Tag: Sydney

Pyrmont peninsula.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 31 Mar 2020

Pyrmont planning strategy released

The NSW government has released a 10-point strategy for the planning of Pyrmont peninsula following a controversial review of the planning framework for the area.

Renato works in collaboration with his wife, interioir designer Belinda Brown.
People | Peter Salhani | 23 Mar 2020

The houses of Renato D’Ettorre Architects

Drawing on time spent working in Italy, Renato D’Ettorre launched his Sydney-based studio, creating projects that reference classical architecture in a manner that is emblematic and enduring.

Jean Philippe Vassal and Anne Lacaton.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 18 Mar 2020

French architects appointed to lead University of Sydney design program

Lacaton and Vassal Architects have been appointed the inaugural Garry and Susan Rothwell Chair in Architectural Design Leadership at the University of Sydney.

Cockle Bay by Henning Larsen in partnership with McGregor Coxall.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 17 Mar 2020

Danish firm wins competition to design Darling Harbour tower

GPT Group and AMP Capital have announced the winner of an international competition to design their $650 million commercial tower project in Sydney’s Darling Harbour.

Sydney Coliseum Theatre by Cox Architecture.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 3 Mar 2020

Fluid curtains inspire new Sydney theatre

Cox Architecture’s new 2,000-seat performance venue in western Sydney is inspired by the trappings of the theatre.

Cockatoo Island.
News | Linda Cheng | 18 Feb 2020

Could Cockatoo Island become the next MONA?

A group of private philanthropists want to take control of the publicly-owned Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour and transform it into “a world class arts and culture destination.”

Sydney sandstone buildings’ fresh redesign
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 14 Feb 2020

Sydney sandstone buildings’ fresh redesign

Revised designs of a proposal to transform two heritage Sydney sandstone building into a “grand hotel” have been released.

Reminiscent of Japanese techniques, some windows have been replaced with screens of translucent polycarbonate.
Projects | Peter Tonkin | 10 Feb 2020

Bushland machine: Osborne House

With a panorama of bush and water as its backdrop, the design for this house, built in 1995, uses materials and details reminiscent of wooden boatbuilding to immerse those who dwell there in the magic of the surrounds.

Epsom Road Apartments by Tzannes in association with Fender Katsalidis.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 7 Feb 2020

Tzannes, Fender Katsalidis design Sydney housing complex

Tzannes and Fender Katsalidis have designed an apartment complex in Sydney’s Roseberry that will add to the enormous level of development taking place in the area.

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.

McEvoy Street apartments by Andrew Burns Architecture and PBD Architects.
News | Editorial Desk AAU | 28 Jan 2020

Former Alexandria industrial site’s new lease of life

A proposal by Andrew Burns Architecture and PBD Architects will renew an existing site that was once home to a roofing and flooring manufacturer.

Lighting is generally diffused or reflected back on to walls and ceilings helping to make the venue appear to glow at night.
Projects | David Welsh | 22 Jan 2020

A public service: Rose Bay Hotel

Tasked with overhauling an iconic 1929 pub in Sydney, Richards Stanisich has combined rich textures and materials with a historical narrative to create an authentic pub experience.

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.

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