John Gollings – a life through the lens
In the world of photography there is one man who is recognised and celebrated as arguably the best architectural photographer in Australia. Who is this icon? It is, of course, Mr John Gollings.
Sylvia Walton Building
‘The revolution in architecture brought us freedom but robbed us of taste,’ wrote Roy Simpson of Yuncken Freeman Architects. So what would Simpson think of the addition to ‘his’ Sylvia Walton Building by Lyons Architecture?
The Garma Cultural Knowledge Centre
The recently completed Garma Cultural Knowledge Centre at Gulkula expresses Yolngu knowledge, power, and identity through the medium of contemporary architectural design.
The Avenue, Melbourne
Elenberg Fraser’s recently completed Avenue apartment building, on the corner of Chapel Street and Alexandra Avenue, has a striking purity, with its gentle, curved surface offering a soft visual gateway into South Yarra.
A constellation of their own: Q+A with ANAESTHETIC
Kiwi couple Ben and Kiri Wahrlich made waves at DEN Fair with their original lighting and furniture pieces, taking out the prize for Best Independent Designer. The talented pair share their views on the local design industry, and their plans for the future.
Five minutes with DEN Fair’s Thibaud Cau-Cecile
With an advisory board boasting some of the most influential names in Australian design, the inaugural DEN Fair launches this Thursday. Director Thibaud Cau-Cecile explains what we can expect.
Q+A ASPECT Studios: Mud pies and wild play
The proposed Ian Potter Wild Play Garden will see renowned landscape architects ASPECT Studios work with Centennial Parklands to bring back ‘wild play’ for children and their carers within Sydney’s most loved park.
The machine that makes land pay
‘The skyscraper is a machine that makes land pay,’ according to Cass Gilbert, the architect of the Woolworth Building in 1913 – an early New York City skyscraper. Clare Snowden investigates this theory and how all types of buildings are devices for generating revenue from once idle plots of pasture.