Gerard Smith Design bagged the top prize – National Building Design of the Year Award – for its project River House in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
World Architecture Day celebrations
Dean Dewhirst’s new book, From the Ground Up: 20 Stories of a Life in Architecture, to be launched as part of the World Architecture Day celebrations, features leading Australian architectural practitioners, who reveal what drew them to the profession.
Inaugural National Building Design Awards
Zaha Hadid designs five wooden towers to house Cambodian genocide institute
The project will serve as Cambodia’s go-to archive for Khmer Rouge history and a leading centre for genocide studies in Asia.
Red Architecture wins top New Zealand prize for Modern Barn Form
The project houses a private residence and garage within two ‘crisp barn-like forms’ clad in vertical run steel and recycled bricks taken from the devastation caused by the Christchurch earthquakes.
Full Circle Red, Karen Woodbury Gallery
Named for both a primary artwork and a return to Marion Borgelt’s exploration of red and black that marked her work of a decade ago, the exhibition is far from restricted.
2014 Electrolux Design Lab finalists announced
The entrants were invited to create a concept that is relevant to the time and raises questions about what design will be like in the future.
Australian winning practices and projects at WAF 2014
We take a look at the five Australian practices that won some of the most awaited awards at this year’s World Architecture Festival in Singapore.
Beyond ‘Things That Flicker’: The Next Step for Media Architecture
Matthew Claudel, a researcher at the MIT Senseable Cities Lab, investigates what the future holds for media architecture and implores it to explore ideas beyond ‘TV screens for living in’.