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Architecture Australia, November 2001

Architecture Australia, November 2001

Architecture Australia

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

Radar

Projects
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Projects

SYDNEY: FOOTBRIDGEThe City Projects division of the City of Sydney has recently completed the Ultimo footbridge, a key element of the city’s east-west pedestrian network. …

Heritage
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Heritage

Postwar heritage issues and sustainability coincide in a Tasmanian housing competition. Richard Blythe outlines the issues and argues for the retention of Windsor Court as part of a layered urban environment.

Event
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Event

The Beijing/Perth Urban Forum raised more questions than it answered. Justine Clark reports.

Headlines
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Headlines

InternationalKerry Hill Architects has received an Aga Khan Award for Architecture for the Datai Hotel, Malaysia ›› Simon Nummy won an Asia/Pacific regional prize in …

Interior
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Interior

Memory, reflection, contemplation. Naomi Stead looks at Freeman Ryan’s restrained Recollection Room, for the Sisters of St Joseph, and at the contemporary phenomena of the interpretative installation.

Books
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Books

Settlement: A History Of Australian Indigenous HousingEdited by Peter Read. Aboriginal Studies Press, $33.This publication is a significant contribution to the small handful of existing …

Comment

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Foreword

Global:local

Shelley Penn at the DPWS
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Shelley Penn at the DPWS

Shelley Penn recently finished her tenure as design director at the NSW Government Architect’s Design Directorate. Gerard Reinmuth looks at the strategies and structures she developed, while Ben Hewett offers a personal account of the process.

Margaret River’s Architecture of Terroir
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Margaret River’s Architecture of Terroir

Questioning prevailing aesthetic sensibilities, Donaldson + Warn’s wine facility for Palandri has been the subject of significant controversy. Christopher Vernon investigates the consequences of the investment in the picturesque.

Archive | 1 Nov 2001

Letters and Fixes

PROPOSED NAME CHANGEThe already instigated “poll” regarding the proposed name change to the RAIA is as unsatisfactory as previous methods adopted to achieve this dubious …

Obituary
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Obituary

SIR JOHN OVERALL Peter Ward remembers the achievements of Sir John Overall, the first commissioner of the National Capital architect from 1975 to 1983 and …

Features

Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings
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Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings

Melbourne Museum, Denton Corker Marshall

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RAIA Awards 2001

This year’s national jury visited a collection of remarkable buildings across australia. It was a great privilege, and at times a humbling experience, to encounter …

Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design
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Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design

Jury VerdictThe Line of Lode is the ore body which bisects Broken Hill – the raison d’etre of the town’s creation. This project is composed …

Robin Boyd Award for Residential Buildings
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Robin Boyd Award for Residential Buildings

Jury VerdictThe D House is a profound work, but it has been delivered within a modest budgetary framework. In addition to its inherent architectural strength, …

Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage
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Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage

Jury VerdictThe Mansion Hotel was once a seminary built adjacent to an historic mansion set in a vast heritage-listed parkland. Now it is one of …

Award for Interior Architecture
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Award for Interior Architecture

Jury VerdictThe Mansion Hotel was, in an earlier life, the setting for Fred Schepisi’s film The Devil’s Playground. In this Arcadian setting it is tempting …

Award for Sustainable Architecture
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Award for Sustainable Architecture

Jury VerdictThis award recognises buildings that acknowledge all opportunities to harvest, use, re-use or recycle on-site resources during their life. The award also honours buildings …

Colorbond Award for the Use of Steel
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Colorbond Award for the Use of Steel

Jury VerdictThis is a remarkably good building. The Jury has made this clear by awarding it both the Colorbond Steel Award and a Commendation for …

Commendation for Public Buildings
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Commendation for Public Buildings

Jury VerdictThis project refocuses a previously unremarkable campus, giving it two lowscale buildings of great quality and presence.Positioned at an entry to the Newnham campus, …

Commendation for Public Buildings
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Commendation for Public Buildings

Jury VerdictThe Visitor Centre in Karijini National Park in the Pilbara is set in one of Australia’s most extraordinary landscapes. This is iron ore country, …

Commendation for Residential Buildings
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Commendation for Residential Buildings

Jury VerdictThe success of this small house lies in the way in which an existing holiday cottage has been sandwiched between two independently supported pavilions. …

Commendation for Residential Buildings
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Commendation for Residential Buildings

Jury VerdictThe Johnson – Kroon House is made for its place in the sun. A set of three steel framed timber clad pavilions are placed …

Commendation for Urban Design
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Commendation for Urban Design

Jury VerdictThis modest project resolves the adaptive re-use of a heritage structure through the architectural tactic of built form as urban furniture. The obsolete toilet …

Commendation for Commercial Buildings
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Commendation for Commercial Buildings

Jury VerdictThis mixed-use project sits on an intersection in what the Jury saw as a depressing fragment of the tough industrial landscape of inner-city Richmond. …

Commendation for Heritage
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Commendation for Heritage

Jury VerdictThe architects have been assiduous in their progressive restoration of this major heritage item, a nineteenth century fort. The fort is situated in the …

Special Jury Award
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Special Jury Award

Jenkins/Robson House, Sydney

Award for Commercial Buildings
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Award for Commercial Buildings

Ansett Sydney domestic terminal redevelopment

Special Jury Award
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Special Jury Award

Archer house