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Architecture Australia, May 1997

Architecture Australia, May 1997

Architecture Australia

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

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Archive | 1 May 1997

Foreword

Architects are able to make a positive contribution in this rapidly changing world, as they undertake an important pivotal role. Not only are they able …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Letters

Can The Editor Edit?While reading the article by Anthony Styant-Browne (‘Workspace Reform’, AA January-February 97), I was reminded of a fascinating account by Julian Barnes …

Features

Archive | 1 May 1997

Treasure Chest

Precious information in a box. That concept won Paris/Sydney architect Thierry Lacoste and his collaborators a competition to design new public zones for the Overseas …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Tropical Literacy

After a blind introduction Sydney architect Lawrence Nield and Noosa’s John Mainwaring have together designed an expressive and climate-responsive library for the new University of …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Fashion Headquarters

Architect Edward Szewczyk and colourist Virginia Carroll use curves and colours to transform a Sydney warehouse into offices for a clothing companytop Showroom. above Detail …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Olympics Preview

What will Sydney’s Olympics 2000 look like? Here are recent perspectives on key precincts and buildings.SPORTSOlympic Stadium The Olympic Stadium (pictured at top), due to …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Olympics Preview

SHOWGROUNDAs the home of the Royal Easter Show moves from Paddington to Homebush (Sydney’s demographic centre), three teams of architects are fast-tracking designs for a …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Olympics Preview

VILLAGEContradicting suburbs stultified by cul-de-sacs, Sydney’s Olympic Village is likely to morph New Urbanism with the Garden City. Ten architecture firms are designing a tightly …

Archive | Neville Quarry | 1 May 1997

Recycled Modernity

Merimbula beach house for prosperous Melburnians, local architect establishes bold, cubic tectonics with old timbers from bridges.

Radar

Archive | 1 May 1997

Projects

Australian architectural conceptson the drawing boards, under construction or recently built.Portland: Maritime and Visitor Centre Melbourne’s Pels Innes Neilson Kosloff have won Glenelg Shire’s limited …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Headlines

Australia’s states of architecture at a glanceNationalRoy Simpson, winner of this year’s RAIA Gold Medal, died suddenly just after he wrote is AS Hook Address, …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Books

New books at Architext: noted by Davina JacksonSurface City: Sydney at the MillenniumBy Peter Murphy and Sophie Watson, Pluto Press, $25. Does the title Surface …

Archive | 1 May 1997

Review

above Myer Music BowlMelbourne, Modernity and the XVI OlympiadMuseum of Modern Art at Heide, 17 December 1996-2 March 1997.Review by Philip GoadForty years on, one …