Catherine Baudet awarded Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize

Queensland architect Catherine Baudet has tonight been awarded the inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize for her outstanding support for women in the architectural profession spanning more than 30 years.

Construction begins on Hayball’s four-storey high school

“The atrium is my favourite part of the design. It really makes you feel like you’re in one environment and I think for the students, it will help them feel an ownership of the space.” David Tweedie, director at Hayball, discusses the practice’s latest vertical school project, which is situated in Melbourne’s Richmond.

Francis Kéré to design 2017 Serpentine Pavilion

Diébédo Francis Kéré, founder of Kéré Architecture, has been announced as designer of the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion. The temporary summer pavilion, which was established by the Serpentine Galleries in 2000, is located in London’s Kensington Gardens in Hyde Park each year and designed by an architect who has not yet completed a building in England. […]

Emerging practice: Nielsen Workshop

Back in 2002, while studying his architecture degree, Lachlan Nielsen began working for Brisbane-based James Russell Architect. He stayed with the studio for three years and, during his time there, he was introduced to the technique of combining architecture and construction – something he found he had an unrivalled passion for and sought to pursue. […]

Place makers: site responsive architecture

Bates Smart designs Australia’s tallest engineered timber building