The building is the result of an international competition held in 2007 and is Zaha Hadid Architects’s first building in Hong Kong – coming thirty years after Hadid’s famous competition design for the Hong Kong Peak Leisure Club in 1983.
In a continuation of his ongoing series on New Zealand architecture, Jack Davies explores local architect Sam Kebbell’s practice, teaching and recent studies.
Jockey Club Innovation Tower, Hong Kong
Designing the West
The Central Institute of Technology in Perth is producing a new generation of industrial designers that are polished, innovative and able to compete and win on the world stage.
Survey: Art or Industry?
The furniture and objects of our domestic environments are some of the most intimate collectables we own. What is the place of Australian designers within this massive market? We talk to leading practitioners to see what the future holds.
In Review: James Geurts
Australian artist James Geurts’ fascination for light and water is central to what he describes as an extended drawing practice.
Genial minds make the MADE program
Applications for the 2015 Multidisciplinary Australian Danish Exchange by the Opera House are now open. Contributing online editorial assistant, Sara Anne Best, speaks to last year’s inaugural recipients about their time in Denmark and the value of learning to work collaboratively.
Beyond the wall, the floor
Following on from the release of AR135–Elements and continuing a research strand that dates back to 2009, AR editors Michael Holt and Marissa Looby discuss the wall in the works of Herzog & de Meuron.
Robin Gibson and Brisbane’s Cultural Precinct
Robin Gibson was Queensland’s most influential modern architect and that influence was exerted by his design for the riverside Cultural Precinct at the heart of modern Brisbane. But do the buildings perform to Gibson’s intentions? The author asked three expert users for their judgement of the buildings and their public reception, thirty years later.