The Commons apartments take out top gong at Premier’s Design Awards

Good Design Australia announced the 2014 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards at a gala event in Melbourne last night. The overall Award went to Victorian architectural firm Breathe Architecture and developer Small Giants for their work on The Commons apartments. The Commons was selected as the overall winner for its innovative ...

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Get intimate with Brisbane’s top design firms

Come Back To My Place is a unique event series peering behind the closed doors of the design firms shaping Brisbane’s urban landscape. Presented this month as part of the Forecast Festival of Landscape Architecture, the series invites the general public and festival-goers to eight free discussion-based events at intimate …

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Cathedrals of Culture

“Cathedrals of Culture must rank as one of the most fervent hymns to architecture ever sung, proudly throwing down the gauntlet of high culture to that part of the intelligentsia who attend the movies. Clever, coy, precious, stirring, it’s a film of many moods.” – The Hollywood Reporter The Australian …

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Garage Sale Trail

Music magazines, vinyl and pre-loved instruments will be top of the picks for musician and City of Sydney Garage Sale Trail ambassador, Josh Pyke, at the giant, city-wide garage sale on 25 October. Josh, a highly acclaimed Australian singer-songwriter and musician, is an avid supporter of garage sales as a …

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Holcim Awards 2014 for Europe

The winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 for Europe illustrate how sustainable construction continues to evolve – developing more sophisticated and multi-disciplinary responses to the challenges facing the building and construction industry. An ecological reserve and remediation project in Southern Italy, a low-cost flexible university building in Paris, and …

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Forecast Festival of Landscape Architecture

Brisbane will host a pioneering event exploring the future of how the landscapes of our cities and public spaces are designed and governed through the inaugural Forecast Festival of Landscape Architecture. Presented by the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), Forecast runs from October 16 – 18, and brings together …