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Mosman Design Awards 2009: Judges

Mosman Design Awards 2009

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The judging panel consists of three respected architects.

Peter John Cantrill

Peter John Cantrill

Peter John Cantrill is a Director of Tzannes Associates where he has been employed for almost twenty years. He has conducted extensive research, published and taught on the urban design history of Sydney. In practice he participates in large scale complex urban projects and has a keen interest in sustainability.

Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald

Brian McDonald of HBO+EMTB has over 30 years experience specialising in architecture and urban planning in a heritage context, with extensive public sector experience including representing the NSW Government Architect on the NSW Heritage Council, and as an expert witness at the Land and Environment Court.

Robert Staas

Robert Staas

Robert specialises in Heritage Conservation projects like Wynyard Park, Capital Square, Grace Bros, Broadway, and St Marks Church, Darling Point. He has carried out the Heritage Strategy for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and the Reserve Bank of Australia. He is heritage advisor to various local councils, including Mosman, and an expert witness in the Land and Environment Court. He is a director at NBRS+Partners leading a team of heritage specialists.

Judging the Mosman Design Awards

The judging of the Mosman Design Awards is undertaken by the panel of judges. Their decision is independent of Council.

Depending on the number of entries received the judges will determine the need to short-list the properties.

These short listed properties will be inspected on site by the judges in early February 2009.

People’s Choice Award

All properties nominated in the 2009 Mosman Design Awards will also be entered into the People’s Choice Award.

The People’s Choice is awarded to the property that receives the highest number of votes during the voting period. The community will be invited to vote online or in person at Council offices and Mosman Library.

A trophy will be presented to the winner of the People’s Choice Award at the Awards Presentation Evening, which all participants (owners and architects) in the Design Awards will be invited to attend.