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First interstate Nightingale planned for Fremantle

18 Sep, 2018

The first-ever interstate Nightingale project has found its home in Fremantle, WA. EHDO Architecture and Fini Sustainability are helming the approximately 15-apartment development for which a planning permit was granted earlier this year – notably, in a council committee meeting in which approval was granted within 45 seconds. The mixed-use project…

Narek Galleries announces new exhibition

17 Sep, 2018

Narek Galleries, the beautiful newly-premised art gallery based in the coastal town of Bermagui NSW, is thrilled to announce Landscape, a new exhibition inspired by the vitality of the rural landscape. Opening on 17 November and continuing through to 15 December, Landscape features four celebrated Australian artists – Merran Esson,…

National Architecture Awards shortlist released

14 Sep, 2018

The shortlist for the coveted Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards has been released, chosen from 975 projects across 14 categories nationally and abroad. Following the Chapter Architecture Awards announcements earlier this year, 203 projects were deemed eligible for national judging, with a shortlist of 70 announced today. Jury…

2018 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards announced

14 Sep, 2018

A ground-breaking Indigenous design charter has taken out the highest design honour in Victoria receiving the 2018 Victorian Premier’s Design Award of the Year. The annual awards celebrate the state’s best and brightest designers and innovators across categories including architectural, product and industrial, communications, digital and service design. The Jury…

MINI Profiles: Block 6

13 Sep, 2018

INVERT 2.0 MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL is the second collaboration between green magazine, MINI LIVING, the City of Melbourne and RMIT, in the form of an exhibition and talk series which will be presented in October 2018. This year we’re exploring multi-residential design and development, a subject of increasing…

Sydney Craft Week 2018 program launch

12 Sep, 2018

Spanning 10 days in October, Sydney Craft Week puts the spotlight on the city’s incredible craft scene. In the second year of the festival, Sydney Craft Week is bigger than ever, with 89 venues across 48 suburbs, including ·       109 workshops, ·       47 exhibitions and ·       200+ events total An…

Creature Comforts

10 Sep, 2018

The Retreat at Pumphouse Point is nestled into the bush at the edge of Tasmania’s World Heritage Lake St Claire. The prefabricated structure, which was partially built off-site before being transported to its final spot, is comprised of a metal frame, clad with Tasmanian timbers both externally and internally, while…

Australia’s first urban forestry school announced

8 Sep, 2018

In an Australian first, the City of Melbourne has partnered with the University of Melbourne to deliver a brand new course dedicated to the understanding and protection of urban forests. Deputy Lord Mayor Arron Wood said the inaugural Australian School of Urban Forestry will explore how cities can continue to enjoy the…

MINI Profiles: Nakagin Capsule Tower

INVERT 2.0 MINI LIVING – BUILT BY ALL is the second collaboration between green magazine, MINI LIVING, the City of Melbourne and RMIT, in the form of an exhibition and talk series which will be presented in October 2018. This year we’re exploring multi-residential design and development, a subject of increasing…