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Koichi Takada and Lat27 envision the world’s greenest residential building
News highlights A plant-covered, 30-storey residential tower has been proposed for South Bank in Brisbane, designed by Koichi Takada and landscape architects Lat27. Called The Urban Forest, the ‘vertical park’ is being marketed by developer Aria Property Group as the world’s greenest residential tower. The Urban Forest is planned to include a 1350 square metre […]
Architecture
July 21, 2020
Vokes and Peters wins The Robin Dods Award at the Queensland Architecture Awards
Comprising renowned architects and academics from across the Sunshine State, the jury for this year’s program presented the awards to more than 20 projects across 14 categories including residential, commercial, sustainable architecture and urban design. “Each of the awarded projects reflects a response to the environment in their own way,” says jury chair and director […]
Architecture
July 21, 2020
In luxury we trust: The heritage home of Hermès Sydney
Relocating from its Elizabeth Street premises in Sydney, the brand has drawn back the curtains on its new 800 square metre emporium sited within the Trust Building at the intersection of King Street and Castlereagh Street. The new location – dubbed the city’s first pioneering skyscraper – was reportedly purchased for $105 million in 2019. […]
Architecture
July 21, 2020
Indigenous memorial by Edition Office and Daniel Boyd wins top accolade in ACT
In 2018, Melbourne architects Edition Office in collaboration with Kudjla and Gangalu artist Daniel Boyd were commissioned by the Australian Government to design a permanent sculptural pavilion at the Australian War Memorial in the nation’s capital that recognises and honours the military service of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Architecture
July 17, 2020
March Studio’s latest Aesop store sparkles in Hong Kong
Aesop Hong Kong by March Studio Joining the extensive retail scene in Hong Kong is the recently opened Aesop Gough Street store. The Australian-born luxury skincare brand – renowned for its alignment with prominent architects and designers from around the globe – has opened its latest boutique in Central, the city’s main business district. Occupying […]
Architecture
July 8, 2020
The Ocean Grove surf club by Wood Marsh casts a quiet gaze over Bass Strait
“It captures a robust ruggedness through the ‘dune’ and ‘stack’ components, represented in the relationship between the horizontality of the club building obscured in the dunes and the verticality of the more prominent control tower,” says the architects. “Each element appears to be softened by years of weathering.” The expanded program of the new Ocean […]
Architecture
July 7, 2020
Terraced gardens form the crown of the world’s tallest hybrid timber tower
The Atlassian HQ is slated to become the beating heart of the NSW Government-supported Tech Central – a Silicon Valley-esque precinct linking Central to Redfern – that is expected to attract more than 25,000 workers upon its completion. Once a development application has been lodged, the project is planned to break ground in 2021. News […]
Architecture
July 7, 2020
Tristan Wong draws upon his layered creative foundations to reimagine Melbourne’s skyline
During his studies that pre-date joining SJB (Tristan completed a Bachelor of Planning and Design and a Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Melbourne), Tristan worked at a number of local architecture practices including Hassel, Bates Smart and Greg Burgess Architects. It was during his time at Greg Burgess Architects that Tristan developed a […]
Architecture
June 29, 2020
Pull up an all-blue pew at Sydney’s newest gin bar, designed by YSG
With its street-facing window framed by gently curved black steel, the Four Pillars Gin Shop storefront presents as chic yet approachable to the mixed bag of passers-by in this bustling inner-city neighbourhood. Beyond the brown brick facade, principal of interior design outfit YSG Studio Yasmine Ghoniem specified a range of Australian hardwoods for the custom-designed […]
Architecture
June 29, 2020
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