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Deepdene House / Kennedy Nolan

17:00 - 8 June, 2017
Deepdene House / Kennedy Nolan , © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

© Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell © Derek Swalwell + 16

  • Architects

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • Lead Architects

    Patrick Kennedy, Rachel Nolan, Susannah Lempriere, Matilda Blazey, Adriana Hanna
  • Area

    392.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

KLANG & CO. Asian Food Depot / PNEU Architects

17:00 - 7 June, 2017
KLANG & CO. Asian Food Depot  / PNEU Architects, © Jack Lovel
© Jack Lovel

© Jack Lovel  © Jack Lovel  © Jack Lovel  © Jack Lovel  + 14

  • Architects

  • Location

    8/672 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122, Australia
  • Design Team

    Nelson Lee, Kiet Yeang Chew, Nick Huynh, Phoebe Wong
  • Area

    56.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017

My House - The Mental Health House / Austin Maynard Architects

20:00 - 6 June, 2017
My House - The Mental Health House / Austin Maynard Architects, © Tess Kelly
© Tess Kelly

© Tess Kelly   © Tess Kelly   © Tess Kelly   © Tess Kelly   + 32

  • Architects

  • Location

    Australia
  • Architect in Charge

    Austin Maynard Architects
  • Builder

    Sargant Constructions
  • Engineer

    R. Bliem Associates
  • Area

    167.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

Maitland House / Kennedy Nolan

17:00 - 6 June, 2017
Maitland House   / Kennedy Nolan, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell

© Derek Swalwell  © Derek Swalwell  © Derek Swalwell  © Derek Swalwell  + 9

  • Architects

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • Architects in Charge

    Patrick Kennedy, Rachel Nolan, Adriana Hanna, Susannah Lempriere, Chloe Piper
  • Area

    320.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

Bell Street House / Techne Architecture + Interior Design

20:00 - 4 June, 2017
Bell Street House / Techne Architecture + Interior Design, © Lucy Bock
© Lucy Bock

© Lucy Bock © Lucy Bock © Lucy Bock © Lucy Bock + 19

Wynyard Walk / Woods Bagot

22:00 - 2 June, 2017
Wynyard Walk / Woods Bagot, © Trevor Mein
© Trevor Mein

© Trevor Mein          © Trevor Mein          © Trevor Mein          © Trevor Mein          + 22

  • Design

  • Location

    Sydney NSW, Australia
  • Design Team

    Domenic Alvaro, John Prentice, Zig Peshos, Rob Wright, Martin Fox, Dennis Hwang, Alex Herran, Milan Bogova, Marissa Looby
  • Area

    1600.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016

Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre / fjmt

20:00 - 1 June, 2017
Frank Bartlett Memorial Library and Moe Service Centre / fjmt, © Nick Doolan
© Nick Doolan

© John Gollings © John Gollings © John Gollings © Nick Doolan              + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Moe VIC 3825, Australia
  • Area

    1900.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

The Pool House / Luigi Rosselli Architects

17:00 - 1 June, 2017
The Pool House / Luigi Rosselli Architects, © Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

© Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander + 27

NUBO / PAL Design

19:00 - 31 May, 2017
NUBO / PAL Design, © Michelle Young, Amy Piddington
© Michelle Young, Amy Piddington

© Michelle Young, Amy Piddington © Michelle Young, Amy Piddington © Michelle Young, Amy Piddington © Michelle Young, Amy Piddington + 13

The Sydney Opera House Comes to Life (Literally) With Vivid Sydney Light Show

16:00 - 28 May, 2017

Vivid LIVE, part of the annual festival of lights and music known as Vivid Sydney, is taking place this weekend. As in previous years, the event was launched with a mesmerizing video projection mapped onto the sails of Sydney's iconic Opera House. Titled "Audio Creatures," this year's projection was created by Ash Bolland sees the Opera House writhe and squirm to a soundtrack by Amon Tobin; at times the shells of the building crack open to reveal new life inside, at other moments, infestations crawl their way across from the building's edges.

Read on to see more photographs from the show and the full video of the event.

© Yaya Stempler © Yaya Stempler © Yaya Stempler © Yaya Stempler + 27

Skypark Car Park / May + Russell Architects

17:00 - 26 May, 2017
Skypark Car Park / May + Russell Architects, © Kiernan May
© Kiernan May

© Kiernan May © Kiernan May © Kiernan May © Kiernan May + 20

Bougainvillea Row House / Luigi Rosselli

17:00 - 25 May, 2017
Bougainvillea Row House / Luigi Rosselli, © Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

© Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander + 25

International House / TZANNES

17:00 - 23 May, 2017
© Ben Guthrie
© Ben Guthrie

© John Gollings © Ben Guthrie © Ben Guthrie © Ben Guthrie + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Barangaroo NSW 2000, Australia
  • Architects in Charge

    Alec Tzannes, Jonathan Evans
  • Area

    7920.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Bird House / Jamison Architects

17:00 - 22 May, 2017
Bird House  / Jamison Architects, © Scott Burrows
© Scott Burrows

© Scott Burrows © Scott Burrows © Scott Burrows © Scott Burrows + 40

  • Architects

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia
  • Architects in Charge

    Mark Jamison, Angela Jamison
  • Area

    323.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

"Don't Blame Me!": 6 Projects That Were Disowned by High-Profile Architects

09:30 - 22 May, 2017
"Don't Blame Me!": 6 Projects That Were Disowned by High-Profile Architects, © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/tseedmund/5351328288/'>Flickr user tseedmund</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/'>CC BY 2.0</a>
© Flickr user tseedmund licensed under CC BY 2.0

Construction is an exercise in frugality and compromise. To see their work realized, architects have to juggle the demands of developers, contractors, clients, engineers—sometimes even governments. The resulting concessions often leave designers with a bruised ego and a dissatisfying architectural result. While these architects always do their best to rectify any problems, some disputes get so heated that the architect feels they have no choice but to walk away from their own work. Here are 6 of the most notable examples:

Courtesy of Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Studio Pali Fekete architects, AMPAS © Oskar Da Riz Fotografie © Danica O. Kus © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/18378655@N00/2894726149/'>Flickr user James Cridland</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en'>CC BY 2.0</a> + 7

Armadale House / Robson Rak Architects + Made By Cohen

20:00 - 21 May, 2017
Armadale House / Robson Rak Architects + Made By Cohen, © Shannon McGrath
© Shannon McGrath

© Shannon McGrath © Shannon McGrath © Shannon McGrath © Shannon McGrath + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • Lead Designers

    Susie Cohen & Kathryn Robson
  • Architecture Design

    Robson Rak Architects
  • Interior Design

    Made By Cohen
  • Area

    150.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

Truss House / Carterwilliamson Architects

17:00 - 21 May, 2017
Truss House / Carterwilliamson Architects, © Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

© Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    Balmain, Australia
  • Architect in Charge

    Carterwilliamson Architects
  • Landscape

    Melissa Wilson Landscape Architect
  • Area

    390.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2016
  • Photographs

Monument Park / McBride Charles Ryan

20:00 - 19 May, 2017
Monument Park / McBride Charles Ryan, © Timothy Lee
© Timothy Lee

© Timothy Lee © Callum Morton © Timothy Lee © Timothy Lee + 18

  • Architects

  • Location

    21 Newquay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008, Australia
  • Architects in Charge

    Robert McBride - Director, Debbie Ryan – Founder, Drew Williamson – Senior Associate
  • Area

    2000.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2014
  • Photographs