World Architecture Day celebrations
Dean Dewhirst’s new book, From the Ground Up: 20 Stories of a Life in Architecture, to be launched as part of the World Architecture Day celebrations, features leading Australian architectural practitioners, who reveal what drew them to the profession.
LOBBY: The Spectacle of the ‘Un/Spectacle’
LOBBY is a new journal produced by the students of London’s Bartlett School of Architecture. It aims to serve as a “platform for exchange and discussion in lieu of a physical lobbying space”.
World Architecture Festival: Day 3 roundup
The National Arboretum Canberra project, designed by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, won the Landscape Project of the Year Award this year.
Cloud Citizen awarded joint top honors in Shenzhen Bay Super City Competition
The competition brief required a new 170-hectare financial district, including three high-rise structures, cultural buildings, and a large green space to connect the district to the surrounding city. An article by Evan Rawn.
What do you stand for?
An article by Architectural Review Asia Pacific editor Michael Holt calls for the resuscitation of a discourse within the architectural discipline.
Convertible Spaces reflect changing Australian lifestyles
Chris Hayton, principal architect at Rothelowman, discusses Convertible Spaces – a project designed to address the recent shift towards compact living in Australia.
Green aspirations at Jakarta’s Gran Rubina
The Gran Rubina is in many ways a refreshing departure from established notions of a traditional office block. Architect Brian Sheldon speaks to ADR about his work on the project making waves in Jakarta.
Cultural ribbon or coastal connections?
The City of Sydney’s program of design excellence forums recently focused on cultural precinct planning. With three of the city’s iconic beaches currently undergoing renewal, what is the role of the seaside CBD in the context of Sydney’s cultural identity? Written by ADR’s contributing online editor, Sara Anne Best.
Should architects register upon graduation?
Many aspiring (and registered) architects around the world have been calling for the radical reform of the architect registration process. ADR’s contributing online editorial assistant, Wesley Perrott, looks at changes being made in architectural registration in the UK and US, in comparison with Australia.
West End Tower – a Queenslander reborn
Notions of cultural preservation and continuing local architectural traditions are at work in OVP’s alteration of a Federation-era timber Queenslander in Brisbane’s West End. This project was featured in AR135 – Elements.