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Nature Festival 2021

29 Jul, 2021

Nature Festival will return to South Australia in 2021 from the 25th of September to the 4th of October, and today releases the first elements of its 2021 program, an artistic program of talks, exhibitions, and performances focused on the relationship South Australians have with nature and exploring how the…

Finalists announced for inaugural Environmental Art and Design Prize

21 Jul, 2021

The Northern Beaches Council has today announced the 228 finalist works for the inaugural edition of the Environmental Art and Design Prize, which will be presented in an exhibition across three arts venues on the Northern Beaches. Due to current health restrictions, the exhibition has been deferred and dates will be provided when NSW…

Fender Katsalidis receives carbon neutral certification

21 Jul, 2021

Fender Katsalidis has received carbon neutral certification from Climate Active as the practice moves toward implementing sustainability initiatives across all projects and its operations. This move makes Fender Katsalidis the largest architecture firm in Australia to receive this certification and shows how all design and business activity across multiple states…

What Design Can Do announces winners of the No Waste Challenge

17 Jul, 2021

The winners of the global No Waste Challenge were unveiled in a video ceremony attended by nominees and jury members. A total of sixteen winning projects were named across all categories, representing innovative strategies for reducing waste and its enormous impact on climate change. Initiated in partnership with the IKEA…

South Australia Landscape Architecture Awards 2021 winners

7 Jul, 2021

South Australia’s finest spaces were on show as the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) revealed the winners of the 2021 South Australia Landscape Architecture Awards. AILA recognised five Awards of Excellence and nine Landscape Architecture Awards across nine categories along with two regional and four state-based awards, highlighting projects…

Science Gallery Melbourne’s new state-of-the-art premises to open

7 Jul, 2021

The first and only Australian node in the internationally acclaimed Science Gallery Network, Science Gallery Melbourne offers over 3500-square-metres of exhibition space, a learning centre, a theatre, workshops, laboratories, and social spaces, designed to inspire young adults through art, science and innovation. Since 2017, Science Gallery Melbourne has created exhibitions…

NSW Architecture Award 2021 winners

6 Jul, 2021

The state’s most outstanding architectural projects are being celebrated with the announcement of the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2021 NSW Architecture Award winners. Drawn from a total of 299 entries across 13 categories, the most highly awarded projects this year share common attributes that really stand out among a highly…

The Design Files + Laminex Design Awards Sustainable Design finalists

6 Jul, 2021

Finalists in the third annual the Design Files + Laminex Design Awards have been announced. Out of 384 entries, 129 projects have been shortlisted across 10 categories: residential architecture; sustainable design or initiative; interior design; landscape design; lighting design; furniture design; textile design; handcrafted; emerging designer; and collaboration. The awards…