What futuristic potential to particular materials hold? six architects undertake ambitious physical experiments in concrete, cardboard, glass, timber, steel and clay.
With the considered layering of existing and new fabric and forms, fjmt have crafted a home for the historic houses trust of new south wales, and a new public space for sydney
lyons’ 6-star, turf-roofed queenscliff centre takes environmental responsibility to new levels, interacting in complex ways with the surrounding wetlands, dunes and the bay.
dawson brown’s james-robertson house joins the pittwater harbour dialogue, with massive sandstone walls, corrugated copper and cantilevered glass boxes reaching for the sky.
Bligh Voller Nield’s new HQ for the National Australia Bank puts amenity before status as it bring about workplace change.
Women as directors?
Gender, feminism, architecture
THE HIGH COURT BECAME A DINING ROOM FOR LAST YEAR’S RAIA AWARDS, WITH COL MADIGAN AS DINNER SPEAKER. WE PRESENT THE TALK, ALONG WITH DRAWINGS …
Vale neville quarry 1933-2004
THEORYIn discussions about theory (AA September/October 2004), statements which would otherwise be thought dubious or false can seem like novel or arresting truths. Mark Wigley …
Other small ecologies
BATES SMART150 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTUREPhilip Goad. Thames and Hudson, 2004. $95My first encounter with the work of Bates Smart in architectural discourse was via …
We were virtually there
INTERNATIONALLab architecture studio are the architects for the new Museum of Bristol, UK • Ashton Raggatt McDougall has been shortlisted for the Fengxian New Library …
Where to now? The Double Dimension: Heritage and Innovation