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UTS Central.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Aug 2019

Twisted UTS tower completes 10-year campus redevelopment

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has opened a curvaceous companion to its landmark brutalist tower in the centre of Sydney.

The Harris Transportable Housing Project units by Schored Projects.
News | Patrick Hunn | 9 Aug 2019

Tenants move in to Schored Projects’ relocatable units for the homeless

Sophie Dyring, the architect of the 57 tiny houses being erected on surplus government land in Melbourne for the homeless, said empathy was key to the project.

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.

Sliding panels and bifold doors allow the interior to return to its original singular volume. Artwork: Elliott “Numskull” Routledge.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 19 Jun 2019

‘Changing the performance’: Camperdown Warehouse

Fusing concepts inherent in furniture design and architecture, this conversion of a former motor vehicle factory in Sydney serves as a prototype for a novel approach to adaptive re-use.

Hill House Box by Carmody Groarke.
The World | Josh Harris | 17 Jun 2019

Carmody Groarke preserves Charles Rennie Mackintosh house in chainmail box

Carmody Groarke’s Hill House Box has been completed in Helensburgh, west of Glasgow.

Proposed Coburg railway station by Wood Marsh.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Jun 2019

Wood Marsh to design new Coburg, Moreland stations in Melbourne’s north

Wood Marsh is working on the designs of two redeveloped train stations in Melbourne’s north, as part of the Victorian government’s level crossing removal project.

The commercial kitchen is visible through the glass walls of the kitchen, allowing customers to see the food production and delivery.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 12 Jun 2019

A study in yellow: McDonald’s in the Sky

Landini Associates’ design of McDonald’s In The Sky at Sydney International Airport combines familiarity with inventiveness to deliver a memorable customer experience.

Central tunnel in the Siloam expansion at Mona by Nonda Katsalidis and Falk Peuser of Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 Jun 2019

Fender Katsalidis completes subterranean ‘tunnel to nowhere’ at MONA

Fender Katsalidis has completed a subterranean expansion of the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) in Hobart.

Rather than demolish the original cottage, the designers and their clients opted to refresh
it with an extension that addresses the street and landscape.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 7 Jun 2019

Coastal character: Piz House

This characterful addition to a beach shack in a former coal mining village in New South Wales, by Barnacle Studio, speaks to its historical narrative and neighbouring ancient landform.

Frontyard.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Jun 2019

Fender Katsalidis designs youth emergency housing in central Melbourne

Fender Katsalidis has contributed pro-bono architecture and interior design services to a new early intervention and crisis services centre in central Melbourne.

Screens of rosewood timber, left to grey with age in Bondi’s coastal conditions, give natural colour to the home’s exterior.
Projects | Rebecca Gross | 5 Jun 2019

Artful apertures: Cloud House

A restful sanctuary for a couple who share their time between Singapore and Sydney, this new house in Bondi by Akin Atelier uses carefully considered apertures and subtle texture to create a sense of unencumbered space and levity.

Paranaple Centre by Lyons.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Jun 2019

Tasmania’s largest regional urban renewal project completed in Devonport

A recently completed urban renewal project in the northern Tasmanian city of Devonport is the largest in regional Tasmania’s history.

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.

The Envi Micro Urban Village, designed by Degenhart Shedd.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 May 2019

Degenhart Shedd’s micro-home village opens on the Gold Coast

Gold Coast firm Degenhart Shedd has designed a group of nine houses on some of the smallest freehold lots in the country.

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.

Implied geometries overlaid onto the landscape by Lutyens, uncovered using research by Hector Abrahams, informed the siting of the new building.
Projects | Philip Goad | 28 May 2019

The maintenance of memory: Sir John Monash Centre

A partially subterranean building dedicated to the maintenance of memory is a seamless and subtle addition to the Australian War Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux, France.

The Ian Potter Centre for Performing Arts, designed by Peter Elliott Architecture and Urban Design.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 May 2019

Revitalized Alexander Theatre opens at Monash University as part of new performing arts centre

Monash University has opened a $54.3 million performing arts centre at its Clayton Campus which includes an upgraded modernist theatre and two new concert halls.

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.

At the entry to Pt. Leo Estate, a dramatic sculptural courtyard featuring a Queensland bottle tree is an intense, dry space that contrasts the vineyards surrounding it.
Projects | Katrina Simon | 21 May 2019

In vino veritas: Pt. Leo Estate Cellar Door and Sculpture Park

The design for this vineyard and sculpture park on a coastal site in Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula skilfully orchestrates architecture, landscape and art into a cohesive and integrated whole.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme head office in Geelong, designed by Woods Bagot, features Glassworks' Suntuitive glass facade.
Product | AAU Products | 20 May 2019

Woods Bagot-designed NDIS head office makes use of solar-responsive glass

The National Disability Insurance Scheme headquarters in Geelong feature a 3,000-square-metre façade of Suntuitive “dynamic” Insulating Glass Units (IGUs) manufactured by Glassworks and installed by Minesco.