As a leader of a new generation of Australian architects, Peter Stutchbury has expertly demonstrated an attuned knowledge of construction, the local environment and context. His catalogue of important work, presented chronologically here, shows the architect’s engagement with the landscape, and “observes how his vision of an ideal architecture has set the course for much that should follow.” What’s also captured in this book is the variety of his work, from harbour-side houses in Sydney to the Deepwater Woolshed near Wagga Wagga, with the Archery Pavilion for the Sydney Olympic Games thrown in somewhere in between. It is an exceptional body of work that impresses today but which will inspire tomorrow.
As the 2016 Rio Olympic Games concludes, we look back at a role architecture once played in the Olympic movement, that is now largely forgotten.
A discussion of Monash University’s Clayton campus, exploring opportunities and challenges facing the suburban educational hub.
Australia’s population rose to 24 million in February 2016. How can research, policy and good design keep pace with this growing demand for housing? Leading architects, researchers and policymakers gathered at the Housing Futures symposium in Sydney in July to discuss the future of housing.
Philip Goad reflects on the “openly figurative, demonstrative, discursive and even anxiously abrasive” attributes of the 2016 Gold Medallists, Stephen Ashton, Howard Raggatt and Ian McDougall.
A project by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has pipped two Australian projects to take out the 2016 Public Library of the Year Award.
A draft masterplan for Melbourne’s University Square will see it transformed with 40 percent more open space and 253 new trees.
Victoria’s Minister for Planning Richard Wynne has approved a trio of residential towers in Melbourne’s CBD, designed by Fender Katsalidis.
The Victorian government has revealed designs for stage two of the Geelong Performing Arts Centre redevelopment in Victoria by Hassell.