‘Are architects worth it?’ Groundbreaking Australian research finds answer

ArchiTeam and the University of Melbourne have released their crowdfunded Research for Architects in Small Practice (RAsP) report, finding that houses with renovations designed by small-practice architects outperform non-architect-designed houses. Launched in 2018, RAsP’s first research topic was: “Do small practice architect designed renovations improve capital gains in the Melbourne residential property market?” The groundbreaking […]

Bates Smart imagines a “parallel story” for car parks at MPavilion

For this year’s MPavilion 2020 program, Bates Smart has convened a panel of Melbourne-based and international architecture, city design and governance experts to re-imagine car parks as vertical public spaces. The virtual MTalk, ‘A Treasure Trove of Space: Rethinking Melbourne’s Car Parks for Future Use’, will be streamed on Thursday 26 November at 1pm and […]

Hayball appoints first female managing director

Hayball has appointed Sarah Buckeridge as co-managing director, the multi-disciplinary architecture firm’s first female managing director in its 37-year history.  Sarah Buckeridge joins Hayball’s current managing director, Tom Jordan, who has been in the role since 2008.  Buckeridge joined Hayball as a graduate architect and was promoted to director in 2007, the youngest and first […]

2020 Shaw Contract Design Awards winners announced

The Shaw Contract Design Awards winners for 2020 were announced this week with two Australian practices picking up prizes. With nearly 500 entries from 29 countries, this year’s competition was judged by a global group of esteemed jurors, who, for the first time, met virtually to select the seven final winners. Looking for the year’s […]

Genton announced as lead designer for Glenroy Station project

Victorian Government to build more than 12,000 new public housing homes