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iph architects and rusty exhibit in the fremantle biennale

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Don’t miss the 2019 Fremantle Biennale from 1-24 November.

The Fremantle Biennale is a unique art event hosting the best in site-responsive art. Situated in new and found sites within Fremantle (Western Australia), The Biennale presents invited Australian and international artists who respond to and work with the history, landscape and communities that make-up the rich tapestry of Fremantle. 

The Fremantle Biennale creates a platform for the development and presentation of nationally and internationally recognised and experimental site-responsive contemporary art practices. Our program promotes cultural dialogues and the exchange of ideas through artworks by local, national and international artists intersecting with our audiences and visitors. The Biennale is a distinct visual arts event that reveals, interrogates and celebrates the cultural, social and historical distinctiveness of Fremantle. 

UNDERCURRENT is the guiding thematic premise of the Fremantle Biennale’s 2019 program – a flow of water that moves below the surface of the ocean or a river. 

UNDERCURRENT 19 is an invitation to interact with Fremantle through artistic dialogues and place sensitive practice. It encourages the excavation of local myths and the creation of new, visual narratives that articulate the spirit of place. Artworks will augment, enhance, and reveal Fremantle to itself in a renewed reading of place. In a contemporary approach to place, customs, traditions and rituals are metamorphosed by the artists. 

UNDERCURRENT 19 encourages artists to enter into a dialogue with the site in a process of subtle research, which involves listening, observing and adapting one’s process to what may arise in response to the enquiry. Artistic responses may reveal hidden layers in the built environment and the natural landscape and draw from historical, fictional, anecdotal or atmospheric readings. 

‘UNDERCURRENT 19 is a siren song, 
an ongoing conversation, 
a cultural manifesto.’ 

iph architects and Glenn Russell (RUSTY) will exhibit as one of 13 UNIT installations:

https://www.fremantlebiennale.com.au/program/local_architectural_and_landscape_practices/

Our piece titled UNIT 7.13 / OCULUS 32.0597° S, 115.7441° E is a folly articulating the spirit of site and surrounding, an isolated foreground to distant horizon…. this fragility of ‘place’…..

https://www.fremantlebiennale.com.au/

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‘regions on the rise’ book launch

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‘Regions on the Rise- Culture and Architecture as Drivers for Rural Development’ is the title of a new book published by ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory, resulting from a symposium in Sonyang County China last year. iredale pedersen hook architects were invited by Aedes Berlin and ANCB The Aedes Metropolitan Laboratory to participate in the symposium focusing on our regional and remote projects.

  • ANCB Edition #6: Regions on the Rise. Culture and Architecture as Drivers for Rural Development. (2019, in English and Chinese)
  • ISBN 978-3-944083-06-3
  • Price: 10 Euros plus postage and packaging expenses.
  • To order a copy, please send an email to rb@aedes-arc.de

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martyn hook presents at the national gallery of australia, canberra

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On Wednesday 4th September Martyn Hook presented at the 2019 Contemporary Australian Architects Speaker Series hosted by the AIA ACT at the National Gallery of Australia.

Click on the following link for an interview with architect Tony Trobe and article published leading up to the event:

Martyn Hook NGA Lecture 4-9-19

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bilya koort boodja centre for nyoongar culture and environmental knowledge is a finalist for international awards.

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We are excited to be a finalist in the 2019 Architizer A+Awards Cultural-Pavilions Category.

Please follow the links and vote for this project:

vote.architizer.com

Key Dates:
June 25, 2019: Popular Choice Award voting begins.
July 5, 2019: Popular Choice Award voting ends.
July 9, 2019: Architizer A+ Jury Winners and Popular Choice Winners Announced.

About Architizer:
Architizer’s core mission is to Empower Architects, via our new marketplace connecting architects and building product manufacturers, and via our inspiring content, awards program, and global reach spotlighting the world’s best architecture. We connect architects with the tools they need to build better buildings, better cities, and a better world.

About the Awards:
The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. Its mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world and champion its potential for a positive impact on everyday life. Imagine your best work in front of a global audience of 400+ million.

Judges:
Winners are chosen by our illustrious jury including such industry luminaries as Denise Scott Brown, Bjarke Ingels and Tom Kundig, as well as personalities from beyond architecture like Tony Hsieh (CEO, Zappos), Yves Behar (Fuseproject), John Edelman (CEO, Design Within Reach), Cameron Sinclair (Architecture for Humanity) and Barry Bergdoll (MoMA).

Judging Criteria:
Winners are selected for recognition based on excellence in the following criteria:

  • Form
  • Function
  • Innovation
  • Intent (Plus Categories only)
  • Reality (Plus Categories only)

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pingelly recreation and cultural centre wins international award

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The Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre (PRACC) designed by iredale pedersen hook with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio has won the international 2019 Architecture of Necessity Award organised by Virserums Konsthall Sweden.

Jury Statement:

In the invitation to the 2019 competition for An Architecture of Necessity the jury formulated its expectations in the following way: “Considering the most pressing issues of today the jury would especially love to see entries that deal with the rural context – reactivation of forgotten places both with transformation of existing buildings and with new typologies, for example combining living, work and ’freespace’. Like many others we are looking for an architectural language, developed for smaller cities and places integrating landscape, typology and details and materials”. As underlined here, “forgotten places” is a global problem. But it is also to a high degree a question which has been focused by Virserum Art hall from its very beginning 15 years ago. And the countryside and the future is also the theme of this year’s exhibition, Wood 2019.

The exhibition Architecture of Necessity will open in Virserum on 27th June with a seminar where state architect Helena Bjarnegård will speak and the winning projects will be presented as part of the program.

Over 60 entries from all over the world have been sent in to this year’s competition. On a jury meeting in Virserum in early May, surprised by a late snowfall, the jury, after hard work with many good projects, most of them within the theme proposed, made the following choice:

A home of sport, community and celebration Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio, Australia

Stokkøya – Investigating the potential of rural communities by Pir II, Norway

Healing Garden by ZRS Architekten, Germany

The Walumba Elders Centre by iredale pedersen hook was also the last recipient of this prize.

https://www.virserumskonsthall.com/archnec-2019-winners/

photo: peter bennetts

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square links in to ancient ways

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Yagan Square features in The West Australian in a wonderful article by Lisa Holland-McNair:

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pingelly recreation and cultural centre and bilya koort boodja centre for nyoongar culture and environmental knowledge win international awards

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iredale pedersen hook architects are proud to announce that the recently completed Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre in Pingelly (PRACC) and the Bilya Koort Boodja (BKB) Centre for Nyoongar Culture and Environmental Knowledge in Northam have received international acclaim in the prestigious Architecture of Necessity Awards curated through Virserum Konsthall in Sweden. PRACC was a winner of the competition and BKB was a finalist in the international competition.

The international manifesto on the Architecture of Necessity commenced in 2009 and is held every three years, it encourages dialogues about the basic values of architecture. A humble questioning of the living and consumption patterns that developed during the last century, which intersects many traditional political barriers. “This years focus is on entries that deal with the rural context, the re-activation of forgotten places both with transformation of existing buildings and with new typologies, for example combining multiple symbiotic uses in to one building, seeking an architectural language, developed for smaller cities and places integrating landscape, typology and details and materials.”

Both projects will be published and exhibited in Virserum Konsthall from 27th June- 2nd December 2019. A symposium will be held on 27th June 2019 to celebrate the winning projects.

PRACC was designed by iredale pedersen hook architects with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio for the town of Pingelly and is the largest timber constructed building in Western Australia since WWII and the largest timber civic building since 1920. The project was commissioned by the Shire of Pingelly.

BKB was designed by iredale pedersen hook architects with Thylacine exhibit designers. The project was commissioned by the Shire of Northam with the aim to ‘recognise the rich Aboriginal and environmental presence in the Nyoongar Ballardong region. The Centre will protect, celebrate and share the culture of the Nyoongar people and highlight land management practices that draws upon the knowledge of the land’s traditional custodians.’  

In 2016 iredale pedersen hook’s Walumba Elders Centre was also the winner of the Architecture of Necessity Award.

Please follow the links for additional information:

https://www.virserumskonsthall.com/archnec-2019-winners/

https://www.virserumskonsthall.com/tra/archnec-architecture-necessity/

https://www.bilyakoortboodja.com/

A full press pack and comprehensive set of drawings and images for publication can be obtained by contacting: Adrian Iredale,  telephone +61 8 9322 9750 or  email@iredalepedersenhook.com. Image selection is also available on our website: www.iredalepedersenhook.com

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iph present at the Curtin Alumni Innovator Series

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Finn, Martyn and Adrian presented Wide Open Road_The Architectural Adventures of iredale pedersen hook in the Curtin Alumni Innovator Series.

This was followed by an in-depth and reflective discussion with the Government Architect of Western Australia and director of WITH_Architecture, Geoff Warn.

Geoff taught Finn, Martyn and Adrian, has mentored them, followed the evolution of the practice and reviewed and critiqued their work over the last 20 years.

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cultural centre up for honours at WA architecture awards

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photo Peter Bennetts

One of the most recent additions to Northam’s streetscape is in the running for two accreditation at the upcoming WA Architecture Awards.

The Bilya Koort Boodja Centre for Nyoongar Culture and Environmental Knowledge, designed by Iredale Pedersen Hook is in the Educational Architecture and Public Architecture categories of the awards.

Shire of Northam chief executive Jason Whiteaker said the nomination is a great recognition for the architects.

“We are certainly very proud to have such an iconic building in our community which manages to take contemporary design and fit it into our heritage context.”

extract from article by Eliza Wynn. Please follow the link for the full article:

https://www.avonadvocate.com.au/story/6102609/cultural-centre-up-for-honours-at-wa-architecture-awards/

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yagan square takes out top honours at udia national awards

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Perth’s iconic Yagan Square designed by Lyons Architects, iredale pedersen hook architects and Aspect Studios and  development by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority has won two awards at the UDIA National Awards presented on the Gold Coast last night including in the Urban Renewal category and the prestigious President’s Award.

The President’s Award is bestowed on the ‘best of the best’ of all projects entered into the National Awards program – testament to the success of Yagan Square.

The national judges said that Yagan Square was a ‘transformational project for Perth…which sets new benchmarks across a range of metrics’.

Yagan Square has successfully re linked the city with Northbridge for the first time in over a century and provides a masterclass in successful community engagement, particularly with traditional owners, which is reflected in the built form and the immersive cultural experience for visitors.

Yagan Square incorporates unique, iconic architecture and design and innovative construction to achieve a flagship public space that celebrates Western Australia through local produce and fostering community connection.

Yagan Square has vastly enhanced movement and connectivity within the city by linking seamlessly with surrounding landmarks and bridging a geographical divide that existed between the CBD and Northbridge.

The new civic space features an array of public amenities for visitors to enjoy including the fantastic Market Hall eatery, outdoor playspace, wildflower garden, digital tower, artworks and an amphitheatre.

 

 

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iph merry christmas 2018

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What a year, thanks for joining and participating in the journey….

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iph_some recent awards

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2018 was a year of awards especially for Highgate Primary School New Teaching Spaces winning the following:

  • Highly Commended 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards, School Category, Amsterdam 28-30 November 2018.
  • Winner 2018 Architecture MasterPrize, Honourable Mention in Architecture Design/ Educational Buildings.
  • Winner Australian Institute of Architects 2018 National Architecture Awards, National Commendation for Educational Architecture.
  • Finalist 2018 International Architizer A+Awards for Architecture+Learning Category.
  • Winner The Hillson Beasley Award for Educational Architecture 2018 Australian Institute of Architecture, Western Australian Architecture Awards.
  • Winner Award for Urban Design 2018 Australian Institute of Architecture, Western Australian Architecture Awards.

Fitzroy Crossing Renal Hostel also emerged as a winner in numerous national and international competitions:

  • Award of Merit, Azure’s 2018 AZ Awards, Social Good category, Canada
  • Winner 2018 International Dulux Colour Awards Grand Prix (Best of the Best).
  • Winner 2018 International Dulux Colour Awards Commercial Exterior Category.
  • Finalist 2018 International Architizer A+Awards for the Health Care & Wellness Category.

Manatj Park: Perth City Link a collaboration between iph architects, Lyons Architects and PlanE performed well beyond its scale:

  • Winner 2018 Architecture MasterPrize, Winner in Landscape Architecture/ Installations & Structures
  • COLORBOND Award for Steel Architecture- Commendation, Australian Institute of Architecture, Western Australian Architecture Awards.

Yagan Square completed in March by Lyons, iph and Aspect and commissioned by the MRA is also starting to emerge in the competition results:

  • Winner Planning Institute of Australia WA Award for Planning Excellence- Great Place Award
  • Winner Planning Institute of Australia WA Commendation for Planning Excellence- Best Planning Ideas- Large Project
  • Winner Urban Development Institute of Australia, UDIA WA Awards for Excellence 2018, Urban Renewal Category

Our smaller scale residential work continues to gather interest and respect:

  • Falcon Beach House- Winner 2018 Lysaght Design Inspiration Awards, Residential category
  • Falcon Beach House- Nominated German Design Award 2019
  • Glen Forrest Church + House- nominated Habitus House of the Year 2018
  • Glen Forrest House + Church- Shortlisted 2018 World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards, Villa Category
  • CASA31_4 Room House- Nominated German Design Award 2019

We wish to thank all of our team, clients, collaborators, consultants and builders for their dedication to these projects.

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glen forrest house + church features in habitus

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Our Glen Forrest House + Church features in the latest issue of Habitus #41 and is shortlisted for the 2018 Habitus House of the Year Award.

Don’t miss the great article written by Rachael Burnstone.

Please click on the link below.

Design as a Way of Life

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iph studio sessions revisited: Walking, Thinking and Making Landscape with Vogt by Tom Griffiths

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The Manfred Schiedhelm Memorial Lecture by Tom Griffiths

Revisit the 2018 Manfred Schiedhelm Memorial Lecture:

Walking, Thinking and Making Landscape with Vogt, by Tom Griffiths

Presented on Thursday 13th September 2018.

 

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yagan square wins udia wa award

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Yagan Square has won the Urban Development Institute of Australia, UDIA WA Awards for Excellence 2018, Urban Renewal Category.

Yagan Square was designed by Lyons Architects, iredale pedersen hook architects and Aspect Studio, numerous artists and sub-consultants with MRA as the primary client and NS Project Managers.

https://www.udiawa.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/UDIA_Award-Winners-Supplement-2018.pdf

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