Binary House: a contemporary extension of a 1960’s yellow brick house

Christopher Polly Architect has carefully connected an extension to the back of a 1960’s yellow brick house on a tight budget. ADR chats to Christopher Polly about the project, which is located in southern Sydney. How did the Binary house project come to you and how did it evolve? The clients are architecture and design enthusiasts […]

Western Sydney Airport searching for student architects

Western Sydney’s first full-service international airport is seeking experienced airport designers along with university students who have a link to Western Sydney to pitch for a chance to design its new terminal. Expressions of interest are being accepted from firms “with experience designing a comparable airport in the past five years” and those interested will also […]

Inspired by a triangular site: studioplusthree’s Platform House

Simon Rochowski co-founder of studioplusthree, discusses platform house, the project that prompted him and fellow co-founders Julin Ang and Joseph Byrne to come together as a studio. Architect’s statement On a triangular block in Sydney’s east, a new living platform brings light, air and space to a highly constrained site. In an urban response to […]

Gensler’s proposed skyscraper in NYC would be city’s second tallest

Global architecture firm Gensler has proposed a 96-storey office tower in Midtown Manhattan, which will become the city’s second tallest skyscraper if it gets approval.  Named Tower Fifth, the skyscraper is intended to be built on a plot along Fifth Avenue, between 51st and 52nd streets. Climbing 1,556 feet (519 metres) above Manhattan, it would […]

Gianni Botsford Architects designs a home with a funnel-shaped copper roof

Williamstown Town Hall: how k20 Architecture added 100 years to its life cycle