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AIA Victorian Chapter Awards Shortlist

23 Apr 2024


We're very pleased to announce that Tarakan Street Social and Affordable Housing for HomesVictoria has been shortlisted in both the Residential Architecture Multiple Housing category and Urban Design category in the 2024 Victorian Architecture Awards.

“This year’s Victorian shortlist — the largest in the country — showcases the extraordinary breadth and quality of work our members are doing to improve the built environment for communities across our state,” said Victorian chapter president David Wagner and 2024 chair of juries. 

Thanks to everyone involved in our consultant and construction team, our client who have been intimately involved, and the jurors.

Winners will be announced on Friday 7 June at the Astor Theatre.

Thanks to the Australian Institute of Architects

Project partners: NH Architecture, Openwork+Tract
Builder: Besix Watpac
Photo: Dianna Snape

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Robin Boyd Foundation Tour of Tarakan Street

21 May 2024

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Yesterday with NH Architecture's Adrian Costa and Openwork's Mark Jacques, we led two sold-out tours of our Tarakan Street Social & Affordable Housing in West Heidelberg to an interested group of 40 people.

Thanks to Robin Boyd Foundation for organising, Uniting Housing for providing access and Brickworks for sponsorship.

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Tarakan Street Tour - Robin Boyd Foundation

12 May 2024

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Learn about Tarakan Street, a complex development of 130 social and affordable housing dwellings in West Heidelberg, with project collaborators Adrian Costa (NH Architecture), Vanessa Bird (Bird de la Coeur Architects) and Mark Jacques (Openwork).

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