Artichoke, March 2014

Artichoke, March 2014


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Ester by Anthony Gill Architects.
Archive | 3 Mar 2014

Artichoke 46 Preview

An introduction to the March 2014 Edition.


Converging lines pierce the floor plate and guide the layout of each level.
Projects | Natalie Ward | 2 Jul 2014

ANZ Tower interiors, Sydney

Hassell’s design for ANZ’s new workplace in Sydney empowers workers to move between spaces.

The dining room is physically and experientially at Ester’s centre.
Projects | David Welsh | 13 Jun 2014

Ester Restaurant and Bar

A former loading dock in Sydney’s Chippendale, transformed with by Anthony Gill Architects.

The front area features the bar, standing area and a seating bench.
Projects | Damian Madigan | 10 Jul 2014

Clever Little Tailor

A cosy spot for a quality sip in Adelaide by Xtra Shiny that achieves much more than it lets on.

The waiters’ stations are ingenious “hides” of steel, copper, timber and mirror.
Projects | Rachel Hurst | 30 May 2014

Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant

Pascale Gomes-McNabb Design reinvents Adelaide’s Penfolds Magill Estate Restaurant.

The bar area is enclosed by a ceiling-high cage with four small service hatches.
Projects | Matthew Hurst | 30 Jun 2014

Bar Económico

A Melbourne watering hole inspired by the dive bars of Puerto Rico and Jamaica.

Herbert Smith Freehills
Projects | Sing d'Arcy | 12 May 2014

Herbert Smith Freehills

A functional, multi-layered workplace by BVN Donovan Hill for Herbert Smith Freehills.

The custom-designed joinery behind the reception desk divides the lounge area from workspaces.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 7 Aug 2014

Grocon HQ

A comfortable yet efficient headquarters for Grocon by Kerry Phelan Design Office.

A truss spans over the courtyard, past a stretched formation of Beethoven’s face.
Projects | Maitiú Ward | 8 Jul 2014

Arts and Music Student Centre

Lyons creates a memorable new identity and social hub at the University of Melbourne.

The dispensary, bookshop and laboratory are located at the front of the property.
Projects | Judith Abell | 11 Jun 2014

Southern Swan

A homeopathic laboratory, dispensary, book-shop and residence in one.

The perpendicular alignment of the pews
and the entry and alter creates an intimate space.
Projects | Claire Martin | 23 Jul 2014

Saint Mary of the Cross, MacKillop Chapel

Sensory engagement is a defining feature of a Melbourne chapel by Woods Bagot.


Submission from Suze Chang, University of Technology Sydney.
Award | 13 Dec 2013

2013 Artichoke Magazine Prize

Awarded annually, the Artichoke Magazine Prize for design communication.

The Artichoke Night School session twelve speakers, Kristin Green of KGA Architecture, food writer Jill Dupleix and Paul Kelly of Paul Kelly Design.
Discussion | Jill Dupleix | 22 May 2014

Artichoke Night School No. 12: Dining out

Jill Dupleix, Kristin Green and Paul Kelly on what makes for a great dining experience.