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Pak Flat Tank wins global aid innovation challenge

9 Dec, 2016

Greenco Water’s Pak Flat Tank has been named as the winner of the prestigious AidEx Aid Innovation Challenge 2016. A highlight of the world’s biggest annual humanitarian aid event, the Aid Innovation Challenge aims to find the next big invention that will impact the delivery of humanitarian aid. Following a…

The Pool Australia’s most visited Venice exhibition

8 Dec, 2016

The Australian Institute of Architects is pleased to announce that The Pool, Australia’s exhibition at the 15th International Architecture Biennale which drew to a close on Sunday 27 November, has become Australia’s most visited exhibition on record with over 100,000 visitors since opening in May. The exhibition, presented by the…

Queen Victoria Market to receive elevated greenhouse

7 Dec, 2016

A $5 billion dollar elevated greenhouse has been announced by the Melbourne City Council as a part of the Queen Victoria Market redevelopment. Five market traders were involved in the selection process, considering proposals from four architects including Jackson Clements Burrows and Kirsten Thompson architects. However, the project has been…

Demain

6 Dec, 2016

Showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may be one of the best ways to solve the ecological, economical and social crises that our countries are going through. After a special briefing announced the possible extinction of a part of mankind before the end of the 21st century, Cyril Dion…

Planet Talks 2017

5 Dec, 2016

WOMADelaide, celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017 from 10-13 March, have announced the full Planet Talks program. Led by US-Based iFixit Founder and CEO, Kyle Wiens; Crew commander of University of Hawaii (HiSEAS) 365-day Mars Simulation mission, Carmel Johnston; UK’s Eden Project founder Sir Tim Smit; and internationally respected University…

Summer of design

2 Dec, 2016

2016 has been an exciting year for Design Tasmania, with the organisation celebrating the milestone of 40 years, 10 years of the Design Tasmania Award and the prestigious Wood Collection’s 25th year. Design Tasmania is hosting their Summer in Design launch, comprising of four exhibitions; 40 Years 40 Designers Part…

Glenn Murcutt – Spirit of Place

1 Dec, 2016

Glenn Murcutt – Spirit of Place explores the life and work of Australia’s most famous living architect. Murcutt’s extraordinary international reputation rests on the beauty and integrity of his buildings. With a swag of awards, including the prestigious Pritzker Prize, Murcutt has put Australian architecture on the map. Murcutt’s focus has…

The Big Design Market – Melbourne

30 Nov, 2016

This weekend the Melbourne leg of The Big Design Market will bring together some of the best independent Australian and international design for three huge days of Christmas shopping. With creative workshops, gourmet food and craft beer, exclusive designer showbags and free kids activities, this is a truly unmissable event. Dates…

Kerstin Thompson Architects to deliver Bundanon Trust Masterplan

30 Nov, 2016

Bundanon Trust has announced Kerstin Thompson Architects (KTA) as the winner of the Trust’s national competition to deliver the Masterplan to enrich the 1100-hectare property in regional New South Wales with a world-class creative learning centre for school students, visitor hub, residential quarters and a new gallery to house the $37.5…

Children’s play centre opens in Alexandria

29 Nov, 2016

An innovative new children’s play space opened in Sydney’s Alexandria on Wednesday 23 November 2016. The first of its kind in Australia, Nubo, meaning cloud, is a highly designed space that helps children and families play, explore, connect, grow and learn together. Celebrating the innocence of childhood, Nubo brings play…