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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lippmann Partnership and Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners’ tower in Sydney’s CBD succeeds in meeting rigid market demands for commercial office space, while also making a generous contribution to the public domain.
Lahznimmo Architects and Wilson Architects interlace new and existing to produce a cohesive learning environment for the faculty of medicine at UNSW.
A new plant conservation laboratory presents an infrastructure that is critical to the task of banking Australia’s diverse flora.
BVN Donovan Hill gives architectural voice to a botanical ark in Mount Annan, New South Wales.
A compelling contribution to Sydney by Ateliers Jean Nouvel and PTW Architects.
A building by RAW Architects is designed to enrich the lives of disadvantaged children.
Those Architects create a new work/life balance in the global office of a young tech company.
A mosaic-tiled, sculptural observatory on Australia’s most famous beach.
A fresh new fitout for an established design practice in Walsh Bay.
Neeson Murcutt Architects and Sue Barnsley Design embed memory and art into a Sydney urban space.
BVN Donovan Hill benchmarks the emerging building typology of translational research centres.
A new church for a new time, though fjmt’s design embodies ancient religious symobolism.
Shed Architects and Space Control Design turn a Pyrmont woolshed into a boutique hotel.
Eclectic and nostalgic interiors by Nicholas Graham & Associates and Indyk Architects.
After an extensive conservation program, the 130-year-old building reopened in March 2013.
Sydney’s iconic high street providore opens a restaurant / grocer by Landini Associates in Westfield, CBD.
The conversion of a community centre by Collins and Turner in inner Sydney redefines the green roof.
Winner of the 2012 winner National Colorbond Award for Steel Architecture (AIA).
The Apollo restaurant in Sydney, with interiors by George Livissianis, peels back layers of the building’s history.
The Willoughby Incinerator by Walter Burley Griffin and Eric Nicholls is adapated as an artist’s studio, gallery and café.