Architecture Australia, May 2017

Architecture Australia, May 2017

Architecture Australia

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


Architecture Australia May/June 2017.
Archive | Cameron Bruhn | 6 May 2017

AA May/June 2017 preview

An introduction to the May/June 2017 issue of Architecture Australia.


The extension wraps and folds around the existing building, its form referencing the junction of the orthogonal city grid and rotated axis of the harbour.
Projects | David Garcia | 11 Oct 2017

Unapologetic bravado: World Maritime University, Tornhuset

Australian architecture practice Terroir collaborated with Danish firm Kim Utzon Architecture on the design of this bold extension to the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden, which “wraps and folds” around the existing 1910 building.

The Anna Meares Velodrome, completed in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, is part of the wider Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.
Projects | Sheona Thomson | 3 Oct 2017

A parametric quest: Anna Meares Velodrome

Cox Architecture has harnessed the full potential of parametric design to create a “taut and elegant” velodrome at Brisbane’s Sleeman Sports Complex, inspired by the speed, precision and expertise of track cycling.

Located on former industrial land in Fremantle, Knutsford cascades toward the industrial precinct, abutting low-rise worker’s cottages and a limestone quarry.
Projects | Simon Pendal | 6 Sep 2017

Covert suburban intensity: Knutsford Stage 1

This multiresidential design by Spaceagency Architects contributes to a local canon of intriguing medium-density projects in Perth with “deep pragmatism” and “tactile and poetic sensitivity.”

The eastern facade of the ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre fronts Tumbalong Park, its terraced landscaping disguising a major access route and loading dock.
Projects | Michael Keniger | 3 Jan 2018

Enriching presence: ICC Sydney

The ICC Sydney complex, designed by Hassell and Populous, houses the interrelated realms of exhibition, entertainment and conference as part of the revitalization of Sydney’s Darling Harbour.

Since 2004 the fire station has been used as a private residence. The current owners engaged Owen Architecture to improve the “cramped and disconnected” spaces and circulation.
Projects | Alice Hampson | 1 Sep 2017

From ‘hose to house’: Bayside Fire Station

The restoration of a former fire station in Brisbane by Owen Architecture reimagines a unique typology as a comfortable family home, achieved with a design strategy that was “deliberately singular.”