- the web accompaniment to the abc TV progamme "In the mind
of the architect" with interviews and virtual tours. [05.05]
- this magazine has a searchable online archive of issues
covering many aspects of architecture in Australia. [05.05]
australian consulting architects
- not much on this website. It has a 'find an architect' seach
engine. The engine informed me that no architects would be
interested in doing a house extension under $200,000 in Melbourne.[05.05]
Week this article in 2002 features Australian architecture,
including an illustrated extract of George Michell and John
Gollings book, New Australian Style. [05.05]
- the RAIA's database of award-winning australian architecture
can be found within the institute's site. [05.05]
- you're soaking in it.
- a Radio National programme, available to listen to, focussing
on design and landscape. As of 2005 this programme has been
eaten up by Saturday
Breakfast. The last hour is still design oriented. [05.05]
- monash university visual arts photo libraries - includes
Melbourne architecture (19th and 20th centuries) and Sydney
key centre for architectural
sociology - no holds barred articles about australian
architecture and architectural education. [05.05]
houses - The histories
of Australian homes through the decades. [05.05]
of Australian Architects - portal for the institute. [05.05]
from the dreaming - an ABC site that's a good introduction
to the aboriginal dreamtime, with a section on its significance
to understanding land.
ambitions - newspaper article
about office block modernism in Australia - its history and
the public perception. (SMH 23.04.02) [05.05]
in australia 1788-1988 -
Chapter 6 - Construction and Building, by Sir John Holland.
house - a good site examining housing styles, architects
and architecture through the century. [05.05]
ideal city - an ANU student project and online exhibition,
concerning the story of Canberra and the designs of
Burley Griffin and Mahoney. [05.05]
- a new event dedicated to architecture and design.
- RMIT guide to Melbourne architecture of the '90s -
well stocked with maps, photos and profiles.[02/05]
art deco society
- a big group with a good site that includes inofrmation
on about 20 buildings, and has an events diary. [02/05]
of St Kilda - Richard Pearson surveys the buildings
of Melbourne's liveliest seaside suburb. [12/05]
Series - Melbourne University Faculty
of Architecture Building and Planning - a continuing
series. All lectures start around 6.15pm and are usually
free. Check the website for latest bookings. [02/05]
- a Melboune-centric site with photos of projects in
construction in 1999. [02/05]
mansions database - Dr Miles Lewis' text database
of old melbourne mansions. [02/05]
- In 2000 Andrew Garton swung his camera to take a look
at these rapidly changing Melbourne Streets: Lygon,
Brunswick and Smith. The movie doesn't seem to work.
exhibition - a web based exhibition of University
of Melbourne 5th year students afew years back. [02/05]
architects - a radio show on 3RRR 102.7FM hosted
by Stuart Harrison and Simon Knott. Tuesdays at 7pm.
new south wales
art deco society
of nsw - site with an interest in buildings of the
period, and a well-stocked links page.
bookshop - this shop in Surry Hills bookshop puts
on architecture talks towards the end of most months.
trust of NSW - a busy site with lots of event listings.
- the architects institute site has plenty of info on
institute events about town. [05/05]
(sydney architecture walks) - back on with four walks,
including 'Sydney', 'Harbourings' and 'Utzon'. Leaving
from the Museum of Sydney. $20/15. The site also has local
night - an occasional
slide night at the Spanish Bar in Sydney. Check the
website for future events. Bit quiet in '05. [05/05]
- while in Sydney, check out the view from the top of
Seidler's Australia Square tower. This bar / restaurant
revolves about once every 2 hours. [01/03]
- a small collection of pics of some tall buildings
in Sydney (obscure.co.nz)
century heritage society of NSW - focusses on early
20th Century buildings in Sydney. The site has a downloadable
PDF of buildings of note. [04/04]
of Sydney - the Faculty
of Architecture has regular Thursday night talks, which
might be found here.
- queensland architectural image database.[LINK
- photographs of Brisbane buildings, and a schedule of
new buildings on the way. A very new site.
picture theatres database - historic cinemas database,
with some photos. This is a work in progress.
radical plan - news - Townsville to go under the knife.
(Townsville Bulletin 24.09.03)
interventions - Here's a profile of Danvers Schulz
Holland, winners of a UNESCO Award of Merit for conservation.
Ron Danvers is interviewed and has plenty to say about
too precious Adelaide: "We need to get life back
in the city. If we have to trade off a bit of heritage
dogma, so be it." (Adelaide Review Feb 2004)
Ecology - Christie Walk - Adelaide has a sustainable
townhouse devlopment in its midst that looks to be worth
a walk through - they have tours every fortnight. Read
all about Christie Walk here. Jan Gehl calls it 'highly
inspirational' so it must be OK.
- a small photo archive of perth buildings worth saving.
Events and Places - an Architecture Australia review
of an exhibition examining the architecture of the 1962
Commeonwealth Games in Perth. [04/04]
- a couple of pages of buildings in the CBD, with commentary.
Kirke - an architect writes about his experiences
working for the remote Martu communities of Western
Australia. An absorbing read. Go straight to the PDF
or get to it via this
web page at www.ghd.com.au.
a Day in the life of the new Dili
- Re: East Timor. Architect Norman Day's mission to Dili, RMIT
architecture degree course now available in East Timor.
and modern house construction on the Marshall Islands -
Charles Sturt University page examining traditional Marshallese
an island's paradise Re: Nauru, rehabilitating the moonscape.
Tjibaou Culture Centre Review by Auckland professor Mike
Austin of Renzo Piano's contribution to (and borrowings from)
architecture in the pacific.[PANDER
HOUSE IN NORTHLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
JILL SHEPHERD ARCHITECT WITH SVB.
PHOTOS A. SILLS
- a gallery of New Zealand architecture, run by the New
Zealand Institute of Architects. [02/05]
Feasts & Remnants of Colonial Consumption
- An essay by Sarah Treadwell, including discussion of hakari
stages (maori food platforms). These structures were up to
90 feet high and up to two miles long.[PANDER
Putting the art in architecture
New Zealand National Awards announcements. (NZ
New Zealand - here's an article by a kiwi expat explaining
to readers that New Zealanders live in timber houses which
can be picked up and moved. Includes photos of timber houses.
city libraries - large searchable collection of
historic auckland photographs.
- large and long awaited transport station currently
being constructed in downtown auckland.[11/02]
auckland - click on "places" to go to
the database of registered buildings.
- profiles of 75 Auckland buildings.
farm project - the redevelopment of a massive petrochemical
and industrial area in Auckland's docklands.
deco napier - a photo gallery of some of Napier's
many art deco buildings built after the 1931 earthquake.
centre - discussion and site tours in the Wellington
building inventory - a huge Wellington City Council
site that with good descriptions and profiles of buildings
Centennial Exhibition - a large collection of film
clips showing the construction of the in Wellington
from 1939 to 1940 can be viewed at the nzhistory.net.nz
site. Spooky. Requires the REAL
Dunedin - Dunedin was once the biggest city in New
Zealand. You can tell this from the large number of
fine old buildings.
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