Tag: Sydney

The kitchen island functions as the home’s backbone, around which everyday activities take place.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 16 Oct 2019

Spirited simplicity: Skylit House

A 1950s bungalow is thoughtfully replanned with a utilitarian yet welcoming design that follows the philosophy of “less but better.”

The home’s kitchen and dining area is a light, bright and airy space that’s instantly calming and incredibly tranquil.
Projects | Leanne Amodeo | 14 Oct 2019

Minimalist tryst: Leichhardt Oaks

A reductive aesthetic and plentiful natural light interlace in Benn and Penna’s elemental extension to a cottage in the Sydney suburb of Leichhardt.

The proposed $530 million Star Casino hotel and residential tower in Pyrmont, designed by FJMT, was rejected by the planning department.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 10 Oct 2019

‘Pyrmont is the next frontier’: masterplan recommended for ‘gateway of Sydney’s CBD’

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has doubled-down on her assessment of Pyrmont as “open for business” following the release of the Greater Sydney Commission’s review into the area’s planning rules.

One Sydney Harbour by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. R5 building at left.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 4 Oct 2019

Final Renzo Piano Barangaroo tower approved

Despite the City of Sydney’s wide ranging concerns, the last of a Renzo Piano Building Workshop designed trio of towers in Barangaroo was approved by the Independent Planning Commission.

An indicitive design for the Cockle Bay Wharf redevelopment by FJMT, Tony Caro Architecture and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 2 Oct 2019

Top firms compete to design controversial Cockle Bay Wharf tower

Six teams have been shortlisted in a design competition to design a 183-metre office tower on Sydney Harbour.

Indicative image of the redeveloped Stadium Australia by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 1 Oct 2019

Plans for redevelopment of Sydney’s Olympic stadium revealed

Stadium Australia at Sydney Olympic Park will be partially demolished under the state government’s refurbishment plans.

Liverpool Civic Place by FJMT.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Sep 2019

Proposed civic centre to be ‘jewel in the crown’ of Liverpool

A four-building, $400 million civic centre will occupy the heart of Sydney’s “airport city.”

60 Martin Place by Hassell.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 26 Sep 2019

Curvaceous tower addition to Sydney’s Martin Place

A newly completed 33-storey tower complements the civic architecture of Sydney’s Martin Place.

The Cranbrook School Hordern Oval precinct by Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 25 Sep 2019

Gov’t approval for $125m Sydney private school redevelopment

The plans, designed by Architectus, call for a major expansion of facilities at one of Australia’s most expensive private schools.

Building B and Building A.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 24 Sep 2019

CO-AP, Smart Design Studio design ‘family’ of four apartment buildings for Green Square

Ranging from four to 22 stories, each of the buildings borrows from the qualities and scale of its neighbours.

The proposed tower at The Star Sydney by FJMT.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Sep 2019

Star Casino tower ‘contrary to common sense’

Architect Yvonne von Hartel, appointed to review a scathing report on the proposed FJMT tower, has delivered an even more damning rebuke of the design.

The proposed Sydney Fish Market designed by 3XN/GXN, BVN and Aspect Studios.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 23 Sep 2019

Funding windfall for redevelopment of Sydney’s second most visited tourism icon

A Sydney tourism icon is set to double in size after securing $750 million for its redevelopment.

Pitt Street north building.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Sep 2019

Build-to-rent and Sydney metro combine in integrated development

Sydney’s first build to rent project will be part of an integrated development above a proposed metro station in the central city.

Gibbons Street by DKO Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 13 Sep 2019

Social housing tower approved as Sydney faces ‘critical shortage’

A DKO-designed social housing tower will provide “an important piece of social infrastructure” in Sydney’s Redfern.

The bulk of the Green Square Library is buried underground, with parts emerging from the ground plane as a series of built elements and sunken voids.
Projects | Charles Rice | 10 Sep 2019

A diorama in a messy city: Green Square Library and Plaza

In the evolving urban precinct of Sydney’s Green Square, the unconventional organization of a library and its plaza – designed by Studio Hollenstein in association with Stewart Architecture – is driven by an urban approach that loosens the division between inside and outside.

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.

The Fern by Steele Associates.
News | Patrick Hunn | 6 Sep 2019

Australia’s first Passivhaus apartment block a ‘sign of what’s possible’

The architect behind a block of highly airtight apartments in Sydney’s Redfern says the Passivhaus building principles might seem onerous, but are “worth taking seriously.”

QT Hotel expansion proposal by Candalepas Associates [cropped].
News | Linda Cheng | 4 Sep 2019

Candalepas Associates designs expansion to QT Hotel in Sydney

A proposal for a 13-storey extension of the QT hotel in Sydney by Candalepas Associates has been submitted to the City of Sydney.

505-523 George Street by Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 30 Aug 2019

DA submitted for Ingehoven and Architectus’ George St skyscraper

A development application for an 80-storey tower on Sydney’s George Street designed by Ingehoven and Architectus has been submitted for consideration by the City of Sydney.

The proposed $530 million Star Casino hotel and residential tower in Pyrmont, designed by FJMT, was rejected by the planning department.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 21 Aug 2019

‘Open for business’: NSW gov’t lauches snap planning review for Pyrmont

The NSW government has directed the Greater Sydney Commission to immediately review planning rules “to ensure they are consistent with the government’s vision.”