Telopea, Moffats + Shortland / Turner

01:00 - 1 July, 2013
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© Ethan Rohloff

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LEGO® Unveils 3,000 Brick Sydney Opera House

00:00 - 25 June, 2013
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© The LEGO® Group

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

Royal Botanic Garden Sustainable Masterplan Proposal / Grant Associates

01:00 - 12 June, 2013
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Courtesy of Grant Associates

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 Sydney to help develop a new sustainable masterplan for the historic Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney 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.

GPT / Woods Bagot

01:00 - 12 June, 2013
© Tyrone Branigan
© Tyrone Branigan

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Wilkinson Eyre Wins Crown Sydney Hotel Resort Competition

00:00 - 18 May, 2013
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Courtesy of Crown Sydney

Wilkinson Eyre Architects 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

01:00 - 14 May, 2013
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© Peter Bennetts

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Ippudo Sydney / Koichi Takada Architects

01:00 - 13 May, 2013
© Sharrin Rees
© Sharrin Rees

© Sharrin Rees © Sharrin Rees © Sharrin Rees © Sharrin Rees +15

Chiswick Residence / Arki[vis]

01:00 - 8 May, 2013
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© Karl Beath

© Karl Beath © Karl Beath © Karl Beath © Karl Beath +14

Green Square Library Competition Entry / ASPECT Studios

01:00 - 21 April, 2013
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Courtesy of ASPECT Studios

Part park, part urban square and part garden, the public realm of the Green Square Library proposal is a unique landscape offering to this new urban community and is an exemplar of contemporary community public space design and place making. Designed by ASPECT Studios, the public realm is designed to integrate with the program of the library building and facilitate a richness of public experiences and moods by changing scales and tempos. More images and architects' description after the break.

Taronga Zoo / BVN Architecture

01:00 - 20 April, 2013
© John Gollings
© John Gollings

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Crescent House / Andrew Burns Architect

01:00 - 17 April, 2013
© Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

© Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman +19

Tinshed / Raffaello Rosselli

00:00 - 11 April, 2013
©  Mark Syke
© Mark Syke

©  Mark Syke ©  Mark Syke © Richard Carr © Richard Carr +14

Green Square Library & Plaza Proposal / Gus Wüstemann Architects

01:00 - 7 April, 2013
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Courtesy of Gus Wüstemann Architects

The proposal for the Green Square Library & Plaza in Syndey rethinks a common emphasis on new technologies and the transformation of a reading room in a library being an inside storage space of books to a public space that communicates with its boundaries. For this design, Gus Wüstemann Architects suggests a bridge from the virtual world to the authentic world, from nature to culture, society and technology. More images and architects’ description after the break.

Parallel Nippon: Contemporary Japanese Architecture 1996-2006

00:00 - 25 March, 2013
Courtesy of Japan Foundation
Courtesy of Japan Foundation

Taking place at the Japan Foundation Gallery in Sydney from April 2-May 1, Parallel Nippon, a world-class exhibition, will feature Japan’s most influential architects including 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Toyo Ito, Kengo Kuma, Tadao Ando, Kenzo Tange, SANAA, and many more. Containing over 100 large-scale photo panels of landmark designs, architectural models and video footage, the exhibition is divided into four thematic sections: Urban, Life, Culture and Living, a cross-sectional view of Japanese society. These areas represent the revolutionary, innovative and progressive architectural achievements realized not only in Japan but across the world as projects of Japanese architects. More information after the break. 

Hewlett Street House / MPR Design Group

01:00 - 24 March, 2013
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Courtesy of MPR Design Group
  • Architects

  • Location

    Hewlett Street, Bronte, Australia
  • Project Architect

    Sebastian Kaintoch
  • Design Team

    Kevin NG, Sebastian Kaintoch
  • Builder

    Onsite
  • Structural Engineer

    NB Engineering
  • Landscape Architect

    Peter Glass & Associates
  • Area

    332.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
  • Photographs

    Courtesy of MPR Design Group

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House Boone Murray / Tribe Studio Architects

01:00 - 22 March, 2013
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© Peter Bennetts

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Eden Art Wall Apartments / Tony Owen Partners

01:00 - 8 March, 2013
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Courtesy of Tony Owen Partners

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Jamberoo Farm House / Casey Brown Architecture

01:00 - 4 March, 2013
© Patrick Bingham-Hall
© Patrick Bingham-Hall
  • Architects

  • Location

    Sydney
  • Design Architect

    Rob Brown
  • Project Architect

    Antje Mahler
  • Builder

    Bellevarde Constructions
  • Foreman

    Steven O’Ryan
  • Structural Consultant

    Ken Murtagh
  • Area

    413.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2012
  • Photographs

    Patrick Bingham-Hall

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