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Beirut Breaks Ground

Beirut Breaks Ground

A unique design challenge has been presented to the architects behind a new 11-storey residential building in the trendy neighbourhood of Mar Mikhael in Beirut. The unique design challenge comes in the form of a heritage listed, charming little cottage built in the 1920’s, which resides adjacent to the construction site. Immediately calling to mind...
Panoramic views en route to work

Panoramic views en route to work

One thing I’ll be keeping my eyes peeled for is progress on the hugely ambitious and extremely exciting plans for the pedestrian Bridge in Køge, Denmark. The lengthy structure spans 225m from East to West across the multi-lane Køge Bay Motorway and the Køge North Station; a huge upgrade, the motorway leads into Copenhagen and...
Crumpled Paper Bag Building

Crumpled Paper Bag Building

85-year-old Los Angeles based, world renowned architect Frank Gehry boasts an impressive list of accomplishments including the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A, the Dancing house in Prague and 8 Spruce Street in Manhattan, just moments away from New York City Hall; and now works have completed on his first building in Australia, the Dr...
Footbridge hits the mark

Footbridge hits the mark

On budget and on time, that’s the target every project aims for. Add in a material that’s durable as well as sustainable and you have a winning combination that really hits the mark. A stunning 56 metre pedestrian bridge across Rifle Range Creek at Bagara has just been completed by Bundaberg Council in Queensland using...
Walking the talk at St Kilda

Walking the talk at St Kilda

The City of Port Phillip, an inner city council in Melbourne, Victoria, would like to distinguish itself as a leader in sustainable procurement. So when an existing timber boardwalk structure along St Kilda foreshore had reached the end of its useful life expectancy the council looked for an alternative product. Alison Breach, Landscape Architect with...