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Bare Necessities

10 Apr, 2014

The words “modesty” and “economy” are not often associated with architecturally designed buildings but, for the owners of this tiny holiday cabin on the Coromandel Peninsula on New Zealand’s North Island, they proved the cornerstone of a structure that does its job without fuss or fanfare. The Auckland couple has three young…

Sense Of Place

10 Apr, 2014

No need to mince words – this holiday home in the hinterland of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula is flat-out fabulous. Propped elegantly on the shore of a dam big enough to be called a lake, it is but one hour out of Melbourne but feels like a destination somewhere in your…

2014 Fringe Furniture: LIVING TRACES

10 Apr, 2014

The story of human life is told by the traces of our journey through it. Every object we create is a time capsule to be rediscovered, a monument with fascinating tales to tell. From ancient times to the present, the artefacts we design become evidence for coming generations to understand…

App unveiled for 14th International Architecture Exhibition

10 Apr, 2014

A new app has been unveiled by the Australian Institute of Architects, providing a glimpse of what Australia has in store for the 14th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. The innovative technology behind Augmented Australia 1914-2014, curated by felix._Giles_Anderson+Goad, is now available for the public to download…

green Talks Paint

9 Apr, 2014

Green magazine recently held its fourth in a series of green Talks, on the topic of paint. Melbourne architect David Vernon provided an insight into projects, both locally and internationally, where the use of colour had served as inspiration in his own work. Haymes Paints Southbank showroom provided the perfect…

Markets in May

1 Apr, 2014

Thursday May 1, 2014 marks the launch of a month long celebration called ‘Markets in May,’ a community event celebrating all the wonderful markets being held weekly in and around our city. For the month of May, markets organisers are being encouraged to organise engaging activities and programs alongside their…

Victorian Architecture Awards

1 Apr, 2014

Victoria’s top designs and architecture firms will be honoured for their advanced contribution to the state’s industry at the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2014 Victorian Architecture Awards Presentation to be held on 20 June 2014. Winners will be recognised for excellence in design and architecture for buildings in Melbourne and…

Bundoora Pedestrian Spine

1 Apr, 2014

A major landscaping project at RMIT University’s Bundoora campus is offering students, staff and the wider community a vibrant artistic journey, with sculptures and sound art bringing the pedestrian walkway to life. The $7 million Bundoora Spine project has created a lively meandering pathway connecting Plenty Road to buildings in…

High Country Harvest

1 Apr, 2014

Food lovers are invited to feast their senses in North East Victoria alongside the region’s top producers, chefs, winemakers and craft brewers at High Country Harvest(16 – 25 May) this autumn. Get up close and personal with a program of 40 events over 10 days, as you celebrate the High…

DesignBUILD’s Sustainability Day

1 Apr, 2014

Industry Insights is a free to attend seminar at Australia’s largest design and building industry event, DesignBUILD. Featuring 16 sessions over 3 days, top experts and corporate heads of Australia’s leading design and building organisations will deliver real-world insight on a wide range of issues. Visitors must reserve a seat…