Manatj Park
16 August 2019

Manatj Park (Kings Square) at Perth City Link shortlisted for Urban Design Award

Manatj Park was recently announced as one of fifty-two projects shortlisted in the 2019 Australian Urban Design Awards, the nation’s premier awards for excellence and innovation in urban design.

The awards recognise contemporary Australian urban design of the highest quality and aim to encourage cities, towns and communities across the country to strive for best practice. Created by Plan E Landscape Architects with Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects and Lyons Architects, the popular park was the only Western Australian project shortlisted in the category of Built projects - city and regional scale. 

The Australian Urban Design Awards program was established as the Australia Award for Urban Design in 1996 and was created by then-prime minister Paul Keating’s Urban Design Task Force. The awards patrons are former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and chief commissioner of the Greater Sydney Commission Lucy Turnbull. Past patrons include former prime ministers Julia Gillard and Kevin Rudd.

The complete shortlist can be viewed here.

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