Whitehorse City Council

Built Environment Awards

The City of Whitehorse Built Environment Awards celebrate the value of good design, creative thinking and sustainability in the built environment.

The Awards showcase the best in design and recognise the people who contribute to good design and sustainable practice within the City of Whitehorse.

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Built Environment Awards. Applications close at midnight on Friday 15th March 2019.

Up to three projects will be shortlisted for each category. The shortlisted projects will be announced online on Friday 26th April 2019.


Seen a well designed project?
Hit the Quick Nomination button on the left!



  • Single House Project – New Dwelling
  • Single House Project – Renovated Dwelling
  • Multi-Residential Project
  • Commercial or Retail Project
  • Institutional Project
  • Landscape Design Project
  • Heritage Project

Sustainability Award
Awarded by the judging panel from all shortlisted nominees and recognises a project which demonstrates commitment to sustainable principles.
Innovation Award
Awarded by the judging panel from all shortlisted nominees and recognises a project which displays exemplar use of innovative design elements, technology, materials and/or processes.
People’s Choice Award
Open to public vote and reflects the community values and aspirations.
Mayor Award
Chosen by the Mayor from all shortlisted nominations and recognises an exemplar project which reflects Councils values and initiatives.

The Built Environment Awards will be held as part of Sustainable Living Week in June 2019.

📧 Quick Nomination
The Awards rely on local knowledge to identify great projects for nomination. If you have noticed a well-designed project simply send us the address and we will do the rest.

🏘️ Nomination Form
Complete the online Nomination Form to provide us with the full project details.

pdf icon Judging Criteria 2019 (137.86kB)

🏆 BEA 2017 Award winners