This Sunday, Melbourne’s historic Chinatown precinct will come alive in a grandiose festival, marking the start of the Chinese New Year: the Year of the Sheep.
Lina Bo Bardi’s Casa de Vidro (Glass House) – built in São Paulo for her husband, Pietro Maria Bardi, and herself, in 1951 – still reflects the architect’s cherished idea of a house as an aquarium.
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer makes everything old new again
An archeological mindset drove TZG’s redesign and development of Sydney’s Old Clare Hotel and Carlton United Brewery Administration Building.
RTA Studio’s Wanaka House is situated in the breathtaking setting of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island, nestled among 86 hectares of protected shoreline.
The significance of Melbourne’s Chinatown gateways
World’s first carbon positive prefab house unveiled in Melbourne
The wood-panelled, plant covered house was built using a raft of innovative passive design principles, and was crafted from sustainably-sourced materials.
In southern China, the Starship Enterprise faces off against traditional tulou – ‘earthen structures’ of communal housing.
Among a cacophony of incongruent architectural styles at Singapore’s Sentosa Cove, Diamond House by Formwerkz Architects is a beacon of contemporary restraint.
Changes on the home front: Australia’s evolving front yard
ADR takes a look at how the front yard can be interpreted as a meeting place between home and city.
Domenic Alvaro Architects creates a small but intriguing project in the rural context of Dalefield at the Wakatipu Basin on New Zealand’s South Island.
A Particular vision
A visit to Particular Architects’ convertible Melbourne office gives a neat insight into the fundamentals of the emerging practice’s strong design ethos. ADR speaks to Particular principal, Nicholas Ling.