Tag: Brisbane

Landscape architect Kotchakorn Voraakhom, from Landprocess, shared lessons from Bangkok.
Review | Laura Harding | 25 Mar 2020

Defiant and spirited: The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane

At The Architecture Symposium, Brisbane, held on 13 March 2020, eight speakers reflected on the theme of water, refracting their architectural output through its unifying, yet mutable, lens.

The tower at 458 Wickham Street, Fortitude Valley, designed by Rothelowman.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Mar 2020

Approved office tower celebrates culture, identity and nature of Brisbane

A 12-storey office tower proposal in Brisbane, designed by Rothelowman, has been approved by Brisbane council.

HOTA Green Bridge by ARM Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Feb 2020

ARM Architecture’s HOTA Green Bridge opens

A sculptural bridge designed by ARM Architecture is the newest addition to the Gold Coast’s arts and cultural precinct.

K and T's Place by Nielson Jenkins. Photography: Shantanu Starick.
Talks | 12 Feb 2020

Our Houses Brisbane

Conversations between architects and clients, including Nielsen Jenkins and Edition Office.

Brisbane's South Bank precinct.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 29 Jan 2020

Consortium appointed for ‘city shaping’ Brisbane South Bank masterplan

The new masterplan will replace one completed in 1997 by Denton Corker Marshall.

Indicative image from the Victoria Park Draft Vision, featuring the planned cultural centre.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 20 Jan 2020

Draft vision for Brisbane’s largest open space revealed

Brisbane City Council has revealed its draft vision for a new public park that is set to bring “nature back into the city.”

The Student Union Building in 1965.
News | Josh Harris | 20 Dec 2019

Bid to save modernist UQ Union Complex fails

The Queensland Heritage Council has rejected an application to list a Stephen Trotter-designed building paving the way for its demolition.

The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Dec 2019

Hot urbanism: conference to explore architecture, climate change and inequality in the tropics

The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.

A concept for the riverfront presented in the City Reach Waterfront Masterplan.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Nov 2019

Brisbane council plans overhaul of ‘crowded,’ ‘narrow’ CBD riverfront

The stretch between the City Botanic Gardens and Howard Smith Wharves has been called “one of the least generous waterfronts” of its kind.

The Atrium, part of Place Design Group's Archerfield Wetlands precinct plan.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Oct 2019

Post-industrial wasteland to become ‘immersive’ wetlands park

A former industrial site in Brisbane will be restored and rehabilitated into an adventure nature park.

Student One Elizabeth Street by Arkhefield.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Oct 2019

Student housing towers revive historic Brisbane arcade

This pair of student housing towers is integrated with a refurbished historic arcade in Brisbane, which is the social heart of the complex.

Footpath Library by Jonathan Goh.
Review | Gemma Savio | 11 Oct 2019

Modernist pools and a micro library: 2019 Brisbane Open House editor’s picks

While it’s tricky to narrow down a must-see itinerary for Brisbane Open House from the 99 buildings on the program, the following sites are a good place to start.

"Connect and Celebrate" by Tract.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Sep 2019

Five ‘visionary ideas’ for Brisbane golf course transformation

Brisbane City Council has published five speculative plans for the transformation of a golf course north of Brisbane’s CBD into a public park.

Auchenflower House by Vokes and Peters, 2017 Houses Awards Australian House of the Year.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Aug 2019

Brisbane council developing strategy for a ‘design-led city’

Brisbane City Council is seeking feedback on two draft documents to guide quality design across the city.

320 George Street by Hames Sharley.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Aug 2019

Hames Sharley’s slender Brisbane tower approved

A proposal for a slender, 30-storey tower atop a heritage building in central Brisbane, designed by Hames Sharley, has been approved.

Preliminary design of the redeveloped Thomas Dixon Centre, by Conrad Gargett.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Aug 2019

Construction begins for Conrad Gargett’s Queensland Ballet centre redevelopment

The redevelopment of Queensland Ballet’s Thomas Dixon Centre is on track for completion before Christmas 2020.

The proposed tower will be located at 205 North Quay in Brisbane.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Aug 2019

Four teams compete to design $600m Brisbane tower

Four local and international architectural teams are shortlisted in competition to design a proposed $600 million tower in the centre of Brisbane.

The Student Union Building in 1965.
News | Josh Harris | 3 Jun 2019

Push to save UQ Union Complex, ‘hub of Queensland democracy’

An application has been lodged to list a modernist student union building on the Queensland Heritage register, in a bid to save it from demolition.

Eucalypt timber battens belie the domestic scale of the building, instead responding to the vast proportions of the landscape.
Projects | Katelin Butler | 29 May 2019

Birdsong and rain: Rosebery House revisited

Responding to a ridgeline that runs west across the gully, this Brisbane home designed by Brit Andresen and Peter O’Gorman illustrates the expressive capacity of Australian hardwood timber and creates a visceral connection to the rainforest.

Proposed QPAC theatre by Snøhetta and Blight Rayner Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 May 2019

Blight Rayner and Snøhetta win QPAC theatre design competition

Norwegian practice Snøhetta and Brisbane firm Blight Rayner Architecture have together beaten out 23 other design teams to win a design competition for a new theatre at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

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