2021 AILA Awards

In the recent 2021 AILA SA awards, Oxigen were thrilled to be named winners in three categories.

Award of ExcellenceCivic Landscape: The Kaurna Learning Circle & Karrawirra Parinangku – University of Adelaide

This project, was one of several projects that AILA South Australia president Daniel Bennett said “strove towards a brighter, more inclusive future”.

The competition jury said the project, on the university’s North Terrace campus, was “a powerful act of reconciliation that recognises and celebrates Kaurna connection to the land, to time and place”.

Award of ExcellenceGardens: Salt Wind Garden

A contemporary Australian garden design, displaying a deep appreciation of place, Australian native plants, locally-won materials, subdued but gorgeous views, and year-long outdoor living.

The Jury commended how this project unabashedly promotes a garden philosophy that has rigorously grasped the local condition and context.

2021 Healthy Parks Healthy People South Australia Award -Tonsley Forests

“Tonsley Forests demonstrates a commitment by the State Government to create a new type of green public space in Adelaide as well as a new green heart of the former car manufacturing site. A new park creates a quiet place for immersion and contemplation, meeting and talking, and a place for people to discover a new type of making. Open to all, the innovative garden showcases how we can improve our relationships with buildings and courtyards, creating more resilient workplaces and communities.”

Oxigen would like to congratulate all the AILA SA finalists. 

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