Innovation & Excellence Awards Website 2015

This award recognises and rewards innovation in a mixed use development.

For the purpose of the award, a mixed use development is a development that comprises of at least three substantive uses of the following; office, retail, residential, tourism and leisure, community facilities, logistics/warehouse, distribution or high technology.

Eligible entrants are developments or refurbishments that have been completed in the previous five years, have been operating for at least one year as at 31 December 2014.

The award is open to members of the Property Council of Australia only and projects which have not won this award previously. Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.

GHD Woodhead Award for Best Mixed Use Development (2 finalists)

Name of Development State Owner Nominator
Highett Mixed Use Development     VIC Fabcot Pty Ltd   ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects
Panorama Apartments NSW Barana Group JPR Architects Pty Ltd



With more than a decade of collaboration, GHD and Woodhead are now the one family. They're excited to share their culture, values and heritage as they pave a new path in integrated architecture and engineering. Together, their clients benefit from their strengthened capacity to deliver innovative and valuable solutions at every stage of the project lifecycle.

Highett Mixed Used Development (VIC) 
Owned by Fabcot Pty Ltd and nominated by ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects

With 17 speciality retailers, a Woolworths and 130 residential dwellings, The Highett Mixed Use Development brings life, liveliness and new commercial opportunities to the local community.  The building has activated the mall and streetscape, reinvigorated local business and introduced highly-efficient residences close to transport and jobs.