Architecture Australia, July 2015

Architecture Australia, July 2015

Architecture Australia

An introduction to the Jul/Aug 2015 issue of Architecture Australia.

Preview

Architecture Australia July/August 2015.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 3 Jul 2015

AA July/August 2015 preview

An introduction to the July/August 2015 issue of Architecture Australia.

Projects

The brooding black box cantilevers over the canal, its recessed ground floor housing service areas and an office.
Projects | Robert Grace | 14 Oct 2015

Cultural embassy: Australian Pavilion, Venice

Denton Corker Marshall’s deceptively simple Australian pavilion boldly proclaims itself, with an interior that allows the artist to do the same.

Hall painted the walls of Denton Corker Marshall’s new pavilion black for her exhibition.
People | Rachel Hurst | 14 Oct 2015

Fiona Hall: Wrong Way Time

Fiona Hall brings her mix of clocks, camouflaged creatures and foreign currency to Venice at the inaugural exhibition in Denton Corker Marshall’s Australian pavilion.

The Learning Commons’ curvilinear brick walls add to the handmade, “tapestry-like” quality of the buildings.
Projects | Simon Pendal | 31 Aug 2015

Joyous learning: Bunbury Catholic College

A collaboration between Broderick Architects and CODA Studio results in “something significant and joyous” for a school in WA.

The Our Lady of the Southern Cross Chapel, shared by two schools in Berwick, Victoria, features a radial plan anchored by a ten-metre-high cross tower.
Projects | Jacqui Alexander | 11 Nov 2015

Our Lady of the Southern Cross Chapel

Branch Studio’s chapel forges a new connection between two suburban schools, serving dual purpose as a sacred and a civic space.

With a history dating back to 1871, the grounds first served as a cricket field. The Oval now hosts cricket, football and other sporting and entertainment events.
Projects | Stephen Ward | 10 Sep 2015

Pitch perfect: Adelaide Oval

The redeveloped Adelaide Oval by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley balances function and heritage.

The central atrium redefines the height at which a vertical void can be used to connect a workspace while remaining humane and legible.
Projects | Philip Vivian | 12 Aug 2015

Healthy ambition: Medibank Place

Hassell’s new headquarters for healthcare giant Medibank delivers a vibrant and health-centred workplace while being a hospitable neighbour to stadium-goers.

Analogous to the existing buildings in scale and proportion, the new addition contrasts starkly in its architectural language.
Projects | Veronica Ng | 30 Sep 2015

Learning with attitude: The Alice Smith School

A collaboration between MvS Architects and iPartnership puts “dynamic attitude” into a school building in Malaysia.

Dossier

The five-hectare Japanese Garden at Cowra, New South Wales designed by Ken Nakajima.
Discourse | Andrew Leach | 1 Sep 2015

History, History, Everywhere

This Dossier compiles recent work in architectural history presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). A theme common to the five articles included in this Dossier is the way that architectural production is shaped by institutions: universities, business entities, religious organizations, governments and community groups. As such, these pieces point to broader issues that affect architectural culture today.

The Church of England’s world map from 1843 delineating its colonies and Christian and “Heathen” territories.
Discourse | Alex Bremner | 1 Sep 2015

Colonial architecture and its global contexts

This Dossier compiles recent work in architectural history presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). A theme common to the five articles included in this Dossier is the way that architectural production is shaped by institutions: universities, business entities, religious organizations, governments and community groups. As such, these pieces point to broader issues that affect architectural culture today.

Elevations of shops and dwellings for the Van Diemen’s Land Company in Burnie, Tasmania by S. & A. Luttrell Architects.
Discourse | Wendy Roberts | 1 Sep 2015

Company Transfer

This Dossier compiles recent work in architectural history presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). A theme common to the five articles included in this Dossier is the way that architectural production is shaped by institutions: universities, business entities, religious organizations, governments and community groups. As such, these pieces point to broader issues that affect architectural culture today.

Designed in 1924 by C. D. Lynch for the Queensland Country Women’s Association, the Kissing Point Huts served as a low-cost holiday retreat for QCWA members.
Discourse | Daniel Ryan | 1 Sep 2015

Kissing Point Huts

This Dossier compiles recent work in architectural history presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). A theme common to the five articles included in this Dossier is the way that architectural production is shaped by institutions: universities, business entities, religious organizations, governments and community groups. As such, these pieces point to broader issues that affect architectural culture today.

The five-hectare Japanese Garden at Cowra designed by Ken Nakajima suggests shared cultural tolerance.
Discourse | Anoma Pieris | 1 Oct 2015

Australian Architectures of Internment

This Dossier compiles recent work in architectural history presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). A theme common to the five articles included in this Dossier is the way that architectural production is shaped by institutions: universities, business entities, religious organizations, governments and community groups. As such, these pieces point to broader issues that affect architectural culture today.

Conceptual sketch of Griffith University from a site planning report in April 1973 by Roger Johnson.
Discourse | Jared Bird and Susan Holden | 1 Sep 2015

Bush Civics

This Dossier compiles recent work in architectural history presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand (SAHANZ). A theme common to the five articles included in this Dossier is the way that architectural production is shaped by institutions: universities, business entities, religious organizations, governments and community groups. As such, these pieces point to broader issues that affect architectural culture today.

The Jean-Marie Tjibaou Cultural Centre in New Caledonia by Renzo Piano Building Workshop (1998).
Review | Howard Tanner | 14 Sep 2015

Architecture in the South Pacific: The Ocean of Islands

Two Australians explore the little known architecture of Oceania in a new book.

Platform

Hank Koning and Julie Eizenberg of Koning Eizenberg Architecture.
People | Philip Goad | 14 Sep 2015

Profile: Hank Koning, Julie Eizenberg

Philip Goad considers the work of a California-based Australian duo focused on thoughtful solutions with a social bent.