Wood Marsh translates topography lines into snake-like Peninsula House in Australia
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Sinuous lines, raw sculptural language, light and bold material palette define a new residence in the south of Melbourne, Australia. The project, named Peninsula House, was designed by Wood Marsh, a Melbourne-based architecture studio who is known for its bold, fluid, and curved geometries. Considering the site's physical references and boundaries, the studio has drawn the house as an artistic architectural response to Australia’s coastline and the contours of the rural landscape. The project is quite bold for a low-lying profile structure, with its simplicity but contrasting material choices ..read more
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Tadao Ando unveils MPavilion creating "a tranquil sanctuary" in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens
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Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has unveiled the 10th MPavilion, creating "a tranquil sanctuary" in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens, Australia. Set to open tomorrow, on 16 November in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens, the pavilion represents Ando’s first ever project in Australia. The pavilion also reflects his signature use of striking geometric interventions in nature and his precise, assured use of concrete. Tadao Ando plays with geometric concrete compositions, including concrete walls designed by shifting their location and a 14.4-metre aluminium-clad disc resting on a ce ..read more
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Construction is underway for Powerhouse Parramatta, Sydney’s new landmark museum development
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The construction of the giant exoskeleton structure for Powerhouse Sydney’s new landmark museum development, named Powerhouse Parramatta, is currently underway on site. Designed by Franco-Japanese architects Moreau Kusunoki, lead designer of the project, and Australian architects Genton, local architect of the project, and constructed by Lendlease, Powerhouse Parramatta is set to become "Australia’s largest cultural infrastructure development since the Sydney Opera House and will open in 2025." The 32,579-square-metre museum, located in the heart of Western Sydney in Parramatta, is bounded by ..read more
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The design and essence of M House: A serene and secluded family residence
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Rama Architects is an energetic and imaginative design team that specialises in the fields of architecture and interior design. Their design for M House lies in crafting enduring architectural marvels that transcend time, manifested through spaces that seamlessly blend beauty with functionality. Nestled along the verdant shores of Clareville Beach, this modern home hides behind a green canopy from the rooftop and below, merging indoor and outdoor spaces effortlessly. Influenced by Brazilian Modernism, the design features concrete elements, extended eaves, voids, and an open feel. The fundament ..read more
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Splinter Society transforms former chocolate factory warehouse flat with earthy and rustic tones
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4M ago
Australian architecture practice Splinter Society has transformed a 1980 MacRobertson chocolate factory warehouse apartment with earthy and rustic interiors in Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia. Named Earthen Warehouse, the 117-square-metre house was designed for a young family - the activity driven spatial layout provides a diverse and cohesive design solution. The warehouse was part of a former MacRobertson confectionery factory - which was converted into apartments in the late 1990s. Referencing to the structure's industrial history, the new apartment interiors feature partly industrial and par ..read more
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Powerhouse Parramatta, Australia’s most significant new museum, is set to open in 2025
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Powerhouse Parramatta, dubbed as Australia’s most significant new museum, is set to open to the public in 2025. Designed by Moreau Kusunoki and Sydney-based firm Genton, the new museum, located on a landmark site in Western Sydney, is envisioned as the largest cultural development in Australia since the Sydney Opera House and is planned to open its doors in early 2025. The 32,579-square-metre museum, located in the heart of Western Sydney in Parramatta, is bounded by the river and home to one of the fastest growing and most diverse communities in Australia. Dubbed as "a pioneering a new museum ..read more
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Asia Pacific Architecture Festival will be held from 9 to 23 June 2023 in Brisbane
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The Asia Pacific Architecture Festival (APAF) returns to Brisbane from 9 to 23 June 2023 in a collaboration between founding partners Architecture Media and State Library of Queensland. APAF is a celebration of architecture and design in the Asia Pacific region. The Asia Pacific Architecture Festival will take place from 9 to 23 June 2023 in Brisbane, Australia. The festival is renowned for delivering a program that includes exhibitions, installations, symposia, lectures and workshops that promote architecture and design’s pivotal role in our culture, sustainability and economy. Celebrating it ..read more
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Tadao Ando unveils design for MPavilion 2023 creating "a sense of eternity"
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Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has unveiled design for the 10th MPavilion, set to be installed in Melbourne's Queen Victoria Gardens, Australia. Emerging as a compilation of striking geometric volumes, the design of the 2023 MPavilion aims to create "a sense of eternity" within Melbourne’s garden oasis. When the installation is complete, the 2023 MPavilion will be the architect's first project in Australia. The Naomi Milgrom Foundation commissioned Japan's influential architect Tadao Ando to design the 10th MPavilion in March. MPavilion 10, set to be opened this summer, will kick ..read more
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Adjaye Associates and Daniel Boyd add black porous canopy to Sydney Plaza
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David Adjaye's firm Adjaye Associates and Sydney-based contemporary aboriginal artist Daniel Boyd have designed a black, porous canopy in Sydney, Australia. Named George Street Plaza & Community Building, the new community and plaza covered by a perforated canopy emphasizes the meaning of place, heritage, and identity. The design was realized as an attempt to uncover, layer, and celebrate the Eora origins of this part of coastal Sydney. Aiming to highlight the reconciliation of cultures, the project intends to explore identity in an ever-changing world. Covering 1,200-square-metre, the pro ..read more
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Creativity weaved into possibility: A Story of Sam Crawford Architects, Sydney, Australia
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In 1999, Sam Crawford Architects started their architectural practice based in Sydney, Australia. Over the last 20 years, Sam Crawford Architects has established their reputation for design excellence in a variety of projects, such as residential, cultural and public projects. Sam Crawford Architects has been nationally and internationally recognised in numerous state and national awards from the Australian Institute of Architects, Australian Timber Design Awards, and Local Government Heritage, Conservation and Urban Design. Their innovative approach to each site's conditions, and projects’ an ..read more
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