Updates

2019 Victorian Tree of the Year announced

20 May, 2019

The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is excited to announce the 2019 Victorian Tree of the Year as the River Red Gum in Bulleen. The River Red Gum received an impressive 1045 out of total 3669 votes and took out the coveted title over the other 10 significant trees shortlisted….

ArchiTeam 2019 conference: Making a Living

16 May, 2019

ArchiTeam has announced details for its 2019 conference for architects across Australia. The ArchiTeam 2019 ‘Making a Living’ will be held on 24 May at Melbourne Museum. ArchiTeam and its sponsors are bringing together an exciting mix of architects and other designers and innovators who have been carefully curated in…

Stool made from used coffee grounds wins at Milan SaloneSatellite

15 May, 2019

An Australian-designed stool made from recycled coffee grounds has won a major award at the SaloneSatellite at this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan. Designed by Kristen Wang, the “Re.Bean Coffee Stool” is formed from used coffee grounds mixed with natural binding from organic waste that creates a new, biodegradable…

Koichi Takada to speak at DesignBUILD 2019

13 May, 2019

Internationally recognised architect Koichi Takada will explore his philosophy of merging architecture with nature as part of the DesignBUILD speaker series on Thursday 16 May at 3pm. Takada’s growing practice is also gaining an international reputation and is about to change the skylines of Tokyo, Los Angeles and Mexico City….

Inside Mia Yellagonga

13 May, 2019

Imagine a workplace where entry is as simple as waving your hand through a contact-less scanner, where integrated AI can help you do your job, and when you need to refresh and re-energise you can escape to an energy pod, massage chair, take a yoga class or swim a few…

2019 Landscape Australia Conference: Cultivating New Agencies

11 May, 2019

Today’s 2019 Landscape Australia Conference, held in Melbourne, brought together local and international speakers on the role of landscape in shaping our future through the design, planning and management of gardens, cities and regions. The power and personal significance of places were themes touched on by Sanitas Pradittasnee of Thailand’s…

2019 Dulux Colour Awards Winners announced

10 May, 2019

Courage and sophistication typified the inspired use of colour in the winning projects of the 33rd Dulux Colour Awards, announced at a Gala event at the National Gallery of Victoria. This long-standing, highly acclaimed industry awards program recognises the most creative and considered use of colour across six categories of…

Agency by Design: Expressive Design for Disability

8 May, 2019

A groundbreaking new exhibition, Agency by Design: Expressive Design for Disability, opens this Saturday 11 May at artisan in Brisbane. The exhibition features 26 works and will be on display until 13 July. Agency by Design: Expressive Design for Disability explores how design for disability does not follow a one-size-fits-all…

More international speakers announced for LIVING CITIES FORUM 2019

6 May, 2019

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced two more international speakers for the LIVING CITIES FORUM 2019, which will be held on 23 May 2019 in Melbourne and 28 May 2019 in Sydney. Joining the third annual gathering of leading global architects and urban design thinkers is highly awarded Paris-based landscape architect Catherine Mosbach, globally influential for designing…