2017 ArchiTeam Award Winners announced

16 Nov, 2017

Last night over 200 attendees squeezed in to hear the annual ArchiTeam Awards announcement at No Vacancy Gallery at the QV in Melbourne. With almost 130 entries, it was the biggest ArchiTeam Awards to date. Architecture Architecture scooped the pool with three awards – two for Dark Horse, including the…

The Design Files Open House presents Mountains

15 Nov, 2017

The Design Files Open House isn’t your typical pop-up. This unique curated event brings together the work of over 60 Australian makers, designers and artists, presented within the “ultimate Australian Home” setting. After nine months in development, three months of construction, and a week of bumping in, styling and finessing,…

Yayoi Kusama exhibition opens at QAGOMA

15 Nov, 2017

A career-spanning survey of work by leading contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (b.1929) opened at Queensland Art Gallery Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) earlier this month and will run until February 11, 2018. QAGOMA Director Chris Saines said Yayoi Kusama: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow was co-curated with the…

The Land Art Generator Initiative is coming to Melbourne

13 Nov, 2017

Melbourne has been announced as the host of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) in 2018, a world-renowned event that provides a platform for artists, architects and other creatives working in conjunction with engineers and scientists to design sustainable energy infrastructures. The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI)…

Open House Perth returns for 2017

9 Nov, 2017

Open House Perth is back for 2017 for one weekend only on 11 and 12 November. An OHP record of 106 destinations throughout Perth and its surrounds will give the public unprecedented access to view and experience outstanding architecture and design spaces. 35 destinations will open their doors for the…

Koskela collaborates with Torres Strait Islander artists

7 Nov, 2017

Australian furniture, design and lifestyle brand Koskela is excited to reveal their latest social enterprise initiative with Australian Indigenous artists. For Christmas this year a series of vibrant wreaths will be available, which have been individually handcrafted by artists from Erub Erwer Meta, a remote arts centre on Darnley Island…

Regional projects dominate the 2017 National Architecture Awards

3 Nov, 2017

From the Pilbara to Darwin, the Daintree and a remote bay on Tasmania’s Bruny Island, the winners of this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards show that some of the most exceptional architectural contributions are coming increasingly from our regions. A greater number of emerging practices also featured…

Marimekko exhibition comes to Australia

1 Nov, 2017

Established during the golden age of post-war Modernism, Marimekko is the Finnish textile and fashion company that achieved international fame in the 1960s and 1970s with its bold screen prints and pop art style graphics. A large-scale exhibition highlighting the history and relevance of the Marimekko brand will open at…

Nightingale 1.0 wins Premier’s Sustainability Award

31 Oct, 2017

Nightingale Housing has won the Built Environment category in this year’s Victorian Premier’s Sustainability Awards for development of apartment block Nightingale 1.0 in Melbourne’s Brunswick. Home to 20 apartments, Nightingale 1.0 by Breathe Architecture is the first Australian project to use the Nightingale model and will be completed in December….