These high performance structural materials focus on function but their sailing heritage hints at more than a passing care for design aesthetics. Our CPD-live session takes a closer look.
In this second part of a series on Brickworks, we move on to the future of brick. Exciting innovations are taking place, pushing design and material technology in new directions.
At 380 Lonsdale Street in the Melbourne CBD, two towers are wrapped under one elegant architectural exterior. Meanwhile, a new laneway brings a rich mixture of public and private space to street level.
A Brutalist 1970s library building provides the bones for a Renaissance-like redevelopment at Monash University’s Caulfield campus. The outcome is a dynamic hub that serves a complexity of 21st-century needs. “It was about opening the library up to the central village green of the campus and bringing light into the building,” says John Wardle Architects’ Jasmin Williamson.
A collaboration between Kosloff Architecture, Callum Morton and Monash Art Projects sees a modernist building reskinned with a contemporary façade.
Pushing the boundaries of architecture as art, MVRDV has created deep, theatrical façades through draping and imprinting on two buildings at Paradise City near Seoul’s Incheon Airport.
Meet AR-MA, the experimental firm using innovative means and methods of design to make sure first impressions count.