Medium Density Development Award

Projects must have a coherent design with a relevant range of facilities within the development.

Overview

Projects entered in this category must be a minimum density of 20 dwellings per hectare and a minimum of three storeys up to a maximum height of five storeys.

Projects must be predominantly residential including small lot housing, villas, town houses, terrace homes, row housing, and apartment buildings and may incorporate commercial / retail components.

Important Information

  • The winner of this award will have the opportunity to represent Victoria in the UDIA National Awards.
  • You must hold a developer level UDIA Victoria membership to enter your project into this category
  • It is required that your project must be substantially developed by the time of judging or at least a component or stage of the project is substantially developed
  • If you have a residential component to your project, the judging panel will need to be given access to the interior of at least one dwelling

TO COMPLETE YOUR SUBMISSION INTO THIS CATEGORY YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ADDRESS THE BELOW

PART 1: Project Information

  • Key project information
  • Executive Summary (max 300 words) – this highlights the features of the development with reference to the award category criteria

PART 2: Supporting Materials

  • Project plans and maps
  • Press Releases and publicity requirements
  • 10 images of the project
  • Up to 10 Project Consultants

Part 2: Category Criteria

  • Each award category features its own mix of the criteria along with their explanations which can be found below.
Urban Form15%
Buildings15%
Community Creation & Integration10%
Environmental Sustainability5%
Innovation & Unique Features5%
Problem Solving, Consultation, Negotiation5%
Affordability5%
Landscaping5%
State & Local Planning Objectives5%
Execution, Finishes & Inclusions10%
Housing Diversity5%
Marketing and Financial Structure5%
Judges’ Overall Impressions10%