Updates

Living Edge launches new flagship showroom in Melbourne

5 Mar, 2020

The Living Edge Melbourne showroom has officially opened at 650 Church Street, where its accessible, central location caters for commercial designers and architects as well as Melbourne’s design enthusiasts. Designed by Bates Smart, this carefully crafted environment encapsulates the immersive retail and commercial philosophy and distinctive visual identity of Living…

ISPT has highest number of six-star IE certified buildings under NABERS

4 Mar, 2020

ISPT is building on its reputation for delivering Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) excellence in 2020, announcing that it now has the highest number of six-star IE certified buildings under NABERS and one of the highest average IE ratings in Australia. Delivering the most comfortable and healthy environments for its customers to…

Precinct 75’s 2020 Autumn Design Fair

4 Mar, 2020

Bigger and better than ever. A haven for foodies and lovers of all things artisan, Precinct 75’s 2020 AUTUMN DESIGN FAIR will feature an extensive range of curated Australian bespoke brands including new stall holders and returning favourites. Located at the Precinct 75 creative hub in St Peters, the AUTUMN…

2020 Asia Pacific Architecture Festival announced

4 Mar, 2020

The Asia Pacific Architecture Festival (APAF) has announced its return to Brisbane from 7 to 20 March 2020. APAF is a collaboration between founding partners Architecture Media and State Library of Queensland. The festival will deliver an exciting program of exhibitions, installations, symposia, lectures and workshops that promote and celebrate…

WORKSHOPPED20 applications open

3 Mar, 2020

Australian Design Centre and WORKSHOPPED are calling for applications for WORKSHOPPED20 by 1 May, the 20th anniversary edition of the design industry’s much-anticipated annual program of furniture, lighting and object design. WORKSHOPPED20 is open to all Australian industrial, furniture, lighting and object designers, emerging and established. They are looking for the very best in…

Gillies Hall: a passive house benchmark

26 Feb, 2020

In the face of the climate crisis, the necessity for architects to create projects that positively impact the environment is undeniable. Monash University’s student accommodation complex in Frankston, Gillies Hall, sets its own benchmark in sustainability by being the largest passive house-certified building in the Southern Hemisphere and the first…

Issue 72

25 Feb, 2020

The debate about nature vs nurture is nothing new, but how do these forces play out in the context of architecture and design? That is to say, how do we shape design and how does it shape us? The answer is not clear-cut, but the homes and gardens in this…

Take me with you shares immersive VR experience

24 Feb, 2020

Artist collaborators Isobel Knowles and Van Sowerwine are bringing the profoundly touching 360-degree stop-motion VR film PASSENGER to ArtSpace at Realm until 26 April 2020, as part of their new exhibition, Take me with you. Premiering internationally at the 76th Venice Film Festival, nationally at Melbourne International Film Festival, and winner of the Virtual Reality Award – Best Film at the 60th Thessaloniki International…