inside magazine’s Los Angeles correspondant, Victor Deger, takes a stroll through the latest cultural monument in downtown LA: The Broad by Diller Scofidio + Renfro.
From homes to hospitality, the way an interior shapes our experience is remarkable. When the experience is fleeting, as with theatre, dance, opera and performance, the designer’s role is sharply honed. Our performing art institutions deliver impact, ambiance, and story telling, and inside magazine celebrates the talent behind them.
Light work: AGL by HASSELL
Australian designers and architects know about workplace design. We lead the world with innovation and creativity that has become our own. The new Melbourne AGL office space designed by HASSELL is yet another workplace that perfectly fits the form and function bill, but offers so much more in substance and quality, as inside magazine finds out.
Mel Bright on winning and judging IDEA
Mel Bright founded her studio, MAKE Architecture, a decade ago – a practice that focuses on socially and environmentally driven design. With last year’s Single Residential category award under her belt, Bright is now bringing her expertise to the IDEA judging panel for 2016.
The broad art of architecture
French chic: a visit to Hôtel Bachaumont
Paris is a city with a rich history, but it also has the capacity to celebrate the modern. Located in the Montorgueil neighbourhood, the newly renovated Hôtel Bachaumont is a fine example of this – a petit bijou of design and comfort, as inside co-editor, Jan Henderson, finds.
Green overhead at 88 Angel Street
“We’re facing a crisis. I call it ‘ecofatigue’. Many architects and designers feel sustainability is a bit of a fad, or a style. Almost constraining enough to rebel against.” Steele Associates architect and founder, Oliver Steele, discusses the challenges and rewards of innovating sustainable home design.
Photo-graphics: behind the lens
MEZZANINE magazine takes a journey through the personal work of a select group of Australia’s leading interior and architecture photographers, to discover the works they create for the walls they inspire.
Idiosyncratic: Abedian School of Architecture
￼Expanding the Bond University’s Gold Coast offering, the Abedian School of Architecture sits within the faculty of architecture and sustainable design, as co-editor of inside magazine Gillian Seriser finds, while Cook Robotham Architecture Bureau’s (CRAB Studio) design works splendidly with Arata Isozaki’s campus design of the ’80s.
Public art: creating connections
“Public art can bring back intimacy”, says artist Elliat Rich. A look at recent and upcoming projects across the country yields myriad works that interact with the environment and the public in subtle and multi-stranded ways, facilitating a creative connect between people and their surrounds.
The future of hotels with Rosie Morley
“The perception of luxury has largely shifted, particularly in the Australian context.” Carr Design Group’s Rosie Morley discusses the contemporary shift in hotel design, and their current hotel project in Mornington Peninsula.