Architecture Australia, January 2000

Architecture Australia, January 2000

Architecture Australia

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

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Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Foreword

When I look at the on this page, I pick up important messages. The wording is telling us all that the National Convention, "Architecture 2000" …

Features

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

RAIA Gold Medallist

  2000The recently retired chairman of Hassell, one of Adelaide’s big three multi-national practices, wins this year’s top Institute honour for a lifetime of quiet …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Hydro Dynamics

 Left North-west elevation looking along the site’s internal street, with an interview room projecting in the foreground and the rock escarpment and wave basin in …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Coastal Forms

Obvious marine analogies are not reliable for understanding the subtleties of Greg Burgess’s organic family holiday compound of living pods and terraces on Victoria’s Mornington …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Republic

Right North facade with typical Vista and Metropolis apartments below and Atlas penthouses, looking up from LaTrobe Street.Rocketing into Melbourne’s stratosphere, Nonda’s latest apartment tower …

Archive | Lawrence Nield | 1 Jan 2000

Rockpool

Sydney’s signature-designer housing boom spreads to its northern peninsula with a sold-out, up-market, oceanfront development exploiting Alex Popov’s style and name.

Archive | Davina Jackson | 1 Jan 2000

Bathers

After a decade-long war with neighbours, the Bathers Pavilion at Sydney’s Balmoral Beach has reopened to general acclaim for a heritage-sensitive, yet contemporary, renovation.

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Outback Metropolis

  TIME-SHARING URBANISMAustralia’s largest polis is not Sydney but a geographical network of settlements scattered across the central continent – connected not by shared streets …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

The Aural Dimension

A new realm of exploration for architects.

Title page vignette from An Historical Journal of Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island, by Capt. John Hunter, London, 1793.
Archive | Peter Myers | 1 Jan 2000

The Third City: Sydney’s original monuments and a possible new metropolis

How did Sydney’s original dwellers build? What has happened to their structures? And what should happen to the tracts of now-obsolete bungalows sprawling across the suburbs? Peter Myers provides historical evidence and the design strategy for a future metropolis.

Title page vignette from An Historical Journal of Transactions at Port Jackson and Norfolk Island, by Capt. John Hunter, London, 1793.
Archive | Peter Myers | 1 Jan 2000

The Third City: Sydney’s original monuments and a possible new metropolis

How did Sydney’s original dwellers build? What has happened to their structures? And what should happen to the tracts of now-obsolete bungalows sprawling across the suburbs? Peter Myers provides historical evidence and the design strategy for a future metropolis.

Radar

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Books

Noting new books at Architext OLYMPIC ARCHITECTURE: BUILDING SYDNEY 2000Philip Drew, Hardie Grant , $60.Edited by Patrick Bingham-Hall, The Watermark Press, $85 (standard), $150 (boxed).Certainly …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Headlines

Right Carey Lyon’s Seppelt Award installation at the MCA, Sydney; a corner veneered with brick-sized postcards advertising his brotherly practice Lyons, to form an image …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Art

Teams of artists and architects recently installed a suite of sculptural works at the RAIA’s Brisbane headquarters. John Macarthur reports on the Tekhné exhibition curated …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Hotels

From top Kirketon Hotel at Potts Point, Sydney; Pier One Parkroyal at Walsh Bay, Sydney; Hotel Lindrum, South Melbourne; Prince Hotel, St Kilda; Park Hyatt, …

Archive | 1 Jan 2000

Projects

SYDNEY: NIDA The National Institute for Dramatic Art at Kensington, Sydney, is being redeveloped by Hassell with Peter Armstrong to provide a stronger street address …

Students

What are they feeding students at the University of Tasmania? Some remarkable stimulus is annually powering them to international success in the Graphisoft Prize for computer visuals of architectural scenes from books or songs. Michael Ostwald reports on this phenomenon.

Archive | Christopher Procter | 1 Jan 2000

Bridges

Designs for a new type – the footbridge/billboard – have won the first RAIA-NSW Government urban ideas competition for young Sydney practices. Chris Procter reviews the winning proposals.