Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitors’ Centre
Incorporating deep shade, generous air movement and unique material strength – alongside a touch of sci-fi – Charles Wright Architects has produced a new standard in tropical architecture.
With reverence for nature allied to refined execution, the Montville House draws on the ‘Australian modernist pavilion’ to produce a rational, process-driven result with an elegant, poetic twist.
500 Bourke Street
John Wardle Architects’ redevelopment of this corporate site in Melbourne’s CBD has produced an urban space that is profoundly human and dynamic.
Paul Morgan’s Trunk House draws strength from the materials of its immediate environment. As much a study in bush engineering as it is in modernist inevitability, it is a delight for the senses.
1 Bligh Street
Informed by the architects’ social and cultural intent, Australia’s first ‘green skyscraper’ is an outstanding, design-led building with deep commercial value.
Greenhouse by Joost Bakker
As Greenhouse by Joost returns to Melbourne for the 2012 Food and Wine Festival, we revisit Michael Carr’s piece on the ambition and dedication of the man behind this recyclable, waste-free project.
Instead of building in beneath a classic 1890s Queenslander, Shaun Lockyer Architects has orchestrated superb interactions with Brisbane’s subtropical climate, forging a building that enriches occupation no matter what the season.
Nestled behind a David Lynchian suburban outlook, iredale pedersen hook have created illusions of their own, making the most of a unique, wedge-shaped design to enhance the internal flexibility of this home.
Responding to complex site conditions on the Bellarine Peninsula, NMBW’s Curlewis House embraces the unique landscape to produce generous, comfortably contained architecture.
Extending and adding to the front of a Victorian house in Armadale, Matt Gibson A+D builds a bridge between old and new, resulting in a skilled and sensitive residential project.