Hilltops Young High School Library Awarded in the Country Division Architecture Awards

24 October 2023

Authored by Hayball

Hayball is grateful to have received two awards and a commendation for the project Hilltops Young High School Library at the recent Country Division Architecture Awards.

  • Award in the Educational Architecture Category
  • Award in the Public Architecture Category
  • Commendation in the Heritage Category

Connecting deeply to Wiradjuri Country and the project’s historic setting, the Hilltops Young High School Library is an integrated joint-use facility enabling whole-of-life learning for the community of Hilltops. Diverse facilities comprise a vast collection of library books including children’s, Wiradjuri learning centre and extensive community facilities such as an art gallery, wellbeing consulting, tertiary study centre, presentation space, creative arts, multimedia and maker spaces and a café.

The Country Division Architecture Awards Jury commented:

Hilltops Young High School Library demonstrates how meaningful engagement with community and consultants can lead to an excellent example of a truly integrated public facility for students and the wider community.’’

Hayball wishes to thank the jury for the recent acknowledgments and would like to congratulate the entire team.

Client:  School Infrastructure NSW,  local government Hilltops Council, Joss Constructions
Architect: Hayball
Builder Company Name: Joss Constructions
Indigenous Narratives: Michael Mossman
Education Consultant: Julia Atkin
Landscape Architect: 360 Degrees
Structure, Civil, Services Engineer: Northrop Consulting Engineers
Heritage Consultant: GML Heritage
Archaeology Consultant: Lantern Heritage + GML Heritage
ESD Consultants: WSP
Acoustic Engineer: Marshall Day Acoustics
BCA Consultant: Steve Watson Partners
Access Consultant: Morris Goding Access Consulting
Statutory Planner: Ethos Urban