Portraits + Architecture
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The international stage. Paul Walker, Peter Bennetts and Hamish Lyon respond to the 2009 World Architecture Festival.
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Shelter: on kindness
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 …
Karen Burns speculates on the cultural role of advertising and its relationship to architecture in this exhibition.
The roles played by media in developing architectural culture.
Anna Johnson reviews the latest monograph on the Singapore-based WOHA Architects.
This year in Copenhagen
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 …
Architecture of academic research
The 2009 A. S. Hook Address, by Gold Medallist Ken Maher.
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.
Meticulous control – the Monash Centre for Electron Microscopy, by Architectus.
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 …
This remarkable work by Lyons stages a permeable exchange between house and museum, public and private.
A little bit of Barcelona in Sydney. A new mixed-use building by Durbach Block on Roslyn Street, Potts Point.
Practice as critique, and architect as heritage activist. In restoring Karl Langer’s 1954 shopfront, Riddel Architecture challenges the canon of Australian architectural modernism.
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer highlights Port Arthur Separate Prison’s tension between elegance of the architecture and its blunt purpose.