A leafy haven for ‘modern primates’

It’s easy to spend a lot of time talking about architecture while forgetting about who actually uses it. For Saint Boulevard, Elenberg Fraser’s new multi-residential project situated on St Kilda Rd boulevard, the end users have been put front and centre. The design was created for an emerging social group Elenberg Fraser likes to call […]

Contemporary addition to Brisbane worker’s cottage

A heritage-listed worker’s cottage in the inner-Brisbane suburb of Petrie Terrace presented an irresistible challenge for bureau^proberts Director Terry McQuillan and his interior designer wife Charlie.  A small and steeply sloping site, together with a compact floor plan and building challenges owing to the cottage’s age and location, were no barrier to the pair’s imagination. […]

TILT uses latest technologies to control sunlight at UTS Central

Industrial design firm TILT supplied innovative technologies and manufacturing techniques to provide shading for the new UTS Central building at the University of Technology Sydney. The UTS Central concept, by architects FJMT (with the original Broadway Podium design by Lacoste + Stevenson and DJRD), was to design a building that responds to its harsh urban […]

Queensland University of Technology – breathing new life into traditional academic models

The Peter Coaldrake Education Precinct, designed for the Queensland University of Technology by Henning Larsen and Wilson Architects, draws from surrounding campus activity to breathe new life into traditional academic models. Architect’s statement On Australia’s sunny eastern coast, a new model of social, sustainable learning has taken shape.  The six-level, 11,000 m2 building layers classroom, […]

Designing on a sensitive site: Oxford University’s Beecroft Building

Hassell’s vision for a settlement on Mars