Kennedy Nolan’s Warehouse conversion

21 Sep, 2015

Carlton Warehouse Carlton warehouse designed by Kennedy Nolan Architects is a unique, private house built on a site bound by the walls of a former industrial building with a garden on two sides in inner city Carlton. From the outside, it gives a sense of creativity, the unknown and wonder….

2015 National Architecture Awards shortlist revealed

17 Sep, 2015

The 2015 jury for the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards has revealed their shortlist for the November awards. Led by Immediate Past President and Jury Chair, David Karotkin, the jury selected 73 entries (59 projects) to progress to the final stage of the awards program. The shortlist was…

World Green Building Week NZ

11 Sep, 2015

Some of New Zealand’s most sustainable buildings will be in the spotlight this month with a series of free events to celebrate World Green Building Week (September 21-27). World Green Building Week sees hundreds of events occurring in dozens of countries. The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) has created…

PARK(ing) Day

10 Sep, 2015

One of Brisbane’s leading architects BVN will make a workplace on the street as their contribution to Brisbane’s PARK(ing) Day on Friday 18 September. “Increasingly people are able to work anywhere, so we have designed a space where people can gather and still do some work,” said Mr Brian Donovan,…

Sydney Open House 2015

10 Sep, 2015

Australia’s premier open building event, Sydney Open, returns for its 11th year on Sunday 1 November 2015, unlocking the doors to more than 50 of the city’s most historic and architecturally inspiring buildings. Presented by Sydney Living Museums, this signature event will now be held annually, giving Sydneysiders and visitors…

This Public Life Festival of Landscape Architecture

8 Sep, 2015

This Public Life Festival of Landscape Architecture brings together international and local thinkers and practitioners from the arts and sciences to explore public life through the lenses of Life + Death, Love + Longing and Participation + Spectacle. With a provocative and inspiring program of Melbourne-wide industry and public fringe events, city tours,…

Parallels: Journey into Contemporary Making

8 Sep, 2015

In September, Melbourne will host some of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners in contemporary craft and design. This two-day event will see more than 10 international and 20 Australian speakers explore the future of contemporary craft and design – sharing their stories, presenting new mindsets and considering opportunities to…

Green Skills Hub Sustainable House Day event

7 Sep, 2015

How do you bring down your energy bills and make your home more sustainable, comfortable and liveable? We’re all looking for ways to bring down our energy bills and house maintenance costs but where do we find the savings? Making your air conditioning more effective and efficient will be the…

Fringe Furniture 2015

7 Sep, 2015

Fringe Furniture, the longest-running event in the annual Melbourne Fringe Festival, invites this year’s audiences to look Between the Lines. This theme, central to the festival as a whole, asks audiences to look closely at design, to discover meanings beyond the practical, and to interpret messages implied in the work of some of…

The 15th International Architecture Biennale

4 Sep, 2015

The President of la Biennale di Venezia, Paolo Baratta, accompanied by the curator of the 15th International Architecture Exhibition, Alejandro Aravena, met this week at Ca’ Giustinian with the representatives of 48 Countries. Here Alejandro Aravena revealed the theme for the 15th International Architecture Exhibition: REPORTING FROM THE FRONT Alejandro…