Architecture Australia, March 2001Architecture Australia
Provocative, informative and engaging discussion of the best built works and the issues and events that matter.
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Competition, collaboration and nuturing clients - Australian cities are exploring new ways of improving the quality of the urban environment. Bridget Smyth reports.
Accuracy And Opportunity The Nov/Dec 2000 AA includes a letter from John Chappel decrying the recent history of the RAIA following “the so-called restructure”. In response, the National President …
Noting new books at Architext
Perth: ConferenceLocated by the Swan River, on the original shoreline, Cox Howlett + Bailey Woodland’s Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre will provide a series of …
Primitive huts on the beach. Xing Ruan ponders
utility and delight in Perth’s beach pavilions.
A stylish installation marks the rebranding of MSJ. Neville Quarry reports on
the event and the work.
Caroline Butler Bowden, curator of Sydney @ Federation,charts King Street’s
transformation from Victorian city street to layered urban environment.
Modes of working become modes of making – at the scale of both landscape and fittings – in a new project
by RBB Terroir. Charles Rice explores the jump-cut.
Paris Praxis. Gregory More spent part of 2000 in dECOi’s Paris office,
developing “elastic” digital models to enable complex forms and fluid, flexible
design processes. Here he reports on two projects – one of which had a
Scanning the nation for architectural news and nuances
A slender tropical pavilion by Lahz Nimmo transforms the former St James
Station toilets into an elegant new cafe.
Enthusiasm, interpretative skills, design talent and a genuine interest in makinga better world make Keith a rare treasure and wonderful role model for architects everywhere.
The complexity of contemporary communication is key to this Swiss telecommunications building, by Australian architect David Linford and his partner Rodolphe Luscher.
Set in the landscape of country Victoria, John Wardle’s latest house marks a sublte, poetic shift in direction
Leavened by quotation, Peter Elliott Architects’ Student Centre draws on modernism’s complex past to make a new addition to Melbourne Grammer
Geometry and meaning at the National Museum of Australia