2018 NGV Architecture Commission to be unveiled next week

14 Nov, 2018

The 2018 NGV Architecture Commission by Melbourne architecture practice MUIR and landscape architecture studio OPENWORK has commenced installation in advance of its public unveiling next week at the NGV International. Entitled Doubleground, the winning proposal for the fourth annual competition is a collaboration between the two practices, inspired by key…

The Big Design Market 2018

13 Nov, 2018

THE BIG DESIGN MARKET, Australia’s ultimate festive season shopping destination is back for 2018 – bigger, bolder, brighter, and on its way to Melbourne and Sydney. Melbourne: 30 November–2 December 2018, Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton VIC Sydney: 7–9 December 2018, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park NSW THE BIG DESIGN MARKET…

AILA Victoria calls for increased green infrastructure investment

13 Nov, 2018

The Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) is calling for increased investment in green infrastructure at this year’s state election to improve life expectancy and liveability for Melbournians. AILA’s Victorian Chapter has released a state election campaign statement with the president calling on all parties to…

A look at the German Pavilion Expo 2020 Dubai

12 Nov, 2018

LAVA’s design for the German Pavilion Expo 2020 Dubai is a vertical campus of nature and technology, taking cues from the local architecture and Germany’s history of outstanding lightweight pavilion design. Demonstrating the Expo theme, everything from intelligent use of local climatic conditions to materials reuse to construction is sustainable….