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High-tech business hub approved for Adelaide’s Lot Fourteen

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 15:54
SA's State Commission Assessment Panel has approved the Entrepreneur and Innovation Centre at Lot Fourteen by Baukultur.

Think big. Why the future of uni campuses lies beyond the CBD

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 15:28
Geoff Hanmer, adjunct professor of architecture at the University of Adelaide and managing director of ARINA, considers the future of the university campus.

Stop-work order for demolition of modernist Ryde Civic Centre

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 14:45
Heritage NSW has halted the long-planned demolition of the 1960s modernist Ryde Civic Centre in Sydney.

Vic design standards demand apartment buildings contribute to neighbourhood amenity

Architecture AU - Mon, 03/01/2021 - 14:29
The amendments to the Better Apartments Design Standards introduced by the Victorian government focus on external amenity.

The Stephensons believe they are the only Australian family living in an old prison

Building and Construction - Sat, 02/27/2021 - 10:07

Mel and James Stephenson turn a 150-year-old, heritage-listed prison in South Australia's Mount Gambier into an international boutique hotel and a family home for their kids.

Greens slam 'zombie movie' housing project north of Adelaide

Building and Construction - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 14:33

A major housing project on Adelaide's northern fringe will drive unnecessary urban sprawl, according to the SA Greens — but the developer behind it says it will help improve housing affordability.

Zero-waste, self-sustaining house installation opens at Fed Square

Architecture AU - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:04
Created by zero-waste champion Joost Bakker, this installation demonstrates the potential homes have to provide shelter, produce food and generate energy.

New 20-storey office build celebrated in Adelaide as CBD vacancies soar

Building and Construction - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 11:49

With Adelaide's CBD littered with empty office buildings, the construction of another 20-storey office building begins with one of the state government's largest departments reiterating its pledge to move in once finished.

Meet the owner of Hello Houses by Sibling Architecture

Architecture AU - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 09:13
Kristan Kirkpatrick engaged her brother, a director at Sibling Architecture, to design her new family home in the town the pair grew up in.

Ceremonies of camping: Corymbia

Architecture AU - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 08:50
On an island off the coast of Queensland, a modest but finely crafted weekender captures a camp-like atmosphere and embraces a family’s rituals of island life.

A desk job was construction worker Emily's worst nightmare and there are lots of young women like her

Building and Construction - Fri, 02/26/2021 - 08:28

Emily Bailey, from Rockhampton in central Queensland, is one of thousands of Australian women at the forefront of a change rippling through a traditionally male-dominated industry.

Diller Scofidio and Renfro’s first Australian building opens

Architecture AU - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 23:59
A new health education building designed by Billard Leece Partnership and Diller Scofidio and Renfro has opened at the University of Sydney.

Radical ideas for affordable housing in Melbourne

Architecture AU - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 15:28
A design ideas challenge to create affordable housing in Melbourne has generated winning proposals that capitalize on air rights above railways and tramlines and utilize prefabricated modular timber construction.

A memorable civic impact: The University of Melbourne End-of-Trip Facilities

Architecture AU - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 14:34
Showing sensitivity to urban context and university campus identity, a clever practice has incorporated a heritage garage into a simple yet striking amenities block that contributes significantly to the public realm.

Sydney architects design ‘beating heart’ of Adelaide Festival

Architecture AU - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:51
Co-ap Architects has created a demountable, lightweight pavilion that will be the central hub of the Adelaide Festival, which runs from 26 February until 14 March.

City of Sydney proposes alternative Waterloo public housing redevelopment

Architecture AU - Thu, 02/25/2021 - 11:45
The City of Sydney has unveiled an alternative scheme for the redevelopment of the Waterloo public housing precinct, which has angered the state government.

Ice Dams on Your Roof: How to Prevent Them

Todays Homeowner - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 16:00

Glistening icicles hanging from gutters and eaves look beautiful, but they can be destructive. Here's how to prevent ice dams from forming.

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Perth tower proposal approved after significant redesign

Architecture AU - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 15:42
A multi-tower mixed-use development designed by Elenberg Fraser has been approved by an assessment panel in Perth after it was significantly reduced and redesigned.

Architect sought for Australia's home of country music

Architecture AU - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 12:01
Tamworth Regional Council is seeking expressions of interest from architects to design a $128 million performing arts centre for the town known as the Australian capital of country music.

Parliamentary committee approves of war memorial development, but Labor members dissent

Architecture AU - Tue, 02/23/2021 - 11:32
The standing committee on public works has recommended that the redevelopment of the Australian War Memorial proceeds.