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.
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.”
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.
HDR Rice Daubney’s design for Novartis Pharmaceuticals in Macquarie Park, Sydney provides staff and visitors with a complex, layered and dramatic experience.
Six Degrees Architects references De Stijl and late modernism in its design of this business accelerator for the burgeoning community of Melton, west of Melbourne.
With the aspiration to create one of the healthiest headquarters in the world, Medibank enlisted multidisciplinary design firm Hassell to create a head office where employees have freedom to choose how and where they work.
The Melbourne home of the Australian Institute of Architects speaks of the integral role of the architecture profession in the future of Australia’s cities.
A new plant conservation laboratory presents an infrastructure that is critical to the task of banking Australia’s diverse flora.
BVN Donovan Hill gives architectural voice to a botanical ark in Mount Annan, New South Wales.
University of Melbourne’s new medical research facility by Grimshaw and Billard Leece Partnership.
Those Architects create a new work/life balance in the global office of a young tech company.
A fresh new fitout for an established design practice in Walsh Bay.
Auckland’s Wynyard Quarter’s first flagship office building, designed by BVN Donovan Hill in association with Jasmax.
Richard Kirk’s design of the new ABC headquarters in Brisbane makes it a cultural landmark.
An office by Hassell with spaces designed to be bustling, relaxed and easily adapted.
Bates Smart’s National Centre for Synchrotron Science in Melbourne creates the conditions in which to see.
Experimentation yielded an intriguing Brisbane tower by Cox Rayner Architects.
This police station by Kerstin Thompson Architects demonstrates a meticulous approach to spatial planning.
Stephen Frith reviews Canberra’s Finnish Embassy, by Hirvonen-Huttunen and MGT Architects.