Tag: Built

The kitchen island functions as the home’s backbone, around which everyday activities take place.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 16 Oct 2019

Spirited simplicity: Skylit House

A 1950s bungalow is thoughtfully replanned with a utilitarian yet welcoming design that follows the philosophy of “less but better.”

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.

Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts.
Product | AAU Products | 15 Oct 2019

Screenwood ceilings at ACT Law Courts

Showcasing an architectural and effective approach to acoustics.

The home’s kitchen and dining area is a light, bright and airy space that’s instantly calming and incredibly tranquil.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 14 Oct 2019

Minimalist tryst: Leichhardt Oaks

A reductive aesthetic and plentiful natural light interlace in Benn and Penna’s elemental extension to a cottage in the Sydney suburb of Leichhardt.

60 Martin Place by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Sep 2019

Curvaceous tower addition to Sydney’s Martin Place

A newly completed 33-storey tower complements the civic architecture of Sydney’s Martin Place.

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 bulk of the Green Square Library is buried underground, with parts emerging from the ground plane as a series of built elements and sunken voids.
Projects | Charles Rice | 10 Sep 2019

A diorama in a messy city: Green Square Library and Plaza

In the evolving urban precinct of Sydney’s Green Square, the unconventional organization of a library and its plaza – designed by Studio Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture – is driven by an urban approach that loosens the division between inside and outside.

Camp Hill Cottage by Owen Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Sep 2019

Four ‘outstanding’ kitchen designs net architects trip to Italy

A kitchen for “serious cooking” and “the perfect holiday kitchen” are among the winners of the 2020 Smeg Tour Competiton.

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.”

QT Hotel expansion proposal by Candalepas Associates [cropped].
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Sep 2019

Candalepas Associates designs expansion to QT Hotel in Sydney

A proposal for a 13-storey extension of the QT hotel in Sydney by Candalepas Associates has been submitted to the City of Sydney.

Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre by Carter Williamson Architects.
News | Linda Cheng | 29 Aug 2019

Ashes to arches: Carter Williamson resurrects Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre after fire

Characterized by an undulating roof, the new Woodcroft Neighbourhood Centre by Carter Williamson Architects is set to become a civic landmark for the local area.

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.