Dunedin: Nominations for heritage re-use awards close next week

Nominations and entries must be received by Tuesday 20 December 2011 at 5pm

* Oakwood Properties Earthquake Strengthening Award
http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/dunedin-heritage/earthquake-strengthening-award

* Barlow Justice/NZHPT Heritage Interiors Award
http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/dunedin-heritage/interiors-award

* Dunedin Heritage Re-use Award
http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/dunedin-heritage/dunedin-heritage-re-use-award

The nomination process is simple – nominate the person(s) you would like to see recognised for their work.

The awards evening will be held in March 2012.

For more information, contact Glen Hazelton
Policy Planner (Heritage), City Planning, Dunedin City Council

50 The Octagon, Dunedin; PO Box 5045, Moray Place, Dunedin 9058
Phone: 03 477 4000; Fax: 03 474 3451
Email: glen.hazelton@dcc.govt.nz; www.dunedin.govt.nz

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

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Filed under Architecture, Construction, Design, Economics, Heritage, Innovation, Inspiration, People, Project management

3 responses to “Dunedin: Nominations for heritage re-use awards close next week

  1. Elizabeth

    ### ch9.co.nz March 22, 2012 – 6:38pm
    Former Rogan McIndoe building wins the supreme award at the Dunedin Heritage Re-use awards
    Saving a building and using it, too, has proven a winning formula for one Dunedin owner. Co-owner of the former Rogan McIndoe building in Crawford Street, Laurie Forbes [of One Zeal], was delighted yesterday to have won the supreme award at the Dunedin Heritage Re-use awards last night. He says it was a labour of love for some years to refurbish the heritage building. Innovation was needed to keep the costs down but the end result was worth it.
    The building also won structural engineer Peter Stevenson the Earthquake Strengthening Award for the year. Stevenson says the building now met 100% of new building standards.
    Video

  2. Peter

    Good to see some real community minded citizens who give rather than take.
    (Is Lincoln Darling eligible for a heritage award?!)

    • Elizabeth

      ### ODT Online Fri, 23 Mar 2012
      Heritage award winner has humorous crack at DCC
      By Allison Rudd
      Dunedin property developer Lawrie Forbes could not resist a light-hearted dig at the Dunedin City Council when the Crawford St heritage building he owns with business partner Craig McNaughton won two prizes in the 2012 Dunedin Heritage Reuse Awards this week. After Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull had presented him with the supreme award for the total transformation of the 119-year-old McIndoe building in Crawford St, Mr Forbes opened his shirt to reveal a T-shirt emblazoned with the words: “I am selling this car to help pay for DCC resource consents to paint and restore this building.”
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