The physical model is anything but obsolete, says Woods Bagot model maker

It’s a dying art, but one that John Sargood preserves in a workshop cluttered with perfectly detailed miniatures of Woods Bagot buildings destined to grace skylines the world over. It’s an almost impossible task to capture John Sargood’s world in print. Reading back over our conversation, it’s quickly apparent that so much is missing. Sargood […]

CHROFI designs “anchor point” in Sydney community space

A covered outdoor community space, change rooms, kiosk and public toilet sit under one “civic scale” roof in the Marsden Park Amenities by CHROFI. The project took out the Robert Woodward Award for Small Project Architecture at the 2020 New South Wales Architecture Awards this week, where it was praised for its “ephemeral and playful” […]

Chenchow Little inserts arched windows into Sydney home

Chenchow Little has created three-dimensional internal voids with expansive arched windows in this family home in the inner Sydney suburb of Glebe. Known for its Victorian terrace houses and narrow streets, Glebe has small allotments and a high density of housing in comparison to other Sydney suburbs. The site for Chenchow Little’s Glebe House is […]

Rise of the 20-minute neighbourhood

The ability to work, live and play all within 20 minutes’ reach is the new gold standard. In planning circles, it’s a concept known as the 20-minute neighbourhood, and it has surged in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The rise of the 20-minute neighbourhood has come from people’s desire to return to living locally and […]

Zenith imagines the healthy workplace post-pandemic

Kieron Gait Architects and Dan Young Landscape evoke memories of Walter Burley Griffin in Brisbane garden