9 Jun 2023

It was a great night for our design team receiving the highest accolades by the industry – the Excellence Award for Health and Education Landscape for the Meadowbank School project.

On top of the big prize, the team took home the NSW Award for Regional Achievement for the Wagga Wagga Riverside Precinct.

All recipients of Awards of Excellence and Landscape Architecture Awards will progress to the 2023 National Landscape Architecture Awards to be announced in late October at the upcoming 2023 Festival of Landscape Architecture.

MEADOWBANK SCHOOLS by Urbis with Woods Bagot 

The award winning design for Meadowbank Schools highlights the important role of landscape within the educational space. The AILA judges were impressed with the design as it articulates a collage of subtle outdoor spaces where students and the community can engage in the diverse qualities that landscape offers.

The outcome demonstrates the agency of landscape architects in manifesting the ideals of modern education to draw upon context and environmental awareness as learning experiences. 



With climate change induced flooding a recurring and major issue across regional NSW, the revitalisation of riverside community facilities must take many factors into consideration.  The Stage 2 Wagga Wagga Riverside Precinct rethinks a disconnected and defunct caravan park site to create an iconic recreation, cultural and event ready destination to attract locals and visitors to this rapidly expanding inland city.  

The judges welcomed the project’s comprehensive and collaborative approach which has resulted in a well-loved and popular new space for Wagga Wagga’s community while minimising flooding impacts.


Congratulations team!

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