Australia

Prahran Hotel by Techne Architects
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The Prahran Hotel is a substantial two storey corner pub with a striking streamlined art deco facade. The rear of the venue had a poorly proportioned, internalised single storey extension and the clients brief for the project called to demolish and replace it with a dramatic double height space with a central courtyard. The use of large stacked concrete pipes for the street facade of the addition struck a chord for multiple reasons: they have a depth and can be interactive, they have a dramatic, sculptural quality, they reference existing internal circular motifs and they suggest stacked kegs or barrels. [...]
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Step inside Charles Wright Architects’ Australian rainforest eco-home
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Charles Wright Architects' new eco-home in the Australian rainforest harnesses the power of the elements -- while protecting itself from the worst nature can throw at it [...]
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Colleges of Science Stage 1 – Australian Institute of Architects
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The Colleges of Science is a major new project within the Acton campus on the western edge of Canberra’s city centre. It includes several new buildings and the refurbishment of a number of older buildings and aims to provide world class facilities for major chemistry and biological sciences teaching and research within a single precinct. [...]
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