Glass House Conservation Project Wins Heritage Prize

2024 National Trust Heritage Awards
Photo: Federico Passi, 2024

The conservation project for the Glass House: Bill and Ruth Lucas, Castlecrag – completed by Cracknell & Lonergan Architects, won the Build Conservation Award at the 2024 30th annual National Trust Heritage Awards

The price was shared with The White Bay Power Station, Rozelle conservation project – entered by Placemaking NSW, Design 5 – Architects, CBRE and FDC

The 2024 winners are:

Aboriginal Heritage

  • Murrook Culture Centre, Williamtown – entered by Art of Multimedia and Worimi Local Aboriginal Land Council

Advocacy

  • Marrinawi Cove Swimming campaign, Barangaroo – entered by Millers Point Community Resident Action Group

Architecture – proudly sponsored by Extent Heritage

  • 119 Redfern Street, Redfern – entered by Aileen Sage Architects

Built Conservation – proudly sponsored by Heritage 21

  • The Glass House: Bill and Ruth Lucas, Castlecrag – entered by Cracknell & Lonergan Architects
  • The White Bay Power Station, Rozelle – entered by Placemaking NSW, Design 5 – Architects, CBRE and FDC

Interiors and Objects

  • NSW Parliament Chambers Restoration Project, Sydney – entered by Department of Parliamentary Services
  • Restoration of D class Tramcar 117 of 1899, Loftus – entered by Sydney Tramway Museum

Landscape

  • West Head Lookout, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park – entered by OCULUS and Bruce Mackenzie with NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

Education and Interpretation

  • Construction Heritage and the Missing Drawings of the Sydney Opera House – entered by The University of Sydney, University of NSW, EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne)
  • Yirran muru – Aboriginal Interpretive Playspace – entered by Shellharbour City Council

Events, Exhibitions and Tours

  • ICOMOS General Assembly 2023, Sydney – entered by Australia ICOMOS
  • The People’s House Sydney Opera House at 50, Sydney – entered by Museums of History NSW in collaboration with the Sydney Opera House

Resources and Publications

  • Killing For Country: A Family Story – entered by David Marr

SPECIAL CATEGORIES:

Judges’ Choice

  • The White Bay Power Station, Rozelle – entered by Placemaking NSW, Design 5 – Architects, CBRE and FDC

President’s Prize

  • Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail – entered by Bathurst Regional Council

NEW! Young Achiever Award – proudly sponsored by GML Heritage

  • Sophie Canaris (Architect)

Heritage Skills Award

  • Lee Adamou (Heritage Roofer)

Lifetime Achievement Award – proudly sponsored by Museums of History NSW

  • Chris Betteridge (Cultural Landscape & Heritage Specialist) – posthumously awarded

Cathy Donnelly Memorial Award

  • Dr Jillian Comber (Archaeologist/Heritage Consultant)

More information on the National Trust website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/news/revealed-winners-of-the-30th-annual-national-trust-heritage-awards/