The Naomi Milgrom Foundation and MPavilion have revealed the venue’s 2016 program, which will feature more than 400 free public events.
The future of education design
ThomsonAdsett’s director, Peter C. Lippman, is an educational facility planner, author, and researcher well regarded for his international expertise in education design. Here, Lippman shares his insights into the trends that will continue to shape the design of schools in years to come.
Vale Alastair Swayn
“He had an amazing social responsibility as an architect, and he really believed that architecture is there to create better spaces for human beings. He will be sorely missed by everybody.” Alastair Swayn, former ACT Government Architect and director of architectural firm Daryl Jackson, passed away last Thursday.
Zaha Hadid’s built legacy: museums
For an architect whose buildings are so sculptural and can stand on their own as works of art, it is not surprising that Hadid’s architectural legacy is strongest in the museum sector. Penny Craswell details Hadid’s diverse body of work in a retrospective article for AR.
Macmasters Beach House by Arent&Pyke
Nothing says Australia quite like the eponymous beach house. Yet for years the interior language of these cherished abodes has stagnated at the height of Baby Boomer chic circa 1960. Gillian Serisier looks at a wonderfully contemporary iteration for inside magazine.
Diverse Australian style shortlisted in Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
It would seem that our famous café culture has given us an edge in this year’s Café category. Five of the nine shortlisted Café entries are Australian, with the dramatic, moody Lune by Studio Esteta and the airy Kitty Burns by Biasol Design Studio neatly demonstrating the breadth of our local aesthetic.
Piero Lissoni: respectful design
“You have to use fun,” says Piero Lissoni. ADR speaks to Lema’s prolific artistic director about design cultures, his longstanding relationship with Lema, and his secret to producing work that is both modern and timeless, on his recent visit to Australia as a guest of Rogerseller.
Dyson’s enduring light bulb moment
It is lamentably rare to have the inventor of a product speak about it publicly. Intriguing inventor and product designer Jake Dyson visited Dyson’s Sydney headquarters last month to give an insight on the development process and breakthrough technology behind his slick CSYS range.
Light work: AGL by HASSELL | Australian Design Review
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.
Brutalist Beauty: concrete takes on a new life
“Concrete gets a hard time of it,” says architect Nick Tobias, no pun intended. “People think it’s cold and austere – but in fact, just like any other material it can be warm, sensual, inviting.”
Raising the quality of life in multi-res: 122 Roseneath Street
The future of multi-residential development is locally focused and socially sustainable. With collective experience of successful high-density living gleaned from time spent in Europe, and an intimate knowledge of the area, 122 Roseneath Street presents a shift in the role of the architect as developer.
EOOS collaborates with Carl Hansen & Søn
“For us it’s not about architecture, it’s more about the big social problems,” says Martin Bergmann from Austrian practice EOOS. inside co-editor Jan Henderson speaks with EOOS and Knud Erik Hansen of Carl Hansen & Søn about their collaboration, Embrace.
Innovative composites: Shapeshift Design Technologies
“We’ve done funky shapes, and we can do that forever, but I think there are some real gains to be made in finding and developing the right materials for the job.” In 2001, Toby Whitfield and Jaime Marina founded the composites manufacturing company, mouldCAM.
Think Brick Award winners revealed
The 2016 Think Brick Award winners have been announced, with Freadman White, Iredale Pedersen Hook, Harmer Architecture, Turf Design Studio, and Genesin Studio all taking out prizes.