Events

Transitions Film Festival

6 Feb, 2015

Now in its fourth year, The Transitions Film Festival is Australia’s largest sustainability film festival. Covering topics such as social and technological innovation, renewable energy, community empowerment, eco-architecture, collaborative consumption, global movements, ecological economics and consciousness, the festival aims to inspire audiences with stories of hope, resilience and action. Amongst an…

The New Joneses 2015

3 Feb, 2015

Meet Wayne. From Feb 9-13, this everyday hero and unlikely-eco warrior, will live like ‘The New Joneses’ in public view at City Square in Australia’s first carbon positive home, when the multi-awarded ‘The New Joneses’ project pops-up again. With lifestyle coaching from Denise Drysdale, (who recently downsized to pursue the…

Glass: art design architecture

27 Jan, 2015

GLASS: art design architecture is a major exhibition exploring innovative ways that glass is being used by artists, designers and architects in Australia in the 21st century. The exhibition will tour 15 venues nationally and is accompanied by a 248 page catalogue. Co-curated by JamFactory’s Brian Parkes (CEO) and Margaret…

Grow It Local hits Melbourne

13 Jan, 2015

The only thing better than growing your own food is eating it and that’s exactly what Grow it Local, a freshly sprouted local project launching this week is all about.   Whether you’re a seasoned expert or just have a few herbs on your windowsill, Grow it Local invites you…

2015 Melbourne Food and Wine Festival pop-up bakery

1 Dec, 2014

A pop-up artisan bakery rising daily in the heart of the city, a long lunch for 1,500 in Melbourne’s iconic fresh produce market, and a wine tasting with 40 of the world’s best biodynamic winemakers – just some of the unique ways Melbourne’s vibrant culinary spirit will be celebrated from…

Sunday Garden Sessions with Urban Commons

1 Dec, 2014

 Urban Commons is pleased to announce the opening of Fitzroy’s finest new pocket park! Commissioned by Kalex Projects, they have transformed the old Manfax car park into a verdant native and productive garden for Summer gardening workshops and cooking events. The outcome is an architecturally inspired grassy knoll with recycled timber…

The Collector Series at A Staple Space

21 Nov, 2014

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…

Tasmanian talent at IN FORM

21 Nov, 2014

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…

AIA Regional Speaker Series

21 Nov, 2014

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…

Made Here RMIT Furniture Design graduate show

20 Nov, 2014

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…