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.
This year’s Sydney Open program provided opportunities to experience how new commercial buildings are engaging in civic gestures, and rediscover how older buildings reflect the changing fortunes of the harbour city.
The 2016 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat conference spanned three cities of China’s Pearl River Delta, a vast urban region faced with the challenges of bringing amenity and sustainability to dense, polycentric urban areas.
In a thoroughly modern and increasingly disenchanted world, are transcendent experiences in art and architecture still possible? Andrew Broffman reflects on this year’s regional architecture conference.
From RMIT Storey Hall to the Shrine of Remembrance and Geelong Library and Heritage Centre, the architecture of ARM seizes the attention of passers-by and seeks to become an object in the public imagination.
Australian architect Peter Corrigan has passed away on 1 December 2016.
An interesting model for alterations and additions to a Queenslander home: Camp Hill Extension by Neilsen Workshop and Morgan Jenkins Architecture.
This early 1970s structure holds a commanding presence on its sloped site, demonstrating skilful choreography of the experience of arrival and considered layering of horizontal and vertical planes.
A flexible home with a diversity of spatial moods and experiences: Canada Bay House.