Black & White House

26 May, 2016

It’s not often that a client approaches an architect after they have chosen their cabinet maker. But in this case, the owners, a family of four including two horticulturalists, wanted to build the project themselves and selecting Cantilever Interiors as the kitchen manufacturer was the first piece to lock in. Having…

Open House Melbourne

25 May, 2016

Open House Melbourne is opening the doors to more buildings across Melbourne than ever before. The Open House Melbourne Weekend takes place on 30 and 31 July this year and offers an expanded footprint beyond the central city and into metropolitan Melbourne. In addition to the weekend, Open House Melbourne…

Authentic Design Alliance

24 May, 2016

Founded in 2010, the new Authentic Design Alliance (ADA) program launches on May 28 as an education platform supporting original design. With their industry partners – collectively they aim for better IP protection for designers, advocating for greater awareness about how fake designs damage the future of our creative industries….

Australia’s first Cross Laminated Timber manufacturing plant

23 May, 2016

Australia’s first Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) manufacturing plant will be built in the Albury Wodonga region, representing a $25 million investment and creating 54 local jobs. Announced today, the high tech sustainable timber facility will produce 60,000m3 of CLT each year, which is enough to construct the equivalent of one…

Shortlist announced for 2016 NSW Architecture Awards

20 May, 2016

79 projects have been shortlisted for this year’s NSW Architecture Awards. The shortlist comes from a field of more than 170 entries, reviewed by a team of 19 jurors through an extensive schedule of presentations and site visits across the categories of Public Architecture, Educational Architecture, Urban Design, Commercial Architecture,…

Far East Consortium promotes vertical green spaces

19 May, 2016

Prominent developer Far East Consortium has revealed a pioneering vertical green rooftop at its 2,500- apartment Upper West Side development that spans over 4,000sqm, in a move to create a new best practice for green inner-city spaces. Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, between Spencer, Bourke and Lonsdale Streets,…

Vivid LIVE goes Co2-neutral for second year running

18 May, 2016

The Sydney Opera House announced today that the annual contemporary music takeover, Vivid LIVE, will be carbon neutral for the second year running as part of the Opera House’s commitment to reducing environmental impact across the board, from day-to-day building operations to the world-class art performed on Sydney’s most famous…

Timber Vision Awards

17 May, 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, the annual Intergrain Timber Vision Awards is running again and entries are now open. Following the success of previous years, the Awards program is designed to celebrate the innovative use of timber in Architecture and Design, and to award high calibre projects that have used…