Three projects, Brisbane’s new Northern Busway (Windsor to Kedron), the upgrade of two Sydney laneways and the master plan to link the Canberra CBD with the city’s iconic lake have been named the best urban design projects in the country for 2013.

The winners of the 2013 Australian Awards for Urban Design (AAUD) were announced at a gala dinner at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra. AAUD is Australia’s top awards ceremony celebrating excellence in urban design. It is hosted each year by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) and supported by…