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Jury revealed: 2020 Australian Interior Design Awards

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 15:21
Now celebrating its 17th year, the jury for the Australian Interior Design Awards has been announced for the 2020 program.

Vertical schools on the rise in Australian cities

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:42
Growing inner-urban residential populations and land scarcity have created a new typology: the vertical school. How do these schools change the way education is delivered?

New Arts Centre cafe sheathed in bronze curtain

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:23
The design of a new cafe in the forecourt of the Roy Grounds-designed Arts Centre play on an iconic and universally understood element of theatre.

Adelaide's Central Market Arcade to be reborn in $400m redevelopment

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:57
In a plan designed by Woods Bagot, a number of historic arches in Adelaide that were lost for decades will be reinstated in a $400 million redevelopment of the city's Central Market Arcade.

State Library of Victoria reopened after grand transformation

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 09:57
The State Library of Victoria, the world's fourth-most popular, has reopened after years-long redevelopment revealing historic spaces hidden for decades.

Australian projects nab awards in first day of World Architecture Festival

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 16:31
The organizers of World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival of Interiors have announced the first round of category winners following the first day of live presentations to judges.

Hot urbanism: conference to explore architecture, climate change and inequality in the tropics

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:45
The 2019 Urban Tropicality Conference, running from 5 to 8 December at the University of Queensland, brings together leaders in the fields of architecture and design from across the world.

Architectus to design research building for South Australian university

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 14:18
Architectus has been appointed design a new $180 million medical research building for Flinders University in Adelaide.

Geelong Arts Centre an integration of old and new

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:52
Geelong's cultural precinct has a fresh new face following the completion of the redevelopment of the only state-owned arts centre outside of metropolitan Melbourne.

New $10k student prize for travel and research

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:51
The Australian Institute of Architects NSW chapter has introduced a new prize for architecture students that includes a $10,000 allowance for overseas travel and research or overseas study.

Australia’s urban infrastructure: a role for architect design professionals

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 13:22
Infrastructure – roads, rail and power supplies – is the lifeblood of our urban existence. Kim Crestani explores the expanding role of the architect in the physical, organizational structures and facilities that support our way of life.

Historic hat factory reimagined as modern hotel

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:32
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer has led the deign for the reuse of a historic hat factory for a modern hotel.

Tall towers amid brick warehouses: Arc

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:10
Demonstrating careful consideration of its heritage surrounds and with a mix of uses throughout, this finely detailed skyscraper by Koichi Takada Architects advances the social culture and amenity of central Sydney.

Toward a generous skyscraper

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 09:35
How can we accommodate our nation’s burgeoning urban population while also responding to the climate crisis?

David Adjaye, Daniel Boyd collaborate on public plaza and building in Sydney

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 11:22
David Adjaye and Australian artist Daniel Boyd have designed a public square and accompanying building to be owned by the council in the centre of Sydney.

Facing the problem of overheating in Australian cities

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:46
The many causes of temperature increase in cities result in just as many problems, but mitigation techniques are available but are not enough to counterbalance the impacts.

Kerstin Thompson Architects transforms suburban town hall

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 10:28
The 1960s Broadmeadows town hall was saved from demolition and rejuvenated after a sensitive restoration and redevelopment designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

3XN, Aspect design new ‘heart’ of UNSW’s Kensington campus

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:41
A proposed mixed-use building at UNSW Sydney is intended to become the new ceremonial and civic heart of the campus.

Houses 131 preview

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 15:16
Introduction to Houses 131.

Grilling with Escea’s Fireplace Kitchen

Fri, 11/29/2019 - 13:33
Escea’s latest outdoor wood cooking fireplace, the EK Series Fireplace Kitchen, provides all the goods needed for the ultimate smoky meat lover's feast.