Events

DENFAIR Sydney 2018

17 Jul, 2018

From 16 – 18 August, over 100 brands and 50 exhibitors will showcase exceptional products over 3500-square-metres directly to architects, interior designers, specifiers and design enthusiasts in search of exciting new products for residential and commercial projects. Discover a global market in one place in Sydney; full of market-ready products…

Designing for Life

16 Jul, 2018

Australia recognises the need to evolve towards lifelong apartment living to address problems of urban sprawl and population growth, and to create affordability and cohesive communities that provide for meaningful interaction and social nourishment. Yet, with key questions surrounding design, from quality to supply and longevity, how do we create…

Winners of Tasmanian Architecture Awards announced

12 Jul, 2018

Several of the state’s up and coming practices have dominated the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards. This year’s winners were announced at a ceremony at Westland Nurseries in Seven Mile Beach, with 21 awards and commendations handed out from a record 43 entries, featuring everything from public amenities and office fit-outs…

Work Place / Work Life

12 Jul, 2018

Work Place / Work Life will bring together leading practitioners from Australia and abroad to discuss the issues shaping workplace design now and into the future. Workplace design in Australia is undergoing a seismic shift, with technological disruption, the rise of the sharing economy and developments in activity-based working changing…

2018 NSW Architecture Awards winners announced

10 Jul, 2018

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the prestigious NSW Architecture Awards, including the first ever recipient of the NSW Architecture Medallion for ‘best in show’. Winning projects demonstrate design excellence, innovative thinking and among them are highly sensitive responses to the past as well as new…

Object Therapy to open in Tasmania

5 Jul, 2018

Design Tasmania welcomes the travelling exhibition Object Therapy from July 6th to September 19th. The journey began in May 2016, when over 20 broken objects presented by the public were repaired by researchers in Canberra before enduring ‘therapy’. Ranging from furniture to household appliances to sentimental objects were all treated…

2018 SA Architecture Awards winners announced

3 Jul, 2018

Every year the Australian Institute of Architects’ SA Architecture Awards sees projects of all budgets and sizes. In 2018, the projects with some of the most modest budgets, smallest footprints or most challenging parameters are architects’ own homes and workplaces. Even more impressive is that each of these entries has…

Plasticity

3 Jul, 2018

Plasticity brings together leading creatives working in the fields of spatial design, furniture, lighting & art practice. The ambition for the collective: To be experimental, pushing design thinking beyond mere marketability and addressing pressing issues of consumption, functionality and new materialities. Alt. material will be the platform that allows designers to share these…

2018 Victorian Architecture Awards winners announced

29 Jun, 2018

Victoria’s leading architects have been honoured by the 2018 Victorian Architecture Awards, with education and public architecture projects dominating in multiple categories demonstrating their significance to the public realm. Across 14 categories, a total of 66 awards were given including named awards, architecture awards and commendations from the 108 shortlisted…

Housing Futures conference 2018

27 Jun, 2018

An international cast of influential architects, urbanists and academics will present at the 2018 Housing Futures conference at Sydney’s Eternity Playhouse on 27 July. Australia’s cities are being stretched, prodded, rearranged and transformed by the forces of rapid urbanisation, densification and technological and economic change. The Housing Futures conference will…