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Victorian Architecture Awards 2021 shortlist

19 Apr, 2021

From a field of more than 200 projects, a shortlist of 117 entries across 15 categories will progress to the next stage of judging in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2021 Victorian Architecture Awards. Victorian Chapter President, Bill Krotiris, said projects selected for the shortlist continue to set new standards…

Devil’s Corner announces cellar door expansion

15 Apr, 2021

Tasmanian vineyard Devil’s Corner will begin a significant expansion on its award-winning east coast cellar door from late April 2021. A popular stop along the Great Eastern Drive, the expansion will offer locals and travellers a year-round destination with greater space and shelter to enjoy enhanced wine and food experiences overlooking the site’s spectacular views. Renowned Tasmanian architects Cumulus…

Exceptional Design Experience: limited tickets available now

14 Apr, 2021

DESIGN101: A series of six lectures about contemporary design and design history launches next week. From Wednesday 21 April to 2 June, presented by Australian Design Centre and ArtsPeople, hosted by Kathryn Hunyor, take an entertaining and informative journey through contemporary design history. Weekly  themes include: the Arts and Crafts Movement, Bauhaus, Scandinavian, Japanese and Australian Indigenous design. Leading…

Biennale of Sydney announces 2022 exhibition: rīvus

14 Apr, 2021

The first 59 participants in the 23rd Biennale of Sydney (2022) were announced. The title of this major international contemporary art event, which will be open to the public from 12 March to 13 June 2022, is rīvus, meaning ‘stream’ in Latin. Situated along the waterways of the Gadigal and Burramattagal people,…

Street verge gardening grows in Perth

9 Apr, 2021

Not every household has a garden but each one has a street verge and researchers from The University of Western Australia have uncovered the growing popularity of street verge gardening under way in metropolitan Perth. The findings, published on the Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub website, found households gained…

Heritage goods shed meets circular economy as retention works complete

7 Apr, 2021

The heritage retention works at Melbourne’s famous Goods Shed No.5 are complete following a careful six-month process, leading the way for bringing historic buildings in line with the circular economy in an approach which keeps products and materials in use. The works involved individual components of the shed being cautiously…

New Shelter Original series Architecture on the Edge

1 Apr, 2021

SHELTER, the Australian-based global streaming service dedicated to home, design and architecture, is thrilled to announce the April 5 world-wide premiere of new Shelter Original series Architecture on the Edge, a 6 x 15 minute series revealing six unique buildings that showcase the modern architecture movement in Chile, produced by…

AHEC presents Discovered project including three Australian designers

31 Mar, 2021

American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) present Discovered, a new project to support and promote the work of 20 next generation designers from 16 countries, in partnership with The Design Museum and Wallpaper* Selected from Wallpaper’s annual Graduate Directories and through AHEC’s own network, the designers have worked alongside design mentors…

Think Brick Awards 2021 announces jury, entries to close

31 Mar, 2021

The Think Brick Awards, Australia’s richest design awards, has announced its jury members for 2021 with internationally recognised and highly acclaimed industry leaders. Think Brick Australia CEO, Elizabeth McIntyre, said: “I am absolutely thrilled to announce the Jury for the Think Brick Awards 2021. It is a major drawcard for…

Tasmanian Architecture Awards 2021 shortlist

31 Mar, 2021

The Tasmanian Architecture Awards recognise architectural excellence in categories such as public architecture, residential, commercial, urban design, and sustainability. These awards are part of a national program run by the Australian Institute of Architects. This year there are 27 Tasmanian entries vying for awards across 10 categories. Additional prizes and…