News

DESIGN Canberra 2019

18 Oct, 2019

Canberra will once again prove itself as an innovative and globally recognised city of design, as DESIGN Canberra takes over the nation’s capital for three weeks from 4 – 24th November 2019. Now in its sixth year, the festival is a constantly evolving platform to showcase the city’s thriving design…

Architects of MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0 revealed

17 Oct, 2019

green magazine and MINI announce the third iteration of their architecture-led collaborations: MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0. Continuing to challenge notions of how and where we live, this year’s exhibition will explore the potential of laneways. Faced with the pressure of a steadily increasing population, laneways offer opportunities for adaptive…

MINI Portraits: Olaver Architecture

17 Oct, 2019

MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0 will bring together architects and RMIT students to explore the architectural potential of our laneways. In the lead-up to the exhibition, we’ve asked participating architects to give us a tour of their favourite Melbourne laneway. Watch the video and read the transcript of Emlyn Olaver…

Bridging cultures through architecture at 2020 Venice Biennale

16 Oct, 2019

An exhibition highlighting the power of architecture to build connections and understanding between First Nations cultures in Australia and the Pacific region, among others, will be the centrepiece of the Australian Pavilion at the 2020 Venice Architecture Biennale. Victorian architects Tristan Wong and Jefa Greenaway (Creative Directors), in collaboration with…

The Big Design Market returns for 2019

16 Oct, 2019

The Big Design Market is returning to Melbourne on 6-8 December for its eighth year running. Taking place at the iconic Royal Exhibition Building, The Big Design Market is for the foodies, the families, the dreamers, and all lovers of ethically made designer goods. In the lead up to the…

ASSEMBLED: The Art of Robert Klippel

16 Oct, 2019

ASSEMBLED: The Art of Robert Klippel at TarraWarra Museum of Art, 23 November 2019 – 16 February 2020, will present more than one hundred works by one of Australia’s most significant twentieth century sculptors, Robert Klippel (1920–2001), the tireless inventor who experimented with diverse materials, techniques and dramatic variations in scale….

Special edition MPavilion stool revealed

15 Oct, 2019

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today released the design for its special edition MPavilion Stool by internationally influential Melbourne designer Chris Connell. Inspired by MPavilion’s 2019 architect and Australia’s only Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, Glenn Murcutt AO, the “MP Stool” was commissioned by the foundation to celebrate Murcutt’s highly influential fifty-year…

Energy Efficiency Expo to launch this month

14 Oct, 2019

Melbourne is set to be the go-to destination this October for organisations looking to reduce their energy costs, with the inaugural Energy Efficiency Expo. Launched by Reed Exhibitions Australia in partnership with the Energy Efficiency Council (EEC), Energy Efficiency Expo’s inaugural edition will feature over 40 leading suppliers of energy…

Australian Furniture Design Award 2020 launch

14 Oct, 2019

CityLab has announced the launch of the Australian Furniture Design Award 2020. CityLab is the Competition Advisor for the Design Competition presented by NGV and Stylecraft. In response to the Melbourne Design Week theme ‘How does design shape life?’ the 2020 Australian Furniture Design Award, while acknowledging the importance of…

2019 National Landscape Architecture award winners

11 Oct, 2019

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2019 National Landscape Architecture Awards. AILA has recognised 32 winners across 14 categories, including 13 Awards of Excellence, highlighting landscape architects that deliver above and beyond the sole purpose of the project. The awards evening also commended…