The Nelson by Techne

The bayside landscape of St Kilda provides both the stunning backdrop and the inspiration behind this newest project from Techne Architecture + Interior Design. The Nelson is where you can come to indulge your appetites in rum, while relaxing in a comforting local bar fitted out with raw, rustic materials complete with a legendary ...

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The Collector Series at A Staple Space

Melbourne, Australia: Founder and Director of The Collector Series Laura Thompson has curated a group exhibition of work by four early career female artists. The exhibition, entitled vis-à-vis will be presented at A Staple Space; a wellbeing centre in the heart of Melbourne on the 6th and 7th of December …

IN FORM Exhibition photo by Jan Dallas

Tasmanian talent at IN FORM

Tasmania is renowned for its woodcraft.  However, often Tasmanian wood products are  valued for their rare, or specialty timbers, rather than the merit of their design. IN FORM is an exhibition developed to showcase the creative talents of Tasmanian designers through products made from Tasmanian Eucalyptus.  Whilst many consumers see …

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AIA Regional Speaker Series

Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi is coming to Australia to present the Australian Institute of Architects’ inaugural Regional Speaker Series this month. Curated by Architecture Media’s editorial director, Cameron Bruhn, the series celebrates designing in regional locations and will visit Geelong on 25 Nov, Gold Coast on 26 Nov and Sydney …

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Melbourne tests new model for renewable energy

The City of Melbourne has established a group of large energy users that have signalled their interest in testing a new approach to drive investment in renewable energy. Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said the City of Melbourne must lead the way to meet our goal of zero net emissions by …

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Made Here RMIT Furniture Design graduate show

Over the weekend of Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of November, between 10am – 4 pm, ‘Made Here’ exhibition opens. The exhibition will showcase the works of graduating students from RMIT’s Furniture Design Program. This year’s Furniture Design Students have been widely recognised for their innovative and sustainable designs in …

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Holcim Awards 2014 prize-winning projects, Asia Pacific

The winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 Asia Pacific show how building with sustainable construction in mind can enhance the region’s human, natural and economic performance. A bird sanctuary in Thailand, a locally-adapted orphanage in Nepal, and a community library in Sri Lanka received the top prizes. An independent …