Architecture Australia, September 1999

Architecture Australia, September 1999

Architecture Australia

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


Archive | 1 Sep 1999


Every week around Australia, dozens of projects from state and local governments are released for expressions of interest. Hundreds of consultants in design professions put …


Archive | 1 Sep 1999

Kerstin Thompson designs a Victorian beach retreat

Right Major arrival vista from the campus ring road, looking south.Fibre OpticsPhotography by John Gollings. Text by Philip Goad.Campus architecture in Victoria takes new turns …

Archive | 1 Sep 1999

Sydney Afresh

Right ‘Veil of Trees’ sculpture walk installation at Mrs Macquarie’s Chair, by Janet Laurence with Jisuk Han. Photo by Brett Boardman. Report by Helen Lochhead.After …

Archive | Leon van Schaik | 1 Sep 1999

Box of Joys

On a hill above the west Victorian harbour of Apollo Bay, Melbourne’s Kerstin Thompson delivers a new Australian hybrid to the architectural history of the villa and a resonant container for future lives.

Archive | Philip Goad | 1 Sep 1999

The Run Home

Sydney exhibits its Olympics 2000 architecture at an exhibition in London this September — with most of the venues completed or nearly built one year before the Games.

Archive | Hamish Lyon | 1 Sep 1999

Hassell’s Law

Melbourne’s Commonwealth Law Courts revives Australia’s recently flagging genre of institutional high-rises with sleek and complex tapestry curtains to an L composition conceived by Paul Katsieris of Hassell.


Archive | 1 Sep 1999

RAIA State Awards

All the RAIA state awards, leading up to the nationals in Melbourne on October 15.AWARDS REPORT This year’s RAIA Awards program is generating more controversy …

Archive | 1 Sep 1999


Right Wolf Prix in workshop mode. Prix, Boyer, Perella, Yeang, Acconci: UNSW’s ‘Flashpoint 99’ student conference drew international stars and hundreds of workshoppers to Sydney …

Archive | 1 Sep 1999


Right New Zealand’s Anzac memorial for Canberra: one of two bronze arches symbolising the handles of a Maori flax basket carrying interests shared across the …

Archive | 1 Sep 1999


POLAND: BANK SLASKIDenton Corker Marshall has begun constructing a two-phase headquarters for Bank Slaski SA in Kratowice, Poland. Stage 1 comprises a 10-floor executive tower …

Archive | 1 Sep 1999


Noting new books at Architext AUSTRAL EDEN: 200 YEARS OF AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURE Patrick Bingham-Hall, Watermark Press, $55. Maybe magazines should ask articulate photographers to write …