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Experimentation, speculation, invention: AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:50
A timely proposal that considers the imbalance between private car parks and public space has won the 2021 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Winner

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:49
A timely proposal that powerfully articulates a concept.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Honourable Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:49
An imaginative solution that proposes a new cultural attitude to death.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Honourable Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:48
This proposal is a wolf in sheep’s clothing and conceals the benefits of density behind the semblance of cosy suburbia.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Honourable Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:48
A collaborative design project to restore a community centre in Alice Springs.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Special Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:48
A proposal that explores our responsibility to other living beings and their habitat.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Special Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:47
This scheme proposes to stitch together fragmented parts of suburban Paris.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Special Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:46
A series of architectural studies that take Lego into a speculative realm.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2021: Special Mention

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 15:45
This proposal reclaims a public space that connects Sydney's CBD with the harbour.

Triple-tower Crows Nest development gains concept approval

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:59
The NSW government has approved plans to build three towers above Crows Nest metro station.

Iredale Pedersen Hook, With Architecture to design WA school upgrades

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:50
The WA government has appointed architects for two multi-million-dollar school upgrades in the state.

Denton Corker Marshall designs ‘landmark’ medical hub

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 14:08
Denton Corker Marshall has unveiled designs for a “landmark” new building for Melbourne’s St Vincent’s Hospital, overlooking Carlton Gardens.

Vale Dirk Bolt, 1930–2020

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:02
An emigre from the Netherlands, Dirk Bolt was an architect and planner who left an enduring legacy on the built environments of Hobart and Canberra.

Earthy attire: Prior

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 15:39
Ritz and Ghougassian's designed for a Melbourne restaurant, Prior, is predicated on its its inclination towards tropes and visual cues of the great outdoors.

Durbach Block Jaggers designs Sydney pencil tower

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 15:18
Durbach Block Jaggers Durbach Block Jaggers has unveiled designs for a super-skinny hotel in Sydney’s Haymarket that measures just over six metres wide and 110 metres tall.

Three Sydney schools to be upgraded

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 14:44
The NSW government has approved the upgrades of three schools in Sydney, which together are worth $290 million.

‘Over-scaled’ Waterfront Brisbane development approved

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 13:52
A proposal to construct a two-tower commercial development on the Brisbane river has been approved by the council despite considerable opposition.

One to watch: Oliver du Puy

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 13:16
Emerging practice Oliver du Puy Architects designs spaces that elevate the human experience and explore architecture as a space for ritual and equilibrium.

Post-pandemic cities can permanently reclaim public spaces as gathering places

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:51
Paradoxically, the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to healthier buildings and more active cities with long-term public health benefits, writes Anne-Marie Broudehoux.

An architectural ‘pet’: Erskineville Creature

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:34
This calm, compact dwelling at the rear of a Victorian terrace in Sydney represents an alternative to conventional home designs that will become increasingly valuable as our urban centres densify and household sizes decrease.