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Modular smart shelter for Western Sydney wins public design competition
A modular bus shelter with design features such as shade panels, self-watering gardens, adjustable seats and recycling bins has won a public design competition seeking “smart” shelters that better cope with urban heat from climate change.
Indigo Jungle Garden Studio
Brisbane based architectural practice Marc&Co take us through their contemporary design for a small but dynamic studio pavilion in a subtropical garden.
Cubbyhouse: a safe space for disengaged children
Every year, around 1000 children are required to attend the Broadmeadows Children’s Court after incidences of domestic violence. Mihaly Slocombe worked pro-bono in collaboration with the Alannah and Madeline Foundation to kickstart the innovative Cubbyhouse project – a courthouse sanctuary for children, the first of its kind in Australia.
BGGS Research Learning Centre by m3architecture
Taking conceptual cues from imaginative literature, m3architecture’s design for Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School’s Research Learning Centre encourages the students’ search for knowledge.
Yallingup Eco House
Designed as an energy-efficient eco house for a young growing family located on a 120 acre Yallingup farm, the project by Threadgold Architecture embodies the clients’ ideals: to live sustainably and off-grid.
Adelaide-based design studio, Be Friendly, has delivered an elegant fit out for GOODdays Vietnamese restaurant in Brunswick, Melbourne.
Richmond Hill House
Rachcoff Vella Architecture’s Richmond Hill House is a considered response to the challenge of converting a poorly renovated and compromised 1930’s dwelling into a contemporary Melbourne home.
Earthquake-resistant modular homes for Christchurch
Melbourne-based business Habitech Systems has partnered with Christchurch-based building company LiteGreen Projects to produce modular, earthquake-resilient, and sustainable homes for New Zealanders.
Historic adaptation: Bay 9
“We didn’t have to look far for inspiration. Located under the Harbour Bridge and filled with rich industrial heritage, the space we were asked to work with was truly a beautiful canvas,” says Barry Babikian of BJB Architects. BJB and Brenchley Architects recently completed a creative work hub on Sydney’s North Shore.
Mount Alvernia College by m3architecture
Imaginatively interpreting the school’s Franciscan history, m3architecture has designed Mount Alvernia College’s vibrant new La Verna Building, Anthony Building and La Foresta Garden.