Architecture Australia, January 2011

Architecture Australia, January 2011

Architecture Australia

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


Karl Fender.
Archive | Karl Fender | 2 Feb 2012

The more things change

Karl Fender’s introduction to the January 2011 issue of Architecture Australia as Institute president.


Introduction to Architecture Australia Volume 100
Archive | Justine Clark | 1 Feb 2012

Architecture Australia Volume 100

Editor Justine Clark’s editorial from the January 2011 edition of Architecture Australia – the 100th edition.


Glenn Murcutt (right) with Tim Engelen of Dedece at a conversational dinner hosted by Vola, Dedece and Architecture Australia.
Archive | 30 Jan 2012

News and nuance

News stories from the January 2011 issue of Architecture Australia.

Renaissance Center, Detroit. John Portman & Associates, 1976. Circulation diagram.
Review | Lee Stickells | 30 Jan 2012

Interior Urbanism / Portman Space

An exhibition of photos by Charles Rice and drawings by Alina McConnochie of the oeuvre of John Portman.

Advertisements for architecture
Review | Oliver Watts | 31 Jan 2012

Advertisements for architecture

Submissions in the second Advertisements for Architecture exhibition revealed an appealing candour, says Oliver Watts.

For What It's Worth
Review | Peta Carlin | 1 Jan 2011

For What It’s Worth

Peta Carlin reviews an exhibition by Michael Spooner and Ricarda Bigolin.

George Street’s National Mutual Building, designed by Edward Raht, welcomed guests during Sydney Open.
Review | Matthew Gribben | 1 Jan 2011

Sydney Open 2010

Matthew Gribben reviews the Historic Houses Trust’s Sydney Open – two days of access to a plethora of Sydney buildings.

Sir Peter Cook in his talk at the Unlimited design triennale, Brisbane 2010.
People | Stuart Harrison | 18 Apr 2011

Sir Peter Cook: Bigness & naughtiness

Stuart Harrison talks to Sir Peter Cook at Unlimited: Designing for the Asia Pacific in Brisbane, 2010.

Sunken gardens inhabit hollow columns on the top floor of the podium extension by Lacoste + Stevenson.
Review | Marcus Trimble | 1 Jan 2011

Building UTS

An ambitious major works program on the university’s city campus draws together projects by local and international practices.

Carpet tiles printed with low-VOC ink presented some of PHOOEY Architects’ work.
Review | Katelin Butler | 1 Jan 2011


The humble carpet tile became a canvas for the inventive and experimental work of PHOOEY Architects in a recent exhibition.


Review | Justine Clark | 1 Jan 2011

World Architecture Festival 2010

Justine Clark reports on the third World Architecture Festival.

The flat, pixel-like colour blocks of the southern facade contrast with the patterned, folded metal shades of the western facade.
Projects | Sheona Thomson and Antony Moulis | 11 Jan 2012

Santos Place

A rich irregularity and strange difference balance commercial imperatives in Donovan Hill’s addition to the Brisbane skyline.

Aerial view of the Saffire Freycinet resort, looking across Coles Bay to the Hazards.
Projects | Helen Norrie | 29 Jul 2011

Saffire Freycinet Resort

On a picturesque site on Tasmania’s Freycinet Peninsula, Circa Architecture fashions iconic forms into spaces for rest and retreat.

View east from Lake Burragorang. The visitor centre sits above the auxiliary spillway.
Projects | Katrina Simon | 19 Jan 2012

Warragamba visitor centre and masterplan

Lahz Nimmo and Spackman Mossop and Michaels created Warragamba Dam’s visitor centre and masterplan.

One of the front galleries, with translucent view onto the courtyard.
Projects | Shane Murray | 31 Aug 2012

MUMA: Monash University Museum of Art

Kerstin Thompson Architects’ gallery at Monash University develops a very subtle exploration of spatial experience.

A view east in the foyer of the new extension to the NGA.
Projects | Laura Harding | 14 Mar 2013

Extending the National Gallery of Australia

In Canberra’s centenary year, we revisit AA’s review of the NGA extension by PTW.

Glen Iris Wetlands Environment Centre by PHOOEY Architects.

2010 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work

Sustainable Futures – How might we make “sustainable” buildings, environments and practices in 2020? In 2050?

Aerial view, showing permanent civic building, loose-fit renovated structure, enclosed incubator and activity buildings, open parkland connected by ramps and bridges.

2010 AA Prize for Unbuilt work Winner

Footscray – Fresh and Cheap by Helen Duong

QVM Urban Farmers’ Network and Memorial Projects, entry by Jacqui Alexander, Architect.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2010: Honourable Mention

Honourable Mentions in the 2010 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work.

Good Fences Make Good Neighbours by Hong Yi.

AA Prize for Unbuilt Work 2010: Special Mention

Special Mentions in the 2010 AA Prize for Unbuilt Work.


Lindsay & Kerry Clare.
People | Lindsay Clare and Kerry Clare | 1 Jan 2011

Attitude and circumstance

The 2010 A.S. Hook Address, by Gold Medallists Lindsay and Kerry Clare.

Catherine Evans, BArch, Grad Dip, MBA.
People | Richard Evans and Ian McDougall | 1 Jan 2011

Vale Catherine Evans 1964—2010

A woman of character – Richard Evans and Ian McDougall remember Catherine Evans, BArch, Grad Dip, MBA.

Gilbert Ridgway Nicol.
People | Paul Rossen | 1 Jan 2011

Vale Gilbert Ridgway Nicol 1925—2010

Experience abroad and a thorough understanding of architecture and planning informed the work of this Perth architect.


AA Roundtable 04 panel: Justine Clark, Nicholas Murcutt, Susan Phillips, Geoffrey London, Steve Ashton and Timothy Horton.
Discourse | 2 Jan 2011

AA Roundtable 04

Procurement: Processes and outcomes, problems and opportunities.

More articles

Western red cedar is used extensively for the interior and exterior of the Burridge-Read House by David Boyle Architect.
Practice | 31 Jul 2011

Western red cedar: sustainability research

This article looks at recent research on the sustainability of western red cedar with examples of its application in projects.