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Works begin on Fishermans Bend vertical high school

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:51
Conceived by Billard Leece Partnership, the architectural design of the school is inspired by the area’s maritime and industrial history.

On track: Level Crossing Removal Project

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:45
Level crossing removals have been part of Melbourne’s strategy since 1929. With more removals in 2018 than ever before, it is pertinent to assess three of these new projects that strive to extend the public realm.

Major upgrade to remote Pilbara international airport

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:24
Woods Bagot’s new terminal for Port Hedland International Airport will be more than 800 square metres larger than the existing structure.

Michael Lavery appointed president of Institute’s Qld chapter

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:01
The M3 Architecture director will lead the Australian Institute of Architects’ Queensland chapter for a two-year term.

Wheat straw panels make for a sustainable, affordable build

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 10:36
A building panel made from wheat straw grown in the Bendigo region could offer a tidily sustainable solution at a time when questions of embodied carbon and supply chain sustainability are at the fore.

Tension as controversial Hobart hotel proposal recommended for approval

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:59
A proposed hotel in a public reserve in Hobart has been recommended for approval, but opponents of the project are gearing up for a fight.

Humanitarian architect wins global women in architecture award

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:56
Pakistan’s first female architect, who’s had a decades-long career in humanitarian architecture, has been honoured in the 2020 W Awards.

A public service: Rose Bay Hotel

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:38
Tasked with overhauling an iconic 1929 pub in Sydney, Richards Stanisich has combined rich textures and materials with a historical narrative to create an authentic pub experience.

‘Sculptural family of towers’ proposed for suburban Brisbane

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:18
A proposed multi-use complex in Lutwyche by Conrad Gargett will create a fluid and transparent public dialogue with its surroundings.

Design challenge for the future of senior living

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 14:03
The University of Queensland is seeking participants for a design challenge to imagine Australia’s aged care system in 2050.

Competition to design new Perth university building

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 11:23
A competition has been launched for the design of for a new environmental education centre at its campus in Perth’s south.

Volume and drama: White House

Tue, 01/21/2020 - 10:28
This crisp addition to a Federation home exuberantly manoeuvres light, space and monochrome materials to masterfully meet the brief.

AA January/February 2020 preview

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 16:17
On a global scale: The worldwide reach of Australian architects

Draft vision for Brisbane’s largest open space revealed

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:45
Brisbane City Council has revealed its draft vision for a new public park that is set to bring “nature back into the city.”

Vale Roman Pavlyshyn, 1922–2019

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 14:36
Émigré architect and civil servant Roman Pavlyshyn's influence on the development of public architecture in 20th Century Queensland was profound.

Maison&Objet celebrates its homegrown French talent

Mon, 01/20/2020 - 09:20
Each fair, Maison&Objet shines a light on a new generation of designers from a specific country. For the January 2020 fair, M&O took a look at its homegrown French talent.

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day two

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 03:21
Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collates her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. On day two, outdoor furniture and confident shapes reined supreme.

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day three

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 03:19
Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collates her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. On day three, soft curves and enveloping forms were just some of the trends on show.

Highlights from Maison&Objet 2020: Day one

Sat, 01/18/2020 - 01:25
Artichoke editor Cassie Hansen collate her favourite furniture, lighting and object finds from Paris design fair Maison&Objet. Here are her picks from day one, with bright colours and geometry a recurrent theme of the day.

Finding opportunities for renewal in a post-industrial Sydney Harbour

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:08
Victoria King, a University of Melbourne graduate who won the Royal Institute of British Architects’ prestigious student prize, speaks with ArchitectureAU.