International Convention Centre Sydney’s (ICC Sydney) design has continued to draw praise with the transformation of Darling Harbour, which the venue sits at the heart of, awarded Best Urban Planning/Landscape Architecture at The Chicago Athenaeum Museum for Architecture and Design International Architecture Awards and the Gold Award for Architectural Design: Urban at the Good Design Award this month.
The awards recognised the urban design for the entire 20-hectare public precinct, designed by HASSELL, and the venue’s integration, designed by HASSELL + Populous, into the thriving city hub.
General Manager and Project Company Representative of the Darling Harbour Live Project, Peter Robertson said ICC Sydney and the $3.4 billion redevelopment of Darling Harbour had been embraced by the community and visitors of the city.
“Darling Harbour has become one of Sydney’s most vibrant and lively precincts in all of Sydney. From delegates attending events at ICC Sydney to families enjoying fun in the sun, this redevelopment is drawing new and old visitors to the picturesque waterside location,” Robertson said.