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Tag: Museums

News | Patrick Hunn | 22 Mar 2019

BKK and Second Story aim to create ‘true public space’ with ACMI’s first renewal in 17 years

BKK Architects and exhibition designers Second Story have designed the first major renewal of the Australian Centre for the Moving Image.

News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Sep 2018

Smart Design Studio tapped to design ‘edgy and cool’ Melbourne science gallery

Smart Design Studio has been appointed to design the interiors of a science museum for the University of Melbourne.

News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Jul 2018

Government funding for KTA’s gallery expansion to Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property

The NSW government has announced $8.592 million in funding for the Kerstin Thompson Architects (KTA)-designed art gallery at Arthur Boyd’s Riversdale property.

News | Linda Cheng | 7 Jun 2017

JPW’s Sydney uni museum to be a ‘floating concrete box’

Johnson Pilton Walker has proposed a floating white concrete box for a new museum which will house one of Australia’s largest collections of antiquities.

News | Patrick Hunn | 22 May 2017

Proposed Westralia Centre to unite military, Indigenous and settler history in South Perth site

A proposed “interpretative facility” would combine the functions of a museum, park and events space amid a 60 hectare public reserve.

News | Patrick Hunn | 5 May 2017

Government must prioritize architects in cultural development plans, says NT chapter president

Andrew Broffman welcomed the NT government’s budget announcement that it would invest in three new museums, but cautioned that architects should be involved early on.

News | Linda Cheng | 15 Dec 2015

New museum for WA World Heritage site

Construction has begun on a $32 million museum near Ningaloo Reef, designed by Site Architecture Studio.

Projects | Haig Beck and Jackie Cooper | 9 Jul 2013

Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum

Cox Rayner Architects imprints the tectonic force of the landscape into the walls of a Queensland outback museum.

Review | Margie Fraser | 16 Oct 2012

Cabinet of Curiosities

A Museum of Brisbane exhibition assembles local artefacts and collected curiosities into an Alice-in-Wonderland voyage of discovery.

Projects | Shane Murray | 31 Aug 2012

MUMA: Monash University Museum of Art

Kerstin Thompson Architects’ gallery at Monash University develops a very subtle exploration of spatial experience.

Projects | Penny Craswell | 12 Apr 2012

The reimagined MCA

Penny Craswell discusses the “new” MCA, by Sam Marshall in partnership with the NSW Government Architect’s Office.

Lyon Housemuseum

Lyon Housemuseum by Lyons won a National Commendation for Residential Architecture at the AIA’s 2010 National Architecture Awards.

Projects | Martyn Hook | 1 Aug 2010

Lyon Housemuseum

Challenging the assumption that the home is a private entity, Lyons combines public museum and private house.

Archive | 1 Mar 2002

Landscape, Museology and Alliance

For some time now, the National Museum of Australia has generated delight and intrigue, controversy and consternation. At the time of its opening, John Macarthur explored questions of geometry and meaning (AA March/April 2001). Now, with the museum fully functioning and attracting over one million visitors in its first year, Catherin Bull considers the landscape and its possible futures, Naomi Stead explores the fit between museum and museology, and Steve Ashton reflects on the Acton Peninsula Alliance.

Archive | 1 Mar 2001

Australian Baroque

Geometry and meaning at the National Museum of Australia

Archive | Paul Walker | 1 Jan 2001

Melbourne Museum

Denton Corker Marshall skilfully negotiate the complexities of the contemporary museum.

Archive | 1 Nov 1999

President’s Award for Recycled Buildings Access Citation

Immigration and Hellenic Museums by Allom Lovell and Daryl Jackson

Archive | Peter Tonkin | 1 May 1996

Serious Fizz

Aspiring to cultural significance, Coca Cola honours its bubbly beverages with a museum at Sydney’s Circular Quay. Peddle Thorp designed the fitout.