5 AIA Awards

Room11 has received five awards in the 2017 Australian Institute of Architects, Tasmanian Chapter, Awards! Shambles Brewery has received the Barry McNeill Award for Sustainable Architecture and an Award for Commercial Architecture. D’entrecasteaux House was awarded the Prize for Residential Architecture whilst the Nelson House received a commendation in the Houses (New) category. Thomas Bailey was named the 2017 Emerging …

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Lighthouse + archello

We were pleased indeed to see that our Lighthouse has been selected for publication by the fine folks at archello. Lighthouse is a small, smart and sweet little intercity home which sits secretly in suburbia. Enclosed on all sides, this compact courtyard house enjoys privacy and all-day sun with a refined and subdued vocabulary. Lighthouse offers ‘small u’ urbanism in …

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AIA Architecture Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce that Room11 is being considered for four prizes in the 2017 Australian Institute of Architects Awards (Tasmanian Chapter). The annual Tasmanian Architecture Awards recognise the finest accomplishments of Tasmanian architects. The Awards provide an opportunity for the profession to showcase exemplary Tasmanian design and to publicly acclaim and promote the excellence of our architectural achievements. …

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PRAXIS 2017

Megan Baynes spoke in Sydney recently about process, propositions and production at this year Australian Institute of Architects National Conference. In the second session of Day 1, Megan joined Rodney (March Studio) and Rachael and Paddy (Kennedy Nolan) to offer insight into praxis and practice. To read about conference proceedings please click here http://wp.architecture.com.au/praxis/praxis-short-sharp-shocks/ Photographs: Boaz Nothman

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Thomas Bailey + Vault

Toby Fehily had a caffeinated chat with our very own Thomas Bailey in Melbourne recently. In an interview for Vault Magazine, they discussed landscape, Leplastrier and a new laboratory room11 is currently designing for MONA. “The contemplative work of Hobart studio room11 reflects the belief that the grandest designs aren’t a product of architectural vision but rise, instead, from the …

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room11 + AIA Awards 2017

Room11 presented 4 projects in this years Australian Institute of Architects (Tasmanian Chapter) Awards. Our Shambles Brewery has been entered in the Commercial Architecture Category, Nelson House and D’entrecasteaux House are in the running for a Residential Architecture Prize and our Lighthouse is being considered for a Small Projects Prize. Image credits: Shambles Brewery (Photographer Andrew Knott) Nelson House (Photographer …

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LBH + The Design Writer

Room11 was recently interviewed by Penny Craswell of the Design Writer about the defining characteristics of Australian Architecture. Our very own Little Big House was featured among the work of the nations finest practitioners including Kirstin Thompson, Edwards Moore, Kennedy Nolan and Flack Studio For the full article please refer to: http://thedesignwriter.com.au/defining-character-australian-architecture-design/

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Baynes + AIA National Conference: Praxis

Megan Baynes has been invited to speak at this years AIA National Conference. The National Architecture Conference is one of the biggest events of the Australian architecture calendar and 2017 will be no exception. The stimulating conference program has been curated by National President Prof Ken Maher and Prof Helen Lochhead. Their industry expertise and international connections have inspired a …

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Baynes + Bailey + AV Journal

Megan Baynes and Thomas Bailey are featured in the forthcoming issue of AV Journal. Architect Victoria is the official journal of the Australian Institute of Architects Victorian Chapter. It is published in print format as a magazine and is also available for free online. Regular editions of Architect Victoria are published quarterly in summer, autumn, winter and spring. please click …

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Megan Baynes in conversation with Amy Muir

2016 National Emerging Architect Prize winner, Amy Muir, will be speaking in Hobart on the 6th February at the Tasmanian Chapter Australian Institute of Architects. Amy will be joined by Megan Baynes to discuss the theme DOING: To do Do or Not To Do? From 6pm at Tasmanian Chapter, Australian Institute of Architects, 1/19a Hunter Street. For bookings please see https://dynamic.architecture.com.au/eregister/?id=5507

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D’Entrecasteaux House

Replete with devastating panoramas, D’Entrecasteaux House, on Bruny Island finds itself nonetheless exposed.  Winds buffet the angled terrain and so we devised a high walled courtyard to protect the inner workings of this home.  The house employs an inflected non-orthogonal plan where massive distorted trapezoidal stone walls encompass living spaces which are enriched by the resultant spatial complexity. A black …

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Living in the Landscape

Little Big House can be found within the pages of a new book by Anna Johnson and Richard Black. Published by Thames and Hudson ‘Living in the Landscape’ considers extraordinary rural houses in Australia and New Zealand. Showcasing the work of a number of architectural luminaries we are delighted to find ourselves featured.  For more go to: http://www.thamesandhudson.com/Living_in_the_Landscape/9780500500750

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Room 11 & Divisare

Lighthouse, GASP! and Little Big House have been included in the prestigious Divisare Atlas of Architecture. Showcasing excellent architecture from around the globe we are most pleased to be selected for inclusion. http://divisare.com/projects/335940-room11-ben-hosking-lighthouse https://divisare.com/projects/275215-room11-ben-hosking-gasp-glenorchy-australia https://divisare.com/projects/326118-room11-ben-hosking-little-big-house

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Room 11 & MONA

We are delighted to be working with MONA on our latest urban project:  Heavy Metals Lab. Won by invitational competition, this project involves the construction of a large submerged ring which moves hydraulically with the tide. Part Art, part spectacle and part scientific instrument the project offers a new mechanism for people to interact with and understand the Derwent River …

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