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Architecture Australia, March 2012

Architecture Australia, March 2012

Architecture Australia

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

Direction

Brian Zulaikha, National President, Australian Institute of Architects.
Archive | Brian Zulaikha | 20 Mar 2012

Foreword

Brian Zulaika’s introduction to the March 2012 issue of Architecture Australia.

Reflection
Archive | Timothy Moore | 20 Mar 2012

Reflection

Editor Timothy Moore’s introduction to the March 2012 issue of Architecture Australia.

Digest

A sample of the top work from the graduating classes of 2011
Review | 29 May 2012

Screenshot – graduating classes of 2011

A sample of the top work from the graduating classes of 2011.

The duplex at Raphael Street in Subiaco was the first project designed, built and financed by Brian Klopper and Bob Gare. It is commonly referred to as the “flour mills.”
Review | 1 Mar 2012

Brian Klopper: Architectural Projects

The work of Fremantle-based architect Brian Klopper is examined in an exhibition in Perth.

Archive | 4 Jun 2012

Snapshot

What does the future hold for the role of the architect? This is a snapshot from the conversation.

Design

A series of chevrons built into the surface of the mantle accommodates track and accent lighting.
Projects | Laura Harding and Anthony Burke | 11 Jun 2012

UTS Great Hall

DRAW furrows a new great hall in the iconic brutalist tower at the University of Technology, Sydney.

Located fifteen kilometres south of the state capital Hobart, Tarremah Hall provides a large hall, a music room and covered connecting spaces for the Tarremah Steiner School.
Projects | Ceridwen Owen | 25 Jun 2012

Tarremah Hall

A hall for a Tasmanian Steiner school by Morrison and Breytenbach uses restrained effort to maximum effect.

The Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands Discovery Centre is 3 km south-east of Melbourne, adjacent to a fragment of wetland that is now surrounded by sprawling suburbs.
Projects | Paul Carter | 9 Jul 2012

Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands Discovery Centre

On Melbourne’s suburban edge Minifie van Schaik Architects creates a seductive “decoy.”

External dividing walls embrace and exceed their geometric massing, spreading out to overcome the compositional coordinate of the grid.
Projects | Gevork Hartoonian | 4 Jul 2012

The Concourse

An award-winning project by FJMT redefines monumentality in public architecture.

The four houses at 58 Stevens Street read as a singular object.
Projects | Andrew Murray | 20 Aug 2012

Gang of four

Officer Woods creates a cluster of courtyard houses on the fringe of Fremantle.

Dossier

Are we losing ground?
Discourse | 21 Jun 2012

Are we losing ground?

An introduction to the Beyond Building dossier featured in the March 2012 issue of Architecture Australia.

Melanie Dodd.
People | Rory Hyde and Melanie Dodd | 20 Jun 2012

What is considered architecture?

Melanie Dodd interviewed by Rory Hyde.

The experimentation with inflatable structures, in the same year as the “strike,” demonstrates the new style of architectural education that followed.
Discourse | Lee Stickells and Glen Hill | 22 Jun 2012

Pig Architecture

The architecture student strike of 1972 at the University of Sydney ushered in a new era of architectural education.

Archizines displayed over sixty publications at the Architectural Association in London between 5 November and 14 December 2011. The exhibition travels to New York, Paris, Istanbul, Brussels and Bratislava from April 2012, and will arrive in Australia during early 2013.
Review | Andrew Murray | 20 Jun 2012

Pretty Little Magazines

Is the zine a radical platform to influence architectural critique and practice today?

Vibrant City Forum participants discuss the future of Adelaide.
Discourse | Stephen Ward | 7 Jun 2012

The Big Idea in Adelaide

Following the announcement of the pulling of the IDC’s funding, we look back at Stephen Ward’s review of the program.

Looking towards Port Hedland.
Review | Tony Fry and Eleni Kalantidou | 25 Jun 2012

Futuring Port Hedland

The civic expansion of Port Hedland requires a thinking beyond the life span of the mining boom.

One Bligh is “a billboard for the big end of town.”
Discourse | Oliver Watts and Tim Gregory | 21 Jun 2012

Building ideology

On a walk through Sydney’s CBD Tim Gregory and Oliver Watts thrash out the ideology embedded in building.

A stop on the Docklands SoundWalk in Melbourne.
Discourse | Hannah Lewi and Wally Smith | 25 Jun 2012

A mobile guide

The recent rise of smartphone archi-tour applications attempts to augment our sense of place.

Awards

2012 Gold Medallist Lawrence Nield.

2012 Gold Medallist

Lawrence Nield was presented with the Gold Medal at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards on 21 March 2012.

Document

Four techniques: Lawrence Nield
Practice | Lawrence Nield | 17 Aug 2012

Four techniques: Lawrence Nield

2012 gold medallist Lawrence Nield highlights four critical techniques for architecture.

L5 Builing, University of NSW, Kensington, NSW.
Discourse | Xing Ruan | 19 Mar 2012

The great image has no form

A testimonial to 2012 Gold Medallist Lawrence Nield by Xing Ruan.

Sydney International Tennis Centre, Homebush, NSW.
Discourse | Joseph Rykwert | 19 Mar 2012

Considered Negotiation

A testimonial to 2012 Gold Medallist Lawrence Nield by Joseph Rykwert.

Mount Druitt Hospital, one of the earliest projects on which Nield took a leading role.
Discourse | 20 Mar 2012

In practice

A testimonial to 2012 Gold Medallist Lawrence Nield by James Grose.

John Andrews.

2012 William J. Mitchell Prize

John Andrews received the William J. Mitchell International Committee Prize at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Lucy Turnbull.
Award | Brian Zulaikha | 22 Mar 2012

2012 AAA Awards: National President’s Prize

Lucy Turnbull recognized at the 2012 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Kelly Rattigan.

2012 Emerging Architect Prize

Kelly Rattigan received the Emerging Architect Prize at the 2012 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

2012 AAA Awards: Architectural Education Prize

2012 AAA Awards: Architectural Education Prize

Shane Murray recognized at the 2012 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Rob Adams.

2012 AAA Awards: Leadership in Sustainability Prize

Rob Adams and the City Design Division recognized at the 2012 Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Samuel Jeyaseelan.

2012 Student Prize, Advancement of Architecture

Samuel Jeyaseelan received the Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture.

James Coombe.

2012 Dulux Study Tour winners

The winners of the 2012 Dulux Study Tour were announced at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards on March 21.

2011 Gold Medallist Graeme Gunn.
Discourse | Graeme Gunn | 21 Mar 2012

A. S. Hook Memorial Address revisited

2011 Gold Medallist Graeme Gunn expands on the discussion with Karl Fender and Melanie Dodd that formed part of his Address.

Adrian Kenyon.

2012 Colorbond Steel Student Biennale

The 2012 Colorbond Steel Student Biennale winners were announced at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards.

Details

Adjaye Associates’ Whitechapel Idea store.
Practice | Andrew Burns | 5 Jun 2012

A detail of architecture

The crux of the architectural detail is in the juncture of the abstract and tectonic, writes Andrew Burns.