Technē designs a pub for a prison
Danial Caneva, owner of Coburg’s trendy Post Office Hotel, will open a new bar and brewery at Pentridge Prison, with Technē converting a heritage-listed laundry into the hub of a new laneway precinct.
Architects compete to design Parramatta Square’s civic space
Four teams of internationally-renowned architectects will compete to design the community and civic space which will be the centrepiece of a $2 billion Parramatta Square renewal project.
CBD and Fishermans Bend high-rise developments gain approval
Three new developments, designed by Elenberg Fraser, Denton Corker Marshall (DCM) and Hayball architects, have been approved by the City of Melbourne at a recent Future Melbourne Committee meeting.
Stephen Varady: resident architect
For a Sydney couple, downsizing to an apartment allowed them to reinvest in the ideas and expertise of their architect previously commissioned.
Grimshaw and BVN design NSW’s first high-rise public school
Concepts designed by Grimshaw and BVN Architecture for New South Wales’s first high-rise public secondary school have been released by the State Government.
Woods Bagot’s plans to construct hotel atop historical Sydney building
Woods Bagot has submitted an application for the construction of a 22-storey hotel atop a heritage meat packing building on George Street, as Sydney continues to revamp its historic architectural sites.
Inside designer office spaces
Design, architecture, and real estate firms spend their days creating beautiful homes and workspaces for clients, but what of the spaces they themselves work in? The offices of those in the business of interiors are some of the most inspired and individual, as one would suspect.
Plans for Adelaide Festival Plaza revealed by SA Government
Designed by ARM Architecture and landscape architects Taylor Cullity Lethlean, the plans cover 26,000 square metres of public space surrounding the Adelaide Festival Centre.
The new Australian Dream
It can be argued that Australian metropolitan regions, like many cities around the world, exhibit a crisis of identity. At the current pace of development, inner cities will, within the next 50 years, have a surplus of mediocre multi-residential projects.
Emerging practice: Studio Osk
Often the most effective working partnerships spring from stimulating collaborations, as is the case for Melbourne-based architectural practice, Studio Osk.