Architecture Australia, May 1996

Architecture Australia, May 1996

Architecture Australia

Provocative, informative and engaging discussion of the best built works and the issues and events that matter.


Archive | 1 May 1996


Recently, the RAIA commissioned some qualitative research which revealed some disturbing and fascinating facts about the community perception of architects. One significant revelation is that …

Archive | 1 May 1996

Sanitary Cities

The Homeboys Brendan EspositoHow Designers Banish the Young and the Poor from the Public RealmReport Rob WhiteThe city can be seen as a site of …

Archive | 1 May 1996


Storey Hall Omission I am writing with reference to the Storey Hall article in the January/February edition of Architecture Australia, in which artwork of mine …


Archive | 1 May 1996

Ocean View Farm

Looking south-east to the deck, with guest bedrooms at right and living zone left.The hoop pine kitchen from the dining area.Living room.View through a guest …

Archive | 1 May 1996

Exhibit One

A view of the Melbourne Exhibition Centre’s main entrance and north colonnade.Painted steel signage by Emery Vincent on the entry canopy.Concourse (on the building’s north …

Archive | 1 May 1996

Popular Dining

Dining in La Mensa’s ground floor windows.The front tables at Verona.Verona’s main bar with the green wall of the back room at rear.Fresh produce displayed …

Archive | Tony Styant-Browne | 1 May 1996

Gold Stars

The RAIA has bestowed its 1996 Gold Medal on the trio of vertical invaders who lead Denton Corker Marshall.

Archive | Peter Tonkin | 1 May 1996

Serious Fizz

Aspiring to cultural significance, Coca Cola honours its bubbly beverages with a museum at Sydney’s Circular Quay. Peddle Thorp designed the fitout.


Archive | 1 May 1996


France: Jardin ImaginaireWorking in France in 1992, Australian Anton James conceived the competition scheme which won Paris landscape architects Paysage Land (directed by Kathryn Gustafson) …

Archive | 1 May 1996


Post Mortem: Architecture and Art in AdelaideSeveral years ago, The Australian published a surprising headline asking: “what is the point of Perth?” At the time, …

Archive | 1 May 1996


Collaborating via EmailBy David Week and Howard Davis For the last four years, Professor Howard Davis, an architect now at the University of Oregon, and …

Archive | 1 May 1996


Taking the Pulse of Architecture: The RAIA Polls Members’ AttitudesWho would deny an occasional indulgence in bagging the RAIA? Any eavesdropper at Institute gatherings is …

Archive | 1 May 1996


Heroic Melbourne: Architecture of the 1950’sBy Norman Day. Published by the RMIT Department of Architecture, softback, $50.Review by Philip GoadLeft: New model by Craig Douglas …

Archive | 1 May 1996


MAP: Marking Territory ‘96Exhibition of a decade of furnishing products by Christopher Connell and Raoul C. Hogg (Merchants of Australian Products); at the Arts + …

Archive | 1 May 1996


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