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Architecture Australia, November 1999

Architecture Australia, November 1999

Architecture Australia

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

Comment

Archive | 1 Nov 1999

Foreword

 As we celebrate the last state and national Awards events of the 20th Century, I am prompted by the question; ‘are we seen as a …

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Letters

 “If local councils require the employment of an engineer, they should, as a simple matter of equity, make employment of an architect a condition” —Neville …

Architecture: Ethics
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Architecture: Ethics

What should be the ethics of professional architectural practice in the digital age? Here are two angles on architects’ obligations to society.

Archive | Paul Berkemeier | 1 Nov 1999

Sydney Waterfronts

On the east and west of Darling Harbour, Sydney, two major mixed residential precincts are being developed: Jackson’s Landing at Pyrmont and King Street Wharf beside the Western Distributor. Both will influence the planning of more developments on obsolete industrial tracts further west along the Parramatta River. But are these models worthy of imitiation?

Features

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1999 RAIA National Awards

 TWENTY HONOURS – AN UNUSUALLY GENEROUS NUMBER – HAVE BEEN BESTOWED BY THIS YEAR’S RAIA NATIONAL AWARDS JUDGES, DESPITE ROBUST DEBATE BEHIND THE SCENES BEFORE …

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Robin Boyd Award for Housing

Sheep Farm House, Kyneton, Victoria

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Robin Boyd Award for Housing

Grant House, Surry Hills, NSW

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Lachlan Macquarie Award for Conservation

Brisbane City Hall Exterior Conservation, Brisbane

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Commercial Award

State Government Office Building/Neville Bonner Building, Brisbane

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International Award

A Conserved Terrace House, Emerald Hill,Singapore

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EED & ESD Award

Munro and Grace Pavilion

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Special Jury Award

City Link

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Commendation for Public Buildings

Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Melbourne

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Commendation for Housing

Thiel House, Cullen Bay, Darwin

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Commercial Commendation

Marine Resort and Surf Club, Couran Cove Resort, South Stradbroke Island, Queensland

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Commendation for Civic Design

Elizabeth Street Pier, Hobart

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BHP Colorbond Commendation

Roundhouse, Inveresk Railyards, Tasmania

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20 20th Century Classics

 17. Gloster House, Noosa Heads, Queensland, Gabriel Poole, 1984Lightweight materials, angular composition, ecological awareness and the architect’s own quadrapod construction system make this one of …

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President’s Award for Recycled Buildings Access Citation

Immigration and Hellenic Museums by Allom Lovell and Daryl Jackson

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Commendation for Public Buildings

Sunshine Coast Arts Faculty

Commendation for Public Buildings
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Commendation for Public Buildings

Commendation for Public Buildings: Monash Faculty of Art & Design

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Interior Award

DescriptionOne and a half floors of the CFM Building in Civic, Canberra, have been refitted to provide “efficient, rational, calm, open and communicative” work environments. …

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Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings

Arthur & Yvonne Boyd Education Centre by Glenn Murcutt, Wendy Lewin, Reg Lark

Radar

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Unbuilt Works

 RMIT’s PAUSE exhibition recently showed built works and concepts by young Melbourne practitioners in the public context of the Melbourne Central shopping complex. Norman Day …

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Education

 Right National prize-winning entry by Grade 1 and 2 students from Deloraine Primary School in Tasmania. Below left ACT winning entry from Village Creek Primary …

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Heritage Revisions

 Right DCM’s 363 George Street development, under construction, with a staircase link from George Street to York Street. Below The Crone-designed 400 George Street and …

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Projects

 MELBOURNE: PRODUCTION CENTREAs a symbol of confidence about the digital information era, Fairfax is building a new printing complex for The Agein Melbourne. Designed by …

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Books

 Noting new books at Architext THE MASTERPIECE: JØRN UTZON, A SECRET LIFEPhilip Drew, Hardie Grant Books, $60.Philip Drew’s new book is a model of careful …

Headlines
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Headlines

Scanning the nation for architectural news and noteworthy nuances.