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Australasian Buildings

Key Contemporary Architecture Developments across Australasia: Built Environment Updates

post updated 24 May 2023

Australasian Buildings – geographical by country

Australia Architecture

New Zealand Architecture

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e-architect have picked the key examples of Australasian Architecture – buildings of strong quality. We post completed Australasia buildings and new building designs. One of the focal areas of architecture in Australasia is houses, with an emphasis on open living and beach residences.

Australian Houses
Whale Beach House - Australasian Architecture
photo courtesy of Kraig Carlstrom

New Zealand Houses
Herne Bay House - Australasian Architecture
photo © Mark Smith

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Kiribati Design Studio, Pacific Island
Design: University of Melbourne Students
Kiribati Design Studio - Central Pacific Island
photograph from University of Melbourne
Kiribati Design Studio
The studio is designed to work in with the Government of Kiribati’s urban renewal initiatives. While a lot of the buildings are quite traditional in material use and style, there are an increasing number of Western style buildings that don’t have much to draw on in terms of inspiration or ideas.

Noumea Masterplan, Melanesia, southwest Pacific
Design: Woods Bagot

Noumea Masterplan: Pacific waterfront project
image from architects
Noumea Masterplan
Offering the City of Noumea a partner to work with, rather than a pre-conceived, concrete solution, was the winning approach for Woods Bagot – announced as the successful urban designers for the Strategic Masterplan for Noumea 2025.

New Fiji Resort Buildings, Melanesia, South Pacific Ocean
Design: The Buchan Group, architects
Sheraton Resort & Spa at Tokoriki Island
image from architects
New Fiji Resort Buildings
Design and refurbishment projects at three world-class resorts in Fiji. Currently under construction and due to open during the next 18 months, the resorts include the existing Sheraton Resort & Spa at Tokoriki Island and the Westin Resort & Spa in Denarau, along with the new Momi Bay Resort.

Laucala Island Resort Fiji, Melanesia, South Pacific Ocean
Laucala Island Resort Fiji
photo from architects
Laucala Island Resort Fiji

Laucala Resort

Momi Bay Resort Fiji

Australasian Buildings – Key Recent Architecture

The Beehive, Wellington, New Zealand
Design: Basil Spence architect; NZ Government
New Zealand Parliament Building
picture © Adrian Welch
New Zealand Parliament Building

Boolarong & Kinkabool, Queensland, Australia
Design: BVN Architecture
Boolarong & Kinkabool, Stradbroke Island

Waitomo Glowworm Caves Visitor Centre, New Zealand
Design: Architecture Workshop
Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant, Auckland, New Zealand
Design: Pacific Environments Architects Ltd
Yellow Treehouse Restaurant

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