Tag: Heritage

A sepia photo of residents performing a play in 1913 (a provocative “paean to female agency”) becomes a frieze for the body of the Sibyl Centre.
Projects | Rachel Hurst | 22 Jun 2020

‘Looking backwards to look forwards’: Sibyl Centre

Stories dating back more than a century infuse this addition to the first university college for women in Australia.

The redevelopment City Tattersalls Club will include the restoration and renewal of the historic building. (Indicative design by FJMT.)
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Jun 2020

Six compete to design City Tattersalls Club redevelopment

Hassell, Bates Smart, SJB, BVN and Candalepas Associates will compete in the City Tattersalls Club design competition.

Footscray Psychiatric Centre designed by the Victorian Public Works Department, 1972–77.
News | Josh Harris | 25 May 2020

‘Foreboding’ brutalist hospital added to Victorian Heritage Register

The former Footscray Psychiatric Centre has been given state heritage listing.

Jack Mundey was awarded the NSW President's Prize at the 2017 NSW Architecture Awards.
People | Josh Harris | 12 May 2020

Green bans hero Jack Mundey dies

The key force behind the green bans movement that saved large parts of Sydney’s built heritage has died.

The proposed new southern entrance with a cone-shaped occulus designed by Scott Carver.
News | Linda Cheng | 12 May 2020

Controversial Australian War Memorial expansion referred to parliamentary inquiry

The controversial expansion of the Australian War Memorial by Scott Carver and Cox Architecture has been referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works.

Maley House by Andre Porebski (1971).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 11 May 2020

Array of mid-century Sydney School houses heritage listed

A treasure trove of modernist and Sydney School houses by some of Sydney’s best known architects has been heritage-listed by Willoughby council.

Old Geelong Post Office City of Dreams illustration by Peter Campbell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Apr 2020

Retired architect creates colouring-in drawings of ‘City of Dreams’

The “City of Dreams” colouring-in series includes drawings of Geelong’s historic and contemporary architectural landmarks.

The winning proposal for the Cascades Female Factory History and Interpretation Centre by Liminal Studio, Snøhetta and Rush Wright Associates.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Apr 2020

Cascades Female Factory project progresses

A development application has been submitted for the long-awaited development at the World Heritage-listed Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in South Hobart.

Atop a Shop by Tsai Design.
Award | Editorial Desk AAU | 9 Apr 2020

2020 Houses Awards shortlist: House in a Heritage Context

Twenty projects in this category have advanced to the 2020 Houses Awards.

The tower at 52-60 Collins Street , designed by Bates Smart.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Mar 2020

Council backs Bates Smart’s Collins Street tower proposal

City of Melbourne councillors have voted unanimously in favour of a tower proposal for the Paris end of Collins Street, in spite of contrary advice from council planners.

In time, the home will recede into the rambling landscape –its copper shroud will patina into washes of green and foliage will climb its blackened space frame.
Projects | Hayley Curnow | 6 Mar 2020

Down by the river: South Yarra House

A quaint walkway stepping up from Melbourne’s Yarra River is the sole means of access to this 1930s brick home, where an extension by AM Architecture fulfils the owners’ desire for a treetop sanctuary.

32 Howitt Road by Ernest Fooks.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Feb 2020

Heritage review identifies mid-century ‘hidden gems’ in south-east Melbourne

A council in south-east Melbourne has commissioned a heritage review of post-war buildings identifying a number of “hidden gems.”

Comprised of varied shed-like spaces, North Melbourne House is personalized by the texture and colour of everyday objects.
Projects | Andy Fergus | 19 Feb 2020

Sheds for sharing: North Melbourne House

Seizing an opportunity to build on an empty neighbouring block, the owners of a worker’s cottage in North Melbourne (with the help of NMBW Architecture Studio) have added a flexible secondary house that will allow them to age in place.

Eastment House by Ken Woolley.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 5 Feb 2020

Ken Woolley-designed house earns interim heritage protection

An interim heritage order has been placed on a house in Sydney’s Killara designed by the late Ken Woolley.

The parade ground an proposed new southern entrance designed by Scott Carver.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Dec 2019

Redevelopment will ‘dominate and swamp’ Australian War Memorial

An independent heritage review of the plan to expand and redevelop the Australian War Memorial has determined that the proposal will have significant adverse impacts on the “iconic” building.

Crowdfunding sought to replant tree sheltering Boyd's Walsh Street House
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Dec 2019

Crowdfunding sought to replant tree sheltering Boyd’s Walsh Street House

The Robin Boyd Foundation is seeking donations to help replace a significant, heritage-listed tree at Boyd’s seminal Walsh Street House.

The western street approach of the Holy Family Catholic Church.
Discussion | Lisa Marie Daunt | 28 Oct 2019

Divine inspiration: Holy Family Catholic Church, Indooroopilly

Deserving of more care and attention, this Indooroopilly Church is an expressive and memorable example of Australian modernist ecclesiastic architecture.

Brett House by Robin Boyd.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Oct 2019

Boyd’s modernist take on Georgian design to be heritage listed

“A Modern reinterpretation of established Georgian design principles” by modernist architect Robin Boyd has been recommended for inclusion on the Victorian Heritage Register.

Grant House by Peter McIntyre (1956).
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Aug 2019

Peter McIntyre Beaumaris house heritage listed

A mid-century modernist house in Melbourne, one of Peter McIntyre’s innovative and experimental bowstring truss designs, has been recommended for state heritage listing.

320 George Street by Hames Sharley.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 15 Aug 2019

Hames Sharley’s slender Brisbane tower approved

A proposal for a slender, 30-storey tower atop a heritage building in central Brisbane, designed by Hames Sharley, has been approved.

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