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Bayside Built Environment Awards 2023

Congratulations to the winners of the Built Environment Awards 2023!

The Built Environment Awards recognise outstanding new and innovative architectural design within our Bayside municipality.

This year marked the relaunch of the Awards, with 90 Bayside properties nominated and a total of 45 properties shortlisted for the judging panel, resulting in 23 finalists.

Six categories were recognised including Best New Building, Best Commercial and Best Sustainable Building.

Here are our winners for the Bayside Built Environment Awards 2023:

Best New Building

289 Beach Road, Black Rock

Rachcoff Vella Architecture


Best Medium Density Housing

4 – 8 Bemmersyde Avenue, Brighton

Jackson Clements Burrows

Two tiered building with plants overhanging roof and across giant balcony.

Best Heritage Renovation or Restoration

10 Valmont Avenue, Beaumaris

Austin Design Associates


Best Sustainable Building

7 Bleazby Avenue, Brighton

Austin Maynard Architects


Best Commercial Building

The Leo-nardian Centre - St Leonard’s College, 163 South Road, Brighton East

Arm Architecture

Sandringham Primary School, 31 Bamfield Street, Sandringham

Peter Elliott Architecture + Urban Design

Most Creative Design

25 Second Street Black Rock

RAW Architecture

289 Beach Road Black Rock

Rachcoff Vella Architecture


The Best of the Best

289 Beach Road, Black Rock (also received a High Commendation for Most Creative Design and won Best New Building). Rachcoff Vella Architecture.

Newly built fancy grey house.

Bayside Built Environment Awards event night

Thank you to everyone who came along to celebrate the relaunch of the Built Environment Awards at Brighton Town Hall and congratulations once again to all the nominees and winners.