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Architecture Australia, November 2006

Architecture Australia, November 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
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Foreword

POLICY MAKERS OR OBJECT MAKERS?What role can and should architects play in the development and debate about our growing cities? The overall theme of the …

Reflection
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Reflection

CITIES, ARCHITECTURE, SOCIETYWhat is the relationship between architecture, the city and the communities who live there? If the many and varied exhibitions that comprise this …

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Practice

REACHING FOR THE STARSEnvironmental rating tools are becoming increasingly important, but what is the experience of achieving a green building rating in practice? Ceridwen Owen …

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Letters

UTZON’S LEGACYNaomi Stead’s article on the legacy of Jørn Utzon brought back memories. (Architecture Australia vol 95 no 4, July/Aug 2006) As a graduate architect …

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Essay

Looking ahead

A. S. Hook Address – Kerry Hill
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A. S. Hook Address – Kerry Hill

Kerry Hill, 2006 RAIA Gold Medallist, reflects on 35 years of practice.

Features

Sir Zelman Cohen Award for Public Buildings
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Sir Zelman Cohen Award for Public Buildings

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA KAURNA BUILDINGJOHN WARDLE ARCHITECTS + HASSELLJURY CITATIONSituated between a city pub and a bland-faced, heritage-listed building, the Kaurna building provides a …

Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage
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Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage

MEMORIAL HALL, MELBOURNE GRAMMAR SCHOOL PETER ELLIOTT ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGNJURY CITATIONThe cultural significance of the Melbourne Grammar School has been successfully retained by this …

Award for Commercial Buildings
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Award for Commercial Buildings

SYDNEY HILTON JOHNSON PILTON WALKERJURY CITATIONThis major new refurbishment of the flagship hotel of an international chain offers a model of urban responsiveness, powerfully enhancing …

Award for Interior Architecture
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Award for Interior Architecture

DEUTSCHE BANK BLIGH VOLLER NIELDJURY CITATIONThis sophisticated interior aligns seamlessly with the corporate culture of Deutsche Bank.It combines a tangible efficiency with a smart and …

International Award
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International Award

HOUSE ON ROCHALIE DRIVE, SINGAPORE WOHAJURY CITATIONThe desire of an old couple to sit in comfort and enjoy the activities of their visiting family at …

International Award
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International Award

SUKHUMVIT SOI 53 APARTMENTS, BANGKOK KERRY HILL ARCHITECTSJURY CITATIONTo experience a project by Kerry Hill Architects is to enjoy the choreography of light and shade …

National Jury Award
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National Jury Award

THE BRICKPIT RING DURBACH BLOCK ARCHITECTSJURY CITATIONThe Brickpit Ring is approached via low bridges that sit above a sensitive, fragile ground plane. It is an …

25 Year Award
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25 Year Award

ROBIN BOYD HOUSE II GROUNDS ROMBERG & BOYDJURY CITATIONNumber 290 Walsh Street, South Yarra, is an iconic address in Australian architectural history, comparable to the …

Colorbond Steel Award
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Colorbond Steel Award

CHALLENGER TAFE MARITIME CENTRE COX HOWLETT + BAILEY WOODLANDJURY CITATIONLocated within the Fremantle Port Authority Waterfront, the new TAFE building responds to its maritime context …

Commendation for Residential Buildings
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Commendation for Residential Buildings

BANGALAY STUTCHBURY & PAPEJURY CITATIONLocated in a magnificent rural valley, this ground-hugging pavilion connects with and reinforces the drama of its setting.Long, low and transparent, …

Commendation for Commercial Buildings
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Commendation for Commercial Buildings

MOORILLA WINE AND FOOD CENTRE ROSEVEAR ARCHITECTS + JAWSARCHITECTSJURY CITATIONThe Moorilla Estate, Tasmania’s oldest commercial winery, is located on the banks of the Derwent River …

Commendation for International Architecture
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Commendation for International Architecture

ITC SONAR BANGLA HOTEL, CALCUTTA KERRY HILL ARCHITECTSJURY CITATIONA major existing water body forms the heart of this fascinating hotel complex. It moderates the environment …

Commendation for Sustainable Architecture
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Commendation for Sustainable Architecture

40 ALBERT ROAD SJB ARCHITECTSJURY CITATIONThis modest office building has an astounding array of innovative technology to contribute to its six-star Green Star rating for …

Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture
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Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture

GENEVIEVE BLANCHETT UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY JENNIFER VAN DEN BUSSCHE DEAKIN UNIVERSITYJURY CITATIONThis year’s Student Prize is awarded jointly to Genevieve Blanchett and Jennifer van den …

Colorbond Steel Student Biennale Prize
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Colorbond Steel Student Biennale Prize

ALISTAIR DICKINSON CURTIN UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGYInterstitial Landscapes: Working the Terrain Vague of PerthJURY CITATION Revisiting the lost spaces of the city – the terrain vague …

Robin Boyd Award for Residential Buildings
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Robin Boyd Award for Residential Buildings

St Andrews Beach house by Sean Godsell Architects

Commendation for Residential Buildings
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Commendation for Residential Buildings

Brookes Street House by James Russell Architect Image: Jon Linkins Jury Citation Carefully inserted between two heritage-listed nineteenth-century ecclesiastical buildings, this compact courtyard house for its architect …

Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design
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Walter Burley Griffin Award for Urban Design

MELBOURNE CENTRAL by ASHTON RAGGATT MCDOUGALL Image: John Gollings Image: John Gollings Jury CitationMelbourne Central confirms the potential of the new public realm residing within large-scale …

Commendation for Heritage
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Commendation for Heritage

Sherman Studio by Tzannes Associates

Commendation for International Architecture
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Commendation for International Architecture

National Library Building, Singapore by T. R. Hamzah & Yeang SDN BHD

Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize
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Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize

Professor Deo Prasad University of New South Wales

Radar

Opinion
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Opinion

WHY ARCHITECTURE MATTERS 1Aerial views of London, New York, Paris and Sydney.Denser environments, better amenity and the conservation of natural resources – for Alec Tzannes …

Exhibition
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Exhibition

Living in landscape

Headlines
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Headlines

INTERNATIONALThe opening of the Australian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale.Cocktails on the Grand Canal to celebrate the registration of Woodhead Interplan SR, the first …

Education
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Education

Intensive studios

Books
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Books

BUILDING A MASTERPIECE: THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSEEdited by Anne Watson, foreword by Jørn Utzon. Powerhouse Publishing, 2006. $55 pb and $70 hc.Very few architectural books …

Biennale
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Biennale

Venice architecture biennale

Exhibition
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Exhibition

Supermodels