Vale Matthew Si

Vale Matthew Si

21 Mar 2017, Editorial Desk AAU

The architecture community farewells Matthew Si, an architect at Woods Bagot who died in the Bourke Street tragedy in Melbourne.

Koos de Keijzer.

Going Dutch: Koos de Keijzer on the design values of The Netherlands

17 Mar 2017, Patrick Hunn

Ahead of a Melbourne talk on Dutch design values, Koos de Keijzer discusses the particular lessons Australia can learn from The Netherlands’ approach to participatory urban design.

'The buildings we deserve': Andrew Waugh on CLT construction

‘The buildings we deserve’: Andrew Waugh on CLT construction

15 Mar 2017, Editorial Desk AAU

British architect Andrew Waugh, a pioneer in the use of CLT, talks about the ways engineered timber can revolutionize construction and, in the process, address housing affordability.

Eva-Marie Prineas of Architect Prineas.

Generosity and authenticity: The houses of Architect Prineas

8 Mar 2017, Genevieve Lilley

With a solid technical grounding and a “brilliant nuance in mixing old and new,” Eva-Marie Prineas creates generous and pertinent projects with authenticity.

Juliet Moore and Ben Edwards in the Edwards Moore studio.

Three-dimensional craft: Edwards Moore

8 Feb 2017, Mark Scruby

A look at the recent built projects of Melbourne studio Edwards Moore reveals a delightful body of work underpinned by conceptual rigour, spatial complexity and a “cheeky tilt.”

Simon Drysdale.

Marchese Partners appoints new principal for Melbourne office

7 Feb 2017, Louisa Wright

Marchese Partners has appointed Simon Drysdale as the new principal of its Melbourne office.

Going with the flow: Bruce Rowe

Going with the flow: Bruce Rowe

31 Jan 2017, Marcus Baumgart

Through an inherent love of making, architect Bruce Rowe has transformed himself into a creative individual who has found his “flow” producing ceramic products.

Rewi Thompson.

Obituary: Rewi Thompson

18 Jan 2017, Deidre Brown

Deidre Brown honours the life and work of internationally renowned New Zealand architect Rewi Thompson.

The design of the Together dining table for De La Espada was limited to the maximum dimensions considered conducive to comfortable conversation.

Making the normal special: Studioilse

9 Jan 2017, Jill Pope

Working across interior and product design, London-based Ilse Crawford of Studioilse aims to make the “small moments of every day matter.”

Vale William Le Lievre, 1924–2016

Vale William Le Lievre, 1924–2016

5 Jan 2017, Geoff Fitzpatrick

Melbourne-based interior designer William Le Lievre was a passionate advocate for design in Australia.

Paul Pholeros. Photography: Miles Roston, as published in Making a World of Difference, by Miles Roston (Exisle Publishing).

Vale Paul Pholeros AM, 1953–2016

22 Dec 2016, Phil Harris

Phil Harris remembers Paul Pholeros, founding director of Healthabitat and a driving force behind a number of seminal guides for housing construction in remote Australia.

Romaldo Giurgola, pictured outside Parliament House in Canberra.

Vale Romaldo Giurgola AO, 1920–2016

19 Dec 2016, Silvia Micheli

Romaldo Giurgola, architect of Parliament House in Canberra, played a seminal role in nation-building, making an outstanding contribution to Australia’s architectural heritage.

From utopian collective to industry force: Sibling

From utopian collective to industry force: Sibling

12 Dec 2016, Grace Mortlock

With backgrounds in architecture, graphic design and landscape architecture, the members of Sibling employ reflections, illumination, graphics, movement and optical effects to produce projects of spectacle.

Remembering Peter Corrigan: a life of movement, energy and integrity

Remembering Peter Corrigan: a life of movement, energy and integrity

7 Dec 2016, Conrad Hamann

Conrad Hamann remembers Peter Corrigan, an influential architect and educator who was a fulcrum in the 1970s to 1990s transformation in Australian architecture.

Dexterity and poetry: Studio Gram

Dexterity and poetry: Studio Gram

30 Nov 2016, Damian Madigan

With projects including Parwana Kutchi Deli in Adelaide and Civilian Bar and Kitchen in Sydney, the work of Adelaide-based emerging design duo Studio-Gram demonstrates colour and confidence.

Richard Weinman and Nick Deans of Warren and Mahoney.

Warren and Mahoney appoints new Melbourne principal and associate

25 Nov 2016, Louisa Wright

New Zealand- and Australia-based architecture firm Warren and Mahoney has announced the appointment two new principals and an associate.

Pat Pinder.

Pat Pinder receives 2016 WA Architects Board Award

24 Nov 2016, Louisa Wright

Architect Pat Pinder has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Architects Board of Western Australia Award.

Kengo Kuma.

Kengo Kuma on ‘the mother of architectural design’

17 Nov 2016, Linda Cheng

Japanese architect Kengo Kuma spoke with ArchitectureAU on the values of regionalism, critical writing and the need for architects to be “humble.”

Wei Shun Lee and Kieron Gait, co-directors of Kieron Gait Architects.

‘Humble values’: Kieron Gait Architects

11 Nov 2016, Margie Fraser

The husband-and-wife team behind Kieron Gait Architects has a deep understanding of the language of adaptation, creating moments of discovery and daring new forms.

Carl Nielsen.

Vale Carl Nielsen, 1930–2016

10 Nov 2016, Geoff Fitzpatrick

Geoff Fitzpatrick remembers Carl Nielsen, a pioneer in Australian industrial design who has left an impressive and significant legacy.

Alison Nobbs and Sean Radford of Nobbs Radford Architects.

Profile: Nobbs Radford Architects

31 Oct 2016, Genevieve Lilley

Skilled in unravelling complex issues, Nobbs Radford Architects creates homes that explore raw materials, bold forms and new ideas.

Sue Carr.

A workshop approach: Sue Carr

10 Oct 2016

Carr Design Group director Sue Carr has more than four decades of experience in the Australian architecture and design industry. She reflects on the approach, processes and work culture of her business.

Looking at the extension of Jenny’s House from the garden, the roof appears as “a thin plate resting lightly on tiled bookends.”

Profile: Rosevear Stephenson Architects

6 Oct 2016, Judith Abell

Rosevear Stephenson Architects carefully stitches together the qualities of the site and the desires of the client to create honest and elemental houses.

Liz Ogbu: social impact design

Liz Ogbu: social impact design

6 Oct 2016, Lucinda Hartley

American designer, urbanist and social innovator Liz Ogbu talks about using design to address societal problems and serve marginalized communities.

Bijoy Jain of Studio Mumbai.

Bijoy Jain: the lore of design

5 Oct 2016, Linda Cheng

Bijoy Jain speaks with ArchitectureAU associate editor Linda Cheng about his interpretation of lore, his design for MPavilion and the forces that influence his practice.

Matt Gibson and his team in the practice’s Collingwood studio.

Profile: Matt Gibson

21 Sep 2016, Marcus Baumgart

The thoughtful body of residential work by Matt Gibson Architecture and Design demonstrates an enthusiastic and rigorous approach to the dualism inherent in many projects.

Ken Shuttleworth: Venturing into Sydney

Ken Shuttleworth: Venturing into Sydney

20 Sep 2016, Philip Oldfield

With three projects in development in Sydney, UK practice Make has opened an Australian office. Philip Oldfield speaks to founder Ken Shuttleworth about supertall towers and Sydney’s design excellence competitions.

Nick Turner and Karl May of Turner.

Turner appoints new managing director and three directors

14 Sep 2016, Louisa Wright

Architectural firm Turner has appointed Karl May as managing director, and Dan Szwaj, Kevin Driver and Stephen Cox have been appointed as directors of the practice.

Riccardo Tossani Architecture co-founders Atsuko Itoda and Riccardo Tossani.

Riccardo Tossani Architecture

12 Sep 2016, Kate Klippensteen

From Adelaide to Tokyo via Florence and Los Angeles, Riccardo Tossani Architecture produces architecture that offers an antidote to the unruly nature of much of urban Japan.

The new members of the McGregor Coxall Senior Design Team: Christian Borchert, David Knights and Tom Rivard.

McGregor Coxall appoints three new members to its senior design team

1 Sep 2016, Louisa Wright

McGregor Coxall has appointed Christian Borchert, Tom Rivard and David Knights to its senior design team.

City of Sydney design director, Bridget Smyth.

Brian Zulaikha and Bridget Smyth join UTS School of Architecture

31 Aug 2016, Louisa Wright

City of Sydney design director, Bridget Smyth, and founding partner of architecture firm Tonkin Zulaikha Greer, Brian Zulaikha, have joined the University of Technology Sydney’s Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building.

George Freedman.

Vale George Freedman, 1936–2016

18 Aug 2016, Sam Marshall

Sam Marshall remembers George Freedman, co-founder of Marsh Freedman Associates and later Freedman Rembel, a celebrated designer and an influential mentor to many of Sydney’s now established architects and designers.

Chair in Resilient Cities, Lars Coenen.

Lars Coenen appointed as chair in Resilient Cities

11 Aug 2016, Louisa Wright

Lars Coenen has been announced as the inaugural chair in Resilient Cities, a City of Melbourne and University of Melbourne initiative that aims to improve resilience to sustainability challenges.

Alastair Swayn.

Inaugural ACT government architect Alastair Swayn dies

9 Aug 2016, Linda Cheng

Professor Alastair Swayn, the ACT’s inaugural government architect, passed away on Thursday 4 August 2016.

Mark Haycox, who has just been appointed as a principal in landscape architecture at Hassell.

Hassell appoints Mark Haycox as principal in landscape architecture

1 Aug 2016, Louisa Wright

International architecture and design firm Hassell has appointed Mark Haycox as a principal in landscape architecture.

Steve Ashton at ARM's Leicester Street office, Melbourne (1988).

Vale Stephen Ashton, 1954–2016

27 Jul 2016

ARM Architecture founding director and 2016 joint Gold Medal winner Stephen Ashton has passed away.

Richard Whiteley (left) with Robert Foster at the exhibition opening of Crafting Waste and Aesthetics in the Time of Emergency.

Designer and Fink founder Robert Foster dies

27 Jul 2016, Louisa Wright

Designer Robert Foster, the founder of Fink and Co, passed away this month.

At Superkilen a boxing ring “cultivates conflict” in the public realm.

Cultivating Conflict: Martin Rein-Cano

30 Jun 2016, Ricky Ray Ricardo

Martin Rein-Cano is principal and co-founder of Topotek 1, a Berlin-based landscape architecture practice.

Winning design for a civic building in Parramatta Square by Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, DesignInc and Lacoste + Stevenson.

Crystalline ‘giant stair’ of Parramatta: Manuelle Gautrand

7 Jun 2016, Linda Cheng

Manuelle Gautrand speaks with ArchitectureAU on her competition-winning collaboration on a civic building in Parramatta.

John Morphett outside the Adelaide Festival Centre.

Vale John Morphett AM OBE, 1932–2016

17 May 2016, Gordon Kanki Knight

John Morphett brought the teachings of Walter Gropius and the Bauhaus movement to Australia and helped build Hassell into a collaborative, multidisciplinary design practices.

Ben Hewett on design advocacy

Ben Hewett on design advocacy

29 Apr 2016, Susan Phillips

Ahead of the 2016 National Architecture Conference in Adelaide, How Soon is Now?, Susan Phillips talks to conference co-director Ben Hewett about the legacy of Adelaide’s Integrated Design Commission.