• 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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The Big Design Market

This year, the ‘big’ in The Big Design Market must not be understated. In it’s third year running and after hugely successful events in 2012 and 2013, The Big Design Market returns in December with more designers than ever before.  The ultimate Christmas shopping event, this year 225 Australian and …

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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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Schiavello’s Smart Business Sustainability Award

Schiavello, one of Australia’s largest designers and manufacturers of commercial furniture, was recently recognised for its commitment to the environment at the ACT Smart Business Sustainability Awards. This marks the second time Schiavello’s sustainability programs in ACT have received an award from the annual event.  Receiving top honours within the …

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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 …

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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 …