We are Urbanists working in the following areas:

Research based advocacy; Design and delivery of public realm and infrastructure; Placemaking; and Strategy.

We pursue the following project types:

City interventions and analysis; Streets and public spaces; Active infrastructure; Parklands; Play; Waterways; Public infrastructure; Public architecture; and Specialist landscapes.

 

  Agility Primary Receiving Station

Agility Primary Receiving Station

  Amaroo Group Centre

Amaroo Group Centre

  Kingston Boatsheds

Kingston Boatsheds

Over the past 28 years the company has won a collection of awards for excellence, cementing itself as an industry leader in planning, urban design, architecture and landscape.  Tait Network’s team continues to evolve founding Director John Tait’s vision of working with ‘Expert Clients’ to create delightful design and pursue the improvement of the way our cities operate through investigation, practise and expertise.

  Throsby Playground

Throsby Playground

Awards

2018 The Sir John Overall Award in Urban Planning for Throsby Infrastructure, Australian Institute of Architects ACT Chapter

2018 Award in the Small Project Architecture Category for Kingston Boatsheds, Australian Institute of Architects ACT Chapter

2018 Research, Policy & Communication Award for 'Streets for Communities: Places to Be, Walk, Cycle and Drive, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects ACT Chapter

2018 Infrastructure Award for Fetherston Ridge, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects ACT Chapter

2015 Young Planner of the Year, Obelia Tait, Planning Institute of Australia

2015 Improving Planning Processes and Practices Award for “Streets for Community - Places to Be, Walk, Cycle and Drive, Planning Institute of Australia

2015 Awards for Excellence Highly Commended for “Amaroo Group Centre”, Stormwater New South Wales

2015 Commended for Urban Design for Drakeford Drive Pedestrian Bridge, Australian Institute of Architects

2010 ACT Emerging Architect Prize Commendation, Greg Waddington, Australian Institute of Architects

2008 Award for Excellence in Masterplanned Mixed Use Development for Gungahlin Central, Urban Development Institute of Australia

2008 1st Prize for the “Affordable Housing Competition”, Category 2 “Outer Greenfield Site”, Royal Australian Institute of Architects, Housing Industry of Australia and the ACT Government

2007 ‘Small Project Architecture’ Commendation for the “Larmour Apartment”, Royal Australian Institute of Architects

2006 Residential Lifestyle Development of the Year, “Wells Station Estate”, Housing Industry of Australia

2006 Award for Excellence in Masterplanned Development (Residential Lifestyle) for “Wells Station Estate”, Urban Development Institute of Australia

2004 Award of Merit for Infrastructure Works, “Yerrabi Estate”, Master Builders Association

2002 Award of Merit for architectural excellence for “Bothwell Gardens”, Royal Australian Institute of Architects

1999 Award of Merit for architectural excellence for “Lighthowler House”, Royal Australian Institute of Architects

1997 Joint 1st prize for “Kingston Foreshore Development - Competition of Ideas”, ACT Government

1997 1st Prize for “Kingston Foreshore Development - Competition of Ideas” Peoples Choice Award, ACT Government & The Canberra Times

1996 “Local Centres Ideas Competition”, Clubs Association Award

1993 Award of Merit for architectural excellence for “Yanga Court”, Royal Australian Institute of Architects

1992 Building Excellence in Group Housing for “Yanga Court”, Master Builders Association

1992 Excellence in Medium Density Housing for “Yanga Court”, Housing Industry Association


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