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Hopetoun Residence / B.E Architecture

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AGL Pavilion / Kennedy Associates Architects

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Montville Residence / Sparks Architects

  • Architects: Sparks Architects
  • Location: Montville QLD 4560, Australia
  • Architect In Charge: Dan Sparks
  • Design Team: Dan Sparks, Tommy Vuletic
  • Area: 160.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Christoper Frederick Jones

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Light Cannon House / Carterwilliamson Architects

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Does Australia Need More Design Competitions?

Architecture competitions offer an opportunity for architects to launch their careers, and in some cases generate unexpected designs in the process. Many iconic works of architecture, including the famous Sydney Opera House, were the result of open design competitions - but do architecture competitions today maintain the influence they might have had in the past? While critics in the United States have recently argued that it could be time to quit competitions, Donald Bates argues that Australians should be organizing more. In his article on The Conversation, Bates discusses the state of design competitions in Australia, and why we should take another look. Read the full article here.

The Dalmeny / Enter Projects

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© Brett Boardman

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Junya Ishigami to Install "Cloud Arch" in Downtown Sydney

Set to be installed over a set of light rail tracks, Junya Ishigami’s Cloud Arch will soon be one of the biggest landmarks in downtown Sydney.  Commissioned by Sydney’s public art program, City Art, the arch will symbolize Sydney’s qualities of being “Green, Global, and Connected.” Over 50 meters high, it will change shape as viewer’s walk past it. Cloud Arch will act as both a gateway for the pedestrian George Street, and a defining feature of the city.

NAB Docklands / Woods Bagot

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Trifolium / AR-MA

  • Architects: AR-MA
  • Location: 16/18-20 Goodhope Street, Paddington NSW 2021, Australia
  • Design Team: Robert Beson, Gabriele Ulacco, Tony Ho, Guido Maciocci, Nono Martinez Alonso, Simon Vorhammer
  • Area: 60.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2014
  • Photographs: Brett Boardman

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Westgarth House / Kennedy Nolan Architects

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South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute / Woods Bagot

  • Interior Designers: Woods Bagot
  • Location: Adelaide SA, Australia
  • Photographs: Trevor Mein

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OMLC / Tzannes Associates

  • Architects: Tzannes Associates
  • Location: Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • Project Year: 2011
  • Photographs: Courtesy of Tzannes Associates

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Hamersley Road Residence / Studio53

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The Dogtrot House / Dunn & Hillam Architects

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AD Interviews: Andrew Maynard / Andrew Maynard Architects

At the World Architecture Festival, we sat down with Andrew Maynard, co-director of Australian architecture firm Andrew Maynard Architects.

Bethanga House / t UG workshop

  • Architects: t UG workshop
  • Location: Lake Hume, Australia
  • Area: 386.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2012
  • Photographs: Trevor Mein

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Queen Street Residence / Tzannes Associates

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© Murray Fredericks
  • Architects: Tzannes Associates
  • Location: Woollahra NSW, Australia
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: Murray Fredericks

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