Suffused with a conscious connection to place and community, Bendigo’s new hospital designed by Silver Thomas Hanley and Bates Smart fosters a sense of repose with quiet confidence and civic gravitas.
This new commercial building in Barangaroo South, designed by Tzannes, celebrates the material, structural and aesthetic qualities of wood and sets a precedent for the use of engineered timber in Australia.
Marking arrival at this post-industrial township on Tasmania’s east coast, the Triabunna Gatehouse by Gilby and Brewin Architecture is a “visual feast,” inscribed with complex narratives of a place in flux.
The Australian Embassy Bangkok, designed by BVN, explores the narrative potential of architecture through a visceral juxtaposition of Australian and Thai precedents.
In his design of this thoughtful and “radically judicious suburban villa” in coastal New South Wales, Andrew Power has appealed to strict classical sensibilities with artful familiarity and wit.
Through a forensic and addictive process of discovery, John Wardle Architects has painstakingly added to and restored this cliffside cottage on Bruny Island with “humble deference” to its history and the world-wanderer who called it home.
The elegant, epicurean pavilion that is home to Mitolo Wines’ cellar door and restaurant by Tectvs is a case study in the relationship between architecture, sensory experience and identity.
This riverside pavilion by Anna O’Gorman Architecture is an elegant but playful addition to the Northshore Hamilton development precinct and masterfully distils the essence of its maritime surrounds.
Often in life, everything happens all at once – and this was the case for Fiona Winzar of Fred Architecture, who twelve years ago started her own architectural practice while pregnant with her baby, Agnes. Fiona reflects on the first project that began this new chapter of her life, Eyelid House.
These new additions to the Gold Coast landscape by Lot-ek, Office Feuerman and Urban Art Projects engage with notions of sustainable luxury.
This clever new home by Po-co Architecture, set on a narrow site in an inner-city suburb, is a light and airy place of retreat from the city while still enabling a connection with it.
In the shadow of the world’s tallest tower and concealed within the Dubai Opera performing arts centre, Alexander & Co with Tribe Studio Architects has designed a hidden treasure befitting of a city that does not do things by halves.
This new market hall, designed by ACME, Landini Associates and The Buchan Group, is a theatrical and meticulously crafted insertion in the Robina Town Centre redevelopment and a crucial contribution to an enriched urban space.
Through a series of simple but effective alterations Northbourne Architecture and Design has transformed an existing terrace house into a more functional, light-filled home with a luminous street presence.
Arising from the undulating dunes of Cape Otway, this house combines a classic nine-square plan with a floating, independently resolved roof profile that controls and enhances panoramic views.
A series of diverse, textural and dynamic “garden rooms” are the result of a close collaboration between architect and landscape architect and celebrate a life lived outdoors.
In its award-winning redevelopment of a much-loved Carrara golf course, Shiro Architects has crafted a “silent and self-assured” building that points to the Bauhaus and the heroes of modernist architecture.
Designed by Carter Williamson Architects, the exposed structure of this former timber factory encourages consideration of not only the house’s final form, but also its individual parts.
Built on a long, narrow site in 1985, this meticulously crafted island retreat designed by Ken Woolley blends seamlessly with its environment, while reading as a small village of interconnected buildings and shapes.
A simple pavilion formed from the remnants of an existing shed, this “thrillingly simple” project makes the most of its majestic site.
Resting on a steeply sloping, heavily damaged site, this house by Teeland Architects works to stabilize and rehabilitate the land while offering expansive views of the forest beyond.
A house with an unlikely history is given an unashamedly contemporary renovation by Ha Architecture, Product and Environment that still references the original Edwardian form.
Unfolding behind a facade just 3.7 metres wide, this light-filled and spatially expansive house by Woods Bagot provides a blueprint for successful urban infill projects.
In a slow-growth forest in the Byron Bay hinterland, the final dwelling in a collection of powerful, monumental concrete structures designed by CHROFI has been completed – all designed to endure.
Responding eloquently to its lightly forested, sloping site, this earth-toned house by Moloney Architects has been split into two, with a bathing and sleeping pavilion sitting above an open-plan living space.
This prestigious beachside apartment building by Virginia Kerridge Architect stands out from its neighbours by virtue of its articulate materiality and sensitive human scale.
Completed in 2004, this pavilion was one of the first projects by Andrew Burges Architects. Thirteen years later, Andrew reflects on how this pavilion began his practice’s lineage of meticulously documented and atmospheric projects.
Balancing a sense of solidity with a contrasting spatial lightness, this 1960s house is indicative of the enduring relevance of architect Peter Heathwood.
Demonstrating that history doesn’t have to be erased to create a contemporary home, this thoughtful extension to a heritage house offers both drama and intimacy.
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.”