Graduates are the future
Ted Farmer led Australian architectural culture throughout the 1960s. Chris Johnson farewells the former NSW Government Architect 1909-2001.
MCA The architecture profession, and his own academy, should slap James Weirick’s hands for the offensive suggestion that the MCA competition judges decision be overturned …
The RAIA state awards,leading to thenationals in Adelaide on November 16.
Scanning the nation for architectural news and nuances.
Debate rages around Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s proposed alterations to Col Madigan’s National Gallery of Australia. Andrew Nimmo looks at the proposal, its background and the attendant issues. Peter Tonkin describes the scheme.
Six Degree’s latest bar presents a complex layering of past and present – manipulating perception, it places history in doubt. Toby Horrocks reports.
Reconciling this place. SueAnne Ware assesses the outcomes of Canberra’s Reconciliation Place competition.
Sam Aukland celebrates the idiosyncratic pleasures of Adelaide’s Elephant Walk Cafe.
Mt Tamborine: Gallery and Cafe Gall & Medek Architects have recently completed a gallery and cafe at Mt Tamborine, in the Gold Coast hinterland. Precisely …
What are the possible formal and spatial qualities of a postcolonial memorial? Stephen Cairns and Jane Jacobs look at the Stolen Generations Memorial competition.
Noting new books at Architext
By investing in the public realm, Donovan Hill’s AQIS Facility pushes the small commercial building into the domain of architecture. Review by Antony Moulis.
Laden with traces of its own past, South Bank is now one of Brisbane’s key public spaces. Louise Noble looks at the accumulated visions for a city.
Sean Godsell’s prototype emergency housing redeploys the ubiquitous shipping container.
Mining and memory, tragedy and tourism come together in two striking new projects at Broken Hill.
Pure geometries, public spirit and sustainable concerns are woven together with wit and dexterity in the Redcliffe City Library and Gallery. Review by Douglas Neale.
A spiralling red theatre by Bolles + Wilson is the latest player on Rotterdam’s burgeoning docklands.