Clayton Community Centre / Jackson Architecture

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Architects: Jackson Architecture
Location: Clayton, Victoria,
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Courtesy of Archiphoto Pty Ltd.

Queen’s Park House / Fox Johnston

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Architects: Fox Johnston
Location: , Australia
Architect In Charge:
Design Team: Conrad Johnston, Emili Fox, Felix Junker, Rana Abboud
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Simon Wood

Rose Bay Apartments / Hill Thalis Architecture

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Architects: Hill Thalis Architecture
Location: Rose Bay, Sydney,
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Chinaman’s Beach House / Fox Johnston

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Architects: Fox Johnston
Location: Sydney, New South Wales,
Design Team: Conrad Johnston, Emili Fox, Felix Junker
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Bastow Institute of Educational Leadership / Maddison Architects

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Architects: Maddison Architects
Location: , Victoria,
Principal: Peter Maddison
Design Director: Drew Carling
Project Architects: John Simmons, Jolie Lam
Documentation Team: Kim McLaren, Chris Jones, Petra Mueller, Stephanie Tan, Amanda Blows
Original Architect: Henry Bastow
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: William Watt

Holly Tree Farm / Cykel Architecture

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Architects: Cykel Architecture
Location: , Tasmania,
Architect In Charge: Stephen Geason
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Jonathan Wherrett

Venice Biennale 2012: Formations: New Practices in Australian Architecture / Australia Pavilion

© Nico Saieh

The current fascination with the ‘reconstruction’ of the architect comes as a direct response to the turbulent forces reshaping global contemporary culture. This unsettling of the professional stability of architecture for most of the past century has forced many architects to question the motivations and assumptions upon which the profession and its practice have been constructed.

Balcony Over Bronte / Luigi Rosselli Architects

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Architects: Luigi Rosselli Architects
Location: Bronte, NSW,
Design Team: Luigi Rosselli
Project Architect: Corrado Palleschi
Interior Design: Alexandra Donohoe
Photographs: Justin Alexander

‘Speculator’ Exhibition / CRAB Studio

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Speculating on the potential and possibilities to develop culture in the , professor Sir Peter Cook and Gavin Robotham, directors of CRAB Studio, investigated this idea through the making of a large hanging sculptural piece: The WRAP, and a set of drawings and watercolors. The result is a public art exhibition, ‘Speculator’ in collaboration with Bond University, in Contemporary Temporary Gold Coast Arts Gallery, Surfers Paradise, . The ‘WRAP’ aims to inspire that architecture can be the catalyst for transformation. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Majestic Theatre Apartments / Hill Thalis Architecture

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Architects: Hill Thalis Architecture
Location: , Australia
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

School of Dentistry for Charles Sturt University / Brewster Hjorth Architects

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Architects: Brewster Hjorth Architects
Location: Wagga,
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 3,500 sqm
Photographs: Christian Mushenko

The Abbotsford Warehouse Apartments / ITN Architects

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Architects: ITN Architects
Location: Melbourne, Victoria,
Architect In Charge: Nigel Grigg
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Mathew Moore, Michael Downes, Nigel Grigg

Saatchi & Saatchi / Smart Design Studio

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Architects: Smart Design Studio
Location: The Rocks, , Australia
Project Team: William Smart, Victoria Judge, Anita Panov, Maggie Lum, Marie Burgess, Tonie Sauers
Project Year: 2011
Photographs: Sharrin Rees

Cooroy Library / Brewster Hjorth Architects

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Architects: Brewster Hjorth Architects
Location: , Queensland,
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 1,650 sqm
Photographs: Mushenko & Jackson

Wentworth Rd House / Edward Szewczyk Architects

© Justin Alexander

Architects: Edward Szewczyk Architects
Location: Vaucluse, Sydney,
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Justin Alexander

Seal Rocks House 4 / Bourne Blue Architecture

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Architects: Bourne Blue Architecture
Location: , NSW Australia
Project Year: 2009
Photographs: Brett Boardman, Richard Birch, Shane Blue

Robinson Road / Steve Domoney Architecture

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Architects: Steve Domoney Architecture
Location: Hawthorn, Victoria,
Architect In Charge: Steve Domoney
Project Year: 2010
Photographs: Derek Swalwell

Kangaroo Point House / DMJ Design Studio

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Architects: DMJ Design Studio
Location: Oyster Bay, ,
Design Director: Diego Jaime
Project Year: 2010
Project Area: 550.0 sqm
Photographs: IMAGEination & C. Ocampo