Room11 takes a reductive approach to Tasman Peninsula retreat

Tucked away in the rural locality of Koonya, The Glass House by Tasmanian-based architecture practice Room11 sits in perfect peace with its spectacular natural surrounds. The project was commissioned as a retreat and place to write for its owner with Room11 tasked to ensure the pavilion is deeply connected with the natural beauty it enjoys. […]

Architectus and Hecker Guthrie keep it local for country’s first Hyatt Centric

Architectus and Hecker Guthrie have woven subtle references to the Hoddle Grid and the city’s iconic laneways inside and out of the new Hyatt Centric. An Australian first for the global hotel chain, Hyatt Centric Melbourne reflects the brand’s localised focus. “The Hyatt Centric is different from the main Hyatt brand,” Architectus principal Matthew Smith […]

Tom Mark Henry references the playfulness of Palm Springs in Wahroonga House

Drawing upon the site’s architectural period and surrounding bushland, Wahroonga House by Sydney-based design studio Tom Mark Henry is an example of mid-century modern design. Wahroonga House is balanced by a laid-back sense of sophistication that evokes a strong connection to the nearby mid-century Rose Seidler House designed by the late renowned architect Harry Seidler. […]

ELASTICOFarm conceals message in Italian nuclear physics institute

Italian architecture practice ELASTICOFarm has hidden a message in the concrete panels that wrap around the National Institute of Nuclear Physics in Turin, Italy. Only visible under certain conditions of air humidity, the feature is being described by the studio as “an experiment on the skin of a building created for experimentation”. The new complex […]

JDA Co. honours the riverside in Brisbane family home

ARM Architecture unveils reimagined Geelong Arts Centre