The Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour in Sydney has recently opened a new building, a pavilion on the finger wharf that provides both a visitor center and access to the naval Destroyer-class vessel and the Submarine housed at the site. Designed by fjmt studio, the building was inspired by the wave-like movement of the water beneath the wharf. Clad almost entirely in Kingspan panels, the building expresses unique shapes and movement from its innovative exterior treatment. The story behind the building coming soon.


    Our new series this year is Australian Architects Working Overseas. We have lined up a number of our most successful architects to chat, including former AIA president Robert Caulfield, Karl Fender and Dylan Brady of Decibel. Recently Jan Henderson, series host, has interviewed DKO principal Koos de Keijzer and Cox Melbourne Design Director Patrick Ness.

    Architects with good stories are welcome to get in touch with us at

  3. ROBIN BOYD feature doco

    ArchiTel have recently decided to research and produce a feature length documentary on the life and work of legendary Australian architect, writer, broadcaster and critic Robin Boyd, at the invitation of the Robin Boyd Foundation.

    ArchiTel Executive Producer Ron Brown talks to Tony Lee, CEO at the Robin Boyd Foundation, in Boyd’s Walsh Street South Yarra home about the project.

  1. Episode 115: Shigeru Ban – SCAF Exhibition

    This week on Architel Jan Henderson talks with Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. Shigeru is known for his innovative work with paper, particularly recycled cardboard tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims. He was profiled by Time magazine in their projection of 21st century innovators in the field of architecture and design.

  2. Accoya at 200 George


    Accoya wood was recently chosen after an exhaustive global search as the solution to the timber lamellae in the innovative facade of 200 George St, Sydney. Accoya® wood has been thoroughly tested for dimensional stability, durability, paint retention and in-ground conditions to ensure optimal performance. Indeed, it is so reliable that for many years it has […]

  3. Weathertex – Greentag


    Weathertex have been through a rigorous evaluation from Eco Specifier to determine their outstanding “green performance” and they are proud to announce they are the FIRST manufactured product to receive a Greentag Platinum certification with a GreenRate R Level A for their natural range products. Additionally, they have received Gold certification for their primed flat cladding […]