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'Missing poetry': Enrico Taglietti on Canberra's modern buildings

'Missing poetry': Enrico Taglietti on Canberra's modern buildings

His prolific contribution to Canberra ranges from the former Sundown Drive-in in Narrabundah (1968) to Gowrie Primary School (1981).

  • by Bree Element

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Architects launch campaign to save Anzac Hall from destruction
Architecture

Architects launch campaign to save Anzac Hall from destruction

Of the 18 plans for redevelopment considered by the Australian War Memorial the only one which included demolishing Anzac Hall was chosen.

  • by Elliot Williams
Angular atrium: a 'necklace' around Rialto towers
Interior design

Angular atrium: a 'necklace' around Rialto towers

The regeneration of the Rialto Towers on the corner of Collins and King streets started 10 years ago, with a series of discussions with architects Woods Bagot.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Artwork takes centre stage at The Glen
Interior design

Artwork takes centre stage at The Glen

A work by artist Suzie Stanford is the centerpiece of The Glen shopping centre’s new fashion and lifestyle wing.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Optus Stadium architects win big at national awards
Planning and development

Optus Stadium architects win big at national awards

Optus Stadium has been recognised on the national stage, taking home two awards for its design at the National Architecture Awards.

  • by staff writers
1940s vignettes inspire Lieutenant & Co.
Architecture

1940s vignettes inspire Lieutenant & Co.

If storeowners look like their shops, then Davy Zhu is the perfect example.

  • by Stephen Crafti
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The day the Sydney Opera House finally opened
Architecture

The day the Sydney Opera House finally opened

One queen, 60,000 balloons, 1000 pigeons, 25,000 light bulbs - and 96,000 meat pies: the grand, and very Australian, opening of the Sydney Opera House.

  • by Helen Pitt
Piero Gesualdi creates unique Italian-style setting
Architecture

Piero Gesualdi creates unique Italian-style setting

Piero Gesualdi is a name synonymous with design in Melbourne.

  • by Stephen Crafti
The suspiciously timed announcement to charge by the head to cross the Harbour Bridge
Roads

The suspiciously timed announcement to charge by the head to cross the Harbour Bridge

This was 1932, but the politics surrounding the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge may sound familiar to any reader of today's debates over national icons, toll roads and urban planning.

  • by Julie Power
Building's form inspired by curvaceous banksia pod
Interior design

Building's form inspired by curvaceous banksia pod

McBride Charles Ryan Architecture + Interior Design has established a reputation for curvaceous buildings.

  • by Stephen Crafti
Sotheby's redesign adds artistic flair to Collins Street
Architecture

Sotheby's redesign adds artistic flair to Collins Street

Southeby’s latest address at Chanonry is instrumental in putting ‘Paris’ back into Melbourne's most prominent thoroughfare.

  • by Stephen Crafti