Tag: Built

Protagonist by Cumulus Studio.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 6 Dec 2019

New Arts Centre cafe sheathed in bronze curtain

The design of a new cafe in the forecourt of the Roy Grounds-designed Arts Centre play on an iconic and universally understood element of theatre.

Ian Potter Queen's Hall by Architectus and Schmidt Hammer Lassen.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Dec 2019

State Library of Victoria reopened after grand transformation

The State Library of Victoria, the world’s fourth-most popular, has reopened after years-long redevelopment revealing historic spaces hidden for decades.

Geelong Arts Centre Ryrie Street Redevelopment by Hassell.
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Dec 2019

Geelong Arts Centre an integration of old and new

Geelong’s cultural precinct has a fresh new face following the completion of the redevelopment of the only state-owned arts centre outside of metropolitan Melbourne.

Each of Arc’s four facades matches the height and rhythm of neighbouring elevations, showing deference to its context.
Projects | Peter John Cantrill | 3 Dec 2019

Tall towers amid brick warehouses: Arc

Demonstrating careful consideration of its heritage surrounds and with a mix of uses throughout, this finely detailed skyscraper by Koichi Takada Architects advances the social culture and amenity of central Sydney.

Town Hall Broadmeadows redevelopment by Kerstin Thompson Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Dec 2019

Kerstin Thompson Architects transforms suburban town hall

The 1960s Broadmeadows town hall was saved from demolition and rejuvenated after a sensitive restoration and redevelopment designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

The kitchen and living areas are filled with colour and texture, which makes this a home of unmatched vibrancy and energy.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 11 Nov 2019

Small but mighty: Il Duomo

A contemporary take on elaborate Italianate ornamentation by Wowowa Architecture embraces colour and texture, and defies the diminutive footprint of a worker’s cottage in Melbourne’s inner-north.

The marble of the kitchen’s bespoke island and splashback punctuate an otherwise moody colour palette.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 4 Nov 2019

Moody hues: 1906

A compact apartment in inner-city Sydney is transformed into a bijou home distinguished by rich colour and decadent materiality: 1906 by Amber Road.

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.