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Denton Corker Marshall designs metal-clad cube for Shepparton Art Museum in Australia

February 25, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Image of the art museum from the roadside

Architecture practice Denton Corker Marshall has completed an art museum in Victoria, Australia, with a cubic glass form shielded by large metal-clad plates on its facades. Won by the local practice via an architectural competition in 2017, the new 5,300-square-metre Shepparton Art Museum sits overlooking a lake at the edge of a nearby nature reserve.

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Liminal Architecture and WOHA incorporate historic buildings into new theatre in Tasmania

February 16, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Elevation image of The Hedberg in Tasmania

A historic theatre building and the remnants of a 1920s garage are incorporated into a cluster of contemporary glass and metal blocks at this new performance and arts venue in Hobart, Tasmania. Named The Hedberg after the Hedberg Brothers Garage building that stands on the site, the new centre extends the 180-year-old Theatre Royal with venues, workshop

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Danielle Brustman creates yellow highlights in sunny Melbourne hair salon

February 14, 2022 Rima Sabina Aouf 0
Mitch Studio hair salon by Danielle Brustman

Yellow-tinted glass partitions and droplet-shaped mirrors give a unique personality to Australian hair salon Mitch Studio, renovated by interior designer Danielle Brustman. Mitch Studio is located in a double-storey 1950s building in the Melbourne suburb of Ashburton, in a shopfront that had already operated as a hairdressers for a number of years. Brustman’s client wanted

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Conrad Architects completes marble-clad home overlooking Melbourne skyline

January 31, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Marble-clad house

A roof terrace and pool with views over Melbourne’s skyline feature at the Grange Residence, a marble-clad house by Australian studio Conrad Architects. Located in the suburb of Toorak, the four-bedroom dwelling was commissioned by interior designer Lauren Tarrant, who also created the home’s interiors. Melbourne-based Conrad Architects described the Grange Residence as a “split

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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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