Updates

John Wardle Architects Bushfire Recovery Auction opens

26 Nov, 2020

In February, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria launched the Biodiversity Recovery Project in partnership with John Wardle Architects. This exciting initiative was developed in the aftermath of summer’s bushfires, which devastated our precious native flora and fauna and left many rare and threatened native plant species barely clinging to survival in the wild. John Wardle Architects…

RONE in Geelong

26 Nov, 2020

Geelong Gallery is proud to announce the rescheduling of RONE in Geelong following nationwide gallery closures due to the COVID–19 pandemic. The exhibition will now open on 27 February 2021. Acclaimed for his major transformations of abandoned spaces worldwide and his sell-out installation, EMPIRE, at Burnham Beeches in 2019, RONE…

Leading urban planning and design practice wins award for public space plan

25 Nov, 2020

When reimagining cities, award-winning national urban planning and design practice Hatch I RobertsDay (robertsday.com.au) believes that a focus on shaping great places, linking local neighbourhoods with parks, building safe routes that encourage active movement and reimagining post-COVID neighbourhoods as places where people can work and live is key to building…

Hydrowood used to fitout retail design concept

25 Nov, 2020

Levi’s® has announced the launch of its unique retail design concept — the Sustainability Shop in Shop — in partnership with David Jones Australia. Created using one the world’s most environmentally-friendly timbers, the innovative space is leading the way for sustainable fashion in the retail industry and offers consumers a…

NGV Australia reopens

25 Nov, 2020

The NGV reopened NGV Australia to the public on Monday 23 November and will continue releasing virtual content on NGV Channel on NGV’s website. Listed below are programs and recent news from NGV. 2019 ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION IN ABSENCE WINS NATIONAL ARCHITECTURE AWARD The 2020 Architecture Commission In Absence designed by Yhonnie Scarce…

New Arid Garden at Melbourne Gardens opens

23 Nov, 2020

Over a century in the making and with the help of generous donors, the revamped Arid Garden was designed by renowned landscape architect Andrew Laidlaw, and is based on the internal cellular structure of a succulent. The collection features more than 3000 arid plants including 400 different species, with many sourced…

Flowers Vasette creates installation at Flinders Street Station

17 Nov, 2020

Flowers Vasette are pleased to announce their installation for Melbourne’s most iconic architectural landmark, Flinders Street Station in line with Urban Blooms, a flower encounter like no other. Urban Blooms, a Spring floral concept running from Saturday 14 – 27 November 2020 was created in partnership with the City of…

Winners: ArchiTeam Awards 2020

13 Nov, 2020

The 2020 ArchiTeam Awards and Exhibition, in their 13th year, have been redesigned to be completely virtual. ArchiTeam has worked with members to totally re-imagine the awards exhibition, in an innovative and truly unique way. “As is true for many businesses, 2020 has been a tough year for architects,” says…