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.
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.
Australian winning practices and projects at WAF 2014
Decoration is king
With a shift to apartment living, a new aesthetic of style and substance is permeating our cities. And more than evolving a style, the new approach to apartment living is evolving taste, as Kathy McKinnon discovers.
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’.
What do you stand for?
An article by Architectural Review Asia Pacific editor Michael Holt calls for the resuscitation of a discourse within the architectural discipline.
Illuminating designs: An interview with Duncan Meerding
Meerding’s passion for making has translated into a skilled craft, having successfully designed and manufactured a series of well-resolved lighting and furniture pieces.
Greg Natale’s Astor encore
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?
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.