Artichoke, September 2013

Artichoke, September 2013


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Prahran Hotel by Techne Architects.
Archive | 30 Aug 2013

Artichoke 44 preview

An introduction to the September 2013 edition.


Reinvigorated with a bold facade new rear facade of industrial concrete pipes stacked like kegs or barrels.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 2 Dec 2013

In the round: Prahran Hotel

Techne Architects transforms a tired corner pub into a lively hub with a hint of voyeurism.

Light, airy dimensions and a modern colour palette connect the space to its inner-city, beachside location.
Projects | Jill Pope | 12 Dec 2013

Foxes Den

Hecker Guthrie creates a dynamic chicken shop, with some wily moves in materials and space.

The neon “grocer” sign is in the architect’s handwriting.
Projects | Stuart Harrison | 20 Dec 2013

Spring Street Grocer

A Melbourne gelateria, provedore and cheese cellar by architect Kristin Green.

At Highpoint’s eastern entry, mature trees and a greengrocer lend a “public square” feel.
Projects | Maitiú Ward | 5 Feb 2014

Highpoint Shopping Centre

Grimshaw Architects in association with The Buchan Group “civilizes” Australia’s third largest retail mall, in Melbourne’s north-west.

The reception area signals a comfortable and creative space.
Projects | Sing d'Arcy | 7 Feb 2014

Jackson Teece Sydney studio

A fresh new fitout for an established design practice in Walsh Bay.

Original marble surfaces, plasterwork and oak joinery.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 29 Jan 2014

Brisbane City Hall

One of Queensland’s most important heritage buildings, reborn by Tanner GHD in Association.

Education & Training

A spiral staircase makes a grand gesture in the centre of the two-storey volume.
Projects | Brett Seakins | 19 Feb 2014

North Melbourne Primary School

Workshop Architecture swaps the typical classroom model for an “internal playground”.

More articles

Second-hand encyclopedias were arranged 
in spiral forms to create side tables.
Projects | Hayley Curnow | 14 Feb 2014

Edith Cowan University Student Lounge

Hames Sharley designs a student lounge for the Joondalup campus in Perth.

The learning resource centre at Ravenswood School for Girls in NSW by BVN Donovan Hill.
Discussion | Bill Dowzer and Fiona Young | 22 Jan 2014

Schools of thought

Bill Dowzer and Fiona Young identify key issues in making education spaces for the future.