An introduction to the March/April 2016 issue of Architecture Australia.
Sandra Kaji-O’Grady previews Vo Trong Nghia Architects’ pavilion Green Ladder, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation’s 2016 Fugitive Structures commission.
John Wardle Architects’ design for the National Gallery of Victoria’s inaugural Summer Architecture Commission nods to Melbourne’s modernist past, while also speaking to the new and emerging.
Sans-Arc Studio’s innovative response to a tight site in Adelaide’s West End can be seen as an urban interpretation of a rural hut typology.
PHAB Architects has revived a former condensed milk factory in Toogoolawah, Queensland through considered restoration and contemporary gestures.
Dock4 Architects has successfully configured this school sports pavilion in suburban Hobart to accommodate a broader community.
A “refreshingly minimalist” design by Lahz Nimmo Architects with Spackman Mossop Michaels offers safe passage for pedestrians and cyclists under Canberra’s Kings Avenue Bridge.
John Macarthur and Susan Holden of Architecture Theory Criticism History (ATCH) use the pavilion as a device to explore the crossover between the disciplines of architecture and the visual arts.
Rory Hyde discovers themes of identity and cross-cultural understanding behind Australia’s The Pool exhibition at the 2016 Venice Biennale.
Brett Boardman reflects on Australia’s relationship with pools and on his experiences capturing eight significant Australians in a series of portraits commissioned by the curators of The Pool.
The 2015 MPavilion by Amanda Levete Architects – the second instalment of this annual architecture commission –presents a fittingly open platform for a diverse list of cultural programs.
Leon van Schaik discusses the role and categorization of the pavilion, exploring layers of meaning and what these structures might reveal to us about our relationship to architecture.
Facet Studio has created two awe-inspiring volumes separated by a physical and metaphorical divide for the chapel complex at Doshisha University’s Kyotanabe campus in Kyoto.
A new pavilion by FJMT at the Australian National Maritime Museum on Sydney’s Darling Harbour takes its cues from naval architecture, offering a dramatic entry experience to the museum.