Fresh from a big win at the Dulux Colour Awards, Miriam reveals the inspiration and collaborators behind Mim Designs’ winning project, and discusses the balancing act of directing a successful design firm in today’s Australian design climate.
Suburban skyscraper: largest ever development for Melbourne suburbs
At 115 metres and comprising 36 levels, the building by Peddle Thorpe Architects is intended to be the starting point for a “second city within Melbourne”. So how does a large scale development such as this impact our built identity?
Q+A with Miriam Fanning of Mim Design
World’s tallest rooftop garden planned for Eureka Tower
Over the past eight months, ecological artist Lloyd Godman has been experimenting with Tillandsias, to assess whether can survive atop Eureka without soil or water.
Cinematic interiors by Tonkin Zulaikha Greer
The $4 million cinema redevelopment won a high commendation at IDEA 2014 for its atmospheric design, evoking film noir.
Divine deco by fmd architects
Built in 1930, this art deco residence designed by fmd architects has retained all the historic architectural features of the era, inside and out.
Organic architecture: Nathan Burkett wins gold at MIFGS
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show judges were impressed by the architectural aesthetic and living centrepieces, which put organic forms and natural structures back in the spotlight.
Key trends from ISH Frankfurt 2015 Bathroom expo
This year’s event showcased the automation of appliances and systems, sustainable energy and water use, and bathroom accessories to cater for all ages and demographics.
National Architecture Conference: Risk
This year’s 2015 National Architecture Conference, organised by the Australian Institute of Architects, will examine the changing role of risk in architecture.