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House Tempe / Eoghan Lewis Architects

17:00 - 5 October, 2018
House Tempe / Eoghan Lewis Architects, © Eoghan Lewis
© Eoghan Lewis

© Roger D'Souza © Roger D'Souza © Roger D'Souza © Roger D'Souza + 18

Mosman / SAOTA

20:00 - 25 September, 2018
Mosman / SAOTA, © Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

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

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia
  • Architects & Interior Architects

    SAOTA, Philip Olmesdahl, Erin Gibbs
  • Architects in Association

    TKD, Architects John Rose, Renata Ratcliffe & David Percival
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

Sydney Opera House Becomes Carbon Neutral

14:00 - 24 September, 2018
Sydney Opera House Becomes Carbon Neutral, Courtesy of Sydney Opera House
Courtesy of Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is celebrating a significant environmental milestone, having become carbon neutral five years ahead of schedule. For reducing its carbon dioxide emissions through efficiencies in waste and energy management, the Opera House was awarded certification from the Australian Government’s National Carbon Offset Standard (NCOS).

The sails of the Sydney Opera House were illuminated green on the night of Monday 24th September to celebrate the carbon neutral certification.

© Prudence Upton Courtesy of Sydney Opera House Courtesy of Sydney Opera House © Hamilton Lund + 4

$700m One Sydney Park Development Submitted to the City of Sydney for Approval

16:00 - 31 August, 2018
$700m One Sydney Park Development Submitted to the City of Sydney for Approval, One Sydney Park. Image Courtesy of MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and SBD
One Sydney Park. Image Courtesy of MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and SBD

Plans for One Sydney Park, a $700 million mixed-use development, have been submitted to the City of Sydney for approval. Located on a 44-hectare site in Alexandria, the project is designed by MHN Design Union, Make Architects, Silvester Fuller and Sue Barnsley Design. Planned to be built with close to 400 apartments, the mixed-use complex would include commercial and cultural programs.

One Sydney Park. Image Courtesy of MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and SBD One Sydney Park. Image Courtesy of MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and SBD One Sydney Park. Image Courtesy of MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and SBD One Sydney Park. Image Courtesy of MHN Design Union, Silvester Fuller and SBD + 7

Darling Harbour Public Realm / HASSELL

19:00 - 14 August, 2018
Darling Harbour Public Realm / HASSELL, © Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

© Brett Boardman © Simon Wood © Brett Boardman © Simon Wood + 18

Doorzien House / Bijl Architecture

17:00 - 9 August, 2018
Doorzien House / Bijl Architecture, © Katherine Lu
© Katherine Lu

© Katherine Lu © Katherine Lu © Katherine Lu © Katherine Lu + 41

Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus Win Competition to Design Sydney's Tallest Residential Skyscraper

06:00 - 1 August, 2018
Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus Win Competition to Design Sydney's Tallest Residential Skyscraper , Courtesy of Doug and Wolf
Courtesy of Doug and Wolf

A beautifully delicate design by ingenhoven architects, in cooperation with architectus, has bested series of internationally acclaimed architects to design Sydney’s tallest residential tower at 505-523 George Street. The 79-storey skyscraper will reach 270m, and include several uses, ranging from high-quality living and retail to hotel and leisure. The designers hope the tower will be “a profoundly visible landmark standing for an economical, environmental and socially sustainable, future-oriented development”.

Courtesy of Doug and Wolf Courtesy of Doug and Wolf Courtesy of Doug and Wolf Courtesy of Doug and Wolf + 12

Time Realty Headquarters / Enter Projects

19:00 - 11 July, 2018
Time Realty Headquarters / Enter Projects, © Brett Boardman
© Brett Boardman

© Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman © Brett Boardman + 26

  • Architects

  • Location

    Five Dock NSW 2046, Australia
  • Project Director

    Patrick Keane
  • Project Manager

    Rene Paul Van Leeuwen
  • Designer

    Max Zhang
  • Fabrication

    Eire Joinery
  • Lighting

    Noble
  • Area

    185.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Randwick Pavilion / MASQ architecture

17:00 - 20 June, 2018
© The Guthrie Project
© The Guthrie Project

© The Guthrie Project © The Guthrie Project © The Guthrie Project © The Guthrie Project + 22

Double Bay / SAOTA

03:00 - 10 April, 2018
Double Bay / SAOTA, © Adam Letch
© Adam Letch

© Adam Letch © Adam Letch © Adam Letch © Adam Letch + 22

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia
  • Lead Architects

    Philip Olmesdahl, Erin Gibbs, Duke Williams
  • Area

    670.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2017
  • Photographs

Bee Breeders Announces Winners of Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge

06:00 - 4 April, 2018
First Prize. Image Courtesy of Bee Breeders
First Prize. Image Courtesy of Bee Breeders

Bee Breeders has announced the winners of the recent Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge. The international architecture competition asked entrants to address the growing affordable housing crisis in Sydney. The challenge aimed at "garnering global attention to the important issue of housing in Sydney, Australia, where the economy is strong but the residential market is among the least affordable, according to surveys of major metropolitan markets."

John McAslan + Partners and Woods Bagot Deliver Sydney Metro Upgrade

16:00 - 17 March, 2018
John McAslan + Partners and Woods Bagot Deliver Sydney Metro Upgrade, Courtesy of John McAslan + Partners
Courtesy of John McAslan + Partners

John McAslan + Partners and Woods Bagot are the architectural partners delivering the Sydney Metro upgrade to Central Station, a key component of Australia’s largest public transport project. The multi-disciplinary, international design team have revealed a design that will preserve heritage qualities of the 112-year-old station while adding contemporary and innovative touches to create wider civic and commercial renewal within the space.

Courtesy of John McAslan + Partners Courtesy of John McAslan + Partners Courtesy of John McAslan + Partners Courtesy of John McAslan + Partners + 5

W House / MCK Architects

18:00 - 26 February, 2018
© Richard Glover
© Richard Glover

© Richard Glover © Richard Glover © Richard Glover © Richard Glover + 27

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia
  • Lead Architects

    Mark Cashman, Rowena Marsh, Sam Gleeson
  • Area

    800.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2015
  • Photographs

House Frances / THOSE Architects

17:00 - 22 February, 2018
House Frances / THOSE Architects, © Luc Remond
© Luc Remond

© Luc Remond © Luc Remond © Luc Remond © Luc Remond + 28

  • Architects

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia
  • Project Team

    Simon Addinall, Ben Mitchell, Emiliano Miranda, Luke Hallaways
  • Area

    250.0 m2
  • Project Year

    2018
  • Photographs

Klein House / MHN Design Union

18:00 - 23 January, 2018
Klein House / MHN Design Union, © Justin Alexander
© Justin Alexander

© Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander © Justin Alexander + 22

The Arc de Triomphe as an Elephant?! These Illustrations Reveal What Famous Monuments Could Have Been

08:00 - 15 January, 2018
The Arc de Triomphe as an Elephant?! These Illustrations Reveal What Famous Monuments Could Have Been, Courtesy of GoCompare
Courtesy of GoCompare

A city’s monuments are integral parts of its metropolitan identity. They stand proud and tall and are often the subject of a few of your vacation photos. It is their form and design which makes them instantly recognizable, but what if their design had turned out differently?

Paris’ iconic and stunning Arc de Triomphe could have been a giant elephant, large enough to hold banquets and balls, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. could have featured an impressive pyramid.

GoCompare has compiled and illustrated a series of rejected designs for monuments and placed them in a modern context to commemorate what could have been. Here are a few of our favorites:

Aurora Place / Renzo Piano Building Workshop

19:00 - 10 November, 2017
Aurora Place / Renzo Piano Building Workshop , © Martin Van der Wal
© Martin Van der Wal

© John Gollings © Martin Van der Wal © Martin Van der Wal © Martin Van der Wal + 21

Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge

19:00 - 16 October, 2017
 Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge, Enter the Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge ‪architecture‬ ‪competition‬ now! US $6,000 in prize money! Closing date for registration: FEBRUARY 9, 2018
Enter the Sydney Affordable Housing Challenge ‪architecture‬ ‪competition‬ now! US $6,000 in prize money! Closing date for registration: FEBRUARY 9, 2018

Debate rages across the country, as experts and analysts go back and forth over the idea of an affordable housing crisis in Australia. One area that all experts can agree on, however, is that Sydney is in a league of its own when it comes to property prices. Sydney comes in second to Hong Kong as having the least affordable housing in a survey of 10 major metropolitan markets.

The Guardian Australia reported figures from BIS Oxford economics showing that, as of December 2016, 42% of average disposable household income in New South Wales was being poured into monthly mortgage