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TWA Center

ar – magazine

AR – In Skeletons, we look at notable and iconic buildings when they were still just a twinkle in their creator’s eye. The TWA Flight Center was Eero Saarinen’s 60s space age marvel... The TWA Flight Center, designed by Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen, opened in 1962. The building was originally designed for the now defunct Trans World Airlines […]

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inside – magazine

inside – Luchetti Krelle embraced 1920s Spanish mission style in its overhaul of a much beloved Sydney icon. What makes the Bathers’, as it is locally known, so very special is the whole kit and caboodle – the view, the incredible food (French Canadian chef Serge Dansereau), the interior, the grown-up coastal sophistication and, yes, the series […]

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Living in a material world – Axolotl

For over 20 years Axolotl has been a leader in the materials field, and has even branched out into producing a niche product like trophies. And in a time where the materials used on and in our buildings are under greater than ever scrutiny, there are a range of alternatives available, says Kris Torma. Axolotl […]

‘Eliminating inequity for women in architecture is terribly complex’: a chat with SJB’s Monica Edwards

Ahead of an appearance at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on 11 November, Monica Edwards of SJB speaks to Australian Design Review editor Elisa Scarton about her experience as a woman in architecture and how gender equity can be achieved in the industry.  Architecture is often seen as a ‘man’s profession’. Do you think that perception is […]

IDEA 2019 Shortlist: Studio Hollenstein’s Green Square Library and Plaza 

In anticipation of IDEA 2019, we’re taking a look at some of this year’s shortlisted entries. This week we investigate Studio Hollenstein’s entry in the public spaces category. As part of Australia’s largest urban renewal precinct, Studio Hollenstein (in collaboration with Stewart Architecture) took a holistic approach in designing the Green Square Library and Plaza. […]

Four weeks to go until IDEA – buy your tickets now!

Have you got your tickets for the IDEA 2019 Gala yet? With just four weeks to go, here’s a peek at what’s in store! IDEA is Australia’s premier interior design and architecture awards. For 16 years, we’ve been celebrating the very best in Australian architecture and interior design with an evening of great food, wine, company and healthy competition […]

IDEA 2019 Shortlist: Castle Cove House

In anticipation of IDEA 2019, we’re taking a look at some of this year’s shortlisted entries. This week we investigate Castle Cove House by TERROIR in collaboration with Pascale Gomes-McNabb Design, which is entered in the residential single category. Finding inspiration in Middle Harbour’s rocky escarpments, Castle Cove House’s bold combination of imposing concrete and […]

IDEA 2019 Shortlist: International House by HASSELL

In anticipation of IDEA 2019, we’re taking a look at some of this year’s shortlisted entries. This week we investigate HASSELL’s fit-out of an office space in International House—Australia’s first engineered timber building. In creating a workplace that showcases the intricacy of beauty of International House’s skeleton of cross-laminated timber and glulam beams, HASSELL approached […]

IDEA 2018 Early Bird entries extended!

Early Bird entries to the 2018 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) have been extended to close of business Wednesday 28 March, giving you extra time to take advantage of a discounted price.  IDEA is Australia’s largest and most successful independent design awards program. Launched by inside magazine in 2003, the program celebrates the best of […]

Carr take home top award at the 15th Interior Design Excellence Awards

The creation of a luxurious interior space that is rich with intrigue has seen Melbourne-based design firm Carr crowned Overall Winner for its work on the Jackalope Hotel at this year’s Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), while SJB has secured the prestigious Designer of the Year award. At a sold-out gala event at Melbourne’s Heritage-listed […]

Manufacturing a space for design

With manufacturing in Australia in decline, it is increasingly difficult for young designers to see their concepts through to completion. But an innovative new concept called Space Tank Studio is helping designers, artists and product developers turn their ideas into reality. We spoke to the man spearheading the project, Holger Dielenberg. Australian Design Review: Can […]

Woods Bagot COO on her role and how architects are undervalued

In the second instalment of the series, Architectural Review speaks with Larisa Moran, the chief operating officer of Woods Bagot, about a ‘typical day’ and what makes the architectural industry unique.