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Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

Convertible Courtyards House \ Christopher Megowan Design

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• January 4, 2014 • Comments (0)

As the name suggests, the Convertible Courtyards House, by Christopher Megowan Design, kinetically adapts to the notoriously variable climate found in Melbourne, Australia. This project added a kitchen, living area, dining area, bathroom, master bedroom, ensuite and two decks to a previously overlooked yet charming weatherboard cottage in the inner urban suburb of Prahran. Nestled […]

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PTW and LAVA combine nature and technology

PTW and LAVA combine nature and technology

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• December 12, 2013 • Comments (0)

PTW and LAVA have combined nature and technology in an organically-shaped display suite marketing the Sydney Greenland Centre on Sydney’s old Water Board site. The lobby of the 1960s Water Board building has been transformed with freeform furniture and curvy walls and ceilings to take the visitor through a journey of the new building. The […]

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The Collins Bar \ Woods Bagot

The Collins Bar \ Woods Bagot

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• September 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

The Collins Bar inspired by the classic outline of a tailored suit Woods Bagot’s design for The Collins Bar in Adelaide is both modern and classic. Woods Bagot has blurred the line between expectation and tradition with new signature cocktail bar The Collins. The bar re-establishes an important venue on the ground floor of the […]

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Jones the Grocer Sydney flagship store \ Landini Associates

Jones the Grocer Sydney flagship store \ Landini Associates

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• August 14, 2013 • Comments (0)

Jones the Grocer arrived on the Sydney food scene in 1996. Since then, Landini Associates have helped expand and evolve its offer overseas. To mark the next step in the Jones journey, our task was to reintroduce the brand to its hometown audience by way of a flagship store in the glamorous CBD Westfield. It’s […]

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T2 Headquarters \ Landini Associates

T2 Headquarters \ Landini Associates

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• August 10, 2013 • Comments (1)

Showcasing the creation of a new life for an old building, Landini Associates brief was to restore the former Collingwood industrial warehouse into the new headquarters base for T2. The aim was to respect and celebrate the original building, while creating a dramatic statement to represent the T2 company’s ethos. Throughout the building, timber beams, […]

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CLOUD CITY in CUSP \ LAVA

CLOUD CITY in CUSP \ LAVA

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• July 9, 2013 • Comments (0)

LAVA director Chris Bosse’s CLOUD CITY is in CUSP EXHIBITION AT CASULA POWERHOUSE, SYDNEY UNTIL 1 SEPTEMBER 2013. CUSP is an exhibition exploring the potential of design in our lives, 12 Australian designers  ‘generate ideas that could change the way we inhabit the world.’ The future is not about what buildings look like, but how […]

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Eternity puzzle in Perth \ ARM in association with CCN Architects

Eternity puzzle in Perth \ ARM in association with CCN Architects

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• May 2, 2013 • Comments (2)

Design of the arena is a joint venture between by ARM Architecture and Cameron Chisholm Nicol, who based the striking form on the Eternity puzzle, with references to one of Perth’s oldest buildings: the twelve-sided Roundhouse in Fremantle. Its bold, puzzle-inspired exterior made with ALUCOBOND® in Custom Colour Arena Blue, Cream, Black, Sparkling White and […]

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The Concourse Chatswood \ FJMT architects

The Concourse Chatswood \ FJMT architects

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• April 13, 2013 • Comments (1)

The Concourse Chatswood, located in the heart of Sydney’s North Shore, offers a dynamic range of live arts and entertainment. The project revitalises the heart of the third largest retail precinct in Australia and has become the new iconic, civic and cultural heart of the North Shore. It features a major public open space, a […]

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Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition 'cultural heart and soul'

Call for entries: Gold Coast Australia International Competition ‘cultural heart and soul’

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• December 11, 2012 • Comments (0)

Australia’s sixth largest city – the Gold Coast – has announced a global design competition to develop it’s ‘cultural heart and soul’. Designers are being invited for form multi-disciplinary teams ready for the two-stage competition, to be launched in March 2013. Shortlisted teams will each receive $A250,000 to develop their designs. + Summary of steps […]

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1 Bligh Street wins the The International Highrise Award 2012

1 Bligh Street wins the The International Highrise Award 2012

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• December 7, 2012 • Comments (0)

This elliptical-shaped office in the heart of Sydney set new standards for sustainability and innovative high-rise design in Australia. 1 Bligh Street, Sydney’s first 6 Star Green Star high-rise building, won the International Highrise Award 2012 during a ceremony which took place in Paulskirche in Frankfurt. Designed by Germany’s Ingenhoven Architects and Australia’s Architectus, the […]

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