Tag: Adaptive re-use

17-31 Cowper Street and 2A-2D Wentworth Park Road, Glebe, designed by Johnson Pilton Walker.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Jul 2020

Social housing complex inspired by woolstores and terraces

A Johnson Pilton Walker-designed scheme for social housing complex in Sydney’s Glebe is inspired by historic brick woolstore buildings and rendered terrace houses.

The proposed Little Lane Early Learning centre at the Drummoyne Reservoir by Milton Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Jul 2020

Heritage water reservoir to become childcare centre

The state heritage listed Drummoyne Reservoir will be transformed into a childcare centre under a proposal designed by Milton Architects.

The windows are double-framed, making the glazing blast-proof in the unlikely event of an explosion at the nearby port.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 7 Jul 2020

A deceptively simple cafe: Gathered

Designed by Ewert Leaf, this pared-back and striking cafe in Melbourne’s Footscray belies a host of logistical and functional solutions to manage its portside setting.

55 Southbank Boulevard by Bates Smart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Feb 2020

Tallest timber adaptive reuse building set to open

Bates Smart used CLT to create a 10 storey addition to an existing building that would have only supported an additional six storeys.

Evangelical Lutheran Church campus by Carmody Groarke in collaboration with German practice Riehle and Assoziierte.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 12 Dec 2019

Derelict brutalist office reimagined as modern church campus

Carmody Groarke won a competition to design the new campus in Nuremberg, Bavaria.

Proposed additions to the Irving Street brewery by Tzannes.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Oct 2019

New additions to Tzannes’s Irving Street Brewery

The next stage in Tzannes’s award-winning Irving Street Brewery project will comprise new commercial and retail spaces.

The design for a revitalized Victoria Theatre in Newcastle by Scott Carver Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Oct 2019

NSW’s oldest theatre set for transformation

After decades of neglect, one of the oldest theatres buildings in Australia will be reborn as a live performance venue.

1-11 Oxford St. by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Aug 2019

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer designs adaptation of Sydney cinema and nightclub

A vacant bar, cinema and nightclub on Sydney’s Oxford Street would become a multipurpose building containing both entertainment venues and a purpose-built medical facility under a new proposal.

In the Hanging Gardens by Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 May 2019

Fender Katsalidis continues string of MONA projects with adaptive re-use of historic Hobart theatre

Preliminary designs by Fender Katsalidis have been revealed for the redevelopment of a part of central Hobart that includes the historic Odeon Theatre as a new “cultural precinct.”

Giving off an opalescent shimmer, hand-cast Japanese glass blocks reference the site’s original use as a glass factory.
Projects | Sing d'Arcy | 27 May 2019

Through the looking glass: 75 Myrtle Street

In Sydney’s Chippendale, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has transformed a two-storey former glass factory into purpose-built offices that take cues from their early-twentieth-century past.

The Old Synagogue proposal by Arcadia Design Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Jan 2019

Historic former Fremantle synagogue to become hospitality venue

Perth-based Arcadia Design Studio has reimagined a historic former synagogue in Fremantle into a cluster of bars and restaurants.

The proposed Nihon University campus at the former Newcastle courthouse by Azusa Sekkei.
News | Linda Cheng | 19 Dec 2018

Former Newcastle courthouse to become Japanese university campus

The heritage-listed former Newcastle courthouse will be transformed into a English language school for Japanese exchange students.

Waranara Early Learning Centre by Fox Johnston Architects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Feb 2018

Fox Johnston-designed childcare centre opens in disused Sydney hospital

A childcare centre has opened inside the former South Sydney Hospital in the rapidly growing Green Square precinct of inner-eastern Sydney.

A proposed public pavilion for the Pentridge Prison redevleopment precinct by Ola Studio.
News | Josh Harris | 11 Jan 2018

Transparent, ethereal pavilion wins Pentridge Prison design competition

Ola Studio, an Australian practice with offices in Melbourne and Paris, has won a competition to design a public pavilion for a revitalised Pentridge Prison precinct in Melbourne.

Jack's Magazine, Maribyrnong, Melbourne.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 Nov 2017

‘Arsenal of Australia’ marked for possible architectural intervention

The caretakers of a disused munitions store are seeking tenants to reactivate the site, with possibilities for its adaptive reuse and architectural intervention.

HMAS Platypus in 1990.
News | Patrick Hunn | 31 Jul 2017

Derelict submarine base in Sydney Harbour to be redeveloped

Inaccessible to the public for more than 140 years, a former naval facility would be transformed under a proposal by Lahznimmo and Aspect Studios.

Dutch studio MVRDV has converted a former overpass into a plant-covered walkway in Seoul, South Korea.
The World | Ricky Ray Ricardo | 31 May 2017

Circular motions: Seoullo 7017

Is MVRDV’s“sky garden” Seoul’s answer to New York’s High Line or a “giant marketing stunt” derived from a process of “shape throwing”? Landscape Australia editor Ricky Ray Ricardo paid a visit.

URBN DRY DOCK NO. 1, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2009). As part of a former Navy yard revitalisation, DIRT Studio expanded retailer Urban Outfitters' Philadelphia campus around a submerged historic dry dock to create public parks and promenades.
The World | Jillian Walliss | 25 May 2017

The Navy Yard, Philadelphia

Jillian Walliss visits Philadelphia’s 1,200-acre urban development that is committed to smart energy innovation and sustainability.

Collaborative Action Plan by CoDesign Studio and UDLA for Karawara Public Open Space.
News | 14 Oct 2013

On Forgotten Perth

The annual Perth forum – 3 Over 4 Under – focuses in 2013 on revitalizing disused city spaces.

Mezzanine bedroom. Artwork: Lloyd Kwilla, Kulyayl Waterhole.
Projects | Margie Fraser | 16 Aug 2013

Teneriffe Warehouse Apartment

Wrightson Stewart Interior Design turn an old woolstore apartment into a tailored bachelor pad.

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