Australian War Memorial – Eastern Precinct

Canberra, ACT

An uncompromising level of quality design for the final stage of the Australian War Memorial, ACT

The Eastern Precinct represented the express wishes of the veterans themselves and was the final phase of the overall site plan of the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. The precinct consists of underground parking, a café, and a public courtyard. The formal geometry remains consistent with the surroundings, linking the old and the new.

Client: Australian War Memorial

Architect: JPW

Builder: PBS Building

Value: $14M

Completion: 2011

Sector: Government & Public, Art & Culture

Services: Heritage, Structural, Civil

Awards 2011

  • AIA Sir Zelman Cowen National Award for Public Architecture
  • AIA ACT Canberra Medallion
  • AIA ACT The Romaldo Giurgola Award for Public Architecture
  • AIA ACT Sir John Overall Award for Urban Design
  • AIA ACT Light in Architecture Prize
  • AIA ACT W. Hayward Morris Award for Interior Architecture