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Architecture Australia, November 2002

Architecture Australia, November 2002

Architecture Australia

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

Comment

Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Foreword

It has been said that there will be no new cities in Australia and no new regional shopping centers in NSW for the foreseeable future. …

Urban Solutions
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Urban Solutions

Big car, big block, big house. Our urban environments are facing crisis as we continue to develop in unsustainable ways. Drawing on his recent publication, Urban Solutions: Future Proposals for the Australian City, Rob McGauran, inaugural recipient of the revamped RAIA Sisalation Prize, outlines the issues and proposes some ways forward.

Letters and Fixes
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Letters and Fixes

Reconciliation PlaceI believe that the review of the Reconciliation Place competition by SueAnne Ware (AA September/October 2001), glossed over the issues raised by the NBC …

Obituary – Bill Lucas
Archive | Peter Myers | 1 Nov 2002

Obituary – Bill Lucas

Architect, educator, furniture designer, set designer, innovator, utopian, Bill Lucas died last year in the midst of ongoing work. Ruark Lewis and David and Anne Lucas compile a brief account of his diverse career and Peter Myers gives an affectionate account of this remarkable man.

Utzon’s Return
Archive | Peter Myers | 1 Nov 2002

Utzon’s Return

Finally, Joern Utzon is to work on the Sydney Opera House again. So far, two documents have eventuated: the Venue Improvement Plan addresses immediate functional issues, while Utzon Design Principles sets out key ideas and issues for the future. Peter Myers looks at both documents and outlines the significant aspects of each.

Features

Archive | 1 Nov 2002

RAIA National Awards

I was honoured to lead this year’s National Awards jury. It is the third time I have had the privilege to serve the RAIA on …

Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings

RMIT Biosciences Building, John Wardle Architects and DesignInc Melbourne

Robin Boyd Award for Residential Buildings
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Robin Boyd Award for Residential Buildings

Lavarack Barracks, Living-In Accommodation, Bligh Voller Nield (Qld) and Troppo Architects (Qld)

Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage

Craigee Lee, Dawson Brown Architecture

Award for Interior Architecture
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Award for Interior Architecture

Campus MLC, Bligh Voller Nield

Award for Sustainable Architecture
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Award for Sustainable Architecture

Rozak House, Troppo Architects (Darwin)

Award for Commercial Buildings
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Award for Commercial Buildings

Shear Outback – Australian Shearers Hall of Fame, Paul Berkemeier Architect

Colorbond Award for the Use of Steel
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Colorbond Award for the Use of Steel

Shear Outback – Australian Shearers Hall of Fame, Paul Berkemeier Architect

Commendation for Heritage
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Commendation for Heritage

Woodford Academy Conservation Works, Design 5 Architects

Commendation for Residential Buildings
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Commendation for Residential Buildings

Connolly Residence, Lindsay Holland

Commendation for Urban Design
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Commendation for Urban Design

Goodwill Bridge and Maritime Museum Refurbishment, Cox Rayner Architects

Commendation for Residential Buildings
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Commendation for Residential Buildings

Rozak House, Troppo Architects (Darwin)

Commendation for Public Buildings
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Commendation for Public Buildings

Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne, Nation Fender Katsalidis Architects

Colorbond Commendation for the Use of Steel
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Colorbond Commendation for the Use of Steel

Connolly Residence by Lindsay Holland

Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design

Sidney Myer Music Bowl Refurbishment by Gregory Burgess Architects

Radar

Headlines
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Headlines

InternationalGlenn Murcutt held a week-long master class at the Papua New Guinea University of Technology (Unitech), which the students and staff describe as an intense …

Refusés
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Refusés

Celebrating the unbuilt. Naomi Stead reviews the impromptu salon des refusés for the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art Competition.

Delight
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Delight

When Marion Mahony Griffin left Australia for the last time she returned to her family house in Chicago. Christopher Vernon outlines the recent discovery of hitherto unknown interior work within that house, which seems to evoke Marion’s hand.

Urbanity
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Urbanity

WOHA’s entry into Singapore’s Duxton Plain Housing Competition tackles issues of ultra-high density, highrise living. Stephen Cairns and Jane Jacobs explore the competition, the entry and the issues.

Landscape
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Landscape

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy is one of Canberra’s most important and politically charged constructed landscapes. Christopher Vernon discusses this potent site.

Cloud
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Cloud

An installation by Janet Laurence in Sydney’s Qantas Club business lounge explores the space between the taxonomy of clouds and their ephemeral perceptual effects. Adrian Lahoud reviews translucidis.

Interior
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Interior

Double luxury. Morris-Nunn + Associates’ new bathrooms at Hatherley House introduce sensual minimalism to Victorian Italianate grandeur. Helen Norrie reviews the sybaritic pleasures of the five-star hotel.

Projects
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Projects

Mt Penang: Garden ParkConstruction has commenced of Garden Park, Mt Penang Parklands at Kariong on the NSW central coast near Gosford. The $8 million garden, …

Books
Archive | 1 Nov 2002

Books

A Short History of Melbourne ArchitecturePhilip Goad, Katrina Place and Patrick Bingham-Hall, Pesaro Publishing, $27.50.This slide-show history is written by architectural historians Philip Goad and …

Exhibition
Archive | Rory Spence | 1 Nov 2002

Exhibition

Creating a Gothic Paradise: Pugin at the Antipodes explores the influence of Puginian ideals on Australian architecture. Rory Spence reviews the exhibition and discusses this fascinating architect, suggesting that there is still much to learn from his commitments and work.

Overview of the exhibition.
Review | Charles Rice | 30 Aug 2012

John Horbury Hunt – Radical Architect 1838–1904

An exhibition at the Museum of Sydney in 2002 demonstrated the meticulous craft of John Horbury Hunt’s oeuvre.