During her time as Associate at Arkhefield and Design Architect at Mirvac, Karen Ognibene was instrumental to the creation of the following awarded buildings:

Townsville Cruise Terminal by Arkhefield

  • AIA North Queensland Regional Commendation
  • AIA Queensland Colorbond® Award for Steel Architecture

Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal by Arkhefield

  • AIA National Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage Architecture
  • Australian Institute of Building Professional Excellence Award – Commercial Construction $1M to $10M
  • National Trust Queensland – John Herbert Memorial Award: Most Outstanding Nomination
  • National Trust Queensland – Gold Heritage Council Award for Heritage Conservation
  • CCAA Public Domain Awards – Commendation for Public Precincts
  • Far North Qld Master Builders Award – Refurbishment & Renovation Over $4 million
  • AIA Queensland Don Roderick Award, Heritage Architecture
  • AIA Far North Queensland Eddie Oribin Building of the Year Award
  • AIA Far North Queensland Regional Commendation

Satou House by Arkhefield

  • AIA Brisbane Regional Commendation 2012
  • Master Builders Brisbane Winner Individual Home $1m – $2m 2012
  • HIA-CSR BRISBANE/TOOWOOMBA WINNER – Custom Built Home $1m-$2m 2011
  • HIA QUEENSLAND FINALIST – Outdoor Project of the Year 2011
  • HIA Queensland Finalist Custom Built Home of the Year 2011

Fitzgibbon Core Apartments by Arkhefield

  • AIA Brisbane Regional Commendation 2012

Syrah Apartments by Arkhefield

  • UDIA Queensland Award for Excellence – Urban Renewal 2011

Bond University Mirvac School of Sustainable Development by Mirvac Design

  • RAIA Queensland State Award for Sustainable Architecture 2009
  • RAIA Gold Coast Regional Commendation 2009

Hartopp Lane Apartments by Arkhefield

  • RAIA Queensland State Commendation 2007
  • RAIA Brisbane Regional Commendation 2007