Report | The new Brisbane headquarters for AECOM by BVN Donovan Hill brings together staff from across nine separate locations into a single cohesive space.
Awards | AM60 by Donovan Hill won a National Commendation for Commercial Architecture at the 2011 National Architecture Awards.
Awards | Ecosciences Precinct by Hassell won the Harry Seidler Award for Commercial Architecture at the 2011 National Architecture Awards.
Archive | Queensland’s new Gallery of Modern Art, by Architectus.
Archive | Donovan Hill and Peddle Thorp rework Robin Gibson’s State Library of Queensland edifice.
Archive | Cox Rayner’s school redevelopment will form a new generation’s spatial memories.
Archive | GALLERY OF MODERN ART, QUEENSLAND by ARCHITECTUS Image: John Gollings Image: Peter Hyatt Jury CitationGoMA differs from most other galleries of art, both traditional and contemporary, …
Archive | Cosmopolitan urbanism heads north. Resort tourist, rainforest feral, gold coast glamour and backpacker chill – the spectacularly redeveloped cairns esplanade has it all.
Archive | Cox Rayner and Ainsley Bell + Murchison’s magistrates court explores a process-based approach to the integration of art and architecture.
Archive | The refined detailing and generous spaces of Chris Clarke’s new house draw on the tradition of the Case Study Houses to continue developing the architectural potential of the steel frame.
Archive | Reinforcing Brisbane’s image of itself as a “River City”, the Goodwill Bridge by Cox Rayner provides a poetic expression of crossing, while also opening up new urban connections and experiences. Review by Elizabeth Musgrave.
Archive | Pure geometries, public spirit and sustainable concerns are woven together with wit and dexterity in the Redcliffe City Library and Gallery. Review by Douglas Neale.
Projects | Wilson Landscape Architects creates two interior landscapes that improve the health and wellbeing of those who work in them.
Projects | Experimentation yielded an intriguing Brisbane tower by Cox Rayner Architects.
Projects | Learning and the city. Wilson Architects’ new project for Brisbane Boys Grammar.
Projects | Architect Michael Rayner’s family home is a complex manipulation of shadow and light.
Projects | An new integrated teaching and research facility at University of Queensland.
Projects | Bond University’s new learning centre by CRAB Studio is a triumph of the occupant over the object.
Projects | A landmark collaborative project led by the landscape architecture team at RPS.
Projects | Sinclair Knight Merz’s robust addition to Federation University Australia in Ballarat.
Projects | A compelling contribution to Sydney by Ateliers Jean Nouvel and PTW Architects.
Projects | Hotel Hotel in Canberra is the work of more than fifty creatives. Remarkably, it transcends the sum of its parts.
Award | 8 Chifley Square
Award | Hotel Hotel
Award | Garangula Gallery
Review | We round up the most read public project reviews of 2014.
Projects | Lippmann Partnership and Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners’ tower in Sydney’s CBD succeeds in meeting rigid market demands for commercial office space, while also making a generous contribution to the public domain.
Projects | Drawing from the story of convict-turned-brewer James Squire, Collins and Turner in collaboration with Baber Studio and D’Occhio created a “seductive piece of urban design” in the form of a brewhouse in South Brisbane.
Projects | Johnson Pilton Walker revives a monumental building in one of Sydney’s most significant civic spaces.
Projects | While critics have laid into Frank Gehry’s UTS Business School for being image-conscious, Jennifer Calzini finds a building more than meets the eye.
Projects | In their design of the UTS Science and Health building, Durbach Block Jaggers and BVN have defied the rules set out in BVN’s own UTS masterplan.
Projects | Denton Corker Marshall’s deceptively simple Australian pavilion boldly proclaims itself, with an interior that allows the artist to do the same.
Projects | The redeveloped Adelaide Oval by Cox Architecture, Walter Brooke and Hames Sharley balances function and heritage.
Projects | A collaboration between MvS Architects and iPartnership puts “dynamic attitude” into a school building in Malaysia.
Projects | Tzannes Associates’ adaptive re-use of the former Kent Brewery in the heart of Sydney’s Central Park retains the brick facade and inserts part of a trigeneration plant that powers the neighbourhood.
Award | UTS Science Faculty, Building 7 by Durbach Block Jaggers Architects + BVN.
Award | Monash University North West Precinct by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects in collaboration with MGS Architects (Masterplan).
Award | Irving Street Brewery by Tzannes Associates.
Award | Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp.
Projects | Occupying a former landfill site, the Sydney Park Water Re-use Project by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership is an impressive fusion of design, science, art and ecology.
Projects | 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.
Projects | JCY Architects and Urban Designers’ new Student Services Building for Edith Cowan University provides the Joondalup Campus with more than just a building – it is also a landscape, a meeting place and a symbol.
Projects | Four new halls of residence, by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects, McBride Charles Ryan, and Hayball and Richard Middleton Architects, are shaping the urban environment of the Clayton campus and fostering a sense of community.
Award | John Whitton Bridge Open Space by Oculus.
Award | Elizabeth Quay by ARM + TCL.
Award | Rundle Mall by Hassell.
Award | One Central Park by Aspect | Oculus.
Award | Sydney Park Water Re-Use Project Stage 2 by Turf Design Studio and Environmental Partnership (TDEP).
Award | AHL Headquarters – 478 George Street by Candalepas Associates.
Award | Indigo Slam by Smart Design Studio.
Award | Australian Pavilion, Venice by Denton Corker Marshall.
Award | UNSW Materials Science and Engineering Building by Grimshaw.
Award | Geelong Grammar School, School of Performing Arts and Creative Education by Peter Elliott Architecture and Urban Design.
News | The Brewery Yard, designed by Tzannes, has won an award at the 2016 UNESCO Asia Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Preservation.
Projects | The third iteration of the Naomi Milgrom Foundation’s MPavilion, designed by Studio Mumbai, aimed to “capture the spirit of the place,” providing spaces for repose and contemplation on the edge of the Queen Victoria Gardens in Melbourne.
Projects | This assured building by Richard Kirk Architect and Hassell enriches learning for the creative disciplines at the Queensland University of Technology, encouraging students to “lead the culture” in the spaces.
Projects | Patient experience was of the highest priority in Coda Studio’s design for a new healthcare facility that services the remote township of Karratha, Western Australia.
Projects | On a beachfront site at Byron Bay, Shane Thompson Architects has created a multifarious resort complex comprised of neutrally toned cabins and a striking main building with double curved roof forms.
Projects | The second iteration of the NGV Architecture Commission, Haven’t You Always Wanted …? by M@ Studio Architects, explores dematerialization and the expression of the civic in Melbourne’s future outer suburbs.
Projects | 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.
Projects | 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.
Projects | Combining a kinetic timber facade and a typology more often associated with slick glass, FJMT has created this “sublime” office tower that is tuned to the history of its harbour-side site and is “intrinsically Sydney.”
News | The Queensland government has approved a $158 million “mega-cruise ship terminal” for Brisbane, with a design team comprising Arup and Arkhefield.
Award | The EY Centre by FJMT.
Award | NewActon Nishi by Fender Katsalidis Architects.
Award | Frank Bartlett Library and Moe Service Centre by FJMT.
Award | Arts West, University of Melbourne by ARM and Architectus.
Award | Act for Kids Child and Family Centre of Excellence by M3 Architecture.
Projects | Presenting as three sibling buildings on the city skyline, International Towers Sydney by Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners reconciles a tower and podium dichotomy with robust honesty of expression.
Projects | Sheona Thomson considers the lasting impact of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games venues on communities, “where arguably infrastructure is playing catch-up to growth.”
Projects | Schored Projects’s Coburg Townhouses, a community housing development in Melbourne’s north designed for women in need, reminds us of the capacity for social architecture to make change.
Projects | GHDWoodhead’s transformation of the 1970s Geelong headquarters of Victoria’s largest urban water corporation into a striking contemporary office is symbolic of the urban renewal at the regional city’s cultural and civic heart.
Projects | Curiosity and humility colour John Wardle Architects’ approach to designing this new learning and teaching building at Monash University’s Clayton Campus, where references to the landscape cultivate a rich field of spatial and learning experiences.
Projects | A collaboration between five architectural practices, RMIT University’s New Academic Street revels in diversity as a series of “theatrical stage sets” reinvigorates utilitarian buildings and reconnects them to their urban setting.
Award | New Academic Street, RMIT University by Lyons with NMBW Architecture Studio , Harrison and White, MvS Architects and Maddison Architects.
Projects | The Gold Coast’s new outdoor stage cleverly melds landscape and architecture to provide a flexible, functional and surprising space for future gatherings.