Tag: Apartments

Building B and Building A.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Sep 2019

CO-AP, Smart Design Studio design ‘family’ of four apartment buildings for Green Square

Ranging from four to 22 stories, each of the buildings borrows from the qualities and scale of its neighbours.

Pitt Street north building.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Sep 2019

Build-to-rent and Sydney metro combine in integrated development

Sydney’s first build to rent project will be part of an integrated development above a proposed metro station in the central city.

Nightingale 2.0 by Six Degrees Architects and Hip V. Hype.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Sep 2019

Second apartment development joins Nightingale family

Designed by Six Degrees Architects, this Fairfield apartment building is the second in a long line of sustainable, architect-led housing developments.

The Fern by Steele Associates.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Sep 2019

Australia’s first Passivhaus apartment block a ‘sign of what’s possible’

The architect behind a block of highly airtight apartments in Sydney’s Redfern says the Passivhaus building principles might seem onerous, but are “worth taking seriously.”

The apartment’s main living space bends with the arc of the crescent-shaped roof terrace.
Projects | Andrew Nimmo | 28 Aug 2019

Revisited: Droga Apartment

Sitting atop a nineteenth-century brick warehouse in Sydney’s Surry Hills, the celebrated Droga Apartment, completed in 1997 by Durbach Block Jaggers, embodies the architects’ idiosyncratic design sensibilities.

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.