AR 129: The Price of Building
This issue proves the demands of profit can be both a powerfully creative and destructive force in the built environment, and considers architecture as a profession well placed to speak for both the public and private stakeholders of our cities.
Inside 76: The ‘Out of Town’ issue
Inside 76 escapes the city to uncover a range of out-of-town projects, with interiors unhindered by compact urban living and that embrace their countryside and coastal surroundings.
Now on sale – AR 129: The Price of Building
The theme of this issue of Architectural Review Asia Pacific is predicated on an assumption: capital, not design or regulation, is the primary driver of the built form of our cities. Accepting this, it then sets out to examine what the challenges and opportunities might be for architecture in the realm of private property development. This issue proves the demands of profit can be both a powerfully creative and destructive force, and considers architecture as a profession well placed to speak for both the public and private stakeholders of our cities.
- On the cover: Luna in Melbourne, by Elenberg Fraser
- Westfield Tower, Sydney, by John Wardle Architects (review: John de Manincor)
- Sliced Porosity Block, Chengdu, by Steven Holl Architects (review: Daan Roggeveen)
- Luna, St Kilda, by Elenberg Fraser (review: Stuart Harrison)
- Showcase Buildings, Auckland, by Cheshire Architects & Assembly Architects (review: Andrew Barrie)
- ‘The birth of the Australian project home’ by Charles Pickett
- ‘Community Economy’ by Andrew Feeney
- ‘Theatre of Situation – Dashila(b)’ by Austin Williams
- ‘The Towers and the Fury’ by Philip Vivian
- ‘Discounting the Future: The Limits of Cost/Benefit Analysis for City Making’ by Patrick Fensham and Marcus Spiller
- Rory Hyde, interviewed by Maitiu Ward
- Graeme Gunn and Quino Holland, interviewed by Maitiu Ward
Plus: Ministry Studio is ‘One to Watch’; Tone Wheeler on the economics of ESD; Emerge Studio on Designwall; ‘The ‘I’ in Crisis’ by Anna Tweeddale’; Cities of Hope and Designer Suburbs in review; and much more.
Inside issue 76 escapes the city to uncover a range of out-of-town projects, with interiors unhindered by compact urban living and that embrace their countryside and coastal surroundings.
In this issue of (inside) Interior Design Review:
- Mitchelton Winery, Goulburn Valley, interiors by Hecker Guthrie (review: Gillian Serisier)
- Blairgowrie House, Victoria, interiors by Wolveridge Architects (review: Alexa Kempton)
- Starfall Farm, Bath (UK), interiors by Invisible Studio (review: Billy Nolan)
- Levantine Hill Homestead, Coldstream, interiors by Molecule (review: Annie Reid)
- Alfred & Constance, Brisbane, by Alexander Lotersztain (review: Gillian Serisier)
- ‘Forty years at the Jam’: Adelaide-based JamFactory celebrates 40 years of nurturing the careers of designer-makers
- In profile: Trent Jansen & his new work for Broached Commissions’ second project, Broached East
- ‘Brutalist Renaissance’: David Sokol looks at brutalist tendencies in contemporary furniture and object design
- ‘Community workshops’: Meet the creatives behind two new Sydney ventures offering collaborative & cost-efficient workshop spaces to designers
- London-based studio Haworth Tompkins and their sensitive regeneration of a series of dilapidated industrial buildings into performance and studio facilities for Aldeburgh Music
- Random International’s latest installation ‘Rain Room’, reviewed by Rebecca Roke
- Eames: Beautiful Details, by Steve Crist & Gloria Fowler (eds.), reviewed by Gillian Serisier
Plus Luigi Rossell Architects, Decus, Matt Woods Design, Hearth as well as I Love Todd Sampson on Designwall; Mim Design’s Top 5 Metallics in Objects; and much, much more…