Tag: Profiles

Karen Alcock, director of MA Architects.
People | Marcus Baumgart | 2 Jun 2020

Wisdom of youth: MA Architects

A practice growing out of its “teenage years,” MA Architects is ready to evolve its language and move on to new things.

"Whittling Bird" at "Waterview" Bruny Island, 2020.
People | Rory Hyde | 6 May 2020

John Wardle’s autodidactic curiosity

Gold medalist John Wardle’s curiosity has spawned a brand of architecture that pushes the limits of design, manufacturing and materials, alongside buildings that leave space to be filled by our own curiosity, says Rory Hyde.

At Courtyard Apartment, BMA has turned a dark dwelling into a free-flowing series of airy spaces.
People | Stephanie McGann | 2 Mar 2020

One to watch: Brcar Morony Architecture

Natalie Brcar and Michael Morony run a practice grounded in principles of environmentally sustainable design.

Brunswick House (2018) displays a degree of craftsmanship akin to furniture. Photograph: Benjamin Hosking.
People | Gemma Savio | 8 Jan 2020

One to watch: Winwood McKenzie

Thom Mckenzie of Winwood Mckenzie formed his Melbourne-based studio after working in New York and Milan. His approach is based on an intimate understanding of the construction process and interrogating how things are built.

Primary, shown in Paris in 2015, is a three-sided wall installation illuminated by three LED light sources that reference the primary colours of light: red, green and blue.
People | Colin Martin | 16 Dec 2019

Photon sculptor: Flynn Talbot

In the past decade, this Australian-born, London-based light artist and designer has seen his experiential and monumental installations exhibited around the world.

Emili Fox and Conrad Johnston, directors of Sydney-based practice Fox Johnston.
People | David Welsh | 9 Sep 2019

Elegant resolutions: Fox Johnston

Fox Johnston shows how the tenets of good design are transferable and a human-focused approach to architecture essential.

Kin Architects’ growing design portfolio is built on the compatible skill sets of directors Leah Gallagher and Marjorie Dixon.
People | Michelle Bailey | 6 Sep 2019

One to watch: Kin Architects

Leah Gallagher and Marjorie Dixon, of Kin Architects, formed their Brisbane-based practice in 2017 with a desire to design people-centric architecture that respects the history and context of their city.

Barn House (2015) was designed in collaboration with owner and landscape designer William Dangar and interior designer Romy Alwill.
People | Linda Cheng | 18 Feb 2019

One to watch: Clayton Orszaczky

In the past three years, Clayton Orszaczky has completed eleven projects, with many more in the pipeline. Co-directors Rebekah Clayton and Michelle Orszaczky discuss their approach to residential design.

Sir David Adjaye was a keynote speaker at the 2017 NZIA in:situ conference.
People | Justine Harvey | 24 May 2017

‘World’s most influential architect’ discusses race, social justice and architecture

Sir David Adjaye speaks to Justine Harvey about how architecture can contribute to an understanding of history and social justice.

Profile: Phorm Architecture + Design
People | Margie Fraser | 19 May 2017

Profile: Phorm Architecture + Design

With an appreciation of vastness, infinite variety and our temporary occupation of land, each residential project by Phorm Architecture and Design has a deep connection to its site.

Eva-Marie Prineas of Architect Prineas.
People | Genevieve Lilley | 8 Mar 2017

Generosity and authenticity: The houses of Architect Prineas

With a solid technical grounding and a “brilliant nuance in mixing old and new,” Eva-Marie Prineas creates generous and pertinent projects with authenticity.

Juliet Moore and Ben Edwards in the Edwards Moore studio.
People | Mark Scruby | 8 Feb 2017

Three-dimensional craft: Edwards Moore

A look at the recent built projects of Melbourne studio Edwards Moore reveals a delightful body of work underpinned by conceptual rigour, spatial complexity and a “cheeky tilt.”

Looking at the extension of Jenny’s House from the garden, the roof appears as “a thin plate resting lightly on tiled bookends.”
People | Judith Abell | 6 Oct 2016

Profile: Rosevear Stephenson Architects

Rosevear Stephenson Architects carefully stitches together the qualities of the site and the desires of the client to create honest and elemental houses.

The Market Hall is situated in an historic area of the 700-year old Dutch city.
Projects | Aaron Paterson and Michael Davies | 28 Oct 2015

A city’s interior: MVRDV’s Market Hall

Jacob van Rijs, Dutch architect and founder of MVRDV, discusses his Market Hall project in Rotterdam.

Alec Balcombe (left) and David Houbaer (right) of Dhab Studios.
People | Judith Abell | 14 Jan 2014

Dhab Studios: Finding form

Furniture design graduates David Houbaer and Alec Balcombe launched Dhab Studios.

Brian Donovan (left) and James Grose (right) of BVN Donovan Hill.
Discussion | Luke Slattery | 27 Nov 2013

BVN Donovan Hill: a timely merger

James Grose and Brian Donovan on the merging of their acclaimed architectural practices.

Profile: Sean Godsell
People | David Clark | 24 Oct 2013

Profile: Sean Godsell

Houses profiles the singular, steely residential work of architect Sean Godsell.

Assemblage’s winning scheme for the Iraqi parliament complex in Baghdad.
People | Robert Bevan | 15 Oct 2013

Profile: Assemblage

Peter Besley talks about his small London practice and its competition-wining design for Iraq’s parliament complex.

Profile: Sam Crawford Architects
People | Laura Harding | 13 Sep 2013

Profile: Sam Crawford Architects

The Sydney-based practice making a mark for tactile and engaging residential projects.

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, potter.
People | Cameron Bruhn | 16 Jul 2013

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott

In a tribute to the great Australian ceramic artist, who died in July 2013, we revisit an Artichoke review.

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