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New Into Old
In this Dossier, we bring together a group of experts to discuss the value of heritage and memory in contemporary built works, within the context of urban densification and a changing climate. We examine Country as an ancient and living entity, overl
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Neeson Murcutt and Neille
Any house – even a hut – you build embodies a history, that of its own building. For a public institution, the actual business of building may have a complicated backlog of debates and even quarrels that have shaped it. After it is built, time will a
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Editorial director Katelin Butler Associate editor Georgia Birks Managing editor Nicci Dodanwela Editorial team Linda Cheng, Cassie Hansen, Josh Harris, Alexa Kempton, Stephanie McGann Institute Advisory Committee Clare Cousins, Barnaby Hartford-Dav
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Heritage Value: What Is It, Who Decides And How Can We Respect The Past While Designing For The Present And The Future?
The question of architectural heritage, and what constitutes it, is an increasingly fraught one in our ever-changing built environment. The existence of a multitude of different organizations, each with their own criteria, might make decisions cut an
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Welsh and Major
Modest buildings occasionally take on a significance far greater than their footprint. The Hat Factory in Sydney’s Newtown is certainly one of those. While its box form was utilitarian, it became a famous symbol of squatters’ rights when it was sold
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Tactics Of Reconstructing The Past: Recent Residential Practice
Our houses are connected to the past in diverse and complex ways. For most people, the experience of domestic space is polytemporal: interiors become the repositories of things old and new, while routine maintenance and periodic renovation tend to pu
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Lovell Chen
Melbourne-based architecture practice Lovell Chen is home to one of the most extensive archives of architectural, heritage and conservation knowledge in Australia. Even so, it would be wrong to characterize the firm’s work over the past four decades
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Serendipities, Practicalities And Festivities
Embarking on the Australian Institute of Architects’ ninetieth year, one of my first tasks in January’s diverting calmness was to reach out to a longstanding member. I telephoned Vladimir Perm at his home town near Nice, France, on the morning of his
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Kerstin Thompson Architects
Late in 2019, before it all changed, I drove out to Broadmeadows on a balmy and clear-skied evening to hear Kerstin Thompson talk at the opening of the first exhibition to be held at the renewed Broadmeadows Town Hall. After insightful words, drinks
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Post-pandemic Cities: The Great Reset
Cities are the physical manifestation of the human species. As artefacts they represent the myriad of social, economic and political relationships in built form. In fact, with over 55 percent of the global population living in cities for the first ti
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Reading Country: Seeing Deep Into The Bush
I descend from a line of resilient, long-living Yuin women whose Country is the South Coast of New South Wales. I come from the Budawang clan; my lineage, like that of all First Peoples across the continent, delves into a past deeper than can be imag
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Liminal Architecture with WOHA
Australia’s oldest continuously operating theatre, Hobart’s Theatre Royal has been a catalyst for Tasmania’s cultural life since the 1830s. Described by composer Noël Coward as “a dream of a theatre,” it was established via the philanthropic endeavou
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Reading Country: Case studies
WSP’s Indigenous Specialist Services facilitated a co-design session with the Noongar Reference Group and Dutch bridge designers IPV Delft to help the client to consider the potential impact of this development on Aboriginal Country, to establish a c
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Heritage Under Threat: The Role Of Activists
The protection of buildings of significant value is ordinarily the task of heritage bodies, who carefully interpret planning laws and assessment criteria when evaluating places of heritage significance. However, when valuable but unprotected public b
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Designing With The Past For The Future
Regenerative design is the single most sustainable thing we can do in the construction sector. As our cities grow and evolve during a time of climate and environmental emergency, architects are in a position to creatively and tactfully extend the lif
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Brian Hooper Architect and M3 Architecture
I first visited the rural Queensland town of Longreach in the late 1980s in my mid-teens. On a family convoy road trip we drove north 600 kilometres from Brisbane to Rockhampton and then headed west almost 700 kilometres, passing through the charming
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Koning Eizenberg Architecture
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania consists of multiple compact neighbourhoods occupying habitable land between its three signature rivers – the Allegheny, the Monongahela and the Ohio – and its frequently irregular topography. The city is populated by many ol
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Hill Thalis Architecture and Urban Projects
Hill Thalis Architecture and Urban Projects is a Sydney-based practice known as well for its advocacy as its architecture. Its team members, who are outspoken on urban issues, are some of the researchers, drafters and writers behind the important and
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Jury Chair overview
Chairing the National Architecture Awards jury was a great privilege and a truly uplifting conclusion to my year as President of the Australian Institute of Architects. The judging provides a unique opportunity to experience the year’s best projects
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Basin Beach House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture
Built on the land of the Cannalagal and Guringai peoples of the Eora nation Mona Vale, New South Wales Jury citation A site-responsive design was key to this private dwelling, perched among the sandy dunes of Sydney’s Northern Beaches. A nurturing h
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Hollow Tree House by Core Collective Architects
Built on the land of the palawa/pakana people of lutruwita Hollow Tree, Tasmania Jury citation A significant commitment to Tasmania’s heritage has been made with the restoration of Hollow Tree House and its stables. The informed and artful peeling b
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Vale Gabriel Poole 25 August 1934 – 25 March 2020
During 50 years of practice, Gabriel Poole profoundly influenced the direction of architecture in Queensland. His continued exploration of the fundamentals of subtropical design, and the ways in which an architectural response can strengthen the char
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Anzac Memorial Centenary Extension by Johnson Pilton Walker with the Government Architect NSW
Built on the land of the Gadigal and Darug peoples of the Eora nation Sydney, New South Wales Jury citation The Anzac Memorial Centenary Extension has provided the Anzac Memorial with much-needed exhibition and education facilities, and reasserted i
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East Street by Kerstin Thompson Architects
Built on the land of the Wiradjuri people East Albury, New South Wales Jury citation The outskirts of our major regional centres aren’t often the places we think of for compelling architecture. East Street is a clear exception. This modest single-st
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Regent Theatre, Melbourne by Lovell Chen
Built on the land of the Boon Wurrung and Woiwurrung peoples of the Kulin Nation Melbourne, Victoria Jury citation Lovell Chen’s work on the fourth incarnation of the Regent Theatre has prepared this important Melbourne landmark for a new generation
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AA Prize for Unbuilt Work revisited
Architecture is a cyclical industry. So too, it seems, is the AA Prize for Unbuilt Work. These things are not unrelated – there is a long-established pattern of speculative work and architectural polemic flourishing in tough economic times. And here
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Marrickville Library by BVN
Built on the land of the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora nation Marrickville, New South Wales Jury citation Marrickville Library has breathed new life into a disused building, catalyzing the transformation of an old hospital campus into a new
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Glebe House by Chenchow Little
Built on the land of the Gadigal and Darug peoples of the Eora nation Glebe, New South Wales Jury citation Glebe House is simply a delight. Sandwiched between a large dwelling to the south and tall planting to the north that screens the public housi
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Metro Northwest By Hassell In Collaboration With Turpin Crawford Studio And McGregor Westlake Architecture
Built on the land of the Bidjigal and Cammeraygal peoples Sydney, New South Wales Jury citation Sydney’s Metro Northwest is an urban transit project at the metropolitan scale, integrating eight new stations and their surrounding public spaces throug
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Parks Victoria Albert Park Office and Depot by Harrison and White with Archier
Built on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation Albert Park, Victoria Jury citation This project has transformed a utilitarian parks depot into an engaging public building. Located in Melbourne’s Albert Park, the building is organized
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