Architecture Australia, September 1996

Architecture Australia, September 1996

Architecture Australia

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


Archive | 1 Sep 1996


‘Perhaps never in history have the talents, skills, broad vision, and the ideals of the architecture profession been more urgently needed. The profession could be …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996


Heroic Melbourne and Dr Who? Dr Philip Goad’s review [AA May/June 96] of Norman Day’s RMIT student publication Heroic Melbourne: Architecture of the 1950’s cannot …

Archive | Marton Marosszeky | 1 Sep 1996

Quality Assurance

A good idea gone wrong?


Archive | 1 Sep 1996

St Leonards

Night view of the St Leonards Avenue facade.Living/dining realm of one of the two-level top apartments; furnished with Chris Connell pieces from MAP.Rear view of …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996


Looking north-west from the west.Looking west across the main living area.Looking south-west towards the living pavilion (left) and sleeping pavilion.Main bedroom from the central court.More …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996

Galina Beek

Looking south towards the verandah off the conference area.Looking north-west to the sales area with the entry porch and path at left.Clerestory windows and ceiling …

Archive | Peter Tonkin | 1 Sep 1996

Cubic Rescue

After six years craftsmanship by enlightened owner-builders, architects Andrew Stanic and Andy Harding unveil a notable renovation in Sydney.

Archive | Caroline Pidcock | 1 Sep 1996

Photo Synthesis

Scientific research stars showcase their work in svelte new premises at the University of New South Wales–a shop fitout by Campbell Luscombe.


Archive | 1 Sep 1996

State Awards

This year’s RAIA state architecture awards, announced by the chapters in July, signal vigorous debates in the national jury room. Looking at results before the …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996


Cairns: Cairns Convention Centre Stage 1 of Cox Rayner’s Cairns Convention and Exhibition Centre has opened to acclaim for its environmental advances—notably the concertina roof …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996


Pacific IslandBy Herbert Ypma, from the World Design series published by Thames and Hudson, softback, $40.Review by Davina JacksonAs Vika and Linda Bull, notable Tongan …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996


BARCELONA: UIA CONFERENCE Present and Futures: Architecture in Cities conference conducted by the International Union of Architects in Barcelona, including Australian speakers, 31 June–7 July …

Archive | 1 Sep 1996


Slices of the architectural action around Australia.