Tag: Buildings

International House Sydney by Tzannes is praised in the report for its use of mass timber construction.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Sep 2019

World Green Building Council proposes ‘radical shift’ in how we think about emissions

A new report argues that the built environment industries must own up to the role embodied carbon plays in the climate crisis.

The Infinity cabling was recalled in August 2014 after it was found to have a poor quality plastic insulation layer that could pose a fire risk.
News | Sian Johnson | 21 Jul 2015

The Australian Institute of Architects tackles non-conforming products

The Institute has joined other peak industry bodies in contacting ministers ahead of a significant meeting on the issue.

The brass mesh of the rooftop drapes over the edges of Te Kaitaka, parting to form the  main entrance on Leonard Isitt Drive.
Projects | Justine Harvey | 20 Nov 2014

Clothed, not clad: Te Kaitaka

Fearon Hay Architects’ playful new marketing suite at Auckland Airport is a declaration of intent.

Sunk into the hillside, Shed 1 will become surrounded by the forest as it matures.
Projects | Tracey Woods | 17 Apr 2014

Lune De Sang Sheds

Two monumental ‘sheds’ by CHROFI are part of a landscape regeneration project in northern NSW.

A typical “Guiletta” guest villa at Kristin Green’s La Plage du Pacifique.
Projects | Leon van Schaik | 6 Jan 2014

La Plage du Pacifique

The unfinished Vanuatu resort by Kristin Green: a photographic exhibition by Peter Bennetts.

Queen Victoria Building, Sydney.
Discussion | Philip Goad | 13 Dec 2013

Public Sydney: Drawing the City

Professor Philip Goad reviews the seminal work by Philip Thalis and Peter John Cantrill.

The prison comprises forty-two buildings within a campus masterplan.
Projects | Elizabeth Grant and Peter Hobbs | 9 Oct 2013

West Kimberley Regional Prison

A custodial environment that allows Indigenous prisoners to maintain their connection to country.

The heliostat frame rises under dawn light at One Central Park, Sydney.
News | Peter Salhani | 8 Feb 2013

Towering ambition

Gardens in the sky are rising at Sydney’s Central Park, the city’s second largest urban renewal project.

The 2012 event ran backstage tours of Adelaide Festival Centre.
News | 10 Jan 2013

Open House Adelaide callout

Open House Adelaide calls for buildings for its 2013 open weekend in May 2013.

The 2012 event ran backstage tours of Adelaide Festival Centre.
Public Events | 10 Jan 2013

Open House Adelaide

The city’s civic buildings and private spaces open their doors to the public for a weekend in May 2013.

Caritas College Junior School External Covered Area.
Projects | Stephen Ward | 7 Jan 2013

Three schools

The notion of place is the starting point for three South Australian schools by Tridente Architects.

Sleeping out of the box: living room of the flat, with assorted design furniture and objects.
Archive | Penny Craswell | 1 Dec 2012

Sleeping out of the Box & Sofie Lachaert B&B

Two tiny guesthouses in Belgium in simple white and filled with exquisite objects by Belgian designers and artisans.

Detail of the new studio and balcony above the central entry hall.
Projects | Eugenie Keefer Bell | 18 Oct 2012

H House

Nino Bellantonio, AiL Studio and Joanna Nelson Architect enhance the social character of a 1950s Canberra courtyard home.

The studio is a single open space with unclad structural columns.
Projects | Tarsha Finney | 24 Sep 2012

BVN Sydney Studio

In a true democratization of space, BVN’s Sydney studio consists of one single open-plan floor.

The level 4 reception with artwork on the back wall by John Peart.
Projects | Tarsha Finney | 20 Sep 2012

Cox Sydney Studio

Cox Richardson’s Sydney studio encourages communal, messy creativity.

Balmoral House by Owen & Vokes.
Discussion | Greg Bamford | 19 Sep 2012

Renovating the suburbs

Renovating is an opportunity to rethink how a house can be occupied more sustainably.

Gowings Bar & Grill, European-style menu with a seafood bias by food director  Robert Marchetti.
News | 17 Sep 2012

QT opens in Sydney

Sydney’s Gowings building and State Theatre throw off the covers to unveil the new QT hotel.

The lower pavilion can be seen from the upper pavilion.
Projects | Gabi Mocatta | 13 Sep 2012

Pirates Bay pavilions

Between forest and sea on the edge of the Tasman National Park, two pavilions fit snugly into the steep landscape.

Diagram of the Caulfield House by Bower Architecture, a case study in glazing for energy efficiency.
Discussion | Scott Drake | 5 Sep 2012

Glazing and energy efficiency

How glass can be strategically used as a key device in environmentally sustainable design.

The raised park has a central circular depression.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 28 Aug 2012

Heller Street Park and Residences

A row of townhouses by Six Degrees Architects in Melbourne’s inner north gives parkland over to the public.

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