New podcast features budding Australian architects

23 Jun, 2017

The New Architects Podcast (NAP) is an endeavour from New Architects Melbourne (NAM), a volunteer-based group which, since 2011, has been curating informal architectural events in Melbourne. Their purpose across all that they do is to provide a platform for up-and-coming architectural practices and industry related professionals to present their…

Francis Kéré’s Serpentine Pavilion opens

21 Jun, 2017

Diébédo Francis Kéré, the award-winning architect from Gando, Burkina Faso, has designed the Serpentine Pavilion 2017, responding to the brief with a bold, innovative structure that brings his characteristic sense of light and life to the lawns of Kensington Gardens. Kéré, who leads the Berlin-based practice Kéré Architecture, is the seventeenth…

OMA’s 2017 MPavilion design has been revealed

20 Jun, 2017

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has revealed the design of the 2017 MPavilion by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international practice Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA). Taking its cues from the ancient ampitheatre, MPavilion 2017 blurs the lines between inside and outside, in a skilful yet empathetic manipulation of the surrounding landscape…

2017 Australian Interior Design Awards announced

19 Jun, 2017

An ambitious, sculptural and dramatic residence has taken out the Premier Award at the 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards. With inventive workspaces, distinguished public exhibits and state-of-the-art facilities amongst the awarded projects, the future of Australian interior design is in safe hands. On Friday 9 June, the 14th annual Australian…

Open House Melbourne announces 2017 Program

18 Jun, 2017

The annual Open House Melbourne Weekend 2017 Program was launched on June 15 at the RMIT New Academic Street precinct, celebrating the organisation’s 10th Anniversary. On Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July, over 200 buildings around Melbourne will open their doors to the public. 84 new buildings have been added to the…

Game changing plan for zero household waste

16 Jun, 2017

A bold new City of Sydney plan to ‘Leave Nothing to Waste’ will introduce nation leading new residential waste collection streams to increase recycling and set a path to zero waste. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the game changing plan would redefine waste as a valuable resource, instead of landfill….

Queenslanders critically-acclaimed for health design

15 Jun, 2017

Brisbane-based Conrad Gargett received international recognition at the European Healthcare Design Awards held in London this week. After being shortlisted for ‘Design Research’, the Queensland firm was highly commended for a research paper on its Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital project. A project Conrad Gargett was commissioned for the architecture, landscape…

South Australian Architecture Awards winners announced

14 Jun, 2017

South Australia is fairly synonymous with wine, so it’s no surprise that wineries were some of the biggest winners at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017 South Australian Architecture Awards, held at the Adelaide Oval on Saturday 10 June. Denton Corker Marshall’s Penfolds Magill Estate received the Keith Neighbour Award for…

2017 Good Design Awards announced

14 Jun, 2017

The annual Good Design Awards is Australia’s most prestigious Awards for design and innovation with a proud history dating back to 1958. The Awards celebrate the best new products and services on the Australian market, excellence in architectural design, digital and communication design and reward emerging areas of design including…

Hotel Hotel presents Porosity Kabari

13 Jun, 2017

Porosity Kabari, an exhibition by Australian object designer Trent Jansen, artist/architect Richard Goodwin and Indian design thinker Ishan Khosla, is presented by Hotel Hotel. The exhibited pieces are the result of an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, collaborative project between the three. The project challenged them to produce furniture and object pieces over just…