Sydney-based design firm Alexander & Co worked closely with well-known chef Sean Connolly to create a space that transports clientele from a heritage-listed Adelaide railway station to 1920s New York.
Culture at Risk: National Architecture Conference 2015
This year’s National Architecture Conference brought forth a diversity of ideology and opinion, emphatically expressed at the Culture panel discussion chaired by Andrew Mackenzie with panellists Deborah Saunt, Ian McDougall and Cynthia Davidson.
The raw apartment: Singapore style
Co-editor Jan Henderson discovers all that is stylish is encapsulated in this two-bedroom apartment located in Singapore. The design has been executed with finesse and, through the use of fine materials and accomplished craftsmen, the project has been resolved to perfection.
Aesop’s design team: Q+A with Kian Yam and Tim Mather
ADR speaks to Aesop’s first lead architect for Asia Pacific, Kian Yam, and retail development and construction coordinator, Tim Mather about the eye-catching Flinders Lane store, and their roles within Aesop’s first dedicated in-house team of designers and architects.
Sean’s Kitchen brings vintage New York to Adelaide
Slums, dormitories and penthouses: How high-rise is affecting liveability
Melbourne’s skyline is set to dramatically transform. The city is experiencing an unprecedented surge in high-rise construction, with more than 20 new skyscrapers taller than 200 metres being constructed or planned.
Parlour’s crowdfunding campaign for gender equity
Over the past three years Parlour has become an important ‘space to speak’, a respected platform which provides research, resources and advocacy, as well as discussion about gender equity in architecture. Parlour has helped build demand for a more equitable profession and better work practices, and has provided resources to assist in facilitating the required changes.
Jardan Melbourne by IF Architecture
Creating the perfect backdrop to explore design options, IF Architecture puts Australian design and materiality into play for Jardan’s new Melbourne showroom.
Fanuli and Flexform come to Melbourne
After nearly 40 years in Sydney, Fanuli launched their first Melbourne showroom last week. We speak to Giuliano Galimberti of Flexform and Fabio Fanuli about Italian style, and the family trade.
Stokehouse City: design burns bright
As one icon of Melbourne vanishes in flames, another is born. Pascale Gomes-McNabb resourcefully reinvent Stokehouse’s Sydney iteration, imbued with an intimate, nuanced elegance.
Global creative visionaries gather for REMIX Sydney
With speakers from the New York Metropolitan Museum and Futurecity, the key focus of this year’s summit will be the blurring of the physical and digital experience of museums, and the building of dynamic creative cities.