Architecture Australia, November 2012

Architecture Australia, November 2012

Architecture Australia

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


Models by Bond University students on an armature by CRAB Studio.
Discussion | 17 Dec 2012

Gold Coast cultural centre

Redefining the Gold Coast as a cultural precinct was the focus of an exhibition by Bond University students and CRAB Studio.


2012 Robin Boyd Award: Shearer’s Quarters by John Wardle Architects.
Award | Brian Zulaikha | 2 Nov 2012

2012 National Architecture Awards – Jury overview

A comment from jury chair Brian Zulaikha on the 2012 field of entrants.


Winning entry in Sydney's Green Square Library & Plaza competition by Stewart Hollenstein + Colin Stewart Architects.

A Year in Competition

Architecture competitions come in a range of guises.

Government Architects of Australia, from left: Ben Hewett (SA), Robert Foote (NT), Malcolm Middleton (Qld), Geoffrey London (Vic), Jill Garner (Vic), Helen Lochhead (Assistant GA, NSW), Peter Mould (former GA NSW), Melinda Payne (WA), Alastair Swayn (ACT) and Peter Poulet (former GA Tasmania, now GA NSW). Photographed at the Government Architect Network Australia (GANA) meeting in Adelaide, 2011.
Discussion | Michael Keniger | 10 Jan 2013

Australia’s Government Architects: a political position

The role of Government Architect across Australia has been subject to a range of challenges.

Large-format photography was popular throughout the pavilions.
Discussion | Rachel Hurst | 19 Dec 2012

The voyeur of Venice

Rachel Hurst wraps up the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale for Architecture Australia.

The opening of the 2012 Australian pavilion. From left to right: Janet Holmes à Court, Eva Dijkstra, Michael Lugmayr, Shelley Penn, Gerard Reinmuth, Geoffrey London and Anthony Burke.
Discussion | Martti Kalliala | 1 Nov 2012

Advance Australia

Australia’s Formations exhibition at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale looked at the divergent roles of architects.

Future Practice by Rory Hyde.
Discussion | Marcus Trimble | 11 Feb 2013

Future Practice

Marcus Trimble reviews Rory Hyde’s debut book Future Practice: Conversations from the edges of the profession.


Arts, crafts and brutalism

Arts, crafts and brutalism

Kennedy Nolan Architects reflects on its inspiration from early modern movements for details great and small.

Green walls and plants throughout the Melbourne ISIS office fitouts improve the indoor air quality for ISIS staff.
Discussion | Joshua Bruce | 1 Dec 2012

Tenancy or building

Tenancy or building: what has the biggest impact on an organization?