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Water Stories comes to Sydney

16 Aug, 2017

For the past six years renowned photographer, Mustafah Abdulaziz, has travelled four continents to capture the global water crisis with powerful imagery, through the stories of people and their connection to our most valuable resource: water. For the first time ever he is bringing those stories to Sydney with the…

2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards open

14 Aug, 2017

The Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley has officially opened entries for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards, calling for submissions across the broad range of the eight design categories, this year including a tertiary student design category to recognise and nurture young talent across Victoria. The annual awards recognise…

2017 Think Brick Awards

11 Aug, 2017

The Crown Palladium in Melbourne was filled with members of the architectural community who attended a gala ceremony on Thursday, 10 August for the announcement of the 2017 Think Brick Award winners, which showcased the most innovative and creative uses of clay bricks, concrete masonry and roof tiles in Australian…

Eden Project plants roots down under

9 Aug, 2017

The Eden Project has announced that it is launching a new company to drive the establishment of Edens around the world making Hobart one step closer to having its very own “bio-dome”. Eden Project International Ltd (EPIL) has formed as part of the Eden Trust to partner with like-minded organisations…

Panovscott present A Small Exhibition

9 Aug, 2017

A Small Exhibition, curated by panovscott Architects officially opens in Tin Sheds Gallery, in the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, this Thursday 10 August at 6pm. It features brilliant examples of compact housing by some of the most innovative and exciting architects working in our city today. Participants…

Exciting new program celebrates Australian modernism

7 Aug, 2017

An exciting new program of exhibitions, tours and talks is currently underway at Sydney Living Museums. A Modernist Season celebrates the era’s signature elements and the creators, designers, architects and craftspeople who helped shape modernism in Sydney. Executive Director Mark Goggin commented: “This winter, Sydney Living Museums presents a new…

NSW Landscape Architecture Awards announced

3 Aug, 2017

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects’ (AILA) New South Wales Landscape Architecture Awards 2017 (NSW) have been announced. Over seventy projects were entered in the NSW awards, with nineteen winners crowned across categories including civic landscape, community contribution, cultural heritage, gardens, parks and open spaces as well as urban design…

Sirius heritage decision ruled invalid

2 Aug, 2017

The Land and Environment Court of New South Wales has ruled that the decision by the state government not to place the Sirius public housing complex on the State Heritage Register is invalid. The verdict stated that the then Minister for Environment and Heritage, Mark Speakman, had not properly considered a…

Assembly Apartments announced as category winner at AIA Victoria

30 Jul, 2017

Assembly Apartments has taken out the 2017 Award for Residential Architecture – Houses (Multiple Housing)  at the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) Victorian Chapter. Woods Bagot Principal Peter Miglis said a strong partnership with developer Cbus Property enabled the project’s success. “The journey of this unique project was made possible with the support of…

MPavilion extended for two more seasons

27 Jul, 2017

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation’s annual MPavilion architecture commission has received an extension for a further two seasons. The announcement comes amid excitement in the lead-up to the unveiling of the fourth MPavilion (designed by Rem Koolhaas & David Gianotten of OMA), and is the result of a unanimous decision by…