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Tapestry Design Prize for Architects site announced

20 Mar, 2018
Hosted by the Australian Tapestry Workshop (ATW) the Tapestry Design Prize for Architects (TDPA) is the only international tapestry award for architects. The TDPA invites architects from around the world to design a tapestry for a hypothetical...

Jamie Durie on designing sustainable landscapes

20 Mar, 2018
A self-professed "tree-hugger", Jamie Durie is an environmental crusader with an unbridled enthusiasm for landscape architecture and sustainability. Ahead of his keynote presentation at Melbourne's Green Cities 2018 conference, Durie divulged his...

Research reveals wood promotes worker wellbeing

18 Mar, 2018
Employers looking to boost worker productivity should consider using more of one of the world’s oldest and most sustainable materials in their office fit-outs: wood. That’s the takeaway from world-first research by strategic market research firm...

21st Biennale of Sydney launches

17 Mar, 2018
The 21st Biennale of Sydney opens to the public this Friday, 16 March, presenting the work of 70 artists and artist collectives from six continents at seven locations around Sydney in a free, three-month exhibition running until 11 June 2018. This...

Common Resources by Dale Hardiman

16 Mar, 2018
Operating within the tradition of the readymade object, Hardiman has assembled various found objects including IKEA stools, plastic garden chairs, industrial construction goods and planters to reconfigure their design. The surfaces of the objects...

What’s on at the DENFAIR Design Loop

15 Mar, 2018
The DENFAIR Design Loop runs during Melbourne Design Week from 15 - 25 March. Seventeen design showrooms and studios have opened their doors to the public, presenting curated installations based on the theme 'Celebration of Material'. We checked out...