Cultural & Tourism · WA
This magazine highlights the use of steel as a fundamental yet often unseen enabler for structure and celebrates its open contribution to design aesthetics.
Presented here is a carefully curated selection of five inspiring and innovative recent projects. Varied in terms of scale and design typology, these range from a sensitive heritage restoration project to low impact wilderness walking lodges, and an expressive cutting-edge city learning village.
Importantly, STEEL PROFILE® magazine also celebrates people and their ideas: inspired architects, builders, engineers, fabricators, and manufacturers who have leveraged the intrinsic strength, practicality, and subtle elegance of steel to conceive and deliver classic, innovative, and modern architectural works. We feel that the projects presented here represent Australian ingenuity at its finest along with the ‘can-do’ attitude that makes it possible.
The structures featured within this edition of STEEL PROFILE® magazine articulate the themes of sustainability, heritage, community, industry, and learning. Considerable effort has gone into understanding the backgrounds and unique challenges of each project. In these words and pictures, we demonstrate how the architects have delivered on their clients’ briefs.
STEEL PROFILE® magazine edition 131 is a proud showcase inspiring what can be achieved with Australian steel. We hope you enjoy reading it.
BlueScope Managing Editor
Anjie Blair; Brett Boardman; Dermot Boyle, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions; Sam Noonan.
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