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Research in large practice

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:50
Naomi Stead and Sandra Kaji O'Grady introduce their guest-edited dossier for Architecture Australia, which looks at the state of research in large architecture practices in Australia.

Glenn Murcutt and Wendy Lewin’s opal museum secures funding

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:48
The Australian Open Centre will receive $20 million in government and community funding for the first stage of construction.

Ku-ring-gai architect David Don Turner dies at 87

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:47
Life-time heritage advocate and celebrated architect David Don Turner, of Katoomba, NSW, has passed away.

Australia’s best library designs celebrated

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:02
The Australian Library and Information Association has revealed the winners of its Library Design Awards at the Asia Pacific Architecture Forum in Brisbane.

Lyon Housemuseum Galleries opens in suburban Melbourne

Fri, 03/15/2019 - 15:14
A new public contemporary art space, The Lyon Housemuseum Galleries, has opened in Melbourne’s suburban inner-east.

Turning 20, Café Culture and Insitu rebrands as Design Nation

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 16:25
Furniture and lighting retailer Café Culture + Institu has undergone a head-to-toe brand refresh to commemorate its 20th anniversary, and is now named Design Nation.

Material and craft: Amin Taha

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 15:48
Ahead of an appearance in Auckland, London-based architect Amin Taha explains his belief in the importance of material as the basis of design.

Searching and searching again: Research in practice

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 14:27
Billie Faircloth, partner at Kieran Timberlake, argues that a conversation on research in architectural practice begins by making the word “research” more approachable.

First house: House Shmukler

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 14:03
Taking inspiration from the whimsy and rigour of artist Sol LeWitt, Tribe Studio’s inventive, sustainable first house paints a “portrait” of its clients and hints at what would become the studio's prevailing concerns.

Vale Louis H. Hailey AM, 1926–2019

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:47
Queensland architect Lou Hailey, who brought a “fresh, modernist design approach” to Brisbane, is remembered by Bruce Wolfe and Grant Buglar.

Rockhampton Art Gallery moves forward with federal funding

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 11:09
An art gallery for the regional Queensland city of Rockhampton, designed by Conrad Gargett, Clare Design and Brian Hooper, will receive funding from the federal government.

Warren and Mahoney’s Collins Wharf towers recommended for approval

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 13:39
The Future Melbourne Committee has voted to support an application for two residential towers by the Yarra River at Collins Wharf in Melbourne.

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef pavilion wins Golden Bee award at Milan Triennial

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:37
Australia’s pavilion at the Milan Triennial has received the event’s premier award – the Golden Bee.

Arrested development

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:28
Peter Raisbeck argues that the lack of formalized research and development in Australian architecture practice is stymieing innovation.

University of Melbourne and AILA launch speculative park design competition

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:14
A new ideas competition invites landscape architects, urban designers, architects and planners to design a speculative park for a future Melbourne.

Box of tricks: The Bae Tas

Wed, 03/13/2019 - 09:59
Architects Liz Walsh and Alex Nielsen have transformed a tiny Tasmanian flat into a "deft box of tricks," a cleverly crafted guest space looking out to the Derwent River.

Hassell to design Gold Coast airport extension

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:35
Queensland Airports has ditched a design by Cox, confirming instead that Hassell will design a $370 million redevelopment of Gold Coast Airport.

Design thinking and regional cities: Christian Bason

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:21
Danish Design Centre CEO Christian Bason on leveraging design thinking and local cultures, skills and capabilities to help regional centres regenerate after industrial decline.

Homeliness over expediency: Peel by Milieu

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 09:03
Of one with the once-gritty Melbourne suburb of Collingwood, this spatially thoughtful, materially honest apartment building shows what can be achieved when a multiresidential project favours homeliness over expediency.

An Antarctic collaboration

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 08:38
Hugh Broughton and Stephen Middleton on working in one of the most collaborative design teams imaginable in Antarctica.