SANAA unveils design for Art Gallery of NSW extension

Japanese architecture firm SANAA has unveiled its design for the new standalone extension of the Art Gallery of NSW overlooking Sydney Harbour.  The Art Gallery of NSW has been working with SANAA to develop their design for the Sydney Modern building since an international competition jury unanimously selected the team as preferred architects in 2015. […]

Bompas & Parr to headline MPavilion 2020 program

The MPavilion 2020 season will be “dynamic and optimistic” in response to the year of challenge, say organisers. Australia’s leading architecture and design event will run from 12 November 2020 – 21 March 2021 in Melbourne and feature more than 500 artists and designers from Australia and overseas. This amplified number of guests is partly […]

Woods Bagot imagines car-free Sydney streets

A study commissioned by Woods Bagot finds that the impact of reducing cars in Sydney could provide life satisfaction benefits of  up to $2.9 billion in value.  Car-free Sydney streets would also solve the NSW Premier’s priority to increase people’s access to green space.  The study, Streets Ahead: A New State of Wellness was completed […]

House B is Whispering Smith’s antidote to Perth’s urban infill

House B is the continuation of a model of good behaviour. The renovation and extension of a 1950s brick house in Perth’s coastal suburb of Scarborough solidifies the ethos that Whispering Smith established with House A.Houses A and B sit adjacent on a triplex development plot, the likes of which can be seen littered across […]

Genton’s Reservoir Station showcases urban approach to public transport design

“Australian designers are leaders in the global field” say IDEA 2020 jury