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    Architecture Design and Building in Australia - 01
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    AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2011

    On a tiny site measuring only seven by six meters (23 by 20 feet), a compact new home rises four and a half stories amidst the urban fabric of Surry Hills, an inner-city suburb of Sydney, Australia.

    Designing for himself and his partner, Sue Bassett, architect Domenic Alvaro achieved an unexpected sense of expansiveness within this small space through the use of large precast concrete panels and plate-glass windows, with minimal additional interior detailing. — Published 2012.0125

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    POSTCARD FROM AN ESTUARY

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    Houseboats, by and large, do their best to recreate the quotidian comforts of the standard dwelling in compact, waterborne form. Any greater sea-living aspirations are often left to the overreaching desires, and budgets, of the yachting set. — Published 2011.0914

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    AUSTRALIA ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2010

    In an inner-city suburb of Sydney, Australia, a compact new public building combines the functions of library, neighborhood center, and daycare facility with striking style, while including a wide range of green features, from mixed-mode ventilation to an automated system of wood louvers that track the movement of the sun. — Published 2010.1117

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    AUSSIE ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2009

    On a windswept site in Australia's Snowy Mountains stands a rounded, steel-clad form, like a sleek spacecraft among the grasses. Anchored to a concrete plinth, this ground-hugging shelter by James Stockwell Architect deflects wind and transfers snow loads while offering its occupants expansive views of the Snowy and Thredbo River Valleys. — Published 2010.0113

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    TWO HOUSES IN EAST AUSTRALIA

    Two houses in east Australia exhibit powerful simplicity in form, space, and circulation, while each effectively addresses the specifics of its contrasting site, seaside or subdivision.

    Designed by two different Brisbane firms, each lead by young principals, both of these houses show environmentally conscious responses to the subtropical climate of the southeastern Queensland area, with warm, humid summers and mild winters. — Published 2009.0902

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    GLENN MURCUTT GOLD MEDAL

    In locations from the far reaches of the Northern Territory to suburban New South Wales, Australian architect Glenn Murcutt has created modernist houses remarkable for their supreme sensitivity to climate, surroundings, and environment.

    A true sole practitioner, Murcutt chooses mostly to design single-family dwellings, and only in Australia. The resulting structures attest to the depth of attention he affords each project. — Published 2009.0114

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    AUSTRALIAN GOLD FOR RICHARD JOHNSON

    Over the course of his 38-year career, Richard Johnson, designer of many major cultural buildings in Sydney, has worked on scales ranging from exhibit design to urban design. His projects have included world expo pavilions, museums, embassies, schools, office buildings, hotels, master plans, and landscape design, many with his current firm, Johnson Pilton Walker of Sydney.

    The Australian architect has been awarded the 2008 Gold Medal for Architecture by the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA). — Published 2008.0423

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    AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2007

    Projects recognized in the Royal Australian Institute of Architects national architecture awards for 2007 range from a small house to a grand state library and a mixed-use tower over 80 stories. Most of the two-dozen buildings stand in the populous eastern states, with a few farther-flung exceptions. — Published 2008.0109

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    HOUSE ON RED HILL

    The abstract expressionist painter Robert Motherwell once said, "Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it." Those words convey the inspiration behind much of the work of Christopher Harty and Chris Botterill. — Published 2007.0411

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    ESSEX STREET HOUSE

    Australian architect Andrew Maynard is bursting with theories. He develops concepts such as "malleable space" into architectural "products" such as a mobile bedroom unit, with the ultimate goal being to transform it into architecture. The process sounds simple enough, but Maynard is the first to acknowledge that such conversions are rarely smooth. "Reality is always getting our floaty idealized concepts dirty, and that is half of the fun." — Published 2007.0221

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