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The proportions of the new marble hearth have been exaggerated to register the length of the living room.
Projects | Gemma Savio | 31 May 2019

The art of inhabitation: Kia Ora

International Style modernism tempered by a youthful Italianate spirit instils this Melbourne apartment by Baracco and Wright Architects with a new layer of architecture that nimbly resists periodization.

Located in the inner-Sydney suburb of Surry Hills, Woods Bagot’s residential and retail building presents a memorable facade of staggered concrete forms and dense foliage.
Projects | Lee Hillam | 22 May 2019

Tall ambitions: Short Lane

As Sydney pursued a public conversation about brutalist architecture, a new building in Surry Hills was making its mark.

Natural light and verdant views enter the penthouse through considered apertures. Artwork: Brent Harris.
Projects | Katelin Butler | 29 Mar 2019

A jewel among trees: Whitlam Place

In an unconventional apartment building, where each dwelling is individually tailored to its owner, this playful penthouse uses circular geometry and takes cues from classic Italian design .

Nightingale Village at 1-3 Duckett Street by Breathe Architecture.
News | Patrick Hunn | 27 Feb 2019

Nightingale Village, designed by seven Melbourne practices, secures approval

A Melbourne council has approved a major residential development comprising seven apartment buildings to be delivered under the Nightingale Model.

One Sydney Harbour by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. R5 building at left.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Feb 2019

Development application for Renzo Piano’s last tower in Barangaroo trio submitted

A proposal for the final tower in a set of three designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop for Barangaroo South in Sydney has been submitted for planning approval.

Brisbane's proposed Grace on Coronation development designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 20 Dec 2018

Zaha Hadid Architects’ Brisbane tower trio axed

Developer Sunland has abandoned its plans for a Zaha Hadid Architects-designed three-tower complex in Brisbane’s Toowong after failing to secure final approval for the project.

The proposed Malt District development designed by Fender Katsalidis Architects and Oculus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Aug 2018

Clean up or pay up: Vic gov’t delivers ultimatum for Nylex site developers

Heritage Victoria has issued the developers the site surrounding the historic Nylex clock with a 21-day ultimatum to clean up the deteriorating site or face fines.

The massing and articulation of the porthole windows create the impression of a large single residence, as opposed to separate apartments.
Projects | Brett Seakins | 21 Mar 2018

All-round suburban: Cirqua Apartments

With a design described as a “lyrical interpretation” of local building styles, the massing and articulation of this multiresidential project by BKK Architects is sensitive to the scale of its suburban Melbourne context.

The apartment’s floor plan underwent “radical surgery” to make the most of the views.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 21 Feb 2018

Highly crafted: Freshwater Apartment

A focus on craft and making provides this radically reconfigured apartment with a sense of warmth and tactile materiality, enhancing its stunning views.

The proposed Malt District development designed by Fender Katsalidis Architects and Oculus.
News | Patrick Hunn | 23 Jan 2018

Nylex clock development moves forward after tribunal decision

A proposal for stage two of the Fender Katsalidis and Oculus-designed redevelopment of the Nylex clock site in Melbourne has successfully obtained VCAT approval.

One Sydney Park by MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller, Sue Barnsley Design and Make Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Oct 2017

Winning designs for $700m Sydney Park development revealed

MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller, Sue Barnsley Design and Make Architects are winners of a competition for the design of a residential complex in Sydney.

Baugruppen project at WGV at White Gum Valley designed by Spaceagency Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Aug 2017

‘Any apartment, anywhere’: Innovative cooperative housing project proposes ‘stacked homes’

A cooperative housing development designed by Spaceagency Architects proposes “stacked homes with no common walls.”

The insertion of a curved timber-panelled joinery wall defines the zones within the apartment, conceals original splayed walls and provides storage space. Artwork: unknown artist.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 16 Aug 2017

Above the curve: Concord Apartment

This apartment renovation by Retallack Thompson overcomes spatial challenges to add character and charm.

The proposed One Sydney Harbour, designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, consists of three residential towers, two of which have been recommended for approval.
News | Josh Harris | 9 Aug 2017

Two out of three Renzo Piano-designed Barangaroo towers recommended for approval

The One Sydney Harbour residential towers designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop have moved a step closer to joining the flurry of development at Sydney’s Barangaroo South.

White tile cladding applied to the new component is reminiscent of the Sydney Opera House as well as the long association that Surry Hills has with the Portuguese community.
Projects | Sing d'Arcy | 8 Aug 2017

Independent integration: Crown 515

A new set of five apartments by Smart Design Studio discreetly wraps around an existing terrace facade, while announcing itself to the street in a bold, white sculptural form.

Brisbane's proposed Grace on Coronation development designed by Zaha Hadid Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 16 May 2017

Zaha Hadid Architects-designed Brisbane tower trio survives court challenge

A Queensland court has dismissed an appeal against Brisbane City Council’s approval of a Zaha Hadid Architects-designed three-tower residential complex.

The plan of the one-hundred-square-metre studio has been subtly reconfigured and new insertions into the space are meticulously finished.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 3 May 2017

‘Sensuously textural’: Luxe Ten

Maria Danos Architecture has transformed a graphic design studio space into a moody and textural one-bedroom apartment.

The Collins Wharf development masterplanned by Jackson Clements Burrows in collaboration with Aspect Oculus.
News | Linda Cheng | 10 Mar 2017

‘Forest of towers’ approved for Melbourne’s Docklands

Victoria’s planning minister has approved a $1.2 billion five-tower development in Docklands, which was unanimously rejected by the City of Melbourne and described as a “visually dominant wall.”

To make the most of the small studio, clever joinery design has been used to distribute space without delimiting it.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 21 Feb 2017

Ahead of the curve: Kings Cross Apartment

Using conceptual thinking and highly crafted multifunctional joinery, design practice Catseye Bay has reshaped a diminutive studio into a generous one-bedroom living space.

Proposed Crown Queensbridge Tower designed by Wilkinson Eyre.
News | Linda Cheng | 10 Feb 2017

Wilkinson Eyre’s Crown Melbourne tower approved

The Victorian government has approved a Wilkinson Eyre-designed 90-storey tower in Melbourne, which, when completed, will be Australia’s tallest building.