In this robust work of adaptive re-use, Peter Stutchbury Architecture has reached back into history to transform an ensemble of former hospital buildings in Sydney’s Green Square Town Centre into a dynamic public arts precinct.
The maverick move of inserting a lush, tree and fern-filled void in the place of a front verandah distinguishes this unorthodox reworking of the Queensland cottage type.
A simple pavilion formed from the remnants of an existing shed, this “thrillingly simple” project makes the most of its majestic site.
An existing building, playground and laneway have been radically recast and creatively integrated, thanks to Andrew Burges Architects’ design for a new childcare and community facility in the densely knit Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst.
Maria Danos Architecture has transformed a graphic design studio space into a moody and textural one-bedroom apartment.
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.
A former car assembly building redeveloped by Tridente Architects and Woods Bagot plays a central role in the ongoing development of the sixty-one-hectare precinct of Tonsley.
Adapting an inner-city site for a young family with a steady stream of interstate guests called for a standalone addition that accommodates a plethora of different activities.
Bruce Mackenzie examines the design thinking, vegetation, soil science and collaboration that created Barangaroo Reserve.
PHAB Architects has revived a former condensed milk factory in Toogoolawah, Queensland through considered restoration and contemporary gestures.
Set in World Heritage wilderness in Tasmania, this former hydro-electric pump station is now known as Pumphouse Point, a boutique hotel designed by Cumulus Studio.
Johnson Pilton Walker revives a monumental building in one of Sydney’s most significant civic spaces.
NMBW Architecture Studio achieve a powerful impact with subtle revisions and modifications to a warehouse apartment in inner Melbourne.
A childcare centre that is all about learning through play – a philosophy that not only applies to the youngsters but also informed the design process.
Architects Casey and Rebekah Vallance have devotedly turned a parcel of discarded land into a poetic response to suburban infill.
Acme&Co has transformed the dormant Willoughby Incinerator in Sydney’s north into the vibrant The Incinerator cafe.
A family beach house by Andrew Simpson Architects and Charles Anderson that is small in scale but packed with ideas.
A landmark collaborative project led by the landscape architecture team at RPS.
A former loading dock in Sydney’s Chippendale, transformed with by Anthony Gill Architects.
A homeopathic laboratory, dispensary, book-shop and residence in one.
A warehouse conversion by Techne Architects retains the integrity of the original structure.
Those Architects create a new work/life balance in the global office of a young tech company.
A temporary venue for public events in Christchurch by the charitable trust, Gap Filler.
A sixteenth-century Italian attic restored by Perth studio SODAA and local studio, MQAA.
A deft inner-Sydney theatre conversion by Hill Thalis.
A West Perth garage reinvented by Foolscap Studio becomes a casual eatery and bar with local soul.
Shed Architects and Space Control Design turn a Pyrmont woolshed into a boutique hotel.
Wrightson Stewart Interior Design turn an old woolstore apartment into a tailored bachelor pad.
The revival of an historic Maori site wins New Zealand’s highest landscape architecture award.