Updates

Australia’s best architecture featured in new TV series

12 Jul, 2017

Set to hit screens this Saturday, Australia by Design is a new TV series showcasing the best architect-designed homes, office spaces and construction spaces. Australian architect and registrar of the NSW Architects Registration Board, Tim Horton, has been announced as the host of the program, which will feature nine episodes….

2017 NGV Architecture Commission revealed

11 Jul, 2017

The NGV’s garden will be transformed into a maze-like series of open-air passageways, corridors and rooms as part of the 2017 NGV Architecture Commission. Entitled Garden Wall by Retallack Thompson and Other Architects, the elegantly-designed structure comprises over 260 white walls clad in transparent woven mesh, which offer visitors the…

EcoCity World Summit 2017

10 Jul, 2017

There’s only two days to go before the 2017 EcoCity World Summit and we couldn’t be more excited. The EcoCity Summit series, held every two years since 1990, has developed into one of the most globally significant forums for addressing the complex challenges facing humanity in a rapidly urbanising world….

Introducing DESIGN-MADE

10 Jul, 2017

When the likes of AUTHENTIC DESIGN ALLIANCE and FACTORY DESIGN DISTRICT team up to put on a new design event, you know it’s something to sit up and take note of. DESIGN-MADE. is a game-changing 3-day celebration of design for Australia and is set to prove that design is not…

Dowel Jones Clubhouse comes to Sydney

7 Jul, 2017

Clubhouse is coming to Sydney in August. After huge success in Melbourne, Dowel Jones has partnered with Catapult to bring the entire Clubhouse show to Sydney. Open from 1-12 August, Clubhouse will see Dowel Jones present a multitude of new pieces, set alongside their current products. The Clubhouse walkthrough will…

Highlights announced for 2017 TARNANTHI

7 Jul, 2017

2017 TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Artistic Director, Nici Cumpston, yesterday announced the program highlights for the city-wide Festival, which returns to Adelaide this October. Encompassing a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of South Australia, an art fair presented at Tandanya, National Aboriginal Cultural Institute and…

2017 Australian Furniture Design Award winner announced

6 Jul, 2017

Stylecraft and JamFactory have announced that the winner of the 2017 Australian Furniture Design Award is Alice Springs-based designer Elliat Rich. Elliat Rich completed a Bachelor of Design with first class honours at the College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales in Sydney in 2006. She works across…

Green Star targets carbon

6 Jul, 2017

In its latest updates to Green Star, the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) sends a signal to the market: carbon zero buildings are coming. After a lengthy industry consultation period, the GBCA has released new versions of the Green Star – Design & As Built and Green Star –…

Multi-Residential housing honoured at 2017 NSW Architecture Awards

4 Jul, 2017

With the need for 190,000 new dwellings in the next four years according to the Greater Sydney Commission, access to quality, affordable housing options could not be more important. It comes as no surprise that residential categories figured strongly in the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2017 NSW Architecture Awards, announced…

2017 Victorian Architecture Awards celebrate healthy, liveable spaces

1 Jul, 2017

The Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards. Juries noted that “creating places for people” was evident in all categories, showcasing architects’ ability to contribute to both the development of community and the public realm in a variety of…