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Australian Government grants Bundanon Trust $22 million

8 Apr, 2019

Bundanon Trust announced it has received a grant of $22 million from the Australian Government representing the final contribution towards $30.6 million required to embark on the dynamic design project for Bundanon Trust’s Riversdale site on the South Coast of NSW. The grant follows a commitment in June 2018 from…

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 highlights

4 Apr, 2019

Presenting over 30 curated thought-provoking exhibitions at leading museums and galleries in Victoria, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2019 will kick off in three weeks, as artists, curators, scientists and policy experts envisage a world where we protect and care for our earth. Bruised: Art Action & Ecology in Asia at RMIT Gallery (April 12…

Winners of 2019 NGV Architecture Commission announced

2 Apr, 2019

Contemporary artist Yhonnie Scarce and Melbourne architecture studio Edition Office have been announced as the winners of the 2019 National Gallery of Victoria Architecture Commission for their scheme titled In Absence. The winner was announced as part of a one-night-only exhibition on 21 March, held as part of Melbourne Design Week at RMIT…

What’s on at MIFGS 2019

28 Mar, 2019

The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS) is back for 2019 from 27 – 31 March. It’s positive to see sustainability being made a point of discussion this year through the work of AKAS Landscape Architecture, whose garden Anthropogenic Future has repurposed waste and building materials including, perhaps most strikingly,…

Finalists for 2019 Dulux Colour Awards announced

26 Mar, 2019

Finalists for the 2019 Dulux Colour Awards have been announced following a record-breaking 435 entries from Australian and New Zealand design professionals. A panel of colour experts selected 114 finalists who displayed exceptional and inventive use of colour in built environments across both commercial and residential spaces. Finalists for the…

Winners of 2019 Victorian Design Challenge announced

21 Mar, 2019

The NGV today announces the winners of the 2019 Victorian Design Challenge – the Waste Challenge, which this year focused on reducing, recovering and eliminating waste. THE COMPETITION The Victorian Design Challenge is an annual competition that provokes designers to respond to significant issues that Victoria (and Australia and the…

City of Sydney announces Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge

21 Mar, 2019

The City of Sydney is calling for new ideas to boost the diversity of housing across the city, with a focus on identifying and developing new models to increase affordable housing supply. The Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge encourages new ways of thinking about housing across financing, management and design. The…

Think Brick Awards open for 2019 submissions

21 Mar, 2019

The Think Brick Awards, Australia’s richest design awards, have opened for 2019. After handing out a record $70 000 in prize money in 2018, this year’s awards are set to be the biggest in the country. Now in its 13th year, the Think Brick Awards celebrates the innovative and contemporary use…