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Architecture Australia, March 2002

Architecture Australia, March 2002

Architecture Australia

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

Features

RAIA Gold Medallist
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

RAIA Gold Medallist

ReviewJury citationMooloomba House. Photograph Patrick Bingham-Hall.The RAIA Gold Medal for 2002 has been awarded to Brit Andresen in recognition of her outstanding achievements as an …

Headlines
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Headlines

ReviewInternationalTom Kovak’s proposal for A New World Trade Center at the Max Protetch Gallery, New York. Image courtesy Max Protetch Gallery.Roderick Simpson and Andrea Wilson …

Medium Density
Archive | Shane Murray | 1 Mar 2002

Medium Density

On a tight, tough urban site, a new housing development by Kerstin Thompson Architects is both generous and challenging. Shane Murray explores this inventive contribution to contemporary housing.

Dunbar
Archive | Adrian Boddy | 1 Mar 2002

Dunbar

Highly regarded for her scholarly work, Jennifer Taylor has recently designed a second house for herself and partner Jim Connor. Adrian Boddy offers his photographic and written impressions.

Landscape, Museology and Alliance
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Landscape, Museology and Alliance

For some time now, the National Museum of Australia has generated delight and intrigue, controversy and consternation. At the time of its opening, John Macarthur explored questions of geometry and meaning (AA March/April 2001). Now, with the museum fully functioning and attracting over one million visitors in its first year, Catherin Bull considers the landscape and its possible futures, Naomi Stead explores the fit between museum and museology, and Steve Ashton reflects on the Acton Peninsula Alliance.

Skin
Archive | Justine Clark and Paul Walker | 1 Mar 2002

Skin

Ambiguous, engaging, enigmatic. Justine Clark and Paul Walker explore the proliferating possibilities of Lyons Architects’ latest skin.

Lavarack Barracks
Archive | Louise Noble | 1 Mar 2002

Lavarack Barracks

The redevelopment of the Lavarack Barracks by Bligh Voller Nield and Troppo responds to the oddities and shifts in military culture, while challenging typical defence housing models. Review by Louise Noble.

Long Weekend

Long Weekend

Rough and regional, awkward and architectural, Philip Goldswain and Melinda Payne explore the intelligent “ugliness” of the Long Weekend House by Simon Anderson and Kate Hislop.

Comment

Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Foreword

ReviewConventional wisdomIn many ways, architecture can be understood as the first market to go global - even before finance. Historically, architectural ideas have been inevitably …

Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Letters and Fixes

Spelling Yes, Bill McMahon’s selection in the Architecture of East Australia is a little curious. However, he is not altogether wrong, as Philip Goad suggests, …

Radar

Books
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Books

ReviewSPECIFYING ARCHITECTURE: A GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICEJohn Gelder. CIS Publications, $59.50Architects tend to have limited respect for specifications – they prefer the drawings as the …

Delight
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Delight

Christina Waterson’s temporary installation playfully disposes everyday construction materials in artful response to the serene architecture of the Queensland Art Gallery. Brit Andresen enjoys the ordinary made extraordinary.

Projects
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Projects

ReviewSale: Performing ArtsHarmer Architecture is working on the new Sale Performance Space, for a green field site on the Princes Highway.The facility has been conceived …

Adelaide
Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Adelaide

The Adelaide Convention Centre extension, by Woods Bagot in association with Skidmore Owings Merrill, is the lastest addition to Adelaide’s Riverbank precinct. Scott Drake and Rachel Hurst report.

Interior
Archive | Stephan Cairns | 1 Mar 2002

Interior

Stephen Cairns explores the richly embroidered, patchwork spaces of Australia Post’s new subterranean office space by H2o Architects.

Competition

Competition

Michael Ostwald explores the possibilities and outcomes of the Green Square Town Centre Design Competition.