Events

Melbourne Food And Wine Festival Celebrates Water

4 Mar, 2014

A 19th century rail bridge over Melbourne’s Yarra River will be given a new lease of life for the 2014 hub at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival presented by Bank of Melbourne, 28 February – 16 March. Celebrating the Festival’s theme of WATER, The Immersery: Festival Kitchen Bar and Raingarden…

Win an Urban Commons Foodscape

3 Mar, 2014

Urban Commons are inviting designers, architects, and landscape architects to submit their concept designs for a project that features the Urban Commons FoodscapeTM. All entries will go into the running to win a complete FoodscapeTM for their project (valued at $4,950), consultation with a horticulturalist (Foodscaper), and an article published…

JamFactory Fringe Open Day

18 Feb, 2014

On Saturday 22nd of February, JamFactory, a unique Adelaide based craft and design centre opens its doors as part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival. A fantastic opportunity to experience JamFactory’s Studios, Galleries and Shop with hands on activities, live glass blowing, wheel thrown ceramic demonstrations exhibitions and guided tours! Plus a sausage…

Lost Trades Fair 2014

18 Feb, 2014

The Lost Trades Fair will showcase traditional ‘lost and rare trades’ such as coopering, chairmaking, leadlighting, blacksmithing and hedgelaying, to the general public at an event run over the 15th and 16th of March 2014 at the Kyneton Museum. The event will bring together people that still have these skills…

Free Trees For Greener Communities

18 Feb, 2014

Sydneysiders are being encouraged to go green through a free giveaway of 1,000 trees – part of the City of Sydney’s work to increase the city’s urban canopy.The free trees will be available at Sydney Park on Saturday 29 March from 10am to 2pm.  Residents can apply online and bring…

Zero Waste Lunch

18 Feb, 2014

This year Carolyn Cardinet’s work was featured as part of the Sustainable Living Festival at the historic ‘White House’, headquarters of Dumbo Feather magazine in St Kilda. This ‘One day installation’ created an eclectic wonderland crafted from salvaged objects. Assemblages decorated the large windows and painted works on repurpose paper…

The New Joneses

29 Jan, 2014

‘The New Joneses’ eco-cool lifestyle returns to FedSquare, when Ch7 Sunrise’s Edwina Bartholomew lives the ‘new normal’ of an energy efficient, no-waste lifestyle daily, in-front of a national TV audience.  The house will be open to the public Feb 15-16 as part of Sustainable Living Festival. In The New Joneses…

Paul Morgan Architects Book Launch

23 Jan, 2014

From survival pods for a climate-stressed Australia of the near future, to buildings sculpted to respond to the environment that surrounds them, the work of Paul Morgan Architects is a highly unconventional blend of science fiction, sustainability and speculation.  To commemorate the release of its new book Paul Morgan Architects,…

Green living goes back to its roots

23 Jan, 2014

Sydneysiders can learn from the experts about how to create a green wall, grow their own food and set up a worm farm as part of the Green Villages sustainability hub at this year’s annual Rootstock Sydney Festival. The City’s Green Villages website greenvillages.com.au features bright ideas for sustainable living…

DesignEx Unveils Grand Vision for 2014

20 Jan, 2014

designEX 2014 launched with the announcement of renowned trend forecaster, Lidewij Edelkoort as keynote speaker, a sneak preview of NEST ’14 and the unveiling of creative collaborations and major exhibitors. designEX 2014 will be held in an exciting new location at Glebe Island, Sydney that offers a blank canvas and…