Australian Institute of Architects president Amy Muir on Victorian public architecture

As the 2019 Victorian Architecture Awards shortlist is announced, ADR catches up with The Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter president Amy Muir to discuss how public architecture benefits the state, its residents and the sense of community it fosters. ADR: How do you believe sustainable design will inform the future of Victoria’s public architecture? Amy […]

Studio Libeskind designs star-shaped building for National Holocaust Monument

New York-based architecture practice Studio Libeskind’s design for Canada’s National Holocaust Monument is comprised of six triangular, concrete volumes configured to create the points of a star.  Architect’s statement Centrally located at the corner of Booth and Wellington Streets in Ottawa across from the Canadian War Museum, the site connects the museum to the historic centre […]

How Jackson Teece redefined the role of a place of worship

Redefining the role of a place of worship within a community, the team at Jackson Teece draws on their experience of public buildings to create a village centre of consummate relevance. After securing the masterplan for Anglicare’s hospitality and wellness precinct, Heritage building Lober House, and additional retirement living accommodation at Anglicare’s Castle Hill site […]

DK-CM designs a ‘new heart’ for the UK town of Barkingside

Barkingside Town Centre is a strategic project by DK-CM, which radically transformed the town centre of Barkingside, a suburban town on the eastern fringe of London. The project provides a new heart to the town in the form of a civic square and high street park, supported by a range of strategic interventions along the […]

Decision to block Apple store in Federation Square ‘reinforces value of public architecture’

Rebuilding The Eltham North Playground