Linda Cheng is Editor of ArchitectureAU.com. She has written more than 750 articles covering architecture and design in Australia and around the world. Linda completed a Bachelor of Planning and Design (Architecture) at the University of Melbourne and has worked at a small architecture practice in Melbourne. Linda has also contributed to Australian architecture and design magazines including Architecture Australia, Houses, Artichoke, DQ, and the National Gallery of Victoria’s Gallery magazine. She was previously deputy editor/art director of Furnishing International and editorial assistant of Indesign and Habitus magazines.
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The architects behind a new Sydney apartment complex say the building could be the largest made from recycled brick in Australia.
The future of a proposal to redevelop a historic beach pavilion on Perth’s Cottesloe Beach is murky after a jury and a public vote identified different preferred designs.
Four architects are currently members of the NSW Independent Planning Commission, but major reforms will see the commission move towards “a stronger focus on decision-making skills rather than technical expertise.”
London-based 6A Architects is “challenging the normalised typologies for vertical buildings” with a hotel and commercial tower proposal for Melbourne’s Collingwood inspired by Mediterranean hilltop towns.
A new initiative has seen a number of Australian architecture practices commit to becoming carbon neutral businesses by the end of 2020.
Richard Leplastrier, Peter Stutchbury, Kerry and Lindsay Clare, Lawrence and Andrea Nield and Brit Andresen will no longer teach at the University of Newcastle, following a restructuring of the architecture department.
An independent heritage review of the plan to expand and redevelop the Australian War Memorial has determined that the proposal will have significant adverse impacts on the “iconic” building.
Moreau Kusunoki and Genton’s winning design for the planned Powerhouse museum in Parramatta will consist of structural steel lattices that will minimize the building’s weight and carbon footprint.