Updates

Mini Profiles: Archiblox

24 Aug, 2017

In October green magazine, in collaboration with MINI and the City of Melbourne, is presenting MINI LIVING – INVERT, an exhibition and series of talks analysing the importance of sustainable, small-scale architecture. In the lead-up we’ve decided to showcase all the wonderful architects involved in the exhibition though our Mini Profiles…

Sowing seeds for the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

24 Aug, 2017

An Australian grassland will be brought to life inside the Australian Pavilion at the International Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2018, with the successful proposal announced at events in Sydney and Melbourne last night. Presented by the Australian Institute of Architects, repair by Baracco+Wright Architects – collaborating with artist Linda…

2017 Premier’s Design Awards jury announced

23 Aug, 2017

The Jury for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards has been announced with a stellar lineup of Australian and international judges participating in the program this year. The Jury represents the diverse range of design disciplines showcased by the Premier’s Design Awards and spans eight categories: Architectural Design, Communication Design,…

Solar with smarts: Part 3

23 Aug, 2017

Close to 6 months since the installation of the 3.4kW solar array and the two 1.2kWh Enphase batteries the benefits are being realised. Even across the months with the sun at its lowest, we have generated on average over 200 kWh per month. Come summer this figure is forecast to…

Sydney Open returns for 2017

21 Aug, 2017

Sydney’s biggest open building event, Sydney Open, returns for its 13th year on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017, unlocking the doors to more than 70 of the city’s most historic and architecturally inspiring buildings and spaces usually not accessible to the general public. Presented by Sydney Living Museums,…

Design Canberra 2017 explores acclaimed homes

18 Aug, 2017

As part of DESIGN Canberra 2017, explore the living rooms of acclaimed Canberra houses and discover pop-up exhibitions with works on sale by local artists, makers and craft practitioners and enjoy a progressive exhibition as you take in the beauty of design in our own backyard. DESIGN Canberra 2017 will…

Water Stories comes to Sydney

16 Aug, 2017

For the past six years renowned photographer, Mustafah Abdulaziz, has travelled four continents to capture the global water crisis with powerful imagery, through the stories of people and their connection to our most valuable resource: water. For the first time ever he is bringing those stories to Sydney with the…

2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards open

14 Aug, 2017

The Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley has officially opened entries for the 2017 Victorian Premier’s Design Awards, calling for submissions across the broad range of the eight design categories, this year including a tertiary student design category to recognise and nurture young talent across Victoria. The annual awards recognise…

Tesla Tiny House goes on tour

14 Aug, 2017

Powerwall, as part of the newly created Tesla Tiny House, is hitting the road and making its way around Australia to educate the public on how to generate, store and use renewable energy for their home, towed by the all-electric Tesla Model X. The Tesla Tiny House, prefabricated by ArchiBlox, is…

2017 Think Brick Awards

11 Aug, 2017

The Crown Palladium in Melbourne was filled with members of the architectural community who attended a gala ceremony on Thursday, 10 August for the announcement of the 2017 Think Brick Award winners, which showcased the most innovative and creative uses of clay bricks, concrete masonry and roof tiles in Australian…