Events

The Big Design Market 2018

13 Nov, 2018

THE BIG DESIGN MARKET, Australia’s ultimate festive season shopping destination is back for 2018 – bigger, bolder, brighter, and on its way to Melbourne and Sydney. Melbourne: 30 November–2 December 2018, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton VIC Sydney: 7–9 December 2018, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park NSW THE BIG DESIGN MARKET…

Women in design lead summer events at MPavilion 2018

10 Nov, 2018

MPavilion today announced its December program of free cultural events to take place in the Queen Victoria Gardens under the celebrated pavilion designed by Carme Pinós of Barcelona’s Estudio Carme Pinós. Highlighting women in leadership and digital technologies, international guests include Dr Elizabeth Churchill, director of User Experience at Google USA; Gabi…

2018 National Architecture Awards winners announced

2 Nov, 2018

From the rugged Tasmanian coast to the soaring skyscrapers of Spring Street, the winners of this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards have shown how a defined sense of place, commitment to sustainability and professional ingenuity continue to drive innovation and transformation in Australian architectural practice. The winners…

Ocean plastic remnants turned into Sydney art installation

1 Nov, 2018

The 24-metre tall installation is designed to look like a neatly arranged cemetery, with 2255 spheres in all shades of orange to hold the ‘ashes’ of wasted orange peels. These round ‘orange urns’ are made from 120 kilograms of ocean plastic remnants collected from the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Produced…

Re-Love by Feast Watson

29 Oct, 2018

Timber specialists Feast Watson has partnered with four renowned Australian designers – Steve Cordony, Sarah Ellison, Natalie Turnbull and Nat Wheeler and Kristy Sadlier of norsu Interiors – to raise money for Australian charities through its annual Re-Love Project. Re-Love by Feast Watson is the brand’s premiere collaborative charity campaign,…

2018 Australian Urban Design Awards winners announced

26 Oct, 2018

Four outstanding projects have been awarded and six commended in the 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards, the nation’s premier awards for excellence and innovation in urban design. Chosen from a shortlist of thirty-eight projects, the 2018 winners are a new hospital in Bendigo, the transformation of a former hospital site…

From Nature 2018 at Gasworks Arts Park

24 Oct, 2018

Emerging from the ground, tree trunks, branches and walls, living sculptures will offer a window into the imagination. From Nature will showcase living sculptures and organic land artwork, transforming parkland into an outdoor open-air gallery at Gasworks Arts Park from Saturday 3 November until Sunday 11 November. The only exhibition…

Premier’s Sustainability Awards winners announced

22 Oct, 2018

The group behind the Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removal project has won the Built Environment category in this year’s Premier’s Sustainability Awards.    Lendlease, CPB Contractors, WSP, Aurecon, Level Crossing Removal Authority and Metro Trains Melbourne have transformed a previous brownfield rail corridor into 22.5 hectares of new linear…