The City of Sydney’s program of design excellence forums recently focused on cultural precinct planning. With three of the city’s iconic beaches currently undergoing renewal, what is the role of the seaside CBD in the context of Sydney’s cultural identity? Written by ADR’s contributing online editor, Sara Anne Best.
Playing on the opposites of a rich interior surrounded by light, Greg Natale has created a cocoon of sumptuous finishes that pay respectful homage to The Astor’s heritage and era.
This project featured in (inside) Interior Design Review issue 82.
Cultural ribbon or coastal connections?
IDEA Retrospective: Breathe Architecture
Jeremy McLeod of Breathe reflects on winning both the hospitality award for the National Hotel refurbishment and the Designer of the Year award at IDEA 2012, in an interview with CATC student Eliza Sanby.
IDEA Gold Medallist Janne Faulkner
Since establishing Nexus Designs in 1967, Janne Faulkner has been internationally recognised as one of Australia’s most influential leading designers. Faulkner reviews her illustrious career in an insightful interview with CATC student Samantha Miller.
Should architects register upon graduation?
Many aspiring (and registered) architects around the world have been calling for the radical reform of the architect registration process. ADR’s contributing online editorial assistant, Wesley Perrott, looks at changes being made in architectural registration in the UK and US, in comparison with Australia.
IDEA Shortlist: The Boston Consulting Group
Australian Design Review continues the IDEA 2014 Shortlist series with a breezy contemporary office project by Carr Design Group. Photography by Ian ten Seldam.
IDEA Retrospective: ANZ Centre by Hassell
Robert Backhouse discusses Hassell’s IDEA winning offices in this insightful interview written by CATC student Fiona Foster. With photography by Earl Carter and Peter Bennetts.
IDEA Shortlist: Residential decoration by Greg Natale
For the next entry in our shortlist series we preview the impeccable interiors at the East Brisbane Guest House, a project in the running to win 2014 IDEA’s residential decoration category.