The second iteration of the NGV Architecture Commission, Haven’t You Always Wanted …? by M@ Studio Architects, explores dematerialization and the expression of the civic in Melbourne’s future outer suburbs.
Charles Wright Architects has created a dynamic new science building for Trinity Anglican School in Far North Queensland, responding to both program and climate with lyrical pragmatism.
Richards and Spence has made a significant contribution to a whole fragment of Brisbane, using a rich and distinctive design language across a range of works for the James Street precinct.
In their design for a primary school in far-northern New South Wales, Pat Twohill Designs and Twohill and James retain the look of the weatherboard schoolhouse but take a decisive break from tradition.
JCY Architects and Urban Designers’ new Student Services Building for Edith Cowan University provides the Joondalup Campus with more than just a building – it is also a landscape, a meeting place and a symbol.
Designed by Architectus, the Mandeville Centre at Melbourne school Loreto Mandeville Hall is an “affirmation of architectural credentials,” the building providing an appropriate counterpoint to its heritage setting and maximizing potential for learning interactions.
Loucas Zahos Architects has orchestrated a calming and intimate sequence of spaces for a new eye clinic in Caloundra, South East Queensland.
Kerry Hill Architects has led a collaborative redevelopment of the historic heart of Perth since 2009, complementing the existing heritage fabric with architectural insertions at an urban scale.
A former car assembly building redeveloped by Tridente Architects and Woods Bagot plays a central role in the ongoing development of the sixty-one-hectare precinct of Tonsley.
The 2015 MPavilion by Amanda Levete Architects – the second instalment of this annual architecture commission –presents a fittingly open platform for a diverse list of cultural programs.
HDR Rice Daubney’s design for Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Macquarie Park, Sydney provides staff and visitors with a complex, layered and dramatic experience.
Neeson Murcutt Architects has designed an approachable building that engages with the public domain for this new surf life saving club on New South Wales’ mid-north coast.
Six Degrees Architects references De Stijl and late modernism in its design of this business accelerator for the burgeoning community of Melton, west of Melbourne.
Sans-Arc Studio’s innovative response to a tight site in Adelaide’s West End can be seen as an urban interpretation of a rural hut typology.
A new pavilion by FJMT at the Australian National Maritime Museum on Sydney’s Darling Harbour takes its cues from naval architecture, offering a dramatic entry experience to the museum.
Bates Smart’s twin elliptical towers in Sydney’s Olympic Park present architecture as a positive force in city life.
PHAB Architects has revived a former condensed milk factory in Toogoolawah, Queensland through considered restoration and contemporary gestures.
Facet Studio has created two awe-inspiring volumes separated by a physical and metaphorical divide for the chapel complex at Doshisha University’s Kyotanabe campus in Kyoto.
Cox Rayner Architects employs an impressive level of craft and detail to deinstitutionalize The University of Queensland’s new oral health centre.
With a nod to Adelaide High School’s 1930s design, JPE Design Studio’s New Learning Centre provides flexible and informal learning spaces.
With the aspiration to create one of the healthiest headquarters in the world, Medibank enlisted multidisciplinary design firm Hassell to create a head office where employees have freedom to choose how and where they work.
Branch Studio’s chapel forges a new connection between two suburban schools, serving dual purpose as a sacred and a civic space.
Kerry Hill Architects offers a sensitive interpretation of traditional Japanese architecture in this delightfully dramatic and welcoming hotel.
Tzannes Associates’ adaptive re-use of the former Kent Brewery in the heart of Sydney’s Central Park retains the brick facade and inserts part of a trigeneration plant that powers the neighbourhood.
A collaboration between MvS Architects and iPartnership puts “dynamic attitude” into a school building in Malaysia.
A collaboration between Broderick Architects and CODA Studio results in “something significant and joyous” for a school in WA.
For Brisbane’s new Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital, Conrad Gargett created an impressive suite of rooftop gardens full of drama and novelty.
The new Margaret Court Arena by NH Architecture and Populous explores the relationship between sports stadia and the city.
Hassell’s new headquarters for healthcare giant Medibank delivers a vibrant and health-centred workplace while being a hospitable neighbour to stadium-goers.
ARM Architecture’s final additions to the Shrine of Remembrance offer a contemporary foil to the memorial’s classicism.