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Pint-size jewellery gallery mimics ocean cave

Pint-size jewellery gallery mimics ocean cave

The gallery’s fit-out, although driven by a budget, punches well above its weight.

  • by Stephen Crafti

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Bold social housing project has a civic presence

Bold social housing project has a civic presence

A new building in Melbourne’s Dandenong provides living space that is robust and low-maintenance.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Visitor centre rises from park’s ashes

Visitor centre rises from park’s ashes

The stunning sandstone-walled visitor centre was commissioned after a devastating fire at Warrumbungle National Park in 2013.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Modernist building at centre of heritage debate slated for protection

Modernist building at centre of heritage debate slated for protection

The fate of the MLC building in North Sydney is now in the hands of a NSW government minister.

  • by Angus Thompson
Sydney’s natural beauty holding city back: NSW Treasurer

Sydney’s natural beauty holding city back: NSW Treasurer

Dominic Perrottet has called on people to shun mediocrity, saying other great cities around the world are not able to lean on their beauty.

  • by Angus Thompson
Lost and found: Brother’s tribute is national memorial to lives lost

Lost and found: Brother’s tribute is national memorial to lives lost

A “treasure trove” of personal papers, plans and drawings from one of the architects of the Australian War Memorial has been unearthed.

  • by Claire Hunter
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Heritage-listed signal box transformed into eatery

Heritage-listed signal box transformed into eatery

Sometimes the most significant buildings can be the most modest.

  • by Stephen Crafti
‘Improbably narrow’: Sydney’s latest tower is barely wider than a terrace

‘Improbably narrow’: Sydney’s latest tower is barely wider than a terrace

Standing 110 metres high, yet barely six metres wide, the Pencil Tower Hotel is a skyscratcher.

  • by Andrew Taylor
What’s public and what’s private? Draw the line and discover delight
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What’s public and what’s private? Draw the line and discover delight

The pandemic has forced us to recognise the immense value of the public realm, but we need to define it and also the private realm - and to value the demarcation.

  • by Elizabeth Farrelly
Creating ‘an architectural legacy’ started with mirroring local laneways

Creating ‘an architectural legacy’ started with mirroring local laneways

Behind the Victorian shopfronts on Clarendon Street in South Melbourne is a concrete building, inspired by trips to Italy, the surrounding retail environment, and public art.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Designer of stunning Bilbao museum wants to build Melbourne’s new NGV
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Designer of stunning Bilbao museum wants to build Melbourne’s new NGV

Edwin Chan, who worked with Frank Gehry on the art museum dubbed the greatest new piece of architecture in 40 years, is not allowed to bid for the new NGV.

  • by Nick Miller