Distinctive archways and a tranquil green setting build a luxurious bespoke home exterior in the historic suburb of Armadale, Australia, which is in fact ten separate apartments. Created by developer Orchard Piper, architect firm Jolson, and landscape designer Myles Baldwin Design, the design of Huntingtower Road Apartments falls elegantly in line with other sizable period […]
Australian studio Pattern has teamed industrial grey bricks, concrete and steel with warm-toned timber in the interior of this poolside restaurant on the outskirts of Melbourne. The eatery belongs to local restaurant chain Three Blue Ducks and is situated in the Urbnsurf park, with an outdoor dining area that has views across the artificial, two-hectare surf lagoon.
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Australian studio Austin Maynard Architects has designed a multi-volume, family home in Melbourne that produces its own energy and has a white-shingled facade. Named Garden House, the home on a narrow residential street in the inner-city suburb of Prahran, Melbourne, replaces an existing single-fronted cottage. Austin Maynard Architects designed a sustainable four-bedroom family home that is
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Eco research lab Finding Infinity has been working with architects, investors, developers and councils on a concept to transform Melbourne into a zero-carbon city by 2030, and has unveiled 15 prototypes that could make the plans a reality. Melbourne-based Finding Infinity has spent the past two years developing A New Normal, a 10-point strategy for
Australian architecture studio Hassell has renovated a theatre in a former wool warehouse on Sydney Harbour to modernise its facilities while emphasising the 100-year-old building’s history. Expanded performance spaces, a new back-of-house corridor and improved accessibility are among Hassell’s additions to the Sydney Theatre Company’s Wharf building, which is part of a complex of timber
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Architect Murray Barker and artist Esther Stewart worked together to retrofit this two-bedroom 1960s apartment in Melbourne’s Brunswick neighbourhood using colours and materials that pay homage to the original mid-century interior. When the current owners bought the walk-up apartment, it had been empty for 20 years and had its original decor including linoleum and carpet
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Diller Scofido + Renfro and Woods Bagot have revealed visuals of the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre in Adelaide, which will take cues from traditional indigenous shelters. Once complete, the 11,500-square-metre cultural centre will host a mix of exhibition and event spaces to celebrate the “past, present and future” of Australia’s First Nations. According to
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Australian architecture studio Durbach Block Jaggers has unveiled its design for the 6.4-metre-wide Pencil Tower Hotel skyscraper that is set to be built at 410 Pitt Street in Sydney. Described by the studio as a “sky scratcher” as it is “too thin to really qualify as a skyscraper”, the building has been submitted to planning authorities. According
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Baca Architects has designed a marine observatory called the Australian Underwater Discovery Centre that will mimic a whale surfacing off the coast of Geographe Bay. The centre, which will be built two kilometres out at sea beside Busselton Jetty in Western Australia, will be positioned partially underwater and feature a large window overlooking the ocean
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Melbourne-based interior design studio Biasol used earthy hues and stylised architectural motifs to create a destination inspired by Wes Anderson’s symmetry and nostalgic colour palette. The Budapest Cafe in Carlton, Melbourne is Biasol’s second edition of its Wes Anderson-informed concept, following a first location in Chengdu, China, that featured marble surfaces and pale pastel greens.
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