This detailed research report by Gorman/Birrell and Niche Media illuminates a way forward for the industry in the sectors of Multi-Residential, Ageing, Public Space, Workspace and Hospitality – helping architects and planners take the lead in positing considered solutions that reach beyond what is, towards what we could imagine.
An interview with Nik Karalis, CEO of Woods Bagot
Nik Karalis is a man of vision and throughout his twenty-two years with Woods Bagot he has been an outstanding contributor to design and architecture on a global platform. As the new CEO of Woods Bagot with a background in interiors, he is leading his team into a new era.
University of Queensland disputes council approval for 47-storey apartment building
The University of Queensland is fighting Brisbane City Council’s approval of a 47-storey apartment building planned for construction along the Brisbane River due to the site being of heritage significance.
Adelaide Oval Redevelopment
The Adelaide Oval has throughout history served as a gathering place for major sporting events and public ceremonies, forming part of the social fabric of South Australia. Cox Architecture takes us through the cultural significance of their redevelopment for AR143 – Culture
Interview with Core Collective Architects
Core Collective Architects is crafting ecologically responsible buildings, designed for longevity, adaptation and everyday life. Peter Salhani speaks with co-founder, Ryan Strating, about the ideas behind the practice’s work for the second issue of MEZZANINE.
Complexity and the city: an interview with Kjetil Trædal Thorsen of Snøhetta
Snøhetta is a Norwegian-born multidisciplinary architecture and design studio, named after what partner and founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen describes as the country’s most beautiful mountain. Katia Pase met Thorsen in Hong Kong at the annual Business of Design Week conference (BODW) to discuss the levels of complexity happening in cities around the world.
Design and Architecture Forecast reveals potential for Australia’s built future
Pop Down Bar by DesignOffice
In the basement of Space Furniture, Pop Down Bar’s role was to host several temporary events for a range of clients. The result was an immersive basement chamber delineated by a perimeter screen of American ash and golden fabric, tactfully illuminated to create an environment full of wonder.
Technē designs a pub for a prison
Danial Caneva, owner of Coburg’s trendy Post Office Hotel, will open a new bar and brewery at Pentridge Prison, with Technē converting a heritage-listed laundry into the hub of a new laneway precinct.
Architects compete to design Parramatta Square’s civic space
Four teams of internationally-renowned architectects will compete to design the community and civic space which will be the centrepiece of a $2 billion Parramatta Square renewal project.
CBD and Fishermans Bend high-rise developments gain approval
Three new developments, designed by Elenberg Fraser, Denton Corker Marshall (DCM) and Hayball architects, have been approved by the City of Melbourne at a recent Future Melbourne Committee meeting.
Stephen Varady: resident architect
For a Sydney couple, downsizing to an apartment allowed them to reinvest in the ideas and expertise of their architect previously commissioned.
Chenchow Little and the finely crafted workspace
BresicWhitney Hunters Hill’s offices achieves a crafted and delicate composition of elements: the result of applying a macro-scale strategy to the micro-scale – big ideas in small spaces.