Awards

Allen Kong Architect projects have received many awards including from state and local government, Australian Institute of Architects, National Housing Industry Association and Master Builders Australia.

In addition, the projects have received three United Nations World Habitat Awards for environmentally, economically sustainable and innovative social housing. AKA projects were awarded as finalist in 1994 and 2012, and winner in 1998 (The first time it was awarded to an Australian Project and the first time internationally to a project for the elderly.) As a testament to their understanding and commitment to social housing.
In 2011 when Wintringham ( project partners) received the United Nations Scroll of Honour for Human Settlements the most prestigious world wide award for Human settlements it was the first time awarded to an Australian Project and the first time internationally to a project for the elderly.  

         

Winner

  • United Nations Scroll of Honour 2011 for Human Settlements - Wintringham and AKA Project Partners Body of Work Achievement over 20 years
  • World Congress for Health and Design  2013 Salutogenic Design  For a completed project of any typology (research, practice or built environment) that promotes health and wellbeing and improves social, economic and environmental sustainability. Potter Street Re-development Dandenong Wallara and Wintringham
  • Australasian Over 50s Housing Awards 2011 - The Best Recycled Housing Project in Australia 2011 - Wintringham Housing Miller Homes Redevelopment

  • Lifestyle for Elderly, National Master Builders Association 2001 Wintringham, Atkins Terrace, Kensington
  • United Nations World Habitat Award 1998 Wintringham Hostels, Port Melbourne Hostel
  • City of Port Phillip Design and Development Awards (Multi-Residential) 1997 Wintringham Hostels, Port Melbourne Hostel
 
Finalist
  • 2nd Stage: United Nations World Habitat Awards 2012 - Odyssey House Family Units
  • HIA Housing for Older Australians 1997 The Old Colonist's Association of Victoria, The Apartments Euroa
  • United Nations World Habitat Award 1994 Wintringham Hostels, Mclean Lodge Flemington
Highly Commended
 
  • National Environment and Energy Efficiency Award, National Master Builders Association 2001 The Salvation Army, Gilgunya, CoburgAustralian Achiever Awards 1998 Allen Kong Architec
Commendation
  • World Architecture News 2015      Sustainable Buildings (any genre) Potter Street Redevelopment Dandenong

  • RAIA Victorian Chapter Awards, Environmentally Sustainable Design 2001 The Salvation Army, Gilgunya, Coburg
  • Reconciliation Place Design Competition 2001 Design for Reconciliation Place for the National Capital Authority, Canberra
  • RAIA Victorian Chapter Awards Multi Unit Developments 1997 Wintringham Hostels, Port Melbourne Hostel
Award of Merit
  • RAIA Victorian Chapter Awards, Access Category 2000 The Old Colonist's Association of Victoria, Braeside Apartments

 

Exemplar
  • Year of the Built Environment 2004, Healthy Environments
Royal Australian Institute of Architects
  • Included in Smart Housing Design Guide, St Vincent de Paul, O'Mara House, Traralgon