• Breathe Architects, Stonewood, photography by Andrew Wuttke

  • Virginia Kerridge Architects, Lilyfield Warehouse

  • Breathe Architects, The Commons

  • March Studio, Nishi, photography by John Gollings

2014 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards

From a hybrid of art and architecture in Canberra to stunning warehouse conversion in Sydney and holistically sustainable properties in Melbourne, the 2014 Intergrain Timber Vision Awards has recognised inspiring timber applications with outstanding and creative merit. The winners were announced on Friday 15 August at an awards ...

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Free lessons in getting back to nature

The City of Sydney will celebrate national Biodiversity Month this September with a series of free wildlife workshops to help people of all ages learn more about our local birds, bats and trees. Biodiversity Month is an annual international event that aims to promote the importance of looking after plant …

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Autonomous Zero Carbon Life Cycle Building

Located in the heart of Sydney CBD, Legion House was originally constructed in 1902 by the YWCA and operated as a women’s hostel and was an outreach service for 60 years. The building is Heritage listed and protected due to its social significance. As part of its innovative redevelopment, Legion …

The Greenwall Company - Goulburn St 1

Sydney Becomes a Greener City

Since 2011, the City of Sydney has been promoting and working towards making Sydney city a greener city through trial installations of greenroofs and greenwalls in the CBD. The City of Sydney has recently adopted the first ever greenroof and walls policy for Australia, which is an exciting leap forward …

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A bush studio in Queensland takes out Building Designers Association award

POMO’s “Bush Studio” has taken out the category for best Sustainable Commercial Building Design at the Queensland BDAQ (Building Designers Association QLD) awards held on Friday July 25 in Brisbane. After winning in the Sunshine Coast region and now the State title for sustainable building design, the studio will go …

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Unlock your city at Sydney Open 2014

Unlock the doors to more than 50 of the city’s most historic and architecturally inspiring buildings at Sydney Open on Sunday 2 November 2014. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the biennial Sydney Open gives Sydneysiders and visitors alike the rare opportunity to explore, learn and discover hidden architectural gems. Presented by …