Should repair of Notre Dame aim to restore the cathedral as accurately as possible or recognise the building as a piece of living culture and preserve its scars, asks Cameron Logan.
A new amusement park has opened in Dubai featuring a 'Cave of Wonders' and a mock parted Red Sea in a bid to teach Muslims and non-muslims alike about Islam's holiest text.
Can you re-create art without the artist? An iconic Iwan Iwanoff brutalist-style home in Perth's western suburbs has been rebuilt using the original 1960s blueprints, and the results are striking.
A small hinterland town on Queensland's Sunshine Coast is pinning its hopes on a bright green and yellow toilet block that resembles "an unfinished basket" to attract more tourists.
It's the emotional rollercoaster of The Bachelor with the DIY meltdowns of The Block covered in a thin layer of sardonic wit. I should hate a show about wealthy Baby Boomers building their dream homes, but I can't get enough, writes Jack Gow.
Tiny houses aren't for everyone, but most people who live in them are positive about the experience. Yet planning laws still make this way of life harder and less secure than it could be, writes Heather Shearer.
The Queenslander is one of Australia's most iconic architectural styles, but it was heavily influenced by far-away lands of searing heat and torrential downpours.
Parliament House in Canberra was designed to facilitate democracy, but instead symbolises the emptiness at the heart of our nation. And its centrepiece — a large slab of reflective granite — evokes a desire to throw coins and to wish for something better, writes Kim Dovey.
China's influence on Australian cities defies both dystopian claims of a "takeover" and utopian visions of a harmonious urban multiculturalism, write Dallas Rogers and Ilan Wiesel.
Researchers say bricks grown sustainably from human urine get stronger as they age, possibly reducing maintenance costs in our future cities.