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Architecture Australia, November 1997

Architecture Australia, November 1997

Architecture Australia

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

Comment

Archive | 1 Nov 1997

Foreword

It is not necessary to know anything about architecture to experience its pleasures. We all experience architecture and the built environment, and we all comment …

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AS Hook Address

Earlier this year, Roy McCowan Simpson was awarded the profession’s highest honour - the RAIA Gold Medal for lifetime achievements in architecture. Yet he died …

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Letters/Weldon

Interior Design: In or Out?I would like to thank the reviewer of the Interior Design: In or Out? forum (AA July/August 97) for the recognition …

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Federation Square: A Future About Shatters

Lab Architectural Studio Inspection of the 177 entries to the Federation Square competition, on display at 230 Collins Street, Melbourne, from September 20 to October …

Features

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RAIA National Architecture Awards

. If there is a theme in this year’s RAIA awards, it is a spirit of creative renewal and repair often overlooked by object-seduced juries …

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Walter Burley Griffith Award for Urban Design

top Aerial view of the park looking south. above Steel inlay in existing plaza boardwalk. Stage 2 of Pyrmont Bay Park, a new landscape for …

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Lachlan Macquarie Award for Conservation

Rose Bay Cottage is the oldest surviving house on the Cooper estate known as Woollahra, NSW. It was conceived by John Verge in 1834 as …

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Commercial Award

Beside the Yarra River at Richmond, Victoria, a derelict, historic power station—a collection of buildings dating from 1878— has been developed as the headquarters of …

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International Award

Genesis is a Singapore development which replaces four shophouses —a four-storey row of colonnaded terraces with workplaces on the ground floor—to take advantage of an …

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Interiors Award

top General office from entry. above Meeting room.New offices for a firm of management consultants have been provided by architects Grose Bradley on the upper …

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Presidents Award for Recycled Buildings

top Courtyard, looking north-east. above Internal street, looking south.The last Dalgety woolstores in Geelong, Victoria, have been revitalised by architects McGlashan Everist to serve as …

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Commendation: Public Buildings

On a bush campus scattered with pavilions by distinguished architects, the University of Newcastle’s Faculty of Architecture has built a new tin shed to provide …

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Commendation: Housing

This courtyard residence, on the crest of a hill overlooking the beaches of Merimbula, NSW, was produced as a holiday home for Melbourne clients of …

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Commendation: Housing

top North facade with entry and garage served by bridges. above East facade of south (lower) wing. On a steep and narrow site in the …

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Commendation: Interiors

A small factory in Melbourne’s Richmond has been recycled into two levels of offices for the architect John Wardle. This refurbishment provides a reception area, …

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Commendation: Recycled Buildings

top Existing tower and ground floor additions. above Guest suite. Within a tight (14 month) schedule, a declining Perth office block has been transformed by …

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Robin Boyd Award for Housing

Robin Boyd Award for Housing – Snelling House by Alexander Tzannes

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Commendation: Commercial Environment Citation

St Vincents Aged Care Centre

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Access Citation

Treetop Walk by Donaldson & Warn

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Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings

Sunshine Coast Library by John Mainwaring & Lawrence Nield

Radar

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Restaurant

Neo Metro combine Asian and industrial influences at Tho Tho, a Vietnamese restaurant in Melbourne’s Richmond. Report by Norman Day.If ever the design of a …

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Projects

Australian concepts on the drawing boards, under construction or recently built.Auckland: Skytower New Zealand is boasting the tallest structure in the southern hemisphere: the 328 …

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Books

Four notable exhibition catalogues and a thumping anthology of essays, noted by Davina Jackson.Architecture in Transition: The Sulman Award 1932-1996By Andrew Metcalf, published by the …

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Headlines

National The RAIA has released a new ‘plain English’ building contract, CIC-1, for national use and is lobbying for an all-states Architects Act • To …

Review

Harbourings: Remaking Sydney’s Industrial Landscape Perspecta 1997 exhibition highlighting the past, present condition and potential of obsolete industrial sites beside Sydney Harbour, at the Museum …