Category Archives: Australian Stone – Best Civic Project

Melocco Stone

Best Civic Project

Project: Sydney Opera House Vehicle Access and Pedestrian Safety Project (VAPS)
Client: Sydney Opera House
Architecture: Scott Carver Pty Ltd
Architect in Charge: Doug Southwell

Contractor: John Holland Group
Stones Used: Sienna Brown (Sedan, SA) Calca Red (Streaky Bay, SA)
Stone Supplier: Melocco Stone

Capricorn Sandstone

Capricorn Tannum blueAUSTRALIAN STONE
Best Civic Project

Project: Tannum Blue Architect: RPS
Group Designer: Mandy Rounsefell and Rob Guthrie Developer: EDQ (
Stone Supply: Capricorn Sandstone
Quarries Stone Installer: Boyd’s Bay Landscaping (Head Contractor) / Natural Sandstone of Australia (Michael Wyatt)
Stone Description: Diamond sawn and sparrow pecked cladding, solid blocks curved and sparrow pecked, plus various feature walls throughout the estate, boulder retaining walls and seating blocks, hand carved features

JPW Architects National Workers Memorial

JPW National Workers memorialAUSTRALIAN STONE
Best Civic Project

Project: The National Workers Memorial, ACT
Architecture: JPW Architects
JPW Architects, ICS, TTW Engineers
Stone supplied: Austral Juperana granite (WA ) and Balmoral Green granite (SA), AustralAsian Granites; Darwin Brown granite (NT), Southpac; Natone granite (Tas), Melocco Stone; Bluestone (Vic), Bam Stone; Mugga Mugga porphyry (NSW), Boral; Grandee granite (NSW), Marblecraft; Bianca Mist marble (Qld), Cairns Marble & Granite; Mintaro Slate (SA), Mintaro.
Installed by: Rocksolid.

Capricorn Sandstone

Riverstone CapricornAUSTRALIAN STONE
Best Civic Project

Project: Riverstone Rise Development
Developer: Devine
Name of the Stone Supplier: Capricorn Sandstone Quarries
Stone Description: Full range of Capricorn products from sawn to size, to broken quarry rock and pebble. Products predominantly sourced from the re-purposed materials, 30000 tons used in retaining walls and landscape rock. Over 200m3 used in entry statements, feature walls and parklands.

Eurobodalla Shire Council

DS24_ArchiAwards EurocoastAUSTRALIAN STONE
Best Civic Project

Project: Batemans Bay Foreshore, Park Seating
Architecture: Ayling & Drury
Designer: Mark Swadling
Developer: Eurobodalla Shire Council
Stone Description: Large Moruya granite boulders
Stone Supply: Quarry operated by NSW Department of Infrastructure & Planning
Stonemason: Peter (Bluey) McMahon