Architecture Australia, March 2017

Architecture Australia, March 2017

Architecture Australia

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


Architecture Australia March/April 2017.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 10 Mar 2017

AA March/April 2017 preview

An introduction to the March/April 2017 issue of Architecture Australia.


The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre operates as a confident and dynamic gateway to the Melbourne Biomedical Precinct.

‘A dramatic and disruptive impact on the world’: Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

The distinctive design of this eminent cancer centre in Melbourne, by Silver Thomas Hanley, DesignInc and McBride Charles Ryan, evokes optimism and inspires hope.

The amount of publicly accessible space retained by the architects in the design of the Orange Regional Museum is no small feat, given the scale of the work.
Projects | David Sutherland | 21 Jun 2017

‘Bold and refined’: Orange Regional Museum

Crone Architects’ addition to the civic precinct of Orange in New South Wales is a highly refined building and suite of generous public spaces that “grow” out of the landscape and connect seamlessly with the existing pedestrian network.

Two-part copper and timber doors, based on a Mexican cathedral, make for a grand and dramatic entry to the QT Melbourne hotel.
Projects | Rachel Hurst | 14 Jun 2017

A fine pairing: 131 Russell Street and 478 George Street

Two new towers by Candalepas Associates, the hotel QT Melbourne on Russell Street and the AHL Headquarters on George Street in Sydney, complement the existing fabric of the city with compositional finesse.

House in Hamilton is the result of a Japanese–Australian collaboration between Kobe-based Tato Architects and Brisbane-based Phorm Architecture and Design.
Projects | Julian Worrall | 10 May 2017

International regionalism: House in Hamilton

A Japanese–Australian collaboration between Tato Architects and Phorm Architecture and Design has resulted in an unusual hybrid of contemporary Japanese design and the local Queensland vernacular.


Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand by Shigeru Ban, 2013.
People | Julian Worrall | 21 Mar 2017

The good architect: Shigeru Ban

Ahead of Shigeru Ban’s first Australian exhibition, to be presented at SCAF in March, Julian Worrall provides insight into the architect’s distinguished portfolio and ethical approach to architecture.

More articles

The 2016 Gold Medal recipients, ARM Architecture founding directors (from left) Ian McDougall, Howard Raggatt and Stephen Ashton.
Review | Ian McDougall and Howard Raggatt | 28 Jun 2017

Asking the big questions: reflections on the work of ARM Architecture

In a summary of their A. S. Hook Address, Ian McDougall and Howard Raggatt reflect on the work of ARM Architecture, the possibilities in an “architecture of genuine questioning” and their late friend and colleague Stephen Ashton, who passed away in mid-2016.