Endorsed by
Architecture Australia, November 1998

Architecture Australia, November 1998

Architecture Australia

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

Comment

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Foreword

  Beyond Cairns….It is amazing what was achieved at the Cairns convention:The international forum attended by institute presidents and other representatives from USA, UK, NZ, Japan, …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Tomorrow’s Dynamic House

   Tomorrow’s Dynamic HouseMelbourne architect Michael Trudgeon has spent much of this decade designing a futuristic ‘Hyper House’—a project which won him a finalist’s slot …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Letters

  “Architecture seems to be getting short shrift from two Australians who should know better; namely Messrs kel Hutchence and John Howard”–Ronald Corlette, Theuil, Paris.Scheme AnticipatedI …

Features

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Raia national architecture awards

    RAIA National Architecture Awards 1998. At the top of Australia’s last 20th century construction boom, these Awards reflect a scene of optimism and prosperity. …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Robin Boyd Award for Housing

  Droga ApartmentDURBACH BLOCKtop North Facade left Main living area and staircase to bedroom.Placed on the roof of an old warehouse block in the Sydney city …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Lachlan Macquarie Award for Conservation

  2 Treasury PlacePeter Elliott with Curnow Freiverts Glover and the Building Services Agencytop Foyer and main staircase left View of the Treasury Place facade.2 Treasury …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Interior Award

  GeorgesDARYL JACKSON WITH CONRAN DESIGN PARTNERSHIPtop Ground floor seen from the bespoke tailoring mezzanine at the north (rear) end. above Ground floor entrance through the …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

International Award

  Menara UMNO, MalaysiaTR HAMZAH & YEANGtop West side. above South elevation.Rising 21 storeys above the historic shophouse district of Georgetown, capital of Penang, Malaysia, is …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

President’s Award for Recycling

  Central Land Council OfficeTANGENTYERE DESIGNtop Windley Street frontage. above Screening centered on the Windley Street facade.Regional offices for the Central Land Council, in a former …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Commendation, Public Buildings

  RAIA Awards, RMIT Bundoora Building 220Public Buildings CommendationWOOD MARSH WITH PELS INNES NEILSON KOSLOFFtop East facade, looking up from a pond. above North end.Building 220 …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Commendation, Housing

  Ooi HouseHousing CommendationKERRY HILLtop North elevation with guest house at left. above Main living space.Built on the banks of WA’s Margaret River, the Ooi house …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Commendation Housing

  Eagle/Gascoigne AlterationsHousing CommendationTOWNSEND & ASSOCIATEStop Looking from the hall into the home office, with the living/dining/kitchen area at left. above The new dining room, looking …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Commendation, Urban Design

  CBD LanewaysUrban Design CommendationCITY PROJECTS, CITY OF MELBOURNEtop Bank Place. above The CausewayAppreciated for their intimacy, sense of intrigue, convenience and visual charm, Melbourne’s north-south …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Commendation, Interior

  The CentennialInterior CommendationALEXANDER TZANNEStop The public bar looking towards the restaurant. above The restaurant with public bar beyond.The Centennial Hotel, which occupies a corner site …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Commendation, International

  ASTRAC Gare de MontreuxInternational CommendationDAVID LINFORD WITH LUSCHERtop The Hotel Swiss reflected in the new glass screen above Montreux’s rail station after construction in 1903.The …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings, Access Citation

Olympic Park Railway Station by Hassell

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

RAIA Awards – Commercial Commendation

Prince of Wales Hotel by Allan Powell

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

RAIA Commercial Award, Environment Citation

Pee Wees at the Point by Troppo

Radar

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Federation Square

  The LAB/Bates Smart scheme for Melbourne’s Federation Square, launched a developed design recently, is not to be considered iconic, says Norman Day.above The Civic Plaza …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Urbanity

  St Kilda’s historic but grungy Esplanade Hotel fronts a key waterfront corner site which developers are targeting for a tower. Davina Jackson explains the ideas …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Hook Address

  At the RAIA convention in tropical Cairns, Gold Medallist Gabriel Poole chided the profession for its neglect of key priorities in public housing. Here’s an …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Projects

  SYDNEY: VOLVO GALLERY In an admired example of prestige brand marketing, Volvo Australia has opened in central Sydney a rentable exhibition/function room—the Volvo Gallery—to promote …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Headlines

  Scanning the nation for architectural news and noteworthy nuances.Above Cox-designed facilities and plaza for November’s Asian Games in Bangkok.AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORYBligh Voller Nield are working …

Archive | 1 Nov 1998

Books

  Noting new books at ArchitextPACIFIC EDGE: CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE ON THE PACIFIC RIMEdited by Peter Zellner with essays by Aaron Betsky, Davina Jackson and Akira Suzuki, …