Architecture Australia, September 2000

Architecture Australia, September 2000

Architecture Australia

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


Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Letters and Fixes

AUSTRALIA 200016–19 October, ArmidalePractice Management & Development: two specialised programs for architects, engineers and surveyors. Ph: 02 6771 4449. Fax: 02 6772 4621. Email: …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Diversity and Collaboration

THE A.S. HOOK ADDRESS BY JOHN MORPHETT, 2000 RAIA GOLD MEDALLISTAt this stage of my life, looking back on nearly 50 years of involvement in …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000


As the year progresses, several issues have made their way to the surface. In any year, there will be topical issues that appear relatively suddenly, …


Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Intricate Structures

The changing fortunes of Brisbane’s Queen Street - from penal past to prime address. The city has a revitalised heart.Text by Michael Keniger. Photography by …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Sydney Civility

Mannered sophistication meets modernity in Alexander Tzannes’s elegant development of the urban townhouse typology.Text by Philip Goad. Photography by Bart Maiorana. The spectacular setting overlooking …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Public Art in the Olympic City

Public Art in the Olympic CitySydney’s new public art programs make edgy, contemporary art part of the public realm.Text by Susan Best. Top Walama Forecourt …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Tennis in the Round

A dramatic end to the Olympic Boulevard, Bligh Voller Nield’s Sydney International Tennis Centre provides an intimate, open environment with excellent sightlines.Text by Ian Perlman. …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000

Identity and the Olympics

Identity andAbove left Stadium Australia by Bligh Lobb Sports Architecture, a joint venture between Bligh Voller Nield and Lobb Partnership. Above right Olympic Park Railway …

Archive | Ian Perlman | 1 Sep 2000

Free Span

The only Olympic building to result from a design competition, Ryder Associates’ elegant and structurally innovative velodrome took nine years to develop from winning scheme to realised building.

Archive | Sandra Kaji-O'Grady | 1 Sep 2000

Art & Life

Christopher de Campo’s inventive brief of an art gallery and living spaces for character-filled clients has led to an accomplished ensemble of theatrical spaces.


Archive | 1 Sep 2000


Noting new books at Architext 10 x 10Vivian Constantinopoulos, Commissioning Editor. Phaidon, $95.10 critics, 100 architects, 100 references, 10 readings - this is a heavy …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000


Photography by Jeff Turnbull, left and below, and Peter Freeman, below right.A carpark will soon replace the Cameron Offices at Belconnen. Despite continuing efforts to …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000


Right and below Lyon’s City of Fiction, Venice After an absence in 1996, Australia returns to the Venice with the popular, yet controversial, City of …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000

RAIA State Awards

The final instalment of the RAIA state awards, leading to the nationals in Canberra on 17th November.In this issue we feature the RAIA awards made …

Archive | 1 Sep 2000


Scanning the nation for architectural news and noteworthy nuances.

Archive | Stephen Frith | 1 Sep 2000


The competition for a Public Place by the Lake in Canberra produced much high calibre work. Inventive reinterpretations and allusive qualities characterised many submissions, according to Competition Registrar Stephen Frith.