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Architecture Australia, May 2003

Architecture Australia, May 2003

Architecture Australia

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

Comment

Archive | 1 May 2003

Foreword

Outgoing president Graham Jahn, is a hard act to follow. His inspiring leadership has energised the RAIA, attracted an unprecedented number of new members, and …

Reflection: building architecture
Archive | 1 May 2003

Reflection: building architecture

SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE messiness of the building site and the puzzles of architectural theory lies the profession, discipline and art of architecture. It is always …

Essay: architecture and culture
Archive | Andrew Benjamin | 1 May 2003

Essay: architecture and culture

Andrew Benjamin argues that Australian architecture must open itself to the wider world of public policy. We can do this, he believes, by acknowledging that architecture is always traversed by the complexities of culture.

Features

Bingham-hall house
Archive | 1 May 2003

Bingham-hall house

Space flexes, flows and ebbs in rex addison’s latest project, a small house tucked into the dense fabric of inner sydney.

Liberty tower
Archive | 1 May 2003

Liberty tower

Elenberg fraser’s first large building is an eloquent essay on the tower genre and on speculative building.

In between
Archive | 1 May 2003

In between

140 onslow road, a mixed-use development by blacket smith in association with daniela simon design, is an intense exploration of the middle ground as a site for architecture.

New markets, cultural differences
Archive | 1 May 2003

New markets, cultural differences

Shanghai context. View across the Huangpu river towards the Pudong New Area (special economic zone), at night. The tallest building is the Oriental Pearl broadcasting …

Redeveloping Circular Quay
Archive | Andrew Nimmo | 1 May 2003

Redeveloping Circular Quay

Circular Quay is one of Sydney’s most significant public spaces – and one with an intense array of stakeholders. Andrew Nimmo considers recent redevelopments and speculates on issues for the future.

Form in the suburb
Archive | John Macarthur | 1 May 2003

Form in the suburb

Where do we find the authority for form? Shane Murray’s latest extension is a modest yet ambitious project which invites us to contemplate some of architecture’s big questions.

Radar

Provocation
Archive | 1 May 2003

Provocation

Difficult and disturbing, the house of excess by hamish lyon and bn architecture seeks to provoke discussion about the cultural and political role of the architect-designed house. Review by anna johnson.

Recognition
Archive | 1 May 2003

Recognition

Jørn utzon has been named this years recipient of the pritzker prize. Philip goad reflects on utzon’s career and on what the award means for architecture in australia and elsewhere.

Projects
Archive | 1 May 2003

Projects

DECKCHAIR CINEMABuild Up Design architects are currently working on the Deckchair Cinema in Darwin.The project will see the outdoor cinema accommodated on a new site, …

Books
Archive | 1 May 2003

Books

DREAM HOMEMark Wakely. Allen & Unwin, 2003. $29.95.For many architects, the word “home” incites connotations of naff clients going AWOL with dire memorabilia. Indeed, as …

Headlines
Archive | 1 May 2003

Headlines

INTERNATIONAL MGT’s competition proposal for Sydney’s MCA has won the Architectural Review Future Project Prize. Tonkin Zulaikha Greer and Janet Laurence have won the competition …

Freeway
Archive | Paul Walker | 1 May 2003

Freeway

AIA/Burne Hocking Weimar’s work on the Calder freeway engages with the context and fleeting modes of visuality of the freeway. Review by Paul Walker.