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Architecture Australia, March 1999

Architecture Australia, March 1999

Architecture Australia

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

Features

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Authority & Romance

Another kinked roof distinguishes Stutchbury & Pape’s latest shed: a family retreat poetically nestled into a sloping niche beneath the north-west escarpment of NSW’s Kangaroo …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

The Sanctuary

On the eve of his return to Adelaide, Troppo’s Phil Harris reveals the office’s latest house in Darwin; a contemporary and water-enhanced version of Bali’s …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

At the Summit

A Sydney dining icon—revolving around the city skyline and infused with sixties Seidler style—reopens as a more glamorous interpretation of that decade, designed by Burley …

Archive | James Grose | 1 Mar 1999

Parasite

Architecture-trained sculptor Richard Goodwin delivers a structurally erratic shelter to the roof garden of a landmark Art Deco hotel in North Sydney.

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Contoursions

A multi-purpose TAFE building with a ground-hugging cross (reminiscent of a survey grid), folded and crumpled like a rural landscape.

Archive | Philip Goad | 1 Mar 1999

Wall Games

After last year’s Robin Boyd win, Durbach Block deliver another lesson in freestyle radial geometry, perspective manipulation and the spatial potential of the sweeping wall.

Comment

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Foreword

The changing social and economic circumstances within which we must practice now constantly question the ethical codes we use to guide our professional conduct. With …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Danish Architecture Beyond Utzon

New WavesAustralian perceptions of modern Danish architecture have been dominated by three eminences: Jørn Utzon, Henning Larsen and Arne Jacobsen. The first two are still …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Letters

Harbour Bridge Not DecoIt interests me how a recurring myth keeps being repeated in the press so often that it becomes a truth: that the …

Radar

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Youth

The 40 UP exhibition, launched in Sydney in February, has identified a ‘next generation’ of independent architects and designers with notable built works. Curator Davina …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Landscape

The draft concept for Melbourne’s new Riverside Park, over the railyards beside Federation Square, is not a bad start, suggests James Weirick.The transformation of Melbourne …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Projects

CHINA: JIANGBEI NEW TOWNThe Australian Pacific Design Group, a multi-discipline team including architects Noel Robinson (Brisbane) and SJPH (Sydney) have been planning the new town …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Academia

Updates on recent action around Australia’s schools of architecture.Internationally honoured ‘Ballroom for the Devil’ Archigraph concept by UTasmania students Andrew Maynard and Stephen Mees.ADELAIDE The …

Archive | 1 Mar 1999

Headlines

Scanning the nation for architectural news and noteworthy nuances.