David Trubridge wins two international Red Dot awards

Snowflake and Nikau lights designed by David Trubridge, have each won at the 2015 Red Dot design awards in Europe. The kitset versions are recent additions to the already award winning collection of lighting that his company designs and manufactures in Hawke’ s Bay, New Zealand. "We are very proud have have received these ...

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Sustainable Architecture and bike tours

The first of its kind in Australia, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE includes over 25 curated exhibitions in galleries around Melbourne and regional Victoria, with a series of tours running as part of the festival to complement and showcase various elements of the program. For one day only on Sunday 3 May, leading Melbourne-based …

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Grow It Local Melbourne 2015

Grow It Local – Melbourne 2015 from SLF on Vimeo. Grow it Local Melbourne celebrates backyard, balcony, community and windowsill food farming in urban areas. It’s about supporting local food producers, sharing growing know-how and bringing people together. As part of the 2015 Sustainable Living Festival Grow it Local targeted …

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Live/Work/Grow, Halifax, Canada

Located within an eclectic community in the north end of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada is a self-commissioned mixed use project by Susan Fitzgerald Architecture and her builder partner Brainard Fitzgerald. Neighbors include: the city crematorium, the Centre for Islamic Development Mosque, a print shop, a legal marijuana grow operation, a …

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Public Symposium Perth

From April 15 – 17th, 2015 FORM brings leading artists and cultural figures to Perth for the PUBLIC SYMPOSIUM. As the world’s population becomes increasingly urbanised, there’s a need for us to ask more than ever before of the cities and public spaces we share. We’re asking more of the …

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Hellbent on handmade

A bevy of nature’s own makers are springing up again in Bemboka with SCPA’s third Working with Nature workshop coming up in May. The weekend in the woods with a bushman, a basket maker and a spoonsmith has some new additions to keep participants as warm as they are dirty. …

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Budding designers Light Rail solution for Canberra

Budding designers have created their own solutions for a future light rail station in Canberra as part of the Young Designers Light Rail Ideas Competition held at the University of Canberra this week. Organised by the Australian Institute of Architects ACT Chapter in collaboration with ACT Government‘s Capital Metro Agency, …