Tag: Conservation

Scott Base with Mount Erebus in the background. There were differing accounts about why the buildings were painted green. A popular theory was that the Superintendent, Bob Thomson, liked Ireland's white cottages surrounded by green and reversed this combination for Scott Base.
Discussion | Justine Harvey | 12 Mar 2019

An Antarctic collaboration

Hugh Broughton and Stephen Middleton on working in one of the most collaborative design teams imaginable in Antarctica.

Shackleton’s historic base at Cape Royds, Ross Island.
The World | Bill McKay | 14 Jan 2019

Extreme Conservation: Antarctic Huts

Bill McKay discovers the historic huts left behind from previous Antarctic explorers’ efforts to reach the South Pole.

The Hill House Box project designed by Carmody Groarke.
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Jan 2018

Carmody Groarke designs ‘drying shed’ for water-damaged Charles Rennie Mackintosh landmark

London-based practice Carmody Groarke will create a semi-permanent structure covering Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s seminal Hill House.

Sydney Opera House designed by Jørn Utzon, 1973.
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Oct 2017

Sydney Opera House, ‘masterpiece of human creative genius,’ receives new conservation plan

Sydney Opera House has released a new edition of its Conservation Management Plan, which will guide the biggest renewal of the iconic building since it opened.

The Lodge designed by Oakley and Parkes, 1927.
News | Linda Cheng | 30 Aug 2017

Architects to advise on conservation of prime ministers’ homes

Five architecture and design professionals have been assembled to form an advisory committee for The Lodge and Kirribilli House.

The former Reid's Coffee Palace, Ballarat, designed by Tappin and Gilbert (1886).
News | Patrick Hunn | 18 Apr 2017

Heritage-listed, gold rush-era Ballarat coffee palace receives $700,000 conservation grant

The building, currently used to provide accommodation for disadvantaged people, was built at the height of the Victorian gold rush.

The Holy Trinity Church is an early Bathurst construction, completed in 1834. The red-brick is typical of the colonial building period in the region.
News | ArchitectureAU Editorial | 11 May 2015

Bathurst Heritage Medal winner revealed

Conservation consultant and trained architect Duncan Marshall receives $25k award for heritage work.

Triangular geometries and concrete walls retain layers of rocky shale.
Projects | Scott Hawken | 24 Nov 2014

Banking biodiversity: The Australian Plantbank Garden

A new plant conservation laboratory presents an infrastructure that is critical to the task of banking Australia’s diverse flora.

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