Bates Smart’s Thomas Street building sits diagonally across from Frank Gehry’s Dr Chau Chak Wing Building. So how should architects respond to such a flamboyant neighbour: challenge or ignore it?
Australian architecture after World War I
As we prepare to celebrate the Anzac Day centenary this weekend, ADR looks at the impact of war on Australia’s modern architecture.
St Kilda House by Jost Architects
Jost Architects convert a severely dilapidated 1850s prefab Singapore Cottage into a clever contemporary home, combining classic and modern materials.
The Piggery Cafe: Burnham Beeches
Nestled among the picturesque suburb of Sherbrooke in Melbourne’s outer south east is The Piggery Cafe – the first phase of the Burnham Beeches project by Shannon Bennett and Adam Garrisson, with architectural partners Woods Bagot.
DESIGN Canberra: applications open
The most significant design event in the ACT, DESIGN Canberra has just opened up expressions of interest from diverse creatives for its 2015 festival.
Japan: Australian perspectives
To be opened on 8 May by the NSW government architect, Peter Poulet, the exhibition displays the works of seven contemporary Australian creative practitioners who have been inspired by Japan.