Timothy Alouani-Roby met with Richard Francis-Jones of fjcstudio (previously fjmtstudio) to discuss his timely, provocative and, quite frankly, necessary book on architecture. In this second part of the book review, we turn to the question of what architects can do in the face of crises from climate breakdown to alienation of place.
Takt is designing architecture that is sustainable, sensitive and desirable. This studio is leading the way as a beating architectural heart in the regions and is in sync not only with the landscape but with the local communities who call it their home.
In 2016, a fire destroyed a cafe in Sydney’s Parramatta Park. With a sensitive touch, both materially and historically, the architects have brought new life to the site by designing a pavilion that respects what was there before.
Cox Architecture brings a new level of functional sophistication to the Sydney Football Stadium site while also reinforcing its strong connection to place. It’s a new architectural landmark for the city.
More than a repurposed heritage-listed building, South Eveleigh Locomotive Workshop has been transformed into a living museum that pays homage to Australia’s industrial history.
The Goods Line has brought renewed vitality and innovation to a pocket of neglected space in a bid for a greener, more connected and increasingly liveable city.
Westpac Group is exploring a new workplace culture as well as creating an extended campus in Sydney’s new Barangaroo precinct.
There are few architectural buffs like Martin Hiscock who have lived in, and, on occasion, restored, some of Melbourne’s most significant homes.
Achieving synergy between civic spaces, community and commercial projects. QIC Global Real Estate, Maroondah City Council and The Buchan Group reveal the core ingredients making the integration of Town Square and Realm at Eastland Ringwood a new hybrid.
Behold SANAA’s scintillating glass pavilion, Grace Farms–its most elegant commission to date.
Designing outdoor spaces is considerably more than coming up with the correct plant selection. For Tract Consultants, creating the right ambience or feel to a space is as pivotal to the success of each scheme.