Architecture Australia, July 2006

Architecture Australia, July 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 Jul 2006

Foreword

WHY ARCHITECTURE MATTERSWithin this journal of record on Australian architecture there is a story in the background, one which lies hidden behind the images of …

Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Reflection

CRITICS, GOVERNMENT, ARCHITECTUREArchitecture concerns buildings as objects and spaces, but it is also about the structures through which these objects and spaces are funded, commissioned, …

Engineering the water cube
Archive | Tristram Carfrae | 1 Jul 2006

Engineering the water cube

A swimming pool made of bubbles. Tristram Carfrae of Arup outlines the engineering factors which led to the competition-winning Beijing Olympic Swimming Centre, by PTW, China State Construction and Engineering Co and Arup.

Obituary
Archive | Neil Clerehan | 1 Jul 2006

Obituary

Vale Ronald Lyon 1920–2006

Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Letters

Drew on the Opera House In 2000, Jørn Utzon said, “If you suddenly make windows in that platform it becomes an office building with something …

Features

Air
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Air

Poised above a shopping centre at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast, Air is a sophisticated residential tower by Ian Moore Architects.

Portico
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Portico

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s addition to the Scots Church Assembly Building constructs a lively encounter between old and new, offering an articulate challenge to current conservation orthodoxy.

Housing Students
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Housing Students

Tight budgets, constrained sites and minimal spaces. Student apartment buildings by Hayball Leonard Stent eke architectural potential out of difficult briefs and prosaic construction methods.

Deutsche Bank Place
Archive | Philip Vivian | 1 Jul 2006

Deutsche Bank Place

A new commercial tower by Foster and Partners with Hassell responds to changing work patterns with large, flexible floor plates and a dramatic atrium.

Q1 Podium
Archive | Andrew Wilson | 1 Jul 2006

Q1 Podium

The swirling canopy and clearly organized programme of the Q1 podium, by Innovarchi, make a significant contribution to the urban environment of Surfers Paradise.

The Urban Workshop
Archive | Dr Karen Burns | 1 Jul 2006

The Urban Workshop

Tower urbanism. The Urban Workshop, by John Wardle Architects, NHArchitecture and Hassell in joint venture, collects histories of its site, the city and the tower into an intense constellation of forms and ideas.

Radar

Headlines
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Headlines

INTERNATIONALLab architecture studio has won a competition to design the Xianlin Commercial Centre, a four-level retail complex in Nanjing, China // Tokyo-based Australian firm Riccardo …

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Event

The utzon effect

Conference
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Conference

The future is now!

Competition
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Competition

East darling harbour

Interior
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Interior

Newman college

Exhibition
Archive | Dianna Snape | 1 Jul 2006

Exhibition

Melbourne mid century

Biennale
Archive | Shane Murray and Nigel Bertram | 1 Jul 2006

Biennale

Micro-macro city

Awards
Archive | 1 Jul 2006

Awards

RAIA State Awards