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A pine-cone-informed apartment block features in today’s Dezeen Weekly newsletter

January 6, 2022 Karen Anderson 0

The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter features a mixed-use apartment block on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Australian firm Koichi Takada Architects has amazed readers with its design for an apartment block that features retractable slatted wooden screens and thin balconies that reference the form of a pine cone. The heritage-listed Norfolk pine trees surrounding

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Retractable screens shelter seafront apartment block in Australia by Koichi Takada Architects

December 27, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
Undulating balconies with slatted wooden screens

Australian firm Koichi Takada Architects has completed a mixed-use apartment block on Queensland’s Gold Coast featuring retractable slatted wooden screens and thin balconies that reference the form of a pinecone. Located on Goodwin Terrace, a strip of coastline at the southern end of Burleigh Heads Beach, the 1,012-square-metre seafront site has been developed for property

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Studio Goss exposes concrete shell of converted Melbourne apartment

November 23, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
White Togo sofa and armchair in living room of Roseneath Street apartment by Studio Goss

Hidden off-form concrete walls have come to the fore in this minimalist Melbourne apartment conversion, with interiors designed by local firm Studio Goss. Located in the city’s Clifton Hill suburb, Roseneath Street apartment is set on the ground level of a 1970s commercial building that has recently been adapted for residential use. As the client

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Akin Atelier designs Camilla and Marc store in Melbourne as “homage to the sense of touch”

November 17, 2021 Natasha Levy 0
Plaster interiors of Camilla and Marc store in Melbourne by Akin Atelier

Plaster, travertine and pearly onyx are some of the materials that design studio Akin Atelier has used to form the tactile interiors of this womenswear store in Melbourne, Australia. Camilla and Marc takes over the ground floor of a 19th-century terrace in Armadale, an affluent suburb of Melbourne that’s home to a number of luxurious

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Youssofzay + Hart creates temporary exhibition space using materials from hardware stores

November 5, 2021 James Parkes 0
No Show exhibition design by Youssofzay + Hart

Architecture studio Youssofzay + Hart has constructed a series of interconnected rooms using materials found in hardware stores for a temporary exhibition space in Australia that can be easily dismantled and adapted. Titled No Show, the exhibition space was located in the heritage-listed old Eveleigh Railway Workshops – now known as Carriageworks – and constructed

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Wowowa uses colourful accents to update 60s home in Melbourne

October 31, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
The roof of the home is scalloped

A scalloped metal roof and brightly coloured accents feature in a renovation and extension of a 1960s home in Melbourne by local architecture studio Wowowa, which has been shortlisted in the residential rebirth category of Dezeen Awards 2021. Designed to express the client’s own personal aesthetic the renovation, called Pony, adds four new bedrooms and

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Jackson Clements Burrows designs mass-timber student accommodation in Melbourne

October 17, 2021 Jon Astbury 0
The facade has a multicoloured look

Australian studio Jackson Clements Burrows has completed a mass-timber student accommodation scheme at La Trobe University in Melbourne, Victoria, which has been shortlisted in the housing category of Dezeen Awards 2021. Two sweeping arcs providing accommodation for 642 students hug a central courtyard on the 18,000-square-metre site, which is the first to complete in a

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Deakin Law School by Woods Bagot features zinc cladding and fluted concrete towers

October 4, 2021 James Parkes 0

Architecture practice Woods Bagot has completed a university building for Deakin Law School in Melbourne comprising a zinc-clad volume and a fluted concrete tower. The Deakin Law School is a new campus building for Deakin University, which has campuses in Geelong, Melbourne and Warrnambool. The building is comprises a trio of stacked zinc-clad volumes, used

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Foomann adds health and fitness spaces to Melbourne home

October 4, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Exterior of Broadway project by Foomann

By removing an old garage, architecture studio Foomann has made room for a gym, a swimming pool and a campervan in the garden of a home in suburban Melbourne. The project, called Broadway, creates a new two-storey building in the garden of the Edwardian property, which is located in Elwood. The clients, a couple with two young

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Steam-bent timber tunnels through Melbourne showroom by Woods Bagot

October 4, 2021 Ali Morris 0
Sculptform Showroom by Woods Bagot

Architecture studio Woods Bagot has used sculptural timber battens to create pathways through this immersive showroom space in Melbourne, designed for local cladding manufacturer Sculptform. The mixed-use space is located at the ground level of a tower in central Melbourne, where it serves as a “billboard to the street” and shows off the brand’s manufacturing

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