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Broadway House \ Marcus O'Reilly Architects

Broadway House \ Marcus O’Reilly Architects

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• November 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

This pavilion at the rear of the large Edwardian house faces directly west, a striking colourful screen was devised to filter the heat load, views to neighbouring properties, provide privacy and to animate interior spaces with a lovely warm afternoon glow through the coloured glass louvres. The copper clad building was designed to graft onto […]

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Northern Beaches Christian School Multi-purpose Hall \ Jones Sonter Architects

Northern Beaches Christian School Multi-purpose Hall \ Jones Sonter Architects

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• November 10, 2011 • Comments (0)

As part of the Federal Government’s BER initiative, this small private school, in Sydney’s northern suburbs, identified the need  for a multi-purpose hall to serve both primary and secondary students. The project had a very tight budget. However, the Client requested that the multi-purpose hall be designed in such a way as to create opportunities […]

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Darling Quarter \ ASPECT Studios

Darling Quarter \ ASPECT Studios

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• October 31, 2011 • Comments (0)

ASPECT Studios has just completed a transformation of the public domain of Darling Harbour. This public domain project, commissioned by SHFA and Lend Lease now known as Darling Quarter, is a major place-making project for Sydney with a world class children’s playground as its centre piece. At over 4000m2 it is the largest in the […]

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The Research Data is in: Brick is officially the most thermally efficient building material

The Research Data is in: Brick is officially the most thermally efficient building material

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• October 27, 2011 • Comments (0)

Research by Think Brick Australia in collaboration with The University of Newcastle’s faculty of engineering has shown that Brick is officially the most thermally efficient building material. + Press release The Research Data is in: Brick is officially the most thermally efficient building material New research undertaken by Think Brick Australia, in collaboration with The […]

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"Talking Homes", Lyons hosts discussion for Melbourne Architecture Annual

“Talking Homes”, Lyons hosts discussion for Melbourne Architecture Annual

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• October 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Melbourne-based architectural practice Lyons has brought together a panel of leading architects and designers to discuss the central theme of this year’s Melbourne Architecture Annual, What makes a home? The panel discussion, “Talking Homes“, will take place at Lyons’ Bourke Street office on 25 October and will feature; Jill Garner, Victoria’s Associate Government Architect; Dr […]

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Jack Evans Boat Harbour - Tweed Heads \ ASPECT Studios

Jack Evans Boat Harbour – Tweed Heads \ ASPECT Studios

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• September 21, 2011 • Comments (1)

The design work undertaken by ASPECT Studios on stage one of the revitalisation of Jack Evans Boat Harbour is now complete and the new recreational and aquatic playground is open to the public. The upgrade to the Jack Evans Boat Harbour enriches the existing park experience to become a unique civic place of waterfront leisure. […]

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Digital Origami Emergency Shelter \ LAVA

Digital Origami Emergency Shelter \ LAVA

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• September 2, 2011 • Comments (0)

Disaster strikes. How can architects help quickly, efficiently, sustainably and sensitively? LAVA‘s solution is an origami cave. It features in a new exhibition opening in Sydney tonight. LAVA‘s Digital Origami Emergency Shelter is a concept for an inhabited molecule. The design is based on a water-molecule, referencing the Japanese Metabolist movement`s idea of prefabricated capsules […]

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Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Narrabeen House \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

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• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

Narrabeen is a suburb with housing plots and street layouts characteristic of the ‘garden suburb’ ideals espoused by early 20th cen- tury Australian town planning. The Narrabeen House of 2009 sits in this historical context amongst the other two storey family homes with each dutifully addressing a quiet, tree-lined street. It is a safe and […]

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Port Botany Lookout \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

Port Botany Lookout \ Choi Ropiha Fighera

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• August 11, 2011 • Comments (0)

The design is inspired by the natural ‘sun trap’ edges that exist along many of Sydney’s beaches, landscape escarpments and the bow form of ships that traverse the waters of Port Botany. Choi Ropiha Fighera The Millstream Lookout is located at the western end of the foreshore beach park at Port Botany. The concept makes […]

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Pop-up Pirate Radio Tower | Adam Kalkin

Pop-up Pirate Radio Tower | Adam Kalkin

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• July 25, 2011 • Comments (1)

A ‘pop-up pirate radio tower’, designed by US artist and architect Adam Kalkin, has been installed at the Victorian College of the Arts’ Southbank campus. This project is ongoing until end October 2011. Renowned for elaborate designs utilising shipping containers, US artist and architect Adam Kalkin has created the “pop-up pirate radio tower” as a […]

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