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Plastic Free July 2020

Plastic Free July 2020

To mark its 10-year anniversary, the Plastic Free July challenge is calling on Australians to choose to refuse single-use plastic in a bid to help exceed last year?s worldwide efforts and hit the global target of one billion kilos of waste...
Architecture - 2020-07-06 21:45:01
2020 New South Wales Architecture Awards winners

2020 New South Wales Architecture Awards winners

Winners of the 2020 New South Wales Architecture Awards have been announced, with a number of architect collaborations recognised amongst the top projects. In celebration of the state?s best architecture, a total of 41 awards, comprising named...
Architecture - 2020-07-06 21:45:01
Atlassian Sydney headquarters to be world?s tallest hybrid timber building

Atlassian Sydney headquarters to be world?s tallest hybrid timber building

Atlassian has announced plans to build the world?s tallest hybrid timber building for its new headquarters in the tech precinct at Central Station. The new building will be home to thousands of technology workers when complete in 2025. After an...
Architecture - 2020-07-03 21:43:06


SA Architecture Awards 2020 state winners

SA Architecture Awards 2020 state winners

This year?s South Australian Architecture Awards recognised projects that have a considerable impact on the communities they serve and demonstrate generosity toward the broader public. Part of a national awards program run by the Australian...
Architecture - 2020-07-03 21:43:06
Instagram Live conversation with Trent Jansen, Johnny Nargoodah and Stephen Todd

Instagram Live conversation with Trent Jansen, Johnny Nargoodah and Stephen Todd

Join Trent Jansen, Johnny Nargoodah and Stephen Todd tonight (02/07) at 6pm on Instagram Live for a discussion about their work, inspired by the exhibition ‘Partu’ (Skin) concluding 5 July, shown at Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert. Tune in to watch...
Architecture - 2020-07-02 21:42:18
Differing Perspectives by Jordan Leeflang and Calum Hurley

Differing Perspectives by Jordan Leeflang and Calum Hurley

Responding to photographs of metropolitan Japan, Calum Hurley and Jordan Leeflang have created sculptural objects and pieces of furniture inspired by six different photographs. Each image ? captured by Hurley in 2017 ? was chosen to show the...
Architecture - 2020-07-02 21:42:18
2020 Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards winners

2020 Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards winners

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has announced the winners of the 2020 Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards, a celebration of the best landscape architecture projects in the state. 26 outstanding projects were awarded...
Architecture - 2020-07-01 21:40:12
Issue 74

Issue 74

The release of our annual regional architecture issue seems most fitting in a time when Australians are focusing on home turf, in one way or another. These circumstances may be caused by factors beyond our control, but the homes in this issue are a...
Architecture - 2020-06-30 21:39:54


Sustainable homes leading charge at 2020 NSW Architecture Awards

Sustainable homes leading charge at 2020 NSW Architecture Awards

A number of projects shortlisted in this year’s NSW Architecture Awards highlight the value and increasing prominence of environmentally sustainable development in residential applications. Without compromising on style or substance, the...
Architecture - 2020-06-30 21:39:54
World Industrial Design Day 2020

World Industrial Design Day 2020

So much of what surrounds us is designed. Products, devices and related services are all the result of industrial design; their genesis firmly rooted in a tradition of manufacturing the everyday ?goods? that serve our functional needs, bring joy and...
Architecture - 2020-06-29 21:46:30
Open House Melbourne announces digital program highlights

Open House Melbourne announces digital program highlights

The 13th annual Open House Melbourne will liven up the month of July with a schedule of free design and architecture events launching on Wednesday 1st July. The future of our city will be considered across a range of talks and discussions with a...
Architecture - 2020-06-29 21:46:30
MINI reviving local arts scene in Brisbane

MINI reviving local arts scene in Brisbane

MINI is reviving the local arts scene in Brisbane after COVID-19 lockdowns put the sector in deep hiatus. The local arts, hospitality and events industries were arguably the hardest hit sectors as Australia went into lockdown in view of the global...
Architecture - 2020-06-29 21:46:30
Telstra NATSIAA 2020 finalists announced

Telstra NATSIAA 2020 finalists announced

Sixty-five Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists have been selected to exhibit in the 2020 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA), Australia’s most prestigious and longest running Indigenous art...
Architecture - 2020-06-26 21:41:08


Glass maker Kirstie Rea to be 2020 DESIGN Canberra festival designer-in-residence

Glass maker Kirstie Rea to be 2020 DESIGN Canberra festival designer-in-residence

Internationally celebrated Canberra-based glass maker Kirstie Rea has today been announced as the 2020 DESIGN Canberra designer-in-residence. Rea was commissioned to create a new work that responds to the festival?s 2020 theme of care. The glass...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
Destiny Deacon retrospective to open at National Gallery of Victoria

Destiny Deacon retrospective to open at National Gallery of Victoria

Destiny Deacon, one of Australia?s boldest and most acclaimed contemporary artists, will be celebrated in her largest retrospective to-date opening at the National Gallery of Victoria on 24 July 2020. DESTINY will mark Deacon?s first solo show in...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
Architects encouraged to register their interest in design competition for new Pavilion at the iconic Barangaroo precinct

Architects encouraged to register their interest in design competition for new Pavilion at the iconi...

The NSW Government is inviting registered architects from around Australia to enter their designs for a new Pier Pavilion at Watermans Cove in Barangaroo South. Organised by Infrastructure NSW, the competition will involve two stages. The first...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
CouriersPlease and Manrags launch textile recycling service

CouriersPlease and Manrags launch textile recycling service

Aussie households can now have their unwanted old clothes, shoes and textiles picked up from home ? at a desired time convenient to them ? to be recycled. The streamlined self-service digital textile collection service has been launched by leading...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
New research from Allianz and UTS reveals the future of Australian homes

New research from Allianz and UTS reveals the future of Australian homes

Millennials and Gen Z will put sustainability first when living in and building their future homes, according to new research released by Allianz. We can expect young Australians to deconstruct the family home model as we know it: outdoor and indoor...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards 2020 winners

Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards 2020 winners

The strength of the Landscape Architecture profession was displayed this evening at the Queensland Landscape Architecture Awards 2020. The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) Queensland has announced 17 winning projects ? including...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
Open House Melbourne details virtual tour experiences and 2020 program

Open House Melbourne details virtual tour experiences and 2020 program

In the lead-up to the virtual weekend announced for the 25th and 26th July, digitising these significant spaces in a time where physical movement is limited means that the 2020 program will provide an exciting opportunity to celebrate one of the...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
City of Melbourne to plant 150 000 new plants and trees

City of Melbourne to plant 150 000 new plants and trees

The City of Melbourne and the Victorian Government will plant 150 000 trees, shrubs and grasses in an ambitious project to green our city and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lord Mayor Sally Capp said the revegetation project will create habitat,...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
Inside Australia?s largest recycled brick building, Arkadia

Inside Australia?s largest recycled brick building, Arkadia

Louis Kahn famously held conversations with materials. He encouraged design students to ask, ?Tell me brick, what do you want to be, brick"? Kahn wanted his students to see the limitations ? and especially the potential ? of materials, and to use...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
Open House: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial

Open House: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial

Australian Design Centre presents Open House: 3rd Tamworth Textile Triennial. This exhibition features the work of contemporary artists in fibre textile arts from across Australia, a snapshot of current and future practice. Each triennial engages a...
Architecture - 2020-06-25 21:40:36
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