Amelyn Ng conducts a series of interviews for ADR’s Emerging Conversations, which aims to demystify the uncertainties surrounding post-architecture school life and establish an accessible, heartening platform for recent graduates and students of architecture across Australia.
Technology, craft and materials combine to create an experiential palette for designers and architects alike.
Revisiting the residential work of Charles Correa
In an era when Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Louis Kahn et al completed significant commissions, Charles Correa returned to India to set up his practice. Correa discovered a resonance with Indian tradition and a call to discover a distinctive architectural language.
ArchiTeam Award winners announced
Small scale and emerging architectural practices from around Victoria were praised for their ingenuity at the eighth ArchiTeam Awards on Wednesday night, at Melbourne’s No Vacancy Gallery.
Emerging Conversations: Western Australia
Housing revolution: lessons from Berlin
The ‘crowd-sourced’ multi-residential project is emerging as an alternative approach in an increasingly impenetrable Australian housing market. Among the first was Breathe Architecture’s much-celebrated The Commons, with the beleaguered Nightingale project looking to follow suit.
Carbon Positive House by Archiblox among eight Australian winners of International Green Interior Awards
A swag of Australian designers and architects have received industry acclaim and global recognition for their work on sustainable interiors during this year’s International Green Interior Awards, held recently in Sydney.
ARM Architecture’s Geelong Library and Heritage Centre opens to the public this weekend
The $45.5 million dollar project is the largest ever undertaken by Geelong City Council, and announces ARM’s particular brand of distinctive, unconventional architecture to the regional centre.
Q&A with Jill Garner
ADR contributor Sara Kirby speaks with recently appointed Victorian government architect Jill Garner about the most fulfilling projects in her career, her new role and her views on Melbourne as Australia’s “only real residential major city”.
Tinderbox by Breathe Architecture
This apartment, within the historically significant Foy and Gibson warehouse complex, had over time succumbed to a series of dubious conversions. Breathe Architecture reignites the space while sparking connections with the past.
Double Courtyard House: elevating the ordinary
The Double Courtyard House by Vokes and Peters is an exercise in drawing the extraordinary out of the ordinary. The challenge was to find solutions to a complex client brief that required a mix of public and private space, while simultaneously anchoring an elevated building and delivering expansive, yet controlled, views.