Hotel stand out as a winner in this category.

Excellence in Commercial Industrial Building $20m to $50m

Pembroke Middle School Redevelopment  (Brought to you by Sarah Constructions Pty Ltd)

Pembroke School consists of over 6,000m2 of space with the vision and design driving a vertical ‘learning village’ on three different levels encompassing the needs of Science, Art and Technology. The facility is a standout educational hub that allows students to benefit from an inspirational learning space that fosters creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. The core of the building holds a central atrium which provides natural beaming light and ventilation to all three levels. The learning and breakout spaces are strategically located with internal and external glass which creates an interaction of staff and students. The building is situated on an intricate triangular site which emphasises the building’s unique architectural form and Pembroke School’s vision of a modern and flexible learning space.

Excellence in National Lifestyle Housing for Seniors Award – Aged Care Facilities

ALLITY AGED CARE – Somerton Park (Brought to you by Sarah Constructions Pty Ltd)

This project effectively had 2 stages; the first stage involved an open market tender for a Lump Sum Contract in which Sarah Constructions were successful. The project proceeded under a Lump Sum Contract format; however, the project was mutually agreed to cease due to engineering concerns. During the stop works, Sarah Constructions was able to work in collaboratively with the customer and resecure the works in an agreed lump sum solution. Allity Aged Care project stands out from the others because of a good build throughout difficult building conditions. Besides, the client was very pleased and great feedback from the subcontractors too.

Excellence in a Display Home over $500,000

VANTAGE 48 (Brought to you by Metricon Homes Pty Ltd)

The elegant split-level Vantage 48SL at Blackwood Park is a celebration of style and scale. This remarkable design is perfect for any sloping or difficult block and fits in beautifully with all streetscapes. The builder demonstrated consistent excellent quality with a beautiful layout for a family home and a stunning facade.

Excellence in Contract Home $1m to $2m

Scott Salisbury Homes – (Brought to you by Salisbury Constructions Pty Ltd)

Radiating a powerful street presence, the Norfolk is an architectural, four-bedroom home that blends character style and contemporary design. From the outside, the architectural elements are affirmed – from the dramatic grand stone masonry, the framed industrial H-beam steel and the grandeur of the 7-metre steep pitch of the glass roofline blurring the lines between internal and external spaces.

Excellence in Display Home $350,000 to $500,000

The Bridgehampton – (Brought to you by Kookaburra Homes)

The impeccably built Bridgehampton project is a true representation of the exceptional level of quality Kookaburra Homes delivers. This visually stunning and exceptionally built home is the most recent addition to our range of display homes. It is the perfect representation of our team’s dedication to design, style and quality construction. The project was exceptional value for money, well presented and well-finished home for a large family.

Excellence in Contract Home $700,000 to $1m

Scott Salisbury Homes – (Brought to you by Salisbury Constructions Pty Ltd)

Cottage Chic in the heart of the Adelaide CBD. The Flynn pays homage to the traditional worker’s cottage with a modern warehouse feel. The Flynn is layered with textures through the use of stone, dark timber cladding and the introduction of natural light throughout this contemporary 2-level, 3 bedrooms dual terrace home.

Excellence in Display Home $250,000 to $350,000

Santorini 29 – (Brought to you by Metricon Homes Pty Ltd)

The Santorini 29 is part of our ever-popular Freedom range and certainly delivers on the tagline ‘more of what you love for less.’ It’s packed with plenty of room for leisure and activities for growing families.
This four-bedroom, two-bathroom single storey design is one of Metricon’s most popular designs. Its modern façade, sophisticated living areas and stunning outdoor room are just some of the unexpected delights that form part of this family home. Beautiful home with great value for money, the finishes, and layout were fantastic and high throughout.

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