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 […]

Australia’s top commercial photographer announced

Sydney-based professional photographer, Gavin Jowitt, was named Australian Commercial Photographer of the Year at the 2019 Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA) this week. Organised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), APPA is the most prestigious competition for professional photographers. This year saw 1647 entries judged over three days with the results announced at a […]

Playing with texture and colour: Salisbury Townhouses by NTF Architecture

NTF Architecture has renovated a set of six identical 1960s flats in Blackburn, Melbourne, with a focus on texture, colour and reuse.  The client inherited the flats and after assessing the development potential of the site, NTF Architecture decided that renovation of the existing dwellings would yield the best results. The challenge for the practice […]

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