Ben Callery Architects designs a house that interacts with the elements

Designed by Ben Callery Architects, Elemental house is a low impact, off-grid retreat on an exposed ridgeline in High Camp, an hour north of Melbourne. Architect’s statement In a compact 10m x 10m footprint, this house has one bedroom, one bathroom and one living room. But while it shuns some of the excesses of modern […]

Woods Bagot names Rhonda Mitchell and Jason Fraser principal

Woods Bagot has promoted Rhonda Mitchell and Jason Fraser to principal, with regional executive chair Kate Frear congratulating the pair on their ability to “seek out challenges, connection and choice”. Based in Melbourne and Sydney respectively, Mitchell and Fraser found architecture in different ways. After graduating with a fine arts degree, Fraser found himself “at odds […]

Architectus designs a ‘city changing’ transport network for Canberra

Architecture and design practice Architectus has completed the design of Stage 1 of Canberra’s new Light Rail network, Canberra Metro, which makes direct reference to the form of the Brindabella mountain range that is the backdrop to the city.  Responding to the context and climate of Canberra, Architectus has created a “high quality, attractive and comfortable transport experience” […]

Australian workplace design is for the future, not just for show

Is Australia spoilt for choice when it comes to having the most progressive workplaces in the world? According to Hassell’s Domino Risch and Anthony Dickens, compelling evidence points to the level of innovation in Australian workplaces as being higher, on average, than anywhere else. It’s something we should be proud of, particularly when talking about […]

Playing with texture and colour: Salisbury Townhouses by NTF Architecture

Dates announced for South Pacific Passive House Conference