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Tzannes adds to series of engineered timber buildings with design for UNSW

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:57
Tzannes and Lendlease have designed a multi-purpose building constructed from Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) for the UNSW’s main campus in Kensington.

Peter McIntyre Beaumaris house recommended for heritage listing

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:54
A mid-century modernist house in Melbourne, one of Peter McIntyre’s innovative and experimental bowstring truss designs, has been recommended for state heritage listing.

New Taubmans All Weather Exterior formula engineered to deal with harsh Australian conditions

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 11:15
Formulating paints for the Australian market means dealing with the continent’s particularly harsh and changeable conditions.

Melburnian ambience: Four Points by Sheraton

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 09:26
In Melbourne’s Docklands, DKO Architecture has designed an understated and elegant hotel delivers an experience for guests that feels at one with the real world just outside its doors.

Vale Geoffrey Pie, 1938–2018

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:46
Don Watson remembers the life and work of Queensland architect Geoffrey Pie, who passed away on New Year’s Eve.

American Institute of Architects recognizes Melbourne’s Tanderrum Bridge

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:09
John Wardle Architects and NADAAA’s footbridge to the Australian Open won an award from the American Institute of Architects.

Commercial and educational space under one roof in proposed Macquarie University building

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:29
A proposed six-storey development at Macquarie University in Sydney will be a gateway between the university’s commercial and academic precincts.

Entries open for 2019 Dulux Colour Awards

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:59
The Dulux Colour Awards celebrate exceptional and innovative use of colour across commercial, public and residential projects in Australia and New Zealand.

Buildings produce 25% of Australia's emissions. What will it take to make them 'green' – and who'll pay?

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:46
With 25% of greenhouse gas emissions produced by the construction, operation and maintenance of buildings, what must be done to generate a working strategy to improve Australia’s chances of keeping the carbon-neutral promise by 2050?

Australian Institute of Architects appoints new CEO

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:51
The Australian Institute of Architects has appointed Julia Cambage as its new CEO.

Kerry Hill’s Ooi House in Margaret River up for sale

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 14:14
Kerry Hill Architects’ Ooi House, A nationally significant example of twentieth-century “modern minimal” architecture completed in 1997, has been listed for sale.

Funding pledges support $446m Kakadu town masterplan

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 13:02
The federal government and opposition have both pledged more than $200 million to “upgrade” and “improve” Kakadu National Park and support the revitalization of the park’s mining town, Jabiru.

Interim report from Opal Tower investigation released

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:04
An interim report of an ongoing investigation into defects in the Opal Tower in Sydney has been published by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment.

Pure play: Nubo

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:13
PAL Design Group has created a new play environment in Sydney for children to make, create, build and explore as they exercise their imagination.

Historic former Fremantle synagogue to become hospitality venue

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:32
Perth-based Arcadia Design Studio has reimagined a historic former synagogue in Fremantle into a cluster of bars and restaurants.

First House: Challis Penthouse

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 09:47
As one of his first projects, Andy Macdonald of MI Architects was given the opportunity to explore his interest in “colonizing underutilized roof space.” Eighteen years later, Andy reflects on this apartment design and its influence on his practice’s subsequent work.

Crone’s terraced Parramatta tower approved

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:58
The Sydney Central City Planning Panel has approved a proposal for a 25-storey office tower in central Parramatta, designed by Crone, with landscape architecture by Urbis.

Extreme Conservation: Antarctic Huts of the Heroic Age

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:07
Bill McKay discovers the historic huts left behind from previous Antarctic explorers’ efforts to reach the South Pole.

Townsville turns to Conrad Gargett to design $450m precinct

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 12:01
Conrad Gargett has been commissioned to design and masterplan a $450 million development in central Townsville.

Kaunitz Yeung Architecture announces successful Indigenous student candidate

Fri, 01/11/2019 - 11:24
Twenty-two-year-old Indigenous architecture student Marni Reti is joining Kaunitz Yeung Architecture.