Updates

National Landscape Architecture Award 2021 winners revealed

15 Oct, 2021

Australia’s best new landscape architecture projects are building back cities and towns through the revival of public and private outdoor spaces. Australian Institute of Landscape Architecture (AILA) recognised 47 projects across 17 different categories as part of the 2021 National Landscape Architecture Awards on Thursday 14 October. Winners were recognised…

Ngununggula regional art gallery opens

13 Oct, 2021

Ngununggula, the Southern Highlands’ first regional art gallery, has opened to the public following a delay due to the COVID-19 lockdown in NSW. The Gallery will open with two inaugural exhibitions by celebrated Australian artists Tamara Dean and Megan Cope. Meaning “belonging” in the traditional language of the Gundungurra First…

Coming to Shelter in October

13 Oct, 2021

SHELTER is the home of inspiring design and architecture content. The global streaming service’s content encompasses everything from stories of design, to deep dives into sustainability, history, and the greatest architects of our time. It offers audiences a range of fascinating ‘must-watch’ options from feature length films to television series; short…

New peak bodies to promote design excellence

10 Oct, 2021

The City of Melbourne is prioritising design excellence by establishing two peak bodies to provide expert design advice on major developments. The new Design Excellence Advisory Committee and Melbourne Design Review Panel were endorsed by councillors at Tuesday’s Future Melbourne Committee meeting. 40 leaders from the design development sector have…

Powerhouse opens with five new exhibitions

9 Oct, 2021

The Powerhouse has today announced it will reopen on Monday 11 October 2021, with five new exhibitions unveiled. Spanning photography, design, music, ceramics and applied arts, the exhibitions showcase the Powerhouse’s world-class collection alongside new artist commissions. Opening exhibitions include Eucalyptusdom, a major exhibition reckoning with our cultural history and ever-changing relationship with the…

Design Tasmania Presents 24 Carrot Ceramics

30 Sep, 2021

The 24 Carrot Gardens Project educates children in health, wellbeing, and the importance of lifelong learning. Curated by Natalie Holtsbaum and founded by Kirsha Kaechele and featuring work from the Bond Place (the 24 Carrot community garden in Gagebrook) and Jordan River Senior School. The 24 Carrot School Gardens (24CG)…

Global technology company helps make fashion industry more sustainable

30 Sep, 2021

ABB will deliver automation, electrification, quality control systems, motors and drives for Renewcell’s new industrial textile recycling production line in Sundsvall, Sweden. Renewcell is a fast-growing Swedish sustaintech company specialising in textile-to-textile recycling. With ABB technology, a former SCA paper mill will be transformed into the world’s first commercial-scale recycling…

Australian National Architecture Awards 2021 shortlist revealed

30 Sep, 2021

The Australian Institute of Architects has revealed a shortlist of 57 entries in the pre-eminent contest of architectural design excellence that now spans four decades, the National Architecture Awards. Selected from a field of 807 entries, the shortlisted projects span the full gamut of architectural practice, from residential to commercial,…