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Architecture Australia, January 2010

Architecture Australia, January 2010

Architecture Australia

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

Radar

Exhibition
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Exhibition

Portraits + Architecture

Headlines
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Headlines

News and nuance

Event
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Event

The international stage. Paul Walker, Peter Bennetts and Hamish Lyon respond to the 2009 World Architecture Festival.

Exhibition
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Exhibition

indeterminacy

Exhibition
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Exhibition

advertisements for architecture 2009

Exhibition
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Exhibition

Shelter: on kindness

Books
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Books

wohaAnna Johnson, with essays by Leon van Schaik andWilliam Lim. Pesaro Publishing, 2009. 400pp. $90.At first glance, the new monograph on the Singapore-based practice WOHA …

Architecture – It’s not just for Wankers by Marcus White. Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Rem Koolhaas and Jean Nouvel as “heavy metal rock gods.”
Review | Dr Karen Burns | 1 Feb 2012

Advertisements for architecture 2009

Karen Burns speculates on the cultural role of advertising and its relationship to architecture in this exhibition.

The AA Roundtable 02 in action at the University of Queensland Art Museum.
Discourse | 1 Jan 2010

AA Roundtable 02

The roles played by media in developing architectural culture.

Book reviews

WOHA by Anna Johnson, with essays by Leon van Schaik andWilliam Lim.
Review | Laura Harding | 1 Jan 2010

WOHA

Anna Johnson reviews the latest monograph on the Singapore-based WOHA Architects.

Comment

Foreword
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Foreword

This year in Copenhagen

Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Reflection

Two black-clad figures stretch bright green masking tape across a white wall banded with shadow. Green tape “bangles” adorn the wrists of the figures, one …

Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Practice

Architecture of academic research

Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Letters

Readers write

Ken Maher.
People | 1 Jan 2010

An architecture of engagement

The 2009 A. S. Hook Address, by Gold Medallist Ken Maher.

Features

620 Wickham Street
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

620 Wickham Street

Heading Practice as critique, and architect as heritage activist. In restoring Karl Langer’s 1954 shopfront, Riddel Architecture challenges the canon of Australian architectural modernism.

Ahead of the field
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

Ahead of the field

Meticulous control – the Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy, by Architectus.

2009 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work
Archive | 1 Jan 2010

2009 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work

Ambitious, inventive, speculative and socially committed, the premiated projects in this year’s AA Prize demonstrate a fascinating diversity of architectural engagement. They show the potential …

Lyon Housemuseum
Archive | Callum Morton and Paul Walker | 1 Jan 2010

Lyon Housemuseum

This remarkable work by Lyons stages a permeable exchange between house and museum, public and private.

Perfect Skin
Archive | Olivia Hyde | 1 Jan 2010

Perfect Skin

A little bit of Barcelona in Sydney. A new mixed-use building by Durbach Block on Roslyn Street, Potts Point.

Projecting out beyond the front window, a yellow door offers a single point of solidity within the otherwise transparent facade.

620 Wickham Street

Practice as critique, and architect as heritage activist. In restoring Karl Langer’s 1954 shopfront, Riddel Architecture challenges the canon of Australian architectural modernism.

The main hall, looking towards A-wing of cell blocks.
Projects | Rachel Hurst | 1 Jan 2010

Port Arthur Separate Prison

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer highlights Port Arthur Separate Prison’s tension between elegance of the architecture and its blunt purpose.