Architecture Australia, March 2011

Architecture Australia, March 2011

Architecture Australia

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

Preview

AAAA – a turning point?
Archive | Karl Fender | 27 Jan 2012

AAAA – a turning point?

Karl Fender’s introduction to the March 2011 issue of Architecture Australia.

Reflection

Justine Clark at AA Roundtable 03 in 2010.
Archive | Justine Clark | 14 Jan 2012

Farewell from Justine Clark

Departing editor of Architecture Australia Justine Clark’s last editorial.

Radar

The Charles Boyu Elementary and Junior High School in Ganta, Liberia, designed by Finley Pitt for UNICEF.
Archive | 30 Mar 2011

News and nuance

News stories from the March 2011 issue of Architecture Australia.

Scale model (1:100) showing the western elevation of UTS’s Dr Chau Chak Wing building, located at the corner of Ultimo Road and Omnibus Lane.
Review | Sandra Kaji-O'Grady | 23 Dec 2011

Gehry comes to Sydney

Internal organization drives the design of Gehry Partners’ new business school for UTS.

Image from the poster for The Shape of Things to Come, an exhibition curated by Mark Szcerbicki at Sydney's Customs House.
Review | Marcus Trimble | 2 Mar 2011

The Shape of Things to Come

A review of an exhibition curated by Mark Szczerbicki.

View from Anzac Parade, Parliament House, Canberra, 1981. Pencil on paper vellum.
Review | Christopher Vernon | 17 Sep 2012

Lines that speak

Christopher Vernon considers Romaldo Giurgola’s renderings from an exhibition in Parliament House.

Rendering of the Phare Tower in the “non-site” of Paris’s La Défense.
Review | Philip Goldswain | 3 Jan 2012

Thom Mayne speaks in Perth

Philip Goldswain reflects on a talk by Thom Mayne of Morphosis that took place in Perth.

The Question Mark Inside by Martin Firrell, St Paul’s Cathedral, London, 2008.
Discourse | Antony Di Mase | 19 Dec 2011

Lighting and architecture

Antony Di Mase reflects on the potential of lighting and architecture.

Flooded shipping container park on 13 January 2011, in St Lucia, Brisbane.
Discourse | Dan Hill | 20 Dec 2011

Same old new world cities

How vision and strategy are missing from the Australian Government’s National Urban Policy discussion paper.

Post-Traumatic Urbanism: An Architectural Design monograph
Review | Mirjana Lozandvska | 17 May 2011

Post-Traumatic Urbanism

This book explores the intersections between architecture, urbanism and a felt reality of destruction and instability.

Features

Beneath curtains of gold anodized aluminium tubes, the staircase ascends to the main theatre.
Projects | Philip Goldswain | 1 Nov 2011

State Theatre Centre

Kerry Hill Architects’ State Theatre Centre for Perth celebrates transparency, opacity and the urban experience.

The covered outdoor learning area at Australia Street Infants School.
Projects | Olivia Hyde | 20 Dec 2011

Australia Street Infants School COLA

Scale Architecture has designed a neat covered outdoor learning area (COLA) at the Australia Street Infants School in Sydney.

The view south along the institute’s Church Street frontage. The steel box beam at the right houses the entry and “vertical street.”
Projects | Ian Martin | 31 Oct 2011

Brain and Mind Research Institute

Glass walls provide a transparency in the laboratories and consulting rooms of BVN’s new facility at the University of Sydney.

Adjacent to Storey Hall, Building 22 is a heritage-listed former Singer sewing machine building. Ideas have spread from one building to the other.
Projects | Anna Johnson | 15 Dec 2011

Green Brain

Ashton Raggatt McDougall continues its exploration of the tension between ideas and materiality in RMIT’s Building 22.

Gold Medallist Graeme Gunn.

Face the sun

A tribute essay to Graeme Gunn, the recipient of the Australian Institute of Architects’ highest honour the 2011 Gold Medal.

Barondah, Nelson’s Inlet, 1969.
People | Alex Selenitsch | 1 Mar 2011

Conglomerate

A testimonial to 2011 Gold Medallist Graeme Gunn by Alex Selenitsch.

Collage given to Graeme Gunn on his departure from RMIT.
People | Peter Corrigan | 1 Mar 2011

Other times, other ways

A testimonial to 2011 Gold Medallist Graeme Gunn by Peter Corrigan.

Portland Airport, 1988.
People | 18 May 2011

In conversation: Graeme Gunn

Graeme Gunn, Des Smith and David Beynon in conversation, 15 January 2011.

Winter Park, Doncaster, 1971.
People | Shane Murray and Tom Morgan | 1 Mar 2011

Housing for everyone

Testimonial to 2011 Gold Medallist Graeme Gunn by Shane Murray and Tom Morgan.

2011 AAA Awards: Architectural Education Prize
Award | 1 Mar 2011

2011 AAA Awards: Architectural Education Prize

Anna Rubbo and Barry McNeill recognized at the 2011 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Healthabitat team.
Award | 1 Mar 2011

2011 AAA Awards: Leadership in Sustainability Prize

Healthabitat recognized at the 2013 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

2011 AAA Awards: National President’s Prize
Award | Geoffrey London | 1 Mar 2011

2011 AAA Awards: National President’s Prize

Janet Holmes à Court recognized at the 2011 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Daniel Brookes, University of Adelaide.
Award | 1 Mar 2011

2011 AAA Awards: Student prize for the advancement of architecture

Daniel Brookes recognized at the 2011 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Marcus White.
Award | 1 Mar 2011

2011 Emerging Architects Prize

Marcus White received the Emerging Architect Prize at the 2011 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Atelier Spring Bay: maritime workshops + exhibition space, Triabunna, Tasmania by Sam Bresnehan, University of Tasmania
Award | 1 Mar 2011

2011 AAA Awards: Bluescope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize

Sam Bresnehan recognized at the 2011 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Carly Barrett, Hassell
Award | 1 Mar 2011

2011 Dulux Study Tour Winners

The winners of the 2011 Dulux Study Tour were announced at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.