Architecture Australia, January 2007

Architecture Australia, January 2007

Architecture Australia

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

Comment

Foreword
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Foreword

CULTURE WARS – MISSING IN ACTION?CAREY LYONNATIONAL PRESIDENT RAIAWith the so-called culture wars being fought in our national dailies and the wider press over the …

Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Reflection

ARCHITECTURAL SERVICESWhat is architectural service? What should it comprise? How is this changing in the face of shifting procurement methods and developing technologies?How does one …

Obituary
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Obituary

Vale paula whitman 1960–2006

Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Letters

IS HUMAN EMOTION INTEGRAL TO RATING SUSTAINABILITY?It is with thanks to Architecture Australia that I read, in the November/December 2006 edition, the competent review “Reaching …

Practice
Archive | Su-Fern Tan | 1 Jan 2007

Practice

CH2 6 stars, but how does it work? Su-fern Tan of Advanced Environmental outlines the “green” approaches and systems explored in Melbourne City Council’s demonstration project, CH2.

Architecture Australia-Unbuilt
Archive | Justine Clark | 1 Jan 2007

Architecture Australia-Unbuilt

The AA Prize for Unbuilt Work had a significant role in Australian architecture in the 1990s. As a prelude to announcing our revitalized prize for unbuilt work, we present winning entries from the past along with our plans for the future.

Features

Bridging the Void
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Bridging the Void

Bridging the void

Parramatta Transport Interchange
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Parramatta Transport Interchange

Parramatta transport interchange

CH2
Archive | Robert Morris-Nunn | 1 Jan 2007

CH2

Six stars, but is it Architecture? The City of Melbourne’s new office building, by Mick Pearce and DesignInc, is Australia’s first building to pursue biomimicry as a design principle, while pushing sustainable design to new levels.

Brisbane Square
Archive | Haig Beck and Jackie Cooper | 1 Jan 2007

Brisbane Square

Denton Corker Marshall’s new office tower to house the Brisbane City Council ekes every architectural and civic opportunity out of a standard commercial high-rise project.

Visiting the Australian Garden
Archive | Leon van Schaik | 1 Jan 2007

Visiting the Australian Garden

Poised above the Australian Garden at Cranbourne, Kerstin Thompson Architects’ subtle visitor centre makes the journey to the garden a thing of wonder.

Westlink M7
Archive | Peter Mould | 1 Jan 2007

Westlink M7

Arcing across Sydney’s west, the new M7 motorway, by Conybeare Morrison and Context, is the result of a successful collaboration between the disciplines of urban design, landscape design and engineering.

Radar

Headlines
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Headlines

INTERNATIONALOpen Studio’s shortlisted entry in the “A Vision for Matiatia” design search.Glenn Murcutt is the chairman of the Living Steel International Architecture Competition for Sustainable …

Opinion
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Opinion

WHY ARCHITECTURE MATTERS 1Bright and complicated stories. Not style. Ian McDougall argues that architecture that matters makes inventive and exploratory contributions to community and culture.It …

Exhibition
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Exhibition

A modernist’s stroll through history

Books
Archive | 1 Jan 2007

Books

ARCHITECTURAL THEORY REVIEW CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE IN AUSTRALIAEdited by Gevork Hartoonian.ATR vol 11 no 1, 2006. $33.The death of Harry Seidler in early 2006 has prompted …

Play
Archive | Anna Johnson | 1 Jan 2007

Play

Exploring the glitches in cultural perceptions. Anna Johnson considers Pen Plan Paris, an art project by DireTribe Studio, ArtPlay and the children of Melbourne.

Tourism
Archive | Naomi Stead | 1 Jan 2007

Tourism

Opening the city

Installation
Archive | Louise Noble | 1 Jan 2007

Installation

[v3] + spark

Housing
Archive | Stuart Harrison | 1 Jan 2007

Housing

Rehousing