• Enduring Architecture, McIntyre House, Peter McIntyre, photography by Peter McIntyre

  • Residential Architecture Houses (new), House at Hanging Rock, Kerstin Thompson Architects, photography Trevor Mein

  • Sustainable Architecture, Australian Plantbank, BVN Donovan Hill, photography JohnGollings

  • Sustainable Architecture, The Commons, Breathe Architecture, photography Urban Angles

  • Houses (Alterations and Additions) West End Tower, Owen and Vokes and Peters, photography Jon Linkins

  • Heritage, Former Rocks Police Station Welsh+Major Architects, photography Katherine Lu

  • Interior Architecture, Hotel Hotel, March Studio, photography John Gollings

  • Sustainable Architecture, The Wayside Chapel, environa studio, photography Owen Zhu

  • Sustainable, UTAS Institute for Marine & Antarctic Studies, John Wardle Architects Terroir in Assoc., photography Leigh Woolley

Jury announces shortlist for the 2014 National Architecture Awards

The Australian Institute of Architects’ National Jury has revealed their shortlist for the 2014 National Architecture Awards with winners to be announced on 6 November in Darwin. 61 projects were selected by the jury to progress to the final stage of judging, with many projects in the running across multiple categories. See ...

Giant Wood Art

Snap Some Wood

Planet Ark has launched its popular Snap Some Wood photo competition for 2014, with four iPads with wooden covers, worth over $2,750 each, up for grabs for the best images. The photo competition is an initiative of Planet Ark’s ‘Make It Wood – Do Your World Some Good’ campaign, which …


Pop Up Horticulture

Experience pop up horticulture, that is, ‘real’ classes from real courses. You can visit the green roof garden, find out about the conservation of indigenous plants, and learn about growing heirloom vegetables and heritage fruit.  Available for interview is Fred Hellreigel, the course coordinator of the new gardener program.  “We are all excited as we will be launching the …

Te Mirumiru, photography by Simon Devitt

New Zealand childcare centre scoops international award

A childcare centre in the small Northland town of Kawakawa has beaten more than 50 buildings across the Asia Pacific region to take top honours in the World Green Building Council’s regional leadership awards.  Te Mirumiru, New Zealand’s first commercial earth bank building, was last night (subs: Weds 3 Sept) …


BVNs new workspace

BVN has moved to level 4, 12 Creek Street, Brisbane where they have reconfigured a 1980s tower floor with a composition of fixed platforms, benches, and movable furniture to create a contemporary workspace. The mix of uses and space types is ‘ordered’ by various window treatments – in some areas …

Attachment B - Aerial view gipps lakes

Premier’s Sustainability Award finalists announced

Southern Rural Water has partnered with a group of government and community stakeholders to be announced as a finalist in the 2014 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for their Protecting the Health of the Gippsland Lakes – Macalister Nutrient Reduction Program. Sustainability Victoria CEO, Stan Krpan, congratulates the team for their innovative …

Phil Withers garden

Sustainability the key trend at the Australian Garden Show

The public has had their say in the People’s Choice Award, naming Phillip Withers’ garden, My Island Home, the favourite at this year’s Australian Garden Show Sydney, held over four days from Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 September in Sydney’s iconic Centennial Park. His coastal design featured a coral reef …