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Burwood Brickworks shopping centre opens today

6 Dec, 2019

The future of retail and hospitality, Frasers Property Australia’s Burwood Brickworks shopping centre, is now open in Burwood East, Victoria. To mark the occasion an official ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on the ground floor, launching three days of family fun, retailer offers and live entertainment. The official proceedings…

Grimshaw Chairman reveals approach to environmental strategy

6 Dec, 2019

Andrew Whalley, Grimshaw Chairman, laid out an ambitious approach to the firm’s environmental strategy in his opening address at the World Architecture Festival in Amsterdam. His lecture, titled ‘Zero,’ outlined Grimshaw’s commitment to an ambitious start of the new decade in which all of Grimshaw’s international operations and studios will…

Design Tasmania Awards 2019 winners

4 Dec, 2019

The Design Tasmania Awards were founded in 2006 to recognise and promote excellence in design and innovation. They aim to promote emerging, established and professional designers in Tasmania, both nationally and internationally. The 2019 awards celebrate the richness of the design profession as well as the insight and perseverance of…

green magazine to present three-day program at the MPavilion

3 Dec, 2019

green magazine takes over MPavilion from Fri 31 Jan to Sun 2 Feb, which will see a weekend of free events presented by Australia’s leading publication on sustainable architecture and landscape design focusing on off-grid living, design and permaculture. See the full itinerary below. Friday Jan 31 Get Energised | 10am…

2019 NGV Architecture Commission unveiled

26 Nov, 2019

Contemporary artist Yhonnie Scarce and Melbourne architecture studio Edition Office’s iteration of the National Gallery of Victoria Architecture Commission, In Absence, has opened to the public. The project is an architectural installation that invites audiences to better understand the long histories of Indigenous construction, design, industry and agriculture prior to the arrival…

Willoughby Bequest 2020 Commissioning Program launches

25 Nov, 2019

The Powerhouse has launched the Willoughby Bequest 2020 Commissioning Program. Six artists who work across glass and ceramics have been commissioned to create a new work for the Powerhouse Museum’s collection. The selected artists are: Scott Chaseling and Tim Edwards who work with blown-glass; ceramicist Steve Harrison; ceramic artist and the inaugural winner of The Design Files’…

2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards winners

23 Nov, 2019

An extension to Victoria’s Parliament House, a typeface designed to help learning and a fashion label driven by sustainability are among the winners of the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards. The Parliament of Victoria’s new Members’ Annexe in Melbourne scooped the architecture category and was named overall Design of the…

R & M McGivern Prize delves deep into the Anthropocene

22 Nov, 2019

Inviting a conversation about the environment, colonisation, sustainability, industrialisation, geology and ecology, Maroondah City Council is excited to present the 2019 R & M McGivern Prize. Shortlisted works are set to exhibit across two venues in the Ringwood arts precinct, ArtSpace at Realm and Maroondah Federation Estate Gallery this 23…

Iconic Keith Haring Water Wall mural to be reimagined by the NGV

18 Nov, 2019

Celebrating 35 years since Keith Haring painted a temporary mural on NGV’s Water Wall – and coinciding with the world-exclusive exhibition Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines – the NGV will reimagine the untitled 1984 mural with a striking vinyl graphic displayed at the site of the original artwork…