Updates

Introducing the Assemble Model

18 Jul, 2018

With property prices escalating and a lack of quality housing options, many people have given up on their dream of home ownership. At the same time, the conventional off-the-plan development model is largely failing to address people’s expectations of quality and aspirations for community. In response to these challenges, Make…

DENFAIR Sydney 2018

17 Jul, 2018

From 16 – 18 August, over 100 brands and 50 exhibitors will showcase exceptional products over 3500-square-metres directly to architects, interior designers, specifiers and design enthusiasts in search of exciting new products for residential and commercial projects. Discover a global market in one place in Sydney; full of market-ready products…

Designing for Life

16 Jul, 2018

Australia recognises the need to evolve towards lifelong apartment living to address problems of urban sprawl and population growth, and to create affordability and cohesive communities that provide for meaningful interaction and social nourishment. Yet, with key questions surrounding design, from quality to supply and longevity, how do we create…

Leasing debut for Melbourne’s first CLT office building

13 Jul, 2018

The first Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) office building approved in Melbourne has hit the leasing market in a move tipped to generate significant interest. WOODWORK, on Waterfront Way in the newly revitalised The District Docklands, has Planning Permit approval for a ground floor lobby, retail space and four large upper…

Winners of Tasmanian Architecture Awards announced

12 Jul, 2018

Several of the state’s up and coming practices have dominated the 2018 Tasmanian Architecture Awards. This year’s winners were announced at a ceremony at Westland Nurseries in Seven Mile Beach, with 21 awards and commendations handed out from a record 43 entries, featuring everything from public amenities and office fit-outs…

Work Place / Work Life

12 Jul, 2018

Work Place / Work Life will bring together leading practitioners from Australia and abroad to discuss the issues shaping workplace design now and into the future. Workplace design in Australia is undergoing a seismic shift, with technological disruption, the rise of the sharing economy and developments in activity-based working changing…

2018 NSW Architecture Awards winners announced

10 Jul, 2018

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the prestigious NSW Architecture Awards, including the first ever recipient of the NSW Architecture Medallion for ‘best in show’. Winning projects demonstrate design excellence, innovative thinking and among them are highly sensitive responses to the past as well as new…

MUIR + OPENWORK wins 2018 NGV Architecture Commission

6 Jul, 2018

Inspired by key architectural elements of Sir Roy Grounds’s iconic NGV International building, the 2018 NGV Architecture Commission will transform the NGV Garden by literally raising sections of the landscape and creating chasm-like passageways for visitors to explore between the tilted embankments. Entitled Doubleground, the winning proposal for the annual…

Object Therapy to open in Tasmania

5 Jul, 2018

Design Tasmania welcomes the travelling exhibition Object Therapy from July 6th to September 19th. The journey began in May 2016, when over 20 broken objects presented by the public were repaired by researchers in Canberra before enduring ‘therapy’. Ranging from furniture to household appliances to sentimental objects were all treated…