Tag: Sydney

Victoria King, winner of the RIBA Silver Medal.
People | Josh Harris | 17 Jan 2020

Finding opportunities for renewal in a post-industrial Sydney Harbour

Victoria King, a University of Melbourne graduate who won the Royal Institute of British Architects’ prestigious student prize, speaks with ArchitectureAU.

The 5 Uhrig Road development by BVN.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Jan 2020

BVN proposes three-tower development in Western Sydney

A site at the edge of Sydney Olympic Park, formerly zoned light industrial, will be home to more than 500 apartments.

The existing Ryde Civic Centre by Leslie J. Buckland and C. Druce.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Jan 2020

Modernist council building in Sydney’s Ryde to be replaced

Designed by Plus Architecture, the new centre will deliver a “four-fold increase” in community facilities.

The winning design for the Powerhouse Parramatta competition by Moreau Kusunoki and Genton.
News | Linda Cheng | 17 Dec 2019

Latticed ‘hyper-platform’ design wins Powerhouse Parramatta competition

Moreau Kusunoki and Genton’s winning design for the planned Powerhouse museum in Parramatta will consist of structural steel lattices that will minimize the building’s weight and carbon footprint.

The strategy will allow for taller towers in areas including Barangaroo.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 16 Dec 2019

Agreement opens door to 330-metre towers in central Sydney

The NSW government and the City of Sydney have laid the foundations for 330-metre skyscrapers in parts of the Sydney CBD.

Crone's design for the 35-storey hotel tower at Sydney’s Pitt Street.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Dec 2019

Crone’s recycled-brick design wins hotel tower competition

Crone has designed a 35-storey hotel tower for Sydney’s Pitt Street that will be constructed using recycled brick.

From the spiral stairs to elongated voids, each element is integral to the home’s functionality and the design intent.
Projects | Gemma Savio | 11 Dec 2019

Elastic geometry: Glebe House

Crafted with deference to the sculptural potential of architecture, this compact family home by Chenchow Little with “elastic” geometry is a lesson in tectonic editing.

Artist’s Impression of the Aerotropolis Core centre.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Dec 2019

Western Sydney Aerotropolis plans unveiled

The draft Western Sydney Aerotropolis Plan outlines a long-term strategy for preparing for widespread development around the airport.

Randle Street Hotel by TZG.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Dec 2019

Historic hat factory reimagined as modern hotel

Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has led the deign for the reuse of a historic hat factory for a modern hotel.

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.

The proposed plaza and building on Sydney's George Street designed by David Adjaye and Daniel Boyd.
News | Linda Cheng | 2 Dec 2019

David Adjaye, Daniel Boyd collaborate on public plaza and building in Sydney

David Adjaye and Australian artist Daniel Boyd have designed a public square and accompanying building to be owned by the council in the centre of Sydney.

Chalmers Street entrance by Woods Bagot and John McAslan and Partners.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Nov 2019

New grand entrance to Sydney’s Central Station unveiled

Part of a $955 million redevelopment of Sydney’s main railway station, the new entrance is designed to “sweep” passengers in.

The Candalepas Associates project at 72-84 Foveaux Street will see an existing a 1970s six-storey brick office and retail building adapted into a refurbished office space.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 27 Nov 2019

Candalepas Associates’ facelift for Sydney office building

An existing 1970s building in Sydney’s Surry Hills will be transformed with a distinctive façade under a proposal by Candalepas Associates.

Surry Hills Village by SJB Architects and Studio Prineas BKH Interiors and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 19 Nov 2019

Surry Hills Village rejuvenation approved

A competition-winning scheme to rejuvenate a tired shopping centre in Sydney’s Surry Hills has been approved by the local council.

UTS Blackfriars Precinct Industry Hub by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Nov 2019

TZG’s refined design for UTS research hub

After winning a design competition in 2017, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has further developed its proposal for a brick and glass research hub in the historic Blackfriars education precinct.

North Sydney Olympic Pool redevelopment by Brewster Hjorth Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Nov 2019

Restorative redevelopment for landmark Sydney Harbour pool

North Sydney Olympic Pool, wedged between the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Luna Park, has been deemed structurally unsound.

Designinc's redevelopment of Redfern Station will see the introduction of a six-metre-wide concourse across the rail corridor between Marian and Little Eveleigh streets.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Nov 2019

Redevelopment of Sydney railway station revealed

Designinc is the practice behind the design of the redevelopment of a major railway station in the inner-Sydney suburb of Redfern.

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 199-room hotel development by FJMT, viewed from Clarence Street.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Oct 2019

Sydney hotel to cantilever over heritage former church

A proposed 19-storey hotel is part of “an emerging development typology which utilizes airspace rights over heritage assets.”

Proposed additions to the Irving Street brewery by Tzannes.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Oct 2019

New additions to Tzannes’s Irving Street Brewery

The next stage in Tzannes’s award-winning Irving Street Brewery project will comprise new commercial and retail spaces.