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Mar 30, 2011

Review show - new buildings in Melbourne




Above: Advanced Technology Centre, Swinburne Universoty, H20 Architects


Above: A'Beckett Tower, Elenberg Fraser


Ponyfish Island opens on the Yarra

Zaha’s Guangzou Opera 


Eduardo Souta de Moura wins the 2011 Pritzker Prize

AusIA Awards preview

AAAA – Achievement in Australian Architecture Awards


• Graeme Gunn- won the Gold Medal, life time achievement award. We interviewed him five years ago.

• Other winners:

• Janet Holmes a Court, recipient of the Institute’s President’s Prize

• Paul Pholeros, of Sydney-based Healthabitat, recipient of the Leadership in Sustainability Prize

• Marcus White of Melbourne, recipient of the Emerging Architects Prize

• Sam Bresnehan, of the University of Tasmania, recipient of the BlueScope Steel Glenn Murcutt Student Prize;

• Associate Professor Anna Rubbo, of the University of Sydney, recipient of the Neville Quarry Architectural Education Prize;

• Daniel Brookes, of the University of Adelaide (now at RMIT University), winner of the Student Prize for the Advancement of Architecture; and

• Carly Barrett, Christina Cho, Yuri Dillon, Jefa Greenaway, and Brendan Murray winners of the Dulux Study Tour prize


Zaha Hadid’s office has laid off ¼ of their staff. Blames middle East unrest. 



Vladimir Belogolovsky - The Empire’s Last Style: Soviet Modernism: 1955-1985, Guest Public Lecture - Friday 1st April 2011 6.30pm, School of Architecture and Design, RMIT, RMIT Building 8, 360 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Level 11 Lecture Theatre

• PROCESS - Callum Fraser & Nigel Bertram are talking at process on Monday night about A’Beckett tower and Kerr St apartments respectively.Theme for the evening is ‘develop’.

• RMIT Australian Architecture lecture series this Friday, Christine Phillips and Doug Evans in Building 8, Level 11 lecture theatre.

• RMIT student lecture series continues this Friday after the above with WOODS BAGOT’s Peter Korkolis – 5.30pm also 8.11.68

• Employment, Mobility & Living In A Growing City - What type and proportions of living, working and playing places should be provided, and how will mobility in these renewed areas be facilitated? How do comparable cities cope and thrive? Join the conversation about jobs, dwellings, services, planning, and improved public transport, walking and cycling. Wednesday 30 March,6.00pm BMW Edge, Free