Mix and Match

Various qualitative layouts for a well-balanced mix and match. Striped Linen Blouse composed of its ballon cuffs and adjustable tie. Associating it with ripped jeans, fringed wool plaid scarf, and leather chelsea boots will create a delicious textural …

Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus to build Sydney’s tallest residential tower

Düsseldorf-based Ingenhoven Architects and Australian practice Architectus have won a competition to design a 79-storey skyscraper for Sydney, set to become the city’s tallest residential building. The architects won the invited competition to design the tower at 505-523 George Street, in downtown Sydney, from a shortlist that included SOM, Wilkinson Eyre, Foster + Partners, FJMT and Bates Smart.

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Panovscott rearranges Sydney cottage around central courtyard garden

Local architecture studio Panovscott has modernised a cottage in Sydney by introducing a courtyard that the living spaces and bedrooms all open directly onto. The house, which was likely constructed in the 1980s, occupies a plot on a lane lined with a variety of small dwellings, garages and sheds, in a suburb of the Australian city. Rather

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3 Lazy Girl Style Tricks Learned from Parisians

3 Lazy Girl Style Tricks Learned from Parisians Shot by Hannah Roche for MYER and Anna Quan Label. Along with Anna Quan Label We celebrated four of the best of Australian design during Sydney Fashion Week, see the full piece on at MYER.com.au. Look 1: Anna Quan Trench, Miss Shop Jeans, Innovare Boots, M2M Bag,

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Renato D’Ettorre Architects references Italian villas for overhaul of Sydney home

A vaulted brick extension is amongst a host of features that Renato D’Ettorre has introduced to this Sydney home during a renovation that takes note of traditional Italian villas. Set within the city’s Surrey Hills suburb, Italianate House is a Victorian-era property that was formerly used as offices. It is now owned by a young

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Future Project of the Year 2017 imagines Sydney fish market as “a new important public space”

Allen Jack + Cottier’s proposal for a new fish market in Sydney, recently named Future Project of the Year, aimed to “regenerate a whole section of the city”, according to architect Michael Heenan. Australian firm Allen Jack + Cottier designed Sydney Fish Markets as a public square on the harbourside, with a marketplace at its centre. Intended to replace

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Sydney’s Sirius building goes on sale for £75 million amid heritage register controversy

One of Sydney’s finest examples of brutalist architecture has been put on sale for £75 million by the New South Wales government, despite new evidence that shows the building may already be heritage listed. The decision to sell the Sirius building comes after the New South Wales (NSW) government decided to not include it on the State Heritage Register,

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Those Architects extends former dairy farm with black-stained sales office

It may look like a high-end contemporary villa, but this rectilinear building is actually a sales office for a dairy farm near Sydney. Designed by local studio Those Architects, the single-storey building was designed to help real-estate firm Stockland attract a buyer to the former agricultural site, which it believes could be transformed into a

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Glenn Murcutt covers bushland home in zinc panels to protect it against wildfire

Set in a patch of dense coastal bushland on the Palm Beach peninsula just north of Sydney, this weekend residence by architect Glenn Murcutt is armoured in blackened zinc panels to defend it from wildfire. Nestled into the base of a sandstone outcrop, the two-storey house is surrounded by shrubbery and a forest of gum, oak and blueberry

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Residents of Sydney high-rise estate use lights to protest against gentrification

Night after night, the windows of the tower blocks that make up the Waterloo Estate in Sydney have been gradually lit up in different colours as part of a public art project that aims to make the community more visible. Triggered by the NSW state government’s plans to redevelop the area, the #WeLiveHere2017 project has been gaining

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Grimshaw unveils Sydney office tower designed to appeal to the “millennial worker”

Grimshaw has revealed plans for an office tower overlooking Sydney harbour, which will comprise three district sections and a curving roofline that references the vaulted shells of the nearby Opera House. London-based Grimshaw designed the AU $90 million (£55 million) scheme for a plot spanning 210-220 George Street. The tower, which will take the name of the lot,

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Andrew Burges Architects transforms Sydney warehouse into “mini city” for kids

This Sydney childcare and community centre by Andrew Burges Architects is filled with tiny house-shaped rooms and has a sandpit on its roof. Conceived as a city at child’s scale, the East Sydney Learning Centre is housed in a four-storey former warehouse building from the 1920s that is nestled within a tight network of lanes and streets. The architects were asked to

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Andrew Burges’ Sydney house pairs pale brickwork with blackened wood

Pale brickwork lines the living areas of this Sydney house by local studio Andrew Burges Architects, while the bedrooms are located in blackened wood volumes on top. Andrew Burges Architects designed the two-storey Brick House for a family in the capital’s north Bondi neighbourhood. Pale clay brick walls make up the ground floor of the residence, which

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Sydney’s Sirius building saved from demolition in “triumph for brutalism”

One of Sydney’s only examples of brutalist architecture has been given a second chance, after a court ruled against the government decision not to heritage list it. The Sirius apartment block in The Rocks was facing demolition following the New South Wales government’s rejection of a recommendation to list the building as a valuable piece of architectural heritage. But

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Welsh + Major slots lightwell between Sydney cottage and its brick extension

A tree grows up through a lightwell that Australian studio Welsh + Major has added to this house in Sydney, and topped with an opening glass roof. Annandale House, a family residence named after its suburban location, occupies a long and narrow site, which measures five metres wide and steps across three levels. The existing one-storey cottage is set at

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Who are you when you travel?

Who are you when you travel? The paramount question ask before you set off: Who are you when you travel? In this editorial: Shirt, Lace Bra, Silk Trousers & Silk Pyjama top and Pant by Grana As I write to you under the translucent blue skies of Sydney, a city where it is almost undiscernible where the beach ends and the glassy metropolis begins, I count this as the 7th city I have visited in the past three months. I feel that as I have encountered the diverse inhabitants of each setting, I myself have taken on their idiosyncrasies. Here in Sydney, I feel the rush to walk at a speed that keeps pace with the streets, that anti-social impatience as my Uber pulls up in a no-stopping zone while my soy-double-shot-flat-white is still 5 minutes away, and an almost nostalgic sensation when looking up at the blue sky, as though in the eyes-to-the-concrete rush, I had not seen it for days. It is a different me that lived from café terrace to cobbled streets in Paris, or the no-makeup, no-blow-dry me of Perth. It is a universally felt phenomenon that we transform into another our-self as we travel. Even […]

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Draped Part I – Layering

Black and white layering for a high level of contrast. When it starts to feel like spring outside, but not enough to over-expose yourself. The oversized slouchy sweater meets the draped dress and creates an “all in the details” situation, … Continue reading

Stacked windows face a 116-year-old tree in Panovscott’s Sydney cottage extension

Australian architecture firm Panovscott has overhauled a federation-era cottage in Sydney, adding a stacked extension onto the rear of the building with large picture windows that overlook the garden. Anita Panov and Andrew Scott built the extension with the intention of connecting the old house, dated 1917 with a 116-year-old Jacaranda tree that also sits on the property. Once part of the

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Foster + Partners to design seven new stations for Sydney Metro

Foster + Partners has won a competition to create a chain of seven stations along an extension of the Sydney Metro, which will tunnel beneath the city’s harbour. Norman Foster’s London-based practice will design stations at Crows Nest, Victoria Cross, Martin Place, Pitt Street, Waterloo and Barangaroo – where fellow London architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has just completed a trio of skyscrapers. The

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Worktop extends from kitchen to garden in Sydney residence by Benn + Penna Architecture

Benn + Penna Architecture has renovated and extended a dilapidated terrace in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, creating a new kitchen with a long counter that continues into a planted courtyard. New South Wales practice Benn + Penna Architecture was asked to transform the residence for a scientist, who wanted to improve the natural lighting of the existing dark rooms and form a better connection

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CO-AP adds contemporary concrete and glass extension to Sydney home

Sydney architecture studio CO-AP has renovated and extended a typical suburban home in the Australian city, adding a two-storey concrete structure that opens onto a garden at the rear. CO-AP was asked to oversee the restoration and modernisation of the early-1900s home in the suburb of Balmain, which had existing planning approval for an extension. The client

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Safdie-esque extension proposed for Sydney’s brutalist Sirius building

Australian studio CplusC Architectural Workshop has envisioned a Tetris-like extension to the demolition-threatened Sirius building in Sydney, which bears a resemblance to Moshe Safdie’s iconic Habitat 67 housing. CplusC Architectural Workshop proposes the conceptual scheme as an alternative to levelling the brutalist Sirius social housing building, which the New South Wales (NSW) government plans to sell off for redevelopment.

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Multi-coloured sunscreens create stripy exterior for Sydney house by Smart Design Studio

Brightly coloured louvres screen the living spaces of this Sydney residence, which are contained in a pair of concrete boxes and set atop a sandstone plinth. The Brougham Place property is located on a corner plot in the city’s Potts Point neighbourhood, which was previously occupied by a typical brick-clad dwelling. The need to accommodate a range of spaces for

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Concertina rooflight illuminates Sydney house extension by Nick Bell Design

Skylights arranged in a stepped formation twist up to a peak at one side of this extension designed by Nick Bell Design for the rear of a Sydney residence. Local architects Nick Bell Design wanted to create a light and airy kitchen, living and dining room for the property named Rosebridge, which is located on a south-facing plot in the city’s

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Rogers Stirk Harbour completes skyscraper trio on Sydney’s Barangaroo waterfront

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed its International Towers project, a trio of harbourside skyscrapers that form the centrepiece of Sydney’s new Barangaroo development. Set on a stretch of formerly disused waterfront near the city’s central business district, the three skyscrapers provide a new financial services hub for Barangaroo. Each of RSHP’s towers are divided up into three stacked sections.

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ArchiBlox creates garden roof for house overlooking a beach in Australia

ArchiBlox has given this prefabricated beachfront house near Sydney a verdant plant-covered roof to help it blend into its clifftop setting. Avalon House is situated on one of the sandstone cliffs that overlook Avalon Beach, around 35 kilometres north of central Sydney. The property was designed by ArchiBlox, a Melbourne architecture studio specialising in modular buildings and

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Sculpted concrete facade directs daylight into Smart Design Studio’s house for an art collector

Geometric concrete forms collide to create the sculptural facade of this house for a Sydney art collector, which features numerable windows and skylights that illuminate the gallery-like interior. The Indigo Slam residence is located in Sydney’s Chippendale suburb and was designed by local firm Smart Design Studio for the art collector Judith Neilson. The plot looks onto the new Central Park

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The Concord House_I by Studio Benicio

Concord is a suburb of Sydney, and the recently finished concrete house by Studio Benicio couldn’t contrast more with the detached houses it is surrounded by.
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Unions ban construction workers from demolishing Sydney’s brutalist Sirius building

Australian trade unions have banned construction workers from demolishing one of Sydney’s only brutalist buildings, which failed in its bid for heritage listing earlier this summer. The New South Wales (NSW) government plans to sell off the Sirius housing building in the city’s Rocks area for redevelopment. But a new “green ban” by Unions NSW and the Construction, Forestry, More

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Dark-toned extension added to white Federation house in Sydney by Studioplusthree

Architects office Studioplusthree has overhauled a traditional house in Sydney for a pair of musicians, adding a recycled-brick extension that features a projecting black steel awning. Situated in the suburb of Marrickville, Llewellyn House is a typical example of the Federation style that was prevalent in Australia at the turn of the 20th century. It was in a derelict condition when the owners More

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Heritage listing denied for rare Brutalist building in Sydney

New South Wales officials have rejected recommendations to heritage list the Sirius apartment building – leaving one of Sydney’s only examples of Brutalist architecture at risk of demolition. The government’s environment and heritage minister Mark Speakman announced the decision to ignore the advice of preservation bodies. The refusal to include the Sirius building on the State Heritage Register leaves the site More

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Vo Trong Nghia uses bamboo ladders to build pavilion at Sydney’s SCAF gallery

Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia is continuing his bid to make bamboo “the green steel of the 21st century” with this gridded pavilion at the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation in Sydney (+ slideshow). Vo Trong Nghia Architects used treated bamboo rods and plant-filled baskets to create the structure as the 2016 edition of SCAF’s annual pavilion series, Fugitive Structures. The More

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Wedge-shaped reading and sleeping nooks feature in Christopher Polly’s Sydney extension

Australian architect Christopher Polly has added an asymmetric extension to an early 20th-century house in Sydney, creating a bright double-height living space filled with Modernist furniture (+ slideshow). Polly added the 170-square-metre extension to the rear of the existing residence in the suburb of Petersham, hiding its irregular form and striking monochrome cladding from the street. The structure’s unusual form is created by More

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My Sydney Fashion Week Hotel: The Pullman

My Sydney Fashion Week Hotel: The Pullman Sydney Hyde Park Photogrpahy: Blogger’s Boyfriend This year has so far seen me constantly on the road, somewhat unwittingly. Now that I am finally back in Perth (for at least a few weeks), I find myself thinking back to all the places I’ve stayed, large and small. The Pullman Sydney Hyde Park was my base of operations during Sydney Fashion Week in May. Fashion week was filled with tightly crammed itineraries and impossible deadlines. The little things the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park afforded us smoothed over every stressful mishap and logistical complication. Throughout the week, the staff kindly accepted our unreasonable numbers of deliveries and arranged couriers at short notice. The nights were spent working feverishly, but made so much more enjoyable by a panoramic view of the sun setting behind Hyde Park, and then the brilliant city lights stretching out before us. Then for what little shuteye we could snatch, it was on luxurious king sized beds. By the end of our stay, our luggage had ballooned to two trolleys full, but the staff neatly conveyed and stored everything for us without raising an eyebrow. While it was the stunning city views and convenient central location […]

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Graves reached using GPS proposed for bushland cemetery near Sydney

The bereaved will be able to find the location of their loved ones’ graves using GPS in this cemetery without headstones, proposed by Australian firms CHROFI and McGregor Coxall for Sydney (+ slideshow). The pioneering cemetery model stems from the firms’ belief that attitudes towards death are changing as society becomes increasingly secular, and that the More

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A day at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia – Grazia Australia

My visual diary of one day at MBFWA 2016 on Grazia Australia, in collaboration with Microsoft Surface Pro 4. Photography: Blogger’s Boyfriend | Ft. Bohotailor For many (yours truly included, at one time), the idea of ‘fashion week’ brings to mind a mysterious and glamorous other world, and the truth is perhaps not so far away from the imagination. It is rather like stepping into an alternate universe, where, for 6 days in a year, the humdrum of everyday melts away, and the ordinarily trivial considerations, like seating hierarchies, photo ops and, of course, fashion, are elevated to almost life and death; where, in the scheme of an unspoken delineation of ‘insider’ and ‘outsider’, such things as whether one wears the ‘it accessory’ of the year or an obscure but exciting new designer, and the choice to use the acronym ‘MBFWA’ – for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia – or simply ‘Sydney Fashion Week’, may be seen as indicative of one’s sartorial refinement. While it may seem that fashion week attendees are simply there to strut back and forth in the hopes of being napped by the throngs of street style photographers, the various roles of the players at fashion week […]

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Cutaway Roof House by Scale Architecture has a courtyard sliced out of one side

A hole in the roof of this timber-clad house extension in Sydney reveals the location of a secluded courtyard. Designed by local studio Scale Architecture, the two-storey addition more than doubles the amount of space inside the small early-20th-century property, located in the city’s North Shore neighbourhood. Thanks to the length of the property’s garden, it was More

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CM Studio updates 19th-century workers’ cottage in Sydney with slatted timber extension

Australian firm CM Studio has added a pair of white-painted extensions to an end-of-terrace house in Sydney dating back to the 1880s, and remodelled its interiors with grey marble and pale timber finishes (+ slideshow). The renovation of the brick cottage, which once housed staff from the Victoria Barracks army base in the suburb of More

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Bijl Architecture adds slatted sun-shading screen to a refurbished Sydney bungalow

A slatted wooden screen wraps around the extended living space of this 1960s bungalow in Sydney, forming a protective surface that shields the interior from direct sunlight and views from the street (+ slideshow). Local firm Bijl Architecture refurbished the living areas of the property in the Australian city’s Belrose neighbourhood, transforming the previously cramped More

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Kengo Kuma reveals plans for curving timber-wrapped tower in Sydney’s Darling Harbour

Kengo Kuma has revealed plans for his first building in Australia, a cylindrical civic centre by Sydney’s Darling Harbour that will feature the Japanese architect’s characteristic timber cladding (+ movie). Ribbons of light-coloured wood will wrap the curving building known as The Darling Exchange in an “organic and spontaneous manner” according to Kuma. Its six curving floorplates will be shifted off centre, More

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Panovscott uses old telegraph poles to clad artists’ studio in a Sydney garden

This small shed-like building by Australian architecture studio Panovscott provides a studio for two artists behind their family home in Marrickville, western Sydney (+ slideshow). Clients Todd and Cherine asked local architects Anita Panov and Andrew Scott to design a studio with “gallery quality” environments for making and displaying art, which could be easily accessed from their home. Set at the end of the More

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Grimshaw unveils plans for high-rise school complex on Sydney’s outskirts

Architecture firm Grimshaw has designed a 14-storey school complex for New South Wales, which it describes as a “totally new typology” (+ slideshow). The British firm is partnering with Australian office BVN on the project, expected to become the first high-rise education facility in the Australian state. The new complex will bring together two existing education facilities – the Arthur Phillip More

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Those Architects transforms small Sydney bungalow into spacious courtyard home

Australian studio Those Architects has overhauled a house in a beachside Sydney suburb, creating a spacious new living room featuring secret storage, concrete surfaces and a pivoting garden window (+ slideshow). Maroubra House is a 70-year-old bungalow that had originally belonged to one of the clients’ grandparents. Those Architects founders Ben Mitchell and Simon Addinall were More

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David Boyle uses reclaimed brick to build extension to a Sydney terrace

Australian architect David Boyle chose recycled brick for this renovation and extension of a psychologist’s house in Sydney, which creates a double-height living room, a mezzanine bedroom and a home office (+ slideshow). The house is hemmed in on all sides by other properties, resulting in a lack of sunlight. So Boyle’s firm added a living area with high ceilings, skylights and glazed doors to help More

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Refined

A winter fairytale atmosphere invites us to make elegant gift selections for our loves ones. What could be more appropriate than to orient this delicate attention towards timeless and refined essentials. This holiday season, use Lines/Manner’s promotional code “”tpb-linesmanner” for … Continue reading

Sydney apartment block by MHN Design Union appears to change colour

The triangular window bays that project from the facade of this Sydney housing block by MHN Design Union appear either red or yellow, depending on the viewing angle (+ slideshow). Sydney-based MHN Design Union designed the Viking apartment block for local developer Crown Group on a plot in Waterloo, a former industrial area that is gradually being redeveloped into a residential neighbourhood. The architects based the […]

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Tribe Studio Architects adds contemporary brick extension to a 1920s Sydney bungalow

Square windows and a matching door puncture the dark brick facade of this extension to a 1920s house in a Sydney suburb, designed by local office Tribe Studio (+ slideshow). House Boone Murray is located on a typical street in the Australian capital’s North Randwick neighbourhood, where many of the properties are protected by heritage status. Tribe Studio was […]

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CO-AP creates rooftop oasis for residents of a Sydney penthouse

This glass-fronted living room and surrounding garden have been added by New South Wales firm CO-AP on the rooftop of a house in Sydney’s Darlinghurst (+ slideshow). Featuring a faceted timber-lined roof and several large-scale windows, the pavilion-inspired structure provides a living room for a new penthouse residence formed by the consolidation of four flats on the level below. […]

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Metal-clad power plant by Tzannes Associates is mounted on the roof of an old Sydney brewery

These three zinc-cloaked towers form a power plant on the roof of an old beer brewery in Sydney, which will supply energy to a new housing and shopping complex on the site below (+ slideshow). Local studio Tzannes Associates designed the plant to provide hot and cold water as well as electricity for over 2,200 apartments that will be […]

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Smart Design Studio adds concrete extension and pool to dilapidated Sydney villa

This Victorian-era villa in Sydney has been renovated and extended to meet the needs of a family with an extensive art collection, while a concrete plunge pool caters for its grown-up children (+ slideshow). Designed by local Smart Design Studio, the flat-roofed concrete extension sits to the rear of the old house called Orama in Sydney’s eastern suburb […]

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Concrete blocks frame a private sculpture collection at Balmoral House in Sydney

The concrete volumes that make up this house on Sydney’s seafront are arranged in a bridging formation to frame sculptures belonging to its art-collector residents (+ slideshow). Architects Clinton Murray and Polly Harbison, based in Melbourne and Sydney respectively, used large expanses of concrete to create a neutral-toned backdrop for the richly textured and brightly coloured artworks in the clients’ […]

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B.E. Architecture completes a trio of red brick houses for the same family

These three brick buildings, featuring deep set windows and internal courtyards, have been arranged by B.E. Architecture around a cobbled lane in the Australian town of Windsor (+ slideshow). Named the McIlwrick Street Residences, the trio of houses were designed by Melbourne-based B.E. Architecture to form a home for several generations of the same family. They interconnect via a series of […]

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SANAA triumphs in hotly contested Sydney Modern gallery competition

SANAA has been selected to design a new building for Art Gallery NSW in Sydney, ahead of architects including Kengo Kuma, David Chipperfield, Renzo Piano and Herzog & de Meuron. The Japanese firm, which is led by architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, saw off competition from 11 established studios to win the commission for the new landmark building at one of Australia’s […]

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Bijl Architecture reinterprets the traditional Dutch gable for a Sydney residence

Sections of brick, zinc, timber and concrete highlight the intentionally irregular form of this Sydney residence – a result of myriad planning restrictions (+ slideshow). Naremburn House was designed by local studio Bijl Architecture for a plot in a Sydney neighbourhood hemmed in by existing properties. A number of planning restrictions dictated the scale of the new […]

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Textured brick and concrete house in Sydney encloses a garden courtyard

Sydney office Aileen Sage Architects designed this house for one of its partners around a “secret garden” containing a circular patio for outdoor dining (+ slideshow). Aileen Sage Architects is a partnership between Amelia Sage Holliday and Isabelle Aileen Toland, and the Courtyard House – developed for Holliday and her family – is the practice’s […]

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Renzo Piano joins Rogers Stirk Harbour and Wilkinson Eyre for Sydney harbour overhaul

Renzo Piano has become the latest architect to contribute a design to the major redevelopment of Sydney’s Barangaroo South waterfront (+ movie). The Italian architect has designed a pair of residential high-rises for the £3 billion harbour regeneration project, which also includes skyscraper proposals by British firms Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Wilkinson Eyre. […]

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Frank Gehry’s “paper bag” business school opens in Sydney

News: Frank Gehry’s new teaching and research facility for Sydney’s University of Technology has now opened, and has been described as “the most beautiful squashed brown paper bag” (+ slideshow). The Dr Chau Chak Wing facility for UTS Business School is the first building the 85-year-old Los Angeles-based architect has completed in Australia, and is located on […]
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Stirling House is a faceted Sydney home clad with rough timber boards

After being instructed not to design a “white box minimalist house”, MAC Interactive Architects specified weathered timber boards for the exterior of this narrow Sydney residence (+ slideshow). The 5.5-metre-wide Stirling House, dubbed “the ark” by local residents, was designed by local firm MAC Interactive Architects to replace two dilapidated old cottages considered beyond repair […]

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Frank Gehry’s Sydney business school completed ahead of 2015 opening

News: Frank Gehry has completed his first building in Australia – the Dr Chau Chak Wing building at Sydney’s University of Technology, set to open in early 2015 (photos by Peter Bennetts). The 85-year-old architect, who is based in Los Angeles, designed the building to provide teaching, research and office accommodation for the UTS Business […]

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Perforated brick walls filter light into Matthew Gribben’s Five Courts House

The brick exterior of this Sydney house by Matthew Gribben Architecture belies its light-filled interior, which features five secluded courtyards arranged around the perimeter (+ slideshow). Five Courts House was designed by Matthew Gribben Architecture for an older professional couple who wanted space to entertain guests and family, and light-filled areas to pursue their passion for […]

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Jean Nouvel’s Sydney towers boast vertical gardens and a huge sunlight reflector

French architect Jean Nouvel teamed up with botanist Patrick Blanc to create this pair of plant-covered Sydney towers that reflect light into their lower levels with a huge cantilevered panel of mirrors. Named One Central Park, the complex is the centrepiece of a AUS$2 billion masterplan in downtown Sydney by developers Frasers Property Australia and Sekisui […]

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Giant sash windows cover the back of Panovscott’s Sydney house extension

Two oversized sash-style windows have been added to the back of this two-storey extension by Sydney architects Panovscott, allowing both levels to open up completely to the garden (+ slideshow). Architects Anita Panov and Andrew Scott of Panovscott added the oversized windows to bring more light and air into their semi-detached Sydney home, which they […]

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