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Invisible Architecture

27 Nov, 2015

Leading environmental design consultancy Atelier Ten celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, marking a landmark in its journey from a small London-based studio to an international thought-leader with a portfolio that includes some of the world’s most celebrated high-performance buildings Established in London in 1990 by a group of progressive engineers, Atelier Ten…

World Architecture Festival

20 Nov, 2015

A Manhattan transport hub, a ballet school in St Petersburg and an olive oil factory in Uruguay were all winners at the recent World Architecture Festival Awards. In the Culture Completed Buildings category, Soma City Home for All in Japan, by Klein Dytham Architecture, was victorious. This pro bono project is an…

Timber Memory and Summer Light at Craft

18 Nov, 2015

Timber Memory is a survey of Victorian woodwork from the 80s until now, presenting highlights from the State Craft Collection in conjunction with contemporary timber makers. The rare opportunity to access and exhibit the Victorian State Craft Collection and pair these with contemporary pieces celebrates the talent and history of Victorian makers working with…

The Design Circus

17 Nov, 2015

Schiavello has announced it will sponsor the Design Circus 2015, a three-day event shining the spotlight on design in Perth. Focused on inspiring a culture of design in Western Australia, the event aims to educate visitors through interactive workshops with world-renowned designers and fun exhibits from leading brands including Schiavello. “In…

At Home With The Architect

13 Nov, 2015

Explore an award winning off the grid residence at Metcalfe. The AAA’s Victorian At Home With The Architect open house series explores the country home of architect Jeremy Wolveridge on Saturday 28 November. Meet the architect and discover how the interiors and exteriors of Hills Plain House were designed and…

Rooftop project seeks to transform Melbourne’s skyline

10 Nov, 2015

The City of Melbourne has mapped every rooftop in the municipality to understand the potential for increasing the uptake of solar, cool and green roofs. Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said the Rooftop Project involved analysing aerial photographs to understand where rooftops could be transformed using solar panels, reflective materials, or…

New Glass Prize Announced

10 Nov, 2015

JamFactory CEO Brian Parkes announced this week the introduction of the FUSE Glass Prize, a juried, non-acquisitive, AU$20,000 cash prize for established artists residing in Australia or New Zealand who work in the field of glass. An additional prize acknowledging new talent, comprising of AU$2,500 cash and a professional development residency at the…

National Architecture Award winners

5 Nov, 2015

The 2015 winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards have been announced at a special ceremony in Brisbane on Thursday 5 November. 42 projects shared a total of 46 national honours in the coveted Awards program spanning 14 diverse categories. The jury, chaired by the Institute’s Immediate…

The Chairity Project

5 Nov, 2015

The Chairity Project 2015 is the second edition of Cult’s esteemed charity event that invites leading Australian and New Zealand creatives to reinvent an iconic chair design. Each creative is given complete freedom to reinvent the chair which is exhibited and auctioned off to a charity of the creative’s own…

Laminex 2015 DIA Design Awards

28 Oct, 2015

With a long history of sought after design events and celebrations, the Design Institute of Australia South Australian branch and fresh new council were proud to stage a fabulous awards evening at Tenth & Gibson studios with long term partner of 24 years Laminex on the 17 October. Enthusiastically attended…