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.
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.
A theatrical reworking of an existing townhouse uses colour and contrast to boldly define the series of spaces.
A new gallery for the Indigenous art collective Martumili Artists, designed by Officer Woods Architects, is proving to be an important cultural facility for the small community of Newman in Western Australia.
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.
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.
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.
Combining playfulness, restrained minimalism and respect for the terrace house typology, Blane Brackenridge Architecture has created three “convincing” hillside dwellings in Fremantle, Western Australia.
Bosske Architecture’s bold chimney-like addition gives a new voice to the existing home while reflecting the suburb’s past.
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.”
A collaboration between Broderick Architects and CODA Studio results in “something significant and joyous” for a school in WA.
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.
Fremantle’s Esplanade Youth Plaza successfully balances youth recreational activities with family space.
Perth’s new hospital provides many well-crafted landscapes that service the needs and moods of patients and visitors alike.
Interlocking spaces connect house and garden in this addition to an 1890s Fremantle home by Philip Stejskal Architecture.
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.
A family home by MORQ in Margaret River responds directly to the movement of the sun, wind and trees.
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 custodial environment that allows Indigenous prisoners to maintain their connection to country.
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.