AR speaks to the design duo behind the People’s Market about the concept surrounding the public space made from recycled shipping containers, which enjoyed a busy summer in Melbourne’s inner north.
Left fallow in the wake of an economic downturn, a prime site in Auckland’s Britomart is transformed into top grade retail tenancies by Cheshire Architects and prefab specialists Assembly Architects.
Westfield Sydney City Commercial Tower
John Wardle Architects’ refurbishment & expansion of newly acquired sites in Sydney activates both street level and skyline, with a streamlined, lipstick-shaped tower representing cosmetic appliqué through surgical precision.
Sliced Porosity Block
Steven Holl Architects’ latest project in China continues the firm’s reputation for typological innovation through experiments in architectural form.
The People’s Market
ARM’s ambitious Wanangkura Stadium helps to restore a sense of place & community to the shifting population of Port Hedland, in Australia’s Pilbara region.
Waurn Ponds Central Campus Precinct
Six Degrees’ Waurn Ponds Central Campus Precinct is a rejuvenated university space full of multi-scaled complexity, injecting a healthy dose of the type of immediate collegiality universities need to attract students.
Fai Fah, Bangkok
In a poor part of Bangkok, Spark Architects rejuvenated two shop-houses to provide a colourful youth centre for disadvantaged kids. The result is an instructive and entertaining model for improving the community through architecture.
AR editor Michael Holt gets beneath the printed glass exterior of Dutch architects MVRDV’s Glass Farm, and finds there may be more to it than meets the eye.
H2o’s redevelopment of Melbourne’s iconic Lakeside Stadium unifies what could have been a disparate collection of buildings into a singular whole.
Sleeping Dens, by Sibling
Melbourne design practice Sibling was tasked to build four townhouses on the site of a warehouse, and for the duration of the process turned the space into a home office featuring two sleeping dens.