Burwood Highway Frontage Building / Woods Bagot

Interior Designers: Woods Bagot
Location: Deakin University, Melbourne Burwood Campus, 221 Burwood Highway, Burwood VIC 3125, Australia
Architect In Charge: Sarah Ball
Project Architects: David Ley, Karl Engstrom
Area: 17000.0 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Peter Bennetts…

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Spotlight: Jørn Utzon

Pritzker Prize winning architect Jørn Utzon, who died in 2008 aged 90, was the relatively unknown Dane who, on the 29th January 1957, was announced as the winner of the ‘International competition for a national opera house at Bennelong Point, Sydney’. When speaking about this iconic building, Louis Kahn stated that:

The sun did not know how beautiful its light was, until it was reflected off this building.

Unfortunately, Utzon never saw the Sydney Opera House, his most popular work, completed. Learn of his fascinating story, after the break.

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Amanda Levete to Design Melbourne’s Second Annual MPavilion

British architect Amanda Levete of London-based studio AL_A has been selected to design Melbourne’s second annual MPavilion. The temporary structure will be used to house talks, workshops, performances and installations in the ”downtown oasis” of Queen Victoria Gardens starting this October. 
“I’ve visited Australia three times in… Sigue leyendo

Cooroy Studio / JMA Architects

Architects: JMA Architects
Location: Cooroy QLD 4563, Australia
Project Team: John Mainwaring, Paolo Denti, Tom Kanchanasinith, Garth Hollindale
Year: 2008
Photographs: Peter Hyatt

From the architect.… The studio captures the hill and takes command of the surroundings without bruising the Sigue leyendo

Video: Jørn Utzon’s Nature-Inspired Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House recently created a video exploring how Jørn Utzon was inspired by the form and function of nature. While Jørn Utzon may not have seen himself as a pioneer of sustainable techniques, sustainability was inherent in his design philosophy. Watch the video above to… Sigue leyendo

2 Girls Building / Kavellaris Urban Design

Architects: Kavellaris Urban Design
Location: Melbourne VIC, Australia
Design Team: Billy Kavellaris, Rodrigo Mateluna Sandoval
Project Architect : Rodrigo Mateluna Sandoval
Builder: Liberty Builders
Area: 4300.0 ft2
Year: 2014
Photographs: Peter Clarke

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St Kilda House / Jost Architects

Architects: Jost Architects
Location: Saint Kilda VIC 3182, Australia
Architect In Charge: Patrick Jost
Area: 238.0 sqm
Photographs: Andrew Wuttke & Project Client

Interior: Patrick Jost & Project Client
Builder: Bacchus Construction
Budget: $450,000 AUD

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Venice Biennale 2016: 5 Proposals Shortlisted for Australian Pavilion

The Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) has revealed the five proposals shortlisted for exhibition at the Australian Pavilion at Venice’s 2016 Architecture Biennale. The announcement comes following a two-stage presentation and selection process judged by the Venice Biennale Commission, currently helmed by AIA… Sigue leyendo

6 Politically Motivated Cities Built From Scratch

Threatening to end Cairo’s 1,046 year dominance as the country’s capital, earlier this month the government of Egypt announced their intentions to create a new, yet-to-be-named capital city just east of New Cairo. The promise of the more than 270… Sigue leyendo

House 3 / Coy Yiontis Architects

Architects: Coy Yiontis Architects
Location: Balaclava VIC 3183, Australia
Year: 2014
Photographs: Peter Clarke

Builder: Rosa Coy
Carpenter: Ross O’Brien, John Tobias, Daniel Norton
Structural Engineer: Greer Consulting Engineers

From the architect.… The renovation and addition to this partly 2 Sigue leyendo