Innovation & Excellence Awards Website 2015

This award recognises and encourages the demonstrated application of sustainability practices that reduce a project’s eco footprint over the entire lifecycle.

Eligible entrants are new developments that have been completed in the previous three years and 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 who have not won the award previously. Innovation in your responses should be clearly expressed.

WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff Award for Best Sustainable Development - New Buildings (7 finalists)

Name of Development State Owner Nominator
8 Chifley NSW Mirvac Group Mirvac Group
171 Collins Street VIC Charter Hall and Cbus Property Charter Hall and Cbus Property
Cabrini VIC Vaughan Constructions Vaughan Constructions
Fitzgibbon Chase QLD Minister for Economic Development Queensland Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning
Liberty Place NSW GPT Wholesale Office Fund, LaSalle Asia Opportunity Fund III and ISPT Core Fund Grocon

National Australia Bank (NAB) 700 Bourke Street VIC AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF) Norman Disney & Young
Sustainable Buildings Research Centre (SBRC) - University of Wollongong NSW University of Wollongong COX Richardson Architects & Planners and University of Wollongong



At WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, engineering is a science, a mission, an art, a vocation. It is imagining, thinking, doing and creating. Our projects shape everyday life on a global scale so we put ourselves in the shoes of the designer, the builder, the contractor, the community. We create buildings that amaze, sustainable environments that thrive, transport corridors that flow. But most importantly, we create ideas. Together, we’ve designed a new kind of engineering and the best is yet to come.

8 Chifley (NSW)
Owned and nominated by Mirvac Group

With a 6 Star Green Star rating representing ‘world leadership’, and featuring a range of innovative sustainable technologies – from advanced blackwater treatment to the latest in building intelligence and monitoring – 8 Chifley is one of Australia’s most environmentally-advanced buildings.  8 Chifley demonstrates that sustainability yields financial, environmental and social benefits.