Awards

Our team have won national awards for innovative outdoor design and advocacy for play as follows:

2020 – Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards

National Commended: Public Playspaces <$500k – Category 3A – Kelso Community Hub – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2020 – Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards

National Commended: Infants and Primary – Category 2A – Samuel Gilbert Public School – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2020 – Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards

National Commended: Preschools – Category 1A – McMahons Point Community Preschool – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2020 – Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

NSW/ACT Award of Excellence: Playspace (<$0.5m) – Kelso Outdoor Recreation Area – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2020 – AILA

NSW State Landscape Architecture Award: Play Spaces – Sydney Park Bike Track – awarded to Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership, in collaboration with Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2019 – AILA

National Landscape Architecture Award: Play Spaces – Jo Wheatley All Abilities Play Space – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects, City of Nedlands + Rotary Clubs of Subiaco, Nedlands and West Perth

2019 – AILA

WA State Award of Excellence: Play Spaces – Jo Wheatley All Abilities Play Space – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects, City of Nedlands + Rotary Clubs of Subiaco, Nedlands and West Perth

2018 – Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards

National Winner: Public Playspaces – Category C (>$1,000,000) – Jo Wheatley All Abilities Play Space, awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects, City of Nedlands + Rotary Clubs of Subiaco, Nedlands and West Perth

2018 – Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards

National Highly Commended: Public Playspaces – Category B ($500,000 – $1,000,000) – Endeavour Park – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects + Blacktown City Council

2018 – Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

NSW/ACT Awards of Excellence: Playspace (<$0.5m) – Illawarra Landscape Playground – awarded to Mike Hewson Studio in collaboration with Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2017 – Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

National Awards of Excellence: Playspace (<$0.5m) – Halvorsen Park Playground – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2017 – Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

NSW/ACT Awards of Excellence:  Playspace (<$0.5m) – Halvorsen Park Playground – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2016 – Kidsafe

2016 Kidsafe National Playspace Design Awards: Schools – Skywalker Playground, Kellyville Public School, Kellyville, NSW

2016 – AILA

Parks and Open Space Landscape Architecture Award – Chelsea Street Playground, City of Sydney – awarded to Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects in collaboration with JILA

2016 – “Design Is”

Shaw Contract Award (International Award): Education – Goodstart Double Bay Child Care Centre, Double Bay Australia

2016 – Parks and Leisure Australia (PLA)

NSW/ACT Awards of Excellence:  Playspace: Major (>$0.5m): High Commendation – Playspace Peel Reserve, The Ponds – awarded to Blacktown City Council and Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2015 – Urban Development Institute of Australia

NSW Meriton Awards for Excellence: Residential Development – Bingara Gorge – awarded to Lend Lease, in collaboration with JILA and FRLA

2015 – Urban Development Institute of Australia

NSW Meriton Awards for Excellence: Government Leadership for Urban Development – Thornton – awarded to UrbnGrowth NSW and Penrith City Council, in collaboration with Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2015 – Australian Institute of Architects

NSW Architecture Awards: Educational Architecture – Camperdown Childcare – awarded to CO-AP, in collaboration with Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2014 – AILA

Premier’s People’s Choice Award for Public Space – Lemur Forest Adventure, Taronga Zoo – awarded to Jane Irwin Landscape Architecture, in collaboration with Fiona Robbé Landscape Architects

2014 – AILA

WA Merit Award for Design – Yokine Playground, Yokine WA – awarded to Fiona Robbé & AECOM

2013 – AILA

NSW Award for Design – Lizard Log Park – awarded to McGregor Coxall, Fiona Robbé & Choi Rophia Fighera Architects.

2013 – AILA

NSW Award for Planning – City Of Ryde Play Implementation Plan – awarded to AECOM & Fiona Robbé

2012 – AILA

AILA Fellowship – In recognition of initiatives and successes in Fiona’s innovative approach to the design of children’s environments.

2012 – Kidsafe

National Playground Design Awards: Public Playspaces up to $500K – Kookaburra Playground (Nurragingy Reserve), Doonside NSW

2012 – Kidsafe

National Playspace Design Awards: Public Playspaces more than $1M – Yokine Playground, Yokine WA – awarded to Fiona Robbé, AECOM and City of Stirling

2011 – AILA

NSW AILA President’s Award This award recognises our practice’s contribution to shaping spaces that engage and serve communities well; and in particular, the special place that children hold in public life.

2011 – Australian Stone Advisory Association

Architectural Stone Awards – Fit Kidz Learning Centre, Dural – awarded to Fiona Robbé in collaboration with Karl van Middeldyk for “Hippo”

2010 – AILA

National Landscape Architecture Awards for Planning – Former Water Police/Pirrama Park Masterplan – awarded to ASPECT Studios in collaboration with Fiona Robbé

2010 – Kidsafe

National Playspace Design Awards, Public Playspaces District Parks – Pirrama Park, Pyrmont – awarded to Fiona Robbé in collaboration with ASPECT Studios

2010 – Kidsafe

National Playspace Design Awards, Public Playspaces District – Parks, Brelsford Park, Coffs Harbour – awarded to Fiona Robbé, Geolink Landscape Architects & Coffs Harbour City Council

2009 – Parks and Leisure Association (PLA)

Regional Awards of Excellence Play Space Category – Pirrama Park Playground, Pyrmont – awarded to Fiona Robbé and ASPECT Studios

2007 – AILA

NSW Minister for Planning’s Sydney Greenspace Award – Dean Reserve Playground – awarded to Strathfield Council

2006 – Kidsafe

National Playground Awards: School Setting – Willoughby Public School Masterplan

2004 – Timber Development Association

Award for Excellence in Timber Design: Exterior Structures – Arcadia Public School Playground

2004 – Kidsafe

National Playground Awards: School Setting – Arcadia Public School

2004 – Kidsafe

National Playground Awards: Public Spaces under $200,000 – Bicentennial Park Playground, West Pymble – awarded to Ku-ring-gai Municipal Council

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