Indicative designs for Melbourne’s five new underground train stations, developed by Grimshaw Architects, have been released as part of the city’s $10.9 billion Metro Tunnel plan.
Australian architects working on projects abroad have been celebrated at the Australian Institute of Architects’ International Chapter Architecture Awards, announced at an event in London last week.
Riding high: elevated cycling track considered for Melbourne CBD
The Andrews Government’s chief infrastructure adviser is considering a $100 million plan for an elevated bicycle track in Melbourne’s CBD, following a plan floated by Infrastructure Victoria.
Designing DEN: Q&A with Alexi Robinson
Drawing on experience working in Hong Kong as well as in London, Alexi brings a wealth of design smarts to her role as creative director of DENFAIR. The interior designer gives her insight on our local design culture and the process of creating impactful temporary installations.
Designs for Melbourne’s five new train stations released
Bring your designs to life with Makers Lane at DENFAIR
Ever had a custom design idea you wanted made but haven’t found the right person to help bring it to fruition? At DENFAIR 2016, Makers Lane will be hosting a stand that can help bring your idea to life – with a board on which you can sketch your design, and the winning concepts to be built by a Makers Lane maker.
JPW chosen as Chau Chak Wing Museum architect
The award-winning firm has been chosen by the University of Sydney to design their new museum, which will redevelop the historic Macleay and Edgeworth David buildings, and house the University’s art collections.
Get real: fighting against design fakes
“Copied designs do immeasurable financial damage to independent design brands and makers,” says Terri Winter, from top3 by design. In the UK, copied designs are now illegal – with fines of up to £50,000 and 10 years jail – and these dramatic changes provide an example for Australia to follow, with the Authentic Design Alliance leading the way for law changes.
2016 National Design Awards: Moshe Safdie wins Lifetime Achievement Award
The award, presented to an individual who has “made a profound and long-term contribution to the contemporary practice of design,” has been given to Israeli-born architect, Moshe Safdie.
Hecker Guthrie rearrange the Johnston art Collection
“We want to use the objects to create a mystique, a story, as well as to show how Johnston’s antiques can exist in a contemporary way,” says Paul Hecker, of Hecker Guthrie’s collaboration with the Johnston Collection for their latest exhibition-house tour.
The best of DesignBUILD’s Speaker Series
As well as showcasing new architectural products, DesignBUILD 2016 is hosting its annual Speaker Series – a platform in which experts in the built industry will discuss key issues surrounding the themes of compliance, innovation, and sustainability. With over 30 talks taking place over the three days, ADR highlights a few of the best.
Design for disability with Hayball
A new housing development in Glenroy provides a living space for Victorians who have been seriously injured in road accidents, designed by Melbourne architectural practice Hayball.
ARM Architecture win AIA Gold Medal
The founding directors of ARM Architecture have received the Australian Institute of Architects’ highest honour, the Gold Medal, at the Australian Achievement in Architecture Awards last Friday.
PHAB Architects’ Condensery takes out two prizes at Dulux Colour Awards
PHAB Architects took out the Grand Prix at last night’s Dulux Colour Awards, as well as the Commercial Exterior prize, for their work on the Condensery: Somerset Regional Art Gallery.