Crone Architects’ addition to the civic precinct of Orange in New South Wales is a highly refined building and suite of generous public spaces that “grow” out of the landscape and connect seamlessly with the existing pedestrian network.
Two new towers by Candalepas Associates, the hotel QT Melbourne on Russell Street and the AHL Headquarters on George Street in Sydney, complement the existing fabric of the city with compositional finesse.
Architects North has created a curious and elegant self-generated development in the Townsville suburb of West End that was conceived as “a breathe of fresh air.”
Smart Design Studio’s new mixed-use building in Balgowlah, Sydney has an elegantly composed, layered outer skin that brings an urbane character to the suburban streetscape.
A new gallery for the Indigenous art collective Martumili Artists, designed by Officer Woods Architects, is proving to be an important cultural facility for the small community of Newman in Western Australia.
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.
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.
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.
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 Broderick Architects and CODA Studio results in “something significant and joyous” for a school in WA.
A school in Melbourne readies its students for the world of the virtual, with a firm grasp on the value of the real.
While critics have laid into Frank Gehry’s UTS Business School for being image-conscious, Jennifer Calzini finds a building more than meets the eye.
McIntyre Partnership’s expressive learning centre at Trinity Grammar in Melbourne serves as a chronicle of the architecture of Peter McIntyre.
At the University of Melbourne, a partnership between John Wardle Architects and NADAAA yields a layered new school rich in ideas and meticulous in detail.