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2020 South Australian Architecture Awards

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 20:30
The Australian Institute of Architects announced the winners of the 2020 South Australian Architecture Awards on 2 July.

Turn up the heat: products for the kitchen

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 17:00
Overhead storage, modular cooktops and clever wine cabinets with multiple temperature zones.

A good Melbourne citizen returns: The Capitol

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 14:19
After a major 1960s downscaling and a series of ad hoc renovations, Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin’s Capitol Theatre has been re-engineered to beguile audiences for another hundred years.

Green ban threatens new Powerhouse Parramatta

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 13:36
The construction union has placed a green ban on the demolition of two heritage buildings which could put the proposed Powerhouse Parramatta project in jeopardy.

Lessons from the global financial crisis

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:45
Howard Tanner, former national president of the Australian Institute of Architects, reflects on his experience running a practice through financial crises.

A selection of surfaces for the kitchen

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 11:16
Japanese tiles, large-format panels, recycled denim laminate and more, selected by Houses magazine's editors.

Bookshelf: Plants, glam interiors and the houses of Sean Godsell

Architecture AU - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:26
Books to entertain and educate, on mid-century modernism, plants, glam interiors and Sean Godsell.

Is Your Lennox Warranty Enough Coverage?

Todays Homeowner - Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:11

A Lennox warranty comes with every new HVAC product. Home warranties lower repair costs after the manufacturer’s warranty expires. See what provider we suggest.

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Sydney's new motorway will give drivers 'an hour of your life back every day'

Building and Construction - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:01

Two new tunnels from St Peters to Kingsgrove — the second-stage of WestConnex — could open as early as this weekend with the NSW Premier telling drivers they would get an hour of their life back every day by using the M8.

Talking Houses with Chenchow Little: Darling Point Apartment

Architecture AU - Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:30
In this video, Tony Chenchow and Stephanie Little return to the Darling Point Apartment to literally unfold the elements of this tranquil apartment.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says Amazon's announcement is a 'huge boost'

Building and Construction - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:16
Online retail giant Amazon is building one of the largest warehouses in Australia in its latest efforts to expand its operations in the country.

Architects design memorial to victims of homophobic and transphobic hate crimes

Architecture AU - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:46
Waverley Council in Sydney has released shortlisted designs for a memorial in Bondi.

Living side-by-side: Mermaid Multihouse

Architecture AU - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:32
Twin dwellings artfully coalesce in this flexible Gold Coast home, designed by Partners Hill with Hogg and Lamb.

Powerhouse Museum's move to Parramatta hits major bump as union announces green ban

Building and Construction - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:53

The construction union is standing behind furious Parramatta residents who have vowed to protect two Victorian period buildings from being flattened to make way for the new Powerhouse Museum.

Draft NSW green space strategy released

Architecture AU - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:52
Government Architect NSW's draft design framework outlines ambitious targets for for access to public open space across the state.

Two ‘city shaping’ towers for Brisbane's waterfront

Architecture AU - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:42
A $2.1 billion office development designed by FJMT and Arkhefield will comprise two tower at the edge of Brisbane's city grid and the river.

Amazon warehouse roughly the size of Taronga Zoo to be built in Western Sydney

Building and Construction - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:09

Amazon's new robotics warehouse at Kemps Creek will be roughly the size of Taronga Zoo, stock up to 11 million items, and is expected to begin delivering packages by Christmas 2021.

The City of Hobart calls for ‘playful’ bus shelter designs

Architecture AU - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 13:46
The City of Hobart has launched a competition to design innovative bus shelters for the city.

AA July/August 2020 preview

Architecture AU - Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:16
The "small" issue: modest in size, big in impact

Victoria approves more than $1b worth of projects

Architecture AU - Mon, 06/29/2020 - 12:32
The Victorian Government has approved more than $1 billion worth of projects in its latest tranche of fast-tracked approvals including major apartment projects, offices and Cox Architecture’s $150 million Geelong Civic Precinct.