Shortlist announced for National Architecture Awards
A selection of the country’s award-winning architectural projects are in the running to be doubly rewarded with the AIA revealing its 2015 National Architecture Awards shortlist this week.
Can multiresidential apartments support the suburban Australian lifestyle?
The rapid development and densification of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs continues, as construction begins on a $77 million multi residential apartment block atop Doncaster Hill, designed by Woods Bagot.
Is this Australia’s longest rammed earth wall?
The Musterer’s Quarters by Luigi Rosselli Architects demonstrates the contemporary relevance of one of the oldest known building methods, taking advantage of its exceptional thermal massing and environmental properties.
Crystal clear: a new entrance for the Australian Museum in Sydney
The Australian Museum in Sydney this week unveiled the Crystal Pavilion designed by Neeson Murcutt with Joseph Grech Architects, stage one of its reincarnation as both a serious museum of natural history and a cultural bastion of the city’s history.
Zaha Hadid joins with Nikken Sekkei to win back Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium
Following the Japanese government’s official announcement to scrap Hadid’s design for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium in July, the British Pritzker Prize-winner will collaborate with Japanese engineering and design firm Nikken Sekkei to create a new submission.
Peter Stutchbury’s Gold Medal tour comes to Melbourne
Peter Stutchbury gave his first Melbourne address at MSD last week, invited to share his vast body of work on tour as this year’s AIA Gold Medallist. Amelyn Ng gives her account of the prolific Sydney architect’s insightful presentation.
International Architecture Awards celebrate diverse talent overseas
Design excellence was represented across varying scales and categories, with this year’s winning and commended projects including a place of worship and a public library, as well as student housing and luxurious hotels.
The Goods Line officially opens
The highly anticipated project opened to the public over the weekend, revealing ASPECT Studios and CHROFI’s transformation of a disused rail passage into a vibrant urban strip, linking Sydney’s Railway Square through Ultimo to Darling Harbour.
Q&A with ClarkeHopkinsClarke
With work spanning areas including education, multi-residential, health care and retail, ClarkeHopkinsClarke (CHC) has proven itself versatile over its 60 years of practise. Emily Taliangis speaks with partners Dean Landy and Toby Lauchlan about some of their recent projects, and what is in store for them for the rest of 2015.
QUT to receive new education precinct
In an exciting collaboration, Wilson Architects and Henning Larsen Architects have won a tender to design a 75 million dollar education precinct for Queensland University of Technology (QUT).