Architecture Australia, May 1999

Architecture Australia, May 1999

Architecture Australia

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


Archive | 1 May 1999


In this, my first page as National President, I would like to firstly acknowledge the contribution made by Graham Humphries; his succinct approach to a …

Archive | 1 May 1999


Leplastrier: Inspiring and RealA note to congratulate you and the AA team on your Jan/Feb 99 edition and particularly the anthology devoted to Richard Leplastrier. …


Archive | 1 May 1999


Denton Corker Marshall’s new north entrance to Melbourne combines archaic memories of ancient city walls and gateways with arresting modernist imagery conceived for the speed …

Archive | 1 May 1999

Local Connections

Peter Elliott continues weaving an ‘urban mat’ for Melbourne with two valuable new ensembles: the Spencer Street Footbridge, linking the exhibition and convention centres across …

Archive | Philip Drew | 1 May 1999

Arthur’s Metaphor

  To introduce children to the natural mysteries of Riversdale—the NSW south coast property which inspired many of Arthur Boyd’s later paintings—Glenn Murcutt, Wendy Lewin …

Looking north from the outdoor room in the centre of the house through the kitchen to the deck, with the ‘window seat’ at right and the kitchen roof garden above.   Looking across the environmental deck at the Newton Suites residential tower. Image:Tim Griffiths
Archive | Peter Tonkin | 1 May 1999

The Domestic Ideal

After nine years of gestation, Donovan Hill unveil their long-discussed ‘hill town’ villa for a client in suburban Brisbane. The C House already has sophisticated pilgrims swooning about its conceptual complexity and fine construction.

Archive | Michael Keniger | 1 May 1999

Civic Dynamics

Davenport Campbell, Donovan Hill and Powell Dods Thorpe have delivered Brisbane one of Australia’s few notable office buildings of the 1990s. Designed for government use, the Neville Bonner Building offers imaginative reactions to a complex array of modern urban pressures.


Archive | 1 May 1999


Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall and South Bank cultural precinct are being reconfigured with architect-designed pergolas. Antony Moulis investigates these sun responsive civic improvements.Two of Brisbane’s …

Archive | 1 May 1999


HONG KONG: OHEL LEAH SYNAGOGUEHassell’s Hong Kong office has completed Burra Charter conservation work and improvements to the Ohel Leah Synagogue, built in 1901 to …

Archive | 1 May 1999


Scanning the nation for architectural news and noteworthy nuances.