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Little Veggie Patch’s new book

24 Jul, 2014

We have 5 copies of The Little Veggie Patch’s latest book to give away to the first five to subscribe for two years for themselves or as a gift. Published by Hardie Grant. RRP $45. DIY Garden Projects includes 38 hands-on, step-by-step activities that will help cultivate your handiness and…

Patrick Blanc visits Central Park

8 Jul, 2014

Flamboyant French botanist Patrick Blanc is in Sydney this July for the final inspection of his spectacular vertical gardens now thriving and bursting with colour and vibrancy on the north and east facades of the iconic One Central Park residential development in Chippendale. The tapestry of unique artistic designs which…

SAHMRI stitches up the competition at SA Architecture Awards

7 Jul, 2014

Every now and again a single building is the stimulus for a city’s evolution.  The South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute’s (SAHMRI) is one such building and its reputation as Adelaide’s international icon has been cemented tonight at the 2014 SA Architecture Awards. Woods Bagot received the Keith Neighbour…

Pool + Park takes top place at NSW Architecture Awards

30 Jun, 2014

Sydney’s Prince Alfred Pool + Park Upgrade – ‘a rare synthesis of art and landscape, urban design and architecture’ – has won both the Sulman Medal for Public Architecture and the Lloyd Rees Award for Urban Design at this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Architecture Awards. Presented at the…

NT Architecture Awards

29 Jun, 2014

The year of Troppo Architects has continued. Following Adrian Welke and Phil Harris’ Australian Institute of Architects Gold Medal win earlier in the year, the firm was a big winner at the 2014 NT Architecture Awards announced on Friday night ahead of the pair’s Gold Medal Talk on Saturday at…

2014 Victorian Architecture Award Winners Announced

22 Jun, 2014

Victoria’s top architecture firms came together to recognise the state’s best, at the Australian Institute of Architects 2014 Victorian Architecture Awards on Friday. Named Awards, Awards and Commendations were awarded in 12 categories as well as several specialist Awards, including residential, commercial and public projects, with key trends including the…

Celebration of old and new at ACT Architecture Awards

16 Jun, 2014

From a record 51 entries, the jury have awarded 35 Awards and Commendations at the 2014 ACT Architecture Awards announced at the recently refurbished REX Hotel. For the second year in a row, Tonkin Zulaikha Greer’s (TZG) National Arboretum has been honoured at the ACT Awards. Following on from the…

Water Boulevards

11 Jun, 2014

London Based designers have revealed visionary designs for green infrastructure and water sensitive designs that will mitigate flooding and turn neglected places into vibrant and liveable communities. Baharash Architecture revealed their recent designs at Eco-build, one of the largest sustainability events in the world, after being shortlisted for an open…