Australian and German-based architecture firm LAVA has unveiled mock-up images of its Y-shaped Bayreuth Youth Hostel in a ground breaking ceremony, with construction on the cutting-edge project already underway.
AR Asia Pacific guest editor Joe Rollo explores Green House by Sean Godsell Architects, an 1870s timber cottage radically remodelled into a one-room cabin.
Promotional trailer released for Chicago Architecture Biennial
A promotional trailer has been released for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, which will run from 3 October until 3 January. ADR spoke with Australian practice Other Architects, who has been invited to participate in the 3-month program.
World Architecture Festival reveals key speakers
The World Architecture Festival has revealed its key speakers, including notable architects Michael Kokora of OMA, Kai-Uwe Bergmann of Bjarke Ingels Group and Alex McDowell, creative director at 5D Global Studio.
Ground breaking ceremony for LAVA Bayreuth Youth Hostel
Architectus: building healthy offices
“It’s about being able to change your work environment – to get outside easily and give people a variety of work settings, moving away from the ‘one size fits all’ idea,” says Ray Brown of Architectus, who takes us through the key factors contributing to the exemplary workspaces at One Bligh Street in Sydney.
Big ideas for tiny houses: interview with Paul Morgan Architects
Director Paul Morgan gives an insight into the experimental concepts behind the award-winning Cape Shanck House and Trunk House, and an approach blending science fiction, sustainability and speculation.
Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale director
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was this week appointed director of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, to be held from 28 May until 27 November 2016.
Brick is back
Across feature walls and inventive exteriors – why is brick booming? ADR speaks to Brett Ward about the evolution and resurgence of the humble brick, as Brickworks rolls out three new showrooms across Australia.
Bootylicious on the inside: a closer look at Premier Tower
“What we would hate is for the public to just think we were trying to make a building look like Beyonce,” says lead architect Jansen Aui, revealing Elenberg Fraser’s thoroughly detailed interpretation of the muse with lead interior designer Emma Phythian.
Q+A with Architecture Architecture
“Most (high-rise apartments) seem to be built… with very little consideration for quality of life for the occupants.” Michael Roper and Nick James of Architecture Architecture discuss their view on high-density apartments, along with projects from their recent body of work.