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.
MADA presents: Wearing the Interior City
Fashion and architectural worlds will collide this Saturday as Monash University students present 11 remarkable outfits inspired by the city’s interiors at MPavilion.
National Architecture Award winners
The winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards were announced at a ceremony in Brisbane last week, with ARM and emerging architects Liz Walsh and Alex Nielson and Jesse Bennett Architect among the exemplary practices awarded.
Hideaway: Seascape Retreat by Pattersons Associates
As the first studies for Seascape were for “a bed and a fire and a cave to fit them in”, New Zealand architect Andrew Patterson must surely have contemplated Henry David Thoreau’s maxim: “Consider first how slight a shelter is absolutely necessary.”
SJB Architects wins at World Architecture Festival
The stellar project is Casba, a medium-density infill development in Sydney’s inner west, designed by SJB in conjunction with Billard Leece Partnership, with interiors by BKH.
Dune House by Fearon Hay Architects
The Dune House, located in the coastal suburb of Omaha, is an hour north of Auckland. The client’s brief to Fearon Hay was for “a house by the beach, not a beach house”, and the result is certainly uniquely executed.
Gardens in the sky
Urban convenience and million dollar views make apartment living desirable, but how do we replicate the intrinsic natural benefits of green space above ground?
Working within limited footprints and restrictive spaces, small projects say much about the art of architecture and creative space making.
The art of the apartment at Darling Point
Chenchow Little Architects has found solutions that are both practical and delightful in this Sydney apartment, with the brief calling for a sense of surprise and a space to display the client’s vast art collection.
Tim Greer of TZG reveals his picks for Sydney Open this weekend
The director of Tonkin Zulaikha Greer gives his top five suggestions for the most intriguing buildings and inspiring works of architecture to check out at Sydney Open 2015.