Iredale Pedersen Hook: outback architecture
The complexity of multicultural Australia requires an increased awareness of language, custom and culture. Having worked for many years with Aboriginal Australians to produce culturally sensitive architecture, Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects shares its experience of cultural competency.
Yves Béhar: the technology of ageing
San Francisco-based designer Yves Béhar is perhaps the world’s preeminent designer operating at the interface of humans and technology. The care of an ageing population, he says, is “the next frontier for design”.
Design pairs with wine at Devil’s Corner
Cumulus Studio has recently unveiled their new establishment for Devil’s Corner wines – a rustic and inventive design that takes this winery to the top of the must-see list.
Bates Smart designs skinny skyscraper for Melbourne
One of the slimmest buildings in the world has been designed by Bates Smart at just 12 metres wide. Collins House tower will be 195 metres tall, and will soon begin construction on Melbourne’s Collins Street.
Austin Maynard’s box of tricks
With the ever-increasing clutter of a newborn baby to consider, the owner of the Mills house in Melbourne approached Austin Maynard Architects seeking a considered and unique solution to storage in the home.
The story of Embla
In collaboration with architect Allistar Cox and builder Ian Provan, Christian McCabe and David Verheul are the duo behind Melbourne’s newest restaurant and wine bar. This diverse team share their different perspectives on bringing Embla together for Mezzanine: Summer.
Design and Architecture Forecast reveals potential for Australia’s built future
This detailed research report by Gorman/Birrell and Niche Media illuminates a way forward for the industry in the sectors of Multi-Residential, Ageing, Public Space, Workspace and Hospitality – helping architects and planners take the lead in positing considered solutions that reach beyond what is, towards what we could imagine.
Technē designs a pub for a prison
Danial Caneva, owner of Coburg’s trendy Post Office Hotel, will open a new bar and brewery at Pentridge Prison, with Technē converting a heritage-listed laundry into the hub of a new laneway precinct.
Architects compete to design Parramatta Square’s civic space
Four teams of internationally-renowned architectects will compete to design the community and civic space which will be the centrepiece of a $2 billion Parramatta Square renewal project.
CBD and Fishermans Bend high-rise developments gain approval
Three new developments, designed by Elenberg Fraser, Denton Corker Marshall (DCM) and Hayball architects, have been approved by the City of Melbourne at a recent Future Melbourne Committee meeting.