“The ensuing story of the project is one that goes to show that architecture isn’t just grand edifices, but rather, at best, it can change the way people think and can bring people together. It shows you what great architecture can do.” Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place will air on ABC TV on December 6 at 9.30pm.
Looking at sky-high towers, high and medium-rise construction and design, the Summit brings together world leaders in architecture, engineering, urban planning and construction for a comprehensive look at how our cities will grow and evolve in the years and decades to come.
Vale Peter Corrigan
Renowned Australian architect Peter Corrigan AM passed away on Thursday 1 December. Corrigan “challenged the orthodoxy of the architectural establishment in Australia with his provocative ideas.”
The debate: insourcing versus outsourcing
To insource or outsource: that is the question. John Wardle and Lindsay Urquhart Riba debate the pros and cons.
Watch: Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place
WAF 2016 recap: a return to Europe
Australian architecture, the outgoing US President and Zaha Hadid’s ‘Potato’ – Peter Bennetts reflects on the Ninth World Architecture Festival in Berlin for ADR.
Beyond the vitreous layers that shield our homes, contemporary glass is taking on a dynamic new dimension. Stephen Todd writes for MEZZANINE.
Brain trust: why is architecture a male-dominated industry?
AR asks a panel of experts in the industry to respond to the question: architecture has long been a male dominated industry. Why do you think this is and is it changing?
Matt Gibson A+D announced as winner of Miele ‘Forever Better’ competition
The team at Matt Gibson A+D has been announced as the winner for the Miele Immer Besser design competition, with their proposal for an ultra-flexible apartment space.
The beauty and benefits of adaptive re-use
With rising development pressures in our cities, it’s imperative to consider sustainability and continue to reuse and refurbish existing building stock. Hamilton Wilson writes for ADR.
Sewage pumping station restored as possible eatery
“As far as we know, it’s the only pumping station in Australia that has been preserved for this type of use.” Hector Abrahams of HAA discusses the revitalisation of Sydney’s first sewage pumping station.