Memorialising the Griffins at Canberra
The centenary of Walter and Marion Griffin’s arrival down under makes it timely to (re)consider erecting a memorial to the city’s authors at the national capital, Australia’s greatest achievement in landscape architecture.
Design tools and the urgency of architecture
One of our contributing online editorial assistants navigates software in an attempt to unearth new possibilities for architectural practice.
Building Cultural Memory
British practice Haworth Tompkins recently completed the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, UK. It is a project with significant socio-cultural heritage and its restoration is integral to preserving legacy.
Interview: Tim Greer (Tonkin Zulaikha Greer)
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer is known nationally and internationally for its consistent ideological and aesthetic focuses. Here AR editor, Michael Holt, spoke with practice director, Tim Greer, as the first article in the ‘From Concept to Completion’ series.
The Forrest Shed
A review of a small single residence in Canberra, designed by Collins Caddaye Architects. Situated in a heritage precinct and adjacent to a series of car parks, this urban intervention is a poignant example of micro-housing and urban densification in the city.
The legacy of William Toomath
Toomath was one of the first New Zealand architects to study at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and to bring the highest level of overseas design knowledge to local conditions, budgets and scope.
The Great Density Debate
One of our contributing online editorial assistants, highlights that before attempting to accommodate the rapidly increasing population of Melbourne, we must first understand what constitutes a good housing design.
A Changed Landscape: Brisbane after Donovan Hill
Donovan Hill decisively shifted the professional and the public conversation forward from the reheated dichotomy of modernism and the Queensland vernacular tradition.
Tolerance and customisation: A question of value
With the devaluation of digital fabrication owing to its overuse, it is the responsibility of designers to reintroduce value into designs by synthesising multiple and complementary sources through innovative methods.
Distinguishing art and architecture
A piece from one of ADR’s contributing online editorial assistants where the author attempts to find the line of separation between art and architecture using Stephen Bram’s latest project as an example.