The Bartlett Residence

The Bartlett Residence was designed as a luxury vacation home in the middle of a dry tropical forest area. The property has a long and narrow building envelope area (limited by the development), that works parallel to the slope of the land, which is a fairly constant natural slope of around 30 to 35 degrees, forming into … Continue reading The Bartlett Residence

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Allen Jack+Cottier adopt new educational architecture model for new UWS Library

Allen Jack+Cottier adopt new educational architecture model for new UWS Library James Ruse Dr, Parramatta, Sydney NSW 2150 The new library and administrative service building for the University of Western Sydney (UWS) is now open for business and will direct students towards a more collaborative and socially interactive style of learning. Working from a consent … Continue reading Allen Jack+Cottier adopt new educational architecture model for new UWS Library

Prison design by MODE and Peddle Thorp Aitken promotes rehabilitation with better housing incentives

Prison design by MODE and Peddle Thorp Aitken promotes rehabilitation with better housing incentives 20 Hautu Dr, Wiri, Manukau City 2240 An Auckland prison designed by Australia’s MODE and Peddle Thorp Aitken (PTA) has recently reached practical completion and seeks to usher a new era of correctional facility design in New Zealand. The 960-bed Auckland … Continue reading Prison design by MODE and Peddle Thorp Aitken promotes rehabilitation with better housing incentives

Design Defects by Architects

Professionally, an architect’s decisions affect public safety. Hence it is important that an architect undergoes specialized training, consisting of advanced education and internship for practical experience, in order to earn a license to practice architecture. The practical, technical, and academic requirements for becoming an architect vary by jurisdiction. Architects do not implicitly warrant or guarantee … Continue reading Design Defects by Architects