Individually and collectively, the buildings in this issue of Architecture Australia take on the challenge of delivering better density – bigger and better, not bigger and bigger.
The simple form of a research building on Hobart’s waterfront belies a complex weft of history, site and program.
The Melbourne home of the Australian Institute of Architects speaks of the integral role of the architecture profession in the future of Australia’s cities.
Architects Casey and Rebekah Vallance have devotedly turned a parcel of discarded land into a poetic response to suburban infill.
MGS Architects’ revitalization project results in a contemporary landmark that makes a worthy contribution to the urban fabric of Bendigo.
Lahznimmo Architects and Wilson Architects interlace new and existing to produce a cohesive learning environment for the faculty of medicine at UNSW.
The sensitivity of a patient-focused facility by Billard Leece Partnership doesn’t quite extend to its history-rich context.
The Fiona Stanley Hospital employs evidence-based design principles to make tangible contributions to patients’ wellbeing.
Dr Naomi Stead presents the key outcomes of a three-year-long research project into the women in architecture.
Research on rates of participation for women in Australian architecture points towards systemic inequity in the profession.
Justine Clark reveals the results of two Parlour surveys into women’s (and men’s) participation in architecture.
With long hours, low pay and rigid schedules, is architecture’s workplace culture sustainable for anyone?
The founders of this small architecture firm delight in the preciousness of imperfection.