Urban Adaptation competition winners

4 Mar, 2021

The Urban Adaptation competition challenged architects and students from around the world to design an innovative modular wood design for a public building or a building system that easily adapts to the changing needs of the community. The competition, organised by Metsä Group, Aalto University and the Finnish Ministry of…

Tiny House 2020 architecture competition winners

4 Mar, 2021

The Tiny House competition looked to celebrate individuality and sustainability through innovative designs redefining resourceful living. Through this platform, the various avenues of mobile living spaces and the unbridled freedom they would offer were explored. The esteemed jury for judging this competition consisted of Pedro Tuma (Terra E Tuma Arquitetos…

The 2021 ArchiTeam Conference

23 Feb, 2021

The 2021 ArchiTeam Conference is an action-packed virtual conference with satellite events to help us connect and share. Against the backdrop of a precarious and uncertain world, it feels like it has never been more challenging for architects. Architecture is a permanent act in a rapidly changing environment. The stationary…

Issue 78

22 Feb, 2021

Issue 78 comes out March 4. Order on its own or as part of a subscription. Every so often, we realise that an issue incidentally (or perhaps, fatefully) revolves around an unofficial theme. For this issue, it’s ‘love thy neighbour’ – when architecture considers and cares for not only those directly experiencing…

Gunyama Park Aquatic & Recreation Centre revealed

17 Feb, 2021

An impressive aquatic centre comprising four pools and extensive fitness and wellness facilities is the centrepiece of a major new recreational project in the Epsom Park precinct of Sydney’s Green Square. The Gunyama Park Aquatic & Recreation Centre is the newest addition to the City of Sydney’s recreational assets and…

Transitions Film Festival returns for 2021

17 Feb, 2021

Transitions Film Festival returns this February, with an enthralling program of world-changing documentaries about the existential challenges, creative innovations and heroic pioneers helping us to envision a new normal. One of this year’s highlights is Making a Mountain, which follows globally-renowned architect Bjarke Ingles and his half-a-billion dollar quest to…

HOTA announces two major outdoor artworks

17 Feb, 2021

Gold Coast cultural precinct HOTA, Home of the Arts has today announced two major outdoor artworks ahead of the opening of the new HOTA Gallery – Australia’s largest public gallery outside a capital city. Commissioned by HOTA, the acclaimed artists, Queensland Waanyi artist Judy Watson and Sri-Lankan born, Sydney-based artist Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran will create bold…

Powerhouse Museum announces 2021 exhibition program

17 Feb, 2021

The Powerhouse Museum has today announced its 2021 exhibition program to be presented in the Museum at Ultimo under the direction of Chief Executive Lisa Havilah. The program includes 12 new exhibitions celebrating the museum’s world-class collection of more than 500 000 objects, as well as international collaborations, Australian exclusives, new commissions and never-before-seen objects….