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Architecture Australia, November 2008

Architecture Australia, November 2008

Architecture Australia

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Foreword
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Foreword

on education and professional life

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sir zelman cowen award for public architecture
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sir zelman cowen award for public architecture

The Cherrell Hirst Creative Learning Centre, Brisbane Girls Grammar School m3architectureJury CitationThe Cherrell Hirst Creative Learning Centre at Brisbane Girls Grammar School aims to develop …

national award for public architecture
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national award for public architecture

Nigel Peck Centre for Learning and Leadership John Wardle ArchitectsJury CitationThe Nigel Peck Centre for Learning and Leadership at Melbourne Grammar creates an enduring positive …

national commendation for public architecture
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national commendation for public architecture

MCG Redevelopment MCG5 Sports ArchitectsJury CitationThe design of contemporary large sport stadium infrastructure involves complex programming, construction technology and delivery procedures. The redevelopment of the …

robin boyd award for residential architecture — houses
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robin boyd award for residential architecture — houses

Klein Bottle House McBride Charles RyanJury CitationThis determinedly avant-garde house uses a complex mathematical model as a metaphorical generator for a new spatial experience. The …

national award for residential architecture — houses
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national award for residential architecture — houses

Leura House James Stockwell ArchitectJury CitationThe design of this house draws on an Australian vernacular of the shed or utilitarian building, executed in a thoroughly …

national commendation for residential architecture — houses
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national commendation for residential architecture — houses

Wilson House Denton Corker MarshallJury CitationThis is a country house set atop a hill with expansive views. It is sited precisely, taking advantage of the …

National commendation for interior architecture
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National commendation for interior architecture

Queensland Brain Institute John Wardle Architects and Wilson Architects (in association)Jury CitationUndeterred by the technically complex servicing and tight operational controls that define laboratories, the …

Lachlan macquarie award for heritage
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Lachlan macquarie award for heritage

CarriageWorks at Eveleigh Tonkin Zulaikha GreerJury CitationThe Eveleigh CarriageWorks in Sydney is a vast complex of industrial buildings constructed in 1888 to provide workshop space …

national award for heritage
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national award for heritage

Harold Desbrowe-Annear’s Chadwick House, Stage 1 Peter Crone ArchitectsJury CitationThe restoration and adaptation of the Chadwick House pays homage to original architect Harold Desbrowe-Annear. Peter …

national commendation for heritage
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national commendation for heritage

The Cheong House Robertson and HindmarshJury CitationThe Cheong House in Castlecrag, designed by Walter and Marion Griffin, was in a near derelict state, largely through …

harry seidler award for commercial architecture
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harry seidler award for commercial architecture

Hume City Council Offices LyonsJury CitationThe outer suburban site for this six-storey office building – set in a large, open, shopping mall car park adjacent …

national award for commeRcial architecture
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national award for commeRcial architecture

Monaco House McBride Charles RyanJury CitationComposed with skill and technical elan, the wonderfully vivacious and witty facade of this narrow urban building has a magnetic …

walter burley griffin award for urban design
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walter burley griffin award for urban design

Rouse Hill Town Centre Rice Daubney, Allen Jack + Cottier, Group GSAJury CitationLocated in the outer western suburbs of Sydney, the Rouse Hill Town Centre …

Jørn utzon award for international architecture
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Jørn utzon award for international architecture

Watercube — National Swimming Centre CSCEC + PTW Architects + CCDI + ArupJury CitationSituated along the main axis of the Olympic Green across from the …

commendation for international architecture
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commendation for international architecture

Beijing Olympic Green Tennis Centre Bligh Voller Nield in collaboration with CCDIJury CitationThe new Olympic Tennis Centre is located on a gently sloping western edge …

25 year award for enduring architecture
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25 year award for enduring architecture

The Wharf Theatre Vivian Fraser in association with NSW Government ArchitectJury CitationPresenting The Wharf with a major award in 1985, the then Institute of Architects …

national award for small project architecture
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national award for small project architecture

Children’s Activity Centre PHOOEY ArchitectsJury CitationSkinners Playground is the epitome of the small project category. The architects have worked tirelessly and directly with their clients …

national commendation for small project architecture
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national commendation for small project architecture

Fremantle House Simon Pendal and Rebecca AngusJury CitationThe Fremantle House is a small project with large ambitions. The strategies and methodologies established by the architects …

national award for sustainable architecture
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national award for sustainable architecture

RSPCA Burwood Redevelopment, Stage 1: Kennels NHArchitectureJury CitationMelbourne’s new RSPCA kennels provide innovative accommodation in a robustly detailed complex which admirably meets the needs of …

national commendation for sustainable architecture
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national commendation for sustainable architecture

K2 Apartments DesignInc MelbourneJury CitationK2 Apartments provides inner-city, high-density accommodation with excellent environmental performance within the constraints of public housing. Ninety-six units are configured in …

colorbond award for steel architecture
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colorbond award for steel architecture

Aurora Operations Facility Heffernan Button Voss ArchitectsJury CitationThe Aurora Operations Facility is a large industrial structure sitting in a big landscape. The innovative use of …

Neville quarry architectural education prize
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Neville quarry architectural education prize

Winner Graham Brawn University of MelbourneJury CitationEmeritus Professor Graham Brawn LFRAIA is a remarkable educator: inspirational, inclusive, engaging and enthusiastic. The testimonials of his colleagues …

Student prize for the advancement of architecture
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Student prize for the advancement of architecture

Florian Heise Queensland University of TechnologyJury CitationFlorian Heise has made a significant contribution to architecture through his leadership of student organizations and initiatives and his …

colorbond steel Student biennale
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colorbond steel Student biennale

Daniel Griffin RMIT University Jade Myers University of QueenslandAbove: Daniel Griffin, RMIT UniversityAbove: Jade Myers, University of QueenslandJury CitationJoint awards are made to two projects, …

The Critics respond
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The Critics respond

So, what does it all mean? John Macarthur and Laura Harding reflect on this year’s awards.

Award for International Architecture
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Award for International Architecture

Stadium Mass Rapid Transit Station by WOHA Image: Patrick Bingham-Hall Image: Tim Griffith Jury Citation The Stadium MRT Station in Singapore is a major new underground …

Emil Sodersten Award for Interior Architecture
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Emil Sodersten Award for Interior Architecture

Nigel Peck Centre for Learning and Leadership by John Wardle Architects

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Headlines

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exhibition
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exhibition

Thinking Drawing Working Drawing

exhibition
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exhibition

Place makers

museum
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museum

Clothing Australian Civilization

books
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books

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Biennale - In Venice
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Biennale - In Venice

Out there: Architecture Beyond Building – impressions of the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale from Naomi Stead, Danila Campo and Stephanie Smith.