“Our clients both in Singapore and internationally will benefit from the collective design talent, knowledge and resource base of the two practices,” says HASSELL’s managing director, Rob Backhouse.
Pharrell Williams has collaborated with starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a pair of sneakers as part of the musician’s latest and highly anticipated collection for Adidas.
Architecture and fine dining combine at Walsh Street House
Lovers of food and architecture, rejoice! Andrew McConnell, of Melbourne restaurant Cutler & Co, has joined forces with the Robin Boyd Foundation to host dining experiences at Walsh Street House.
Miele opens new showroom on the Gold Coast
Miele has opened in Southport on the Gold Coast. This latest showroom is in addition to the other Miele centres located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
HASSELL and Distillery announce merger
Waste efficiency soon to be a reality in Sydney new guidelines
The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has developed and launched Operational Waste Guidelines to help building owners, property managers and waste companies to work more effectively using a standard across their portfolios.
National Art School receives $8.7 million dollar revamp
Australia’s oldest art school has undergone a major refurbishment, overseen by chief architect Barry McGregor and funded by the New South Wales State Government.
New V-Zug showroom opens
Last week a taste of Switzerland launched in Melbourne with the opening of the new V-Zug showroom in East Kew. The showroom, designed by Whiting Architects, is all substance and style, and perfectly showcases the ovens, cooktops and laundry appliances from the upmarket Swiss company.
Promotional trailer released for Chicago Architecture Biennial
A promotional trailer has been released for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, which will run from 3 October until 3 January. ADR spoke with Australian practice Other Architects, who has been invited to participate in the 3-month program.
World Architecture Festival reveals key speakers
The World Architecture Festival has revealed its key speakers, including notable architects Michael Kokora of OMA, Kai-Uwe Bergmann of Bjarke Ingels Group and Alex McDowell, creative director at 5D Global Studio.
Ground breaking ceremony for LAVA Bayreuth Youth Hostel
Australian and German-based architecture firm LAVA has unveiled mock-up images of its Y-shaped Bayreuth Youth Hostel in a ground breaking ceremony, with construction on the cutting-edge project already underway.
Peter Stutchbury kicks off Gold Medal tour next week
Following on from this year’s AIA Gold Medal win, acclaimed architect Peter Stutchbury will embark on a national tour from 28 July.
Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale director
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was this week appointed director of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, to be held from 28 May until 27 November 2016.
VIVID Design Competition announces 2015 winners
The 2015 VIVID Design Competition winners were announced this afternoon as part of the Décor + Design Show at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.