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Architecture Australia, January 2006

Architecture Australia, January 2006

Architecture Australia

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

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Foreword
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Foreword

RENEWALIt’s interesting, the sense of renewal we feel around New Year’s Eve. Obstacles encountered over the previous 12 months fade into the past, and we …

Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Reflection

ARCHITECTURE REMAKING THE CITYThis issue of Architecture Australia brings together four remarkable projects. Each is quite different in its aesthetic and its articulation, but the …

Going Places
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Going Places

SUMMARY OF MAJOR FINDINGSGOING PLACES: CAREER PROGRESSION OF WOMEN IN THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONHow do women fare in architecture? Going Places, Paula Whitman’s survey on women’s …

Romaldo Giurgola
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Romaldo Giurgola

Late last year saw a portrait of Romaldo Giurgola gifted to the National Portrait Gallery, and the completion of the Integrated Art Programme at St Patrick’s Cathedral. Justine Clark talks to Giurgola and long-time collaborator Pamille Berg about his architecture and working with artists.

Practice
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Practice

MANAGING RISKIn the tussle to win projects, architectural practices are assuming greater risk burdens all the time. This threatens the ongoing viability of the profession …

Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Letters

GILLING AND THE OPERA HOUSE Don Bailey’s obituary for Ron Gilling needs correction with regard to the controversy surrounding Utzon and the Sydney Opera House. …

Features

Ideas Above its Station
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Ideas Above its Station

Ashton Raggatt McDougall’s playful redevelopment of Melbourne Central challenges retail conventions by bringing the urban patterns of the city into the shopping centre.

Henry Jones IXL
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Henry Jones IXL

Morris-Nunn + Associates’ IXL
Development is a remarkable
reinhabitation of a significant heritage
precinct, and a witty and intelligent
piece of architecture.

Creative Classes
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Creative Classes

John Wardle Architects has completed three new buildings at the UniSA’s City West campus, which seek to connect the campus to the city while providing robust education spaces for architecture and art.

Sydney Hilton
Archive | James Weirick | 1 Jan 2006

Sydney Hilton

Johnson Pilton Walker’s redevelopment of the Sydney Hilton is a work of urban architecture that makes a significant contribution to the city.

Radar

Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Debate

HOW TO PLAN A WORKING HARBOUR?Sydney’s East Darling Harbour competition has generated ongoing controversy. Alexandra Matyear considers the diverse opinions voiced in a debate about …

Competition
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Competition

BUILDING DIVERSITYFIRST PLACE Kieran Wong, CODA Studio—team members Emma Williamson, Renae Tapley, Stephen Hicks, Brett Mitchell.SECOND PLACE Simon Anderson, University of Western Australia -team members …

Exhibition
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Exhibition

THE FLEETING IMAGESan Silvestro, Bevagna, Italy (Maestro Binello, 1195).Taj Mahal, Agra, India (1630–53).Mezquita, Cordoba, Spain (875–987).Fish-eye view of the dome of St Peter’s Basilica, Rome, …

Unbuilt
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Unbuilt

POINT OF VIEWEugene Cheah and Celine Lim’s winning entry in the international competition for the Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, discussed …

Technology
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Technology

ACCELERATING ECOLOGICAL CREATIVITYAre algorithms destined to replace architects? Davina Jackson speaks to British architect and digital genetics guru John Frazer.John Frazer is a pioneer of …

Books
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Books

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITYLEARNING FROM THE COHOUSING MODELGraham Meltzer. Trafford Publishing (Canada), 2005. US$22.50.This is a book for those who believe that sustainability is as much social …

Urbanity
Archive | Louise Noble | 1 Jan 2006

Urbanity

Greater Brisbane is undergoing major urban change, with increasing population pressures and new ways of seeing the city. Louise Noble considers the context, the Draft Brisbane City Centre Masterplan, and the speculative proposals from the Tabula Rasa work

Installation
Archive | Maryam Gusheh | 1 Jan 2006

Installation

Changing Spaces

Headlines
Archive | 1 Jan 2006

Headlines

INTERNATIONAL Glenn Murcutt is a judge for the inaugural Living Steel International Architectural Competition, along with Charles Correa, Andrew Ogorzalek and Jaime Lerner • Howard …