Bronte House / Rolf Ockert Design

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Architects: Rolf Ockert Design
Location: NSW,
Year: 2012
Photographs: Courtesy of Rolf Ockert Design

Balmain House / Fox Johnston

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Architects: Fox Johnston
Location: Sydney NSW,
Area: 360 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

BLAXLAND / Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects

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Architects: Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Architects
Location: , Australia
Collaborators: Tonkin Zulaikha Greer with JMD Design
Area: 52.27 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Cook Park Amenities / Fox Johnston

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Architects: Fox Johnston
Location: Sans Souci, Sydney,
Builder: Platinum Projects
Structural: Jones Nicholson
Hydraulic: Jones Nicholson
Access: Access Australia
Mechanical: Coutts Cost Consultants
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Bondi House / Fearns Studio

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Architects: Fearns Studio
Location: Sydney,
Project Team: Matt Fearns
Area: 260 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Tom Ferguson

Cowshed House / Carterwilliamson Architects

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Architects: Carterwilliamson Architects
Location: Glebe, New South Wales,
Year: 2013
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Divercity B / Turner

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Architects: Turner
Location: Waterloo, NSW,
Client: Becton
Site Area: 1.9 hectares
Gross Floor Area: 29,000 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

VSQ2 / Tony Caro Architecture

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Architects: Tony Caro Architecture
Location: ,
Design Team: Tony Caro, Simon Mather, Blair Young, Jason Fraser
Area: 29,600 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Apex / Turner

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Architects: Turner
Location: Waterloo, NSW,
Client: Payce Communities
Site Area: 4,649 sqm
Gross Floor Area: 16,660 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Silk Apartments / Tony Caro Architecture

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Architects: Tony Caro Architecture
Location: Pyrmont, NSW,  
Design Team: Tony Caro, Louise Chapman, Blair Young, Alex Koll, Jason Fraser, Katja Hempel, Nick Mittens, Simon Mather, Tony Camilleri, Rebecca Donoghue.
Landscape: FJMT
Area: 13,097 sqm
Photographs: Brett Boardman

The Serpentine / Turner

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Architects: Turner
Location: Bilgola, NSW,
Client: CABE Development
Site Area: 763 sqm
Gross Floor Area: 520 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Courtesy of CABE

Telopea, Moffatts + Shortland / Turner

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Architects: Turner
Location: Telopea, NSW,
Client: Housing NSW
Site Area: 5,611 sqm (Shortland), 2,451 sqm (Moffatts)
Gross Floor Area: 9,541 sqm (Shortland), 5,605 sqm (Moffatts)
Year: 2011
Photographs: Ethan Rohloff

LEGO® Unveils 3,000 Brick Sydney Opera House

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The LEGO® Group has unveiled a new rendition of Jørn Utzon’s beloved Sydney Opera House. Following last year’s release of a slightly smaller edition, LEGO® will challenge the skills of its faithful builders with a new, highly detailed, 3,000 brick model of ’s most famous landmark.

GPT / Woods Bagot

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Architects: Woods Bagot
Location: Sydney,
Project Team: Alissandra Johnston, Tessa Melick
Project Manager: Buildcorp Group
Area: 3,700 sqm
Year: 2011
Photographs: Tyrone Branigan

Royal Botanic Garden Sustainable Masterplan Proposal / Grant Associates

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Grant Associates, the UK landscape architects behind Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, has just been appointed by the Royal Botanics and Domain Trust in to help develop a new sustainable masterplan for the historic Royal Botanic Garden, and adjacent public Domain. Working alongside Cox Richardson Architects and Planners, Grant Associates will be responsible for developing the landscape strategy and public realm elements of the new masterplan which includes an area of 64 hectares on a spectacular location bordering the iconic Sydney Harbor waterfront. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Wilkinson Eyre Wins Crown Sydney Hotel Resort Competition

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has won an international competition to design “Sydney’s next masterpiece.” Selected over three other shortlisted firms – Renzo Piano, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill, and KPF – the London-based practice will now be responsible for the design of a $1.5 billion sculptural icon to host a six-star Crown Sydney resort on a 6000-square-meter site in the inner-city waterfront precinct of Barangaroo.

Lavender Bay Boatshed / Stephen Collier Architects

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Architects: Stephen Collier Architects
Location: Sydney,
Area: 315 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Peter Bennetts

Ippudo Sydney / Koichi Takada Architects

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Architects: Koichi Takada Architects
Location: Sydney,
Construction Team: Bonar Interiors
Year: 2012
Photographs: Sharrin Rees