This looks handy. This fine pile of PDF guides to the work of some of Auckland’s top architects originally appeared in NZIA’s BLOCK publication. They are rather well written by the likes of Andrew Barrie and Julia Gatley. The growing list includes tours for:
This is a great resource for contemporary european buildings – photos, maps, and most importantly, addresses.
RMIT’s respected but long out of print guide to Melbourne architecture – well stocked with maps, photos and profiles. 2008: It’s ageing a bit now, being about 1998 vintage. In fact the main interface doesn’t seem to want to work any more, but the A3 Lite version is functional.
There are rumours of any update any year now..
A weekly guide to what’s going on in the less obvious places in Melbourne. This link will take you straight through to the design and art happenings.
This government and buiding industry web site has been around for a while, and is often updated. The technical section contains basic advice about designing a house sustainably. You will be lucky to find mention of an architect anywhere.