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

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

Majestic Theatre Apartments / Hill Thalis Architecture

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

Saatchi & Saatchi / Smart Design Studio

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

Wentworth Rd House / Edward Szewczyk Architects

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

Kangaroo Point House / DMJ Design Studio

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

Uchi Lounge 02 / Facet Studio

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Architects: Facet Studio
Location: NSW, Australia
Design Team: Yoshihito Kashiwagi, Olivia Shih, Neo Di Sheng, Benjamin Chan
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 77.0 sqm
Photographs: Andrew Chung

Uchi Lounge 01 / Facet Studio

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Architects: Facet Studio
Location: NSW Australia
Design Team: Yoshihito Kashiwagi, Olivia Shih, Neo Di Sheng, Benjamin Chan
Project Year: 2011
Project Area: 77.0 sqm
Photographs: Katherine Lu, Andrew Chung

Connect Sydney / Facet Studio

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Architects: Facet Studio
Location: NSW, Australia
Design Team: Yoshihito Kashiwagi, Olivia Shih, Mariona Espinet, Woraphin Lowpakulkiat
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 150.0 sqm
Photographs: Andrew Chung

The Martian Embassy / LAVA

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Architects: LAVA
Location: Sydney NSW,
Project Manager: Berents Project Management
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 150 sqm
Photographs: Brett Boardman, Peter Murphy

Green Square Town Centre Library and Green Square Plaza International Competition

The city of has launched an international design competition as part of the the Green Square Development Project for a new Library Centre and Plaza at the heart of a 278 hectare area south of the city centre.  The Green Square Development project is an initiative to redevelop a 278 hectare area south of the city centre of Sydney, by bringing in diverse functions of housing, open spaces, offices and facilities that contribute to a vibrant, sustainable community. The library will be designed as a community centre and hub and used as an educational and creative resource, as well as a lounge.  The project is allotting $40 million for the design and construction of the new facility and should be an integrated whole between the library and plaza which will also be a host to public arts, community events and markets.  Stage one entries close on August 21st.  Visit the official Green Square Library website to learn more.

More details on the competition and the project after the break.

Seacliff House / Chris Elliott Architects

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Architect: Chris Elliott Architects
Location: , Australia
Landscape Architects: Terragram
Photographs: Richard Glover, Vladimir Sitta

Balmain House / Carterwilliamson Architects

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Architects: Carterwilliamson Architects
Location: ,
Project Team: Shaun Carter (Project Architect), Patrick Fitzgerald (Project Designer)
Photographs: Brett Boardman

Vivid Sydney: Festival of Lights 2012

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is once again illuminated by the fourth annual Vivid’s Festival of Light 2012 that celebrates the creative industries with light shows, music, design ideas conferences and entrepreneurship conferences. The seventeen-day festival, which started on May 25 and will run until June 11th, features light shows and graphics projected on buildings, concerts, lectures and conferences. This round of light projections will have over 50 installations and includes cityscapes, street furniture, monuments and emblematic buildings like the Sydney Opera House.

Read on for more after the break.

House 6 / Welsh & Major

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Architects: Welsh & Major
Location: ,
Project Team: David Welsh, Christine Major, Min Dark
Structural & Civil Engineer: Simpson Design Associates
Total Building Size: 165 sqm
Photographs: Welsh & Major, Paul Bradshaw

Gordons Bay House / Luigi Rosselli Architects

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Architects: Luigi Rosselli Architects
Location: Sydney,
Project Architect: Corrado Palleschi
Interior Designer: Alexandra Donohoe
Landscape Architect: Terragram
Builder: Moulds Constructions
Joiner: Corelli Joinery
Structural & Hydraulic Engineer: Rooney and Bye Pty Ltd
Photographs: Justin Alexander, Richard Glover

Tusculum Residence / Smart Design Studio

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Architects: Smart Design Studio
Location: , Australia
Client: Kevin O’Neill and Johnson Chan
Project Team: William Smart, Victoria Judge, Richard Storey, Edmund Spencer
Construction: 2010
Gross Floor Area: 325 sqm
Photographs: Courtesy of Smart Design Studio