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Design Tasmania Award

20 Oct, 2015

In its 9th year the Design Tasmania Award aims to further stimulate creative enterprise in Tasmania through the design and production of small objects, lighting and furniture. The Awards are distinguished by inspiring ‘Production Ready’ designs through to the final stages to market and the 2016 showcase will embody the unique craftsmanship…

BVN open for Sydney Open

20 Oct, 2015

Inside the Hilton Hotel complex at 255 Pitt Street is a surprising transformation of a typical 70s commercial office interior that has no ceiling, no carpet and no offices. This space was redesigned by BVN as their own work-space and whilst the design removed much of the interior they did…

Green Your Laneway

19 Oct, 2015

The City of Melbourne is calling for people to nominate CBD laneways they would like to see given a green makeover as part of a Green Your Laneway pilot program. Chair of the City of Melbourne’s Environment Portfolio, Cr Arron Wood said the project will see up to four laneways…

My Park Rules

14 Oct, 2015

From Sydney to Brisbane to Perth, school communities across Australia will re-imagine their local parks and green spaces in the hope of leaving a green legacy for future generations.  Launching Today (Oct 14), My Park Rules, a national competition created in collaboration with 202020 Vision and Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) will encourage school…

Students design innovative public ‘hangouts’

13 Oct, 2015

An inner-city wetland stream and a collection of disaster resilient social parks in Wellington, and activity precincts for an industrial area in Sydney have been selected as the top three proposals for landscape architecture design competition, This Public Space. University student groups across Australia and New Zealand developed innovative design and programming strategies…

Droga Architecture Residency

12 Oct, 2015

The Australian Institute of Architects’ latest Droga Architect in Residence has arrived in Australia to commence the three-month residency. Nick Wood, Founder and Director of How About Studio, will present a range of talks, lectures and workshops around the country in addition to a research project focusing on the role…

Banksia Sustainability Award Finalists

8 Oct, 2015

The Finalists in the Banksia Sustainability Awards were announced this week at an event entitled “Seeing The Future In The Present”. This year Banksia is recognising fifty seven finalists across fourteen different categories for their innovation, problem solving, leadership and extraordinary sustainability achievements. The Banksia Sustainability Awards, now in their 27th…

Enphase Energy Unveils its Home Energy Solution

7 Oct, 2015

Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENPH), a global energy technology company, today announced that Australia and New Zealand are the first markets worldwide to receive the Enphase® Home Energy Solution, an integrated solution combining solar generation, energy control, and energy storage. The award-winning Enphase technology is an advanced energy solution that…

Master of Disaster, Design and Development introduced at RMIT

7 Oct, 2015

The Master of Disaster, Design and Development (MoDDD), is an innovative new degree from RMIT University’s School of Architecture and Design that will enable students to work internationally in the disaster and development fields. Developed in partnership with the International Federation of the Red Cross and UN-Habitat, MoDDD will explore…