By responding to site at a variety of scales, Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects has designed a new primary school building in Perth’s Highgate that offers both intimacy and engagement with its inner-suburban context.
Architect Simon Pendal reflects on his first project, his own house in Fremantle WA, which he built with his life partner Rebecca Angus.
Architect Kate Fitzgerald of Whispering Smith prevailed against government regulations to create this compact home in Perth that represents a novel approach to increasing density in the suburbs.
A sensitive reworking of a traditional cottage has transformed not only the house but also its owners, who initially felt indifferent about the prospect of renovating.
A celebration of the process and legacy of making, this house by Local Architecture transcends its modest site and budget through strategic manipulations of light and form.
This multiresidential design by Spaceagency Architects contributes to a local canon of intriguing medium-density projects in Perth with “deep pragmatism” and “tactile and poetic sensitivity.”
Emblematic of a generational shift in thinking about housing, this development of three apartments by David Barr Architects is an example of affordability by design.
A theatrical reworking of an existing townhouse uses colour and contrast to boldly define the series of spaces.
Textural, architecturally sparse and experimental, Dilettante’s new flagship store in Perth, designed by Ohlo Studio, celebrates the theatrical and subversive presentation of clothing that the brand is known for.
CODA Studio has converted a sleepy warehouse in a forgotten pocket of East Perth into a contemporary co-working space that offers areas to think, create, gather and eat.
Kerry Hill Architects has led a collaborative redevelopment of the historic heart of Perth since 2009, complementing the existing heritage fabric with architectural insertions at an urban scale.
Driven by the concept of “hotel as home,” Arent&Pyke and Spaceagency have paid special attention to domestic-like details in the design for a new hotel in Perth.
David Weir Architects creates an“energetic” one-bedroom cottage that provides a place to live and a place to work.
Adrian Iredale of Iredale Pedersen Hook reflects on the practice’s first project, a house that expresses “the youthful sense of pursuing an untested path.”
Jonathan Lake Architects creates a new home that makes the most of a small footprint through the strategic integration of garden spaces, balancing privacy and connection between family members.
Perth’s new hospital provides many well-crafted landscapes that service the needs and moods of patients and visitors alike.
Plan E has delivered a play area in Perth’s Kings Park with the specific aim of reconnecting children with nature.
The Fiona Stanley Hospital employs evidence-based design principles to make tangible contributions to patients’ wellbeing.
A Perth home by Pendal and Neille that engages with the sublime pleasures of domestic life.
A pragmatic urban plaza by Hassell facilitates social richness in an otherwise corporate address.
A modest Perth bungalow made intriguing by Pendal and Neille.
Hames Sharley designs a student lounge for the Joondalup campus in Perth.
A mesmerizing urban pantheon based on big ideas, local context and the geometry of puzzles.
A West Perth garage reinvented by Foolscap Studio becomes a casual eatery and bar with local soul.
Interview from the 2013 Urban Issue of Landscape Architecture Australia about Alkimos Beach, WA.
Perth’s new environmental teaching centre by Donaldson + Warn for Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.
Twenty-five years have passed since the Aesop story began. We take a look at two recent additions.
Singapore-based architect Michael Fiebrich gives the global Nobu brand a distinctively Western Australian restaurant.
Bates Smart director Philip Vivian reviews One40william by Hassell.
With a number of landscape architecture firms behind its design, Western Australia’s Ellenbrook Estate is worth reflecting on.