Architecture Australia, July 2013

Architecture Australia, July 2013

Architecture Australia

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


West Kimberley Regional Prison by TAG Architects and Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects.
Archive | 5 Jul 2013

AA July/August 2013 preview

  This issue of Architecture Australia traces the truly wide-ranging influence the profession has on our communities, our livability and our cultural richness. The projects …


The 8-storey, 40-metre-tall TRI building.
Projects | Brit Andresen | 6 Sep 2013

Translational Research Institute

The collaborative research laboratory by Wilson Architects and Donovan Hill.

The crucifix/light-catcher is directed towards Broadway.
Projects | Philip Drew | 4 Oct 2013

St Barnabas Anglican Church

A new church for a new time, though fjmt’s design embodies ancient religious symobolism.

The Majestic Theatre building has been modified many times.
Projects | Peter Tonkin | 15 Nov 2013

The Majestic

A deft inner-Sydney theatre conversion by Hill Thalis.

A colourful array of pop-out balconies on the north and east elevations.
Projects | Justine Clark | 7 Oct 2013

Atherton Gardens Social Housing

A Melbourne public housing project by McCabe Architects and Bird de la Coeur Architects.

A colourful, glazed, third-floor projection breaks the flush wall.
Projects | Cameron White | 22 Oct 2013

Kyme Place Rooming House

A unique Port Melbourne apartment complex for the homeless by MGS Architects.

A Corten block is set athwart the hill, with the black upper floor sitting at a right angle across it.
Projects | Leon van Schaik | 25 Oct 2013

View Hill House

A manifesto of architectural intent: Leon van Schaik reviews John Denton’s Yarra Valley house.


AA Roundtable 09 panel discussion in Perth, March 2013.
Discussion | 9 Oct 2013

AA Roundtable 09

The Economics of Good Architecture

The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia
Discussion | Shaneen Fantin | 13 Dec 2013

The Biggest Estate on Earth

Shaneen Fantin reviews Bill Gammage’s publication on how Aborigines made Australia.

Queen Victoria Building, Sydney.
Discussion | Philip Goad | 13 Dec 2013

Public Sydney: Drawing the City

Professor Philip Goad reviews the seminal work by Philip Thalis and Peter John Cantrill.


Assemblage’s winning scheme for the Iraqi parliament complex in Baghdad.
People | Robert Bevan | 15 Oct 2013

Profile: Assemblage

Peter Besley talks about his small London practice and its competition-wining design for Iraq’s parliament complex.

Brian Donovan (left) and James Grose (right) of BVN Donovan Hill.
Discussion | Luke Slattery | 27 Nov 2013

BVN Donovan Hill: a timely merger

James Grose and Brian Donovan on the merging of their acclaimed architectural practices.


Publican Arthur Elliot (left) and Rev. Robert Forsyth (right).
The World | Rev. Michael Paget | 8 Oct 2013

Barneys’ signboards: words of God?

The Rev. Michael Paget reflects on the infamous signboards of St Barnabas in Sydney.

More articles

The prison comprises forty-two buildings within a campus masterplan.
Projects | Elizabeth Grant and Peter Hobbs | 9 Oct 2013

West Kimberley Regional Prison

A custodial environment that allows Indigenous prisoners to maintain their connection to country.