2016 AILA SA Landscape Architecture Awards

designwell took the gong at the AILA SA Landscape Architecture Awards for Resthaven Paradise in the Communities category. The project has been showcased in the AILA 50 Years Exhibition at the Adelaide Airport Virgin terminal.



2015 AILA and Adelaide Review People’s Choice Award

designwell have topped the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects Awards SA 2015 winning the 2015 People's Choice Awards for the Mary Potter Hospice Healing Garden. A wonderful project that makes a huge impact on the lives of those who are terminally ill and their families. 



2014 International Environments for Aging Remodel/Renovation Competition Finalist

designwell  were selected as a top ten finalist in the 2014 International Environments for Aging Remodel/Renovation Competition for Resthaven Paradise. A competition run in the USA, it was a great honour to be selected.
We were the only international finalist and the only project that showcased dementia enabling outdoor environments.



WINNER Kidsafe 2012 National Playspace Design Awards

designwell beat a tough Australia-wide field to win a High Commendation Award at the Kidsafe 2012 National Playspace Design Awards for Burton Primary School and Preschool.The judges loved how each educational landscape built invaluable knowledge and understanding of the natural environment and complimented the syllabus of the school.




International Dementia Excellence Award 2012


designwell won a Commendation Award at the recent 2012 International Dementia Excellence Awards in Sydney for our therapeutic landscapes at Resthaven  Paradise, SA.
Amidst 120 strong international entries, designwell were selected as the only Australian finalist in the category of International Dementia Design Innovation of the Year.




AILA 2011 SA Award

Tara Graham Cochrane’s publication ‘Gardens that Care – Planning Outdoor Environments for People with Dementia’ won the Award for Research and Communication in the 2011 Australian Institute of Landscape Architects SA awards. Against tough competitors,  designwell is very proud to have received this award.