Richmond’s Malt District plans halted due to Heritage Victoria’s refusal of permits
Heritage Victoria has refused to grant a permit for the first stage of work towards a $1 billion project in the area surrounding Richmond’s Nylex Clock, sighting issues with the development’s height.
Victorians call for minimum apartment standards
A public engagement survey has found that Victorians strongly support the implementation of a minimum standard for room sizes and daylight access for apartments.
The Nightingale Model: multi-residential dwellings for the future
In 2007, five architects developed the Commons, a multi residential project that was ecologically, financially and socially sustainable. The building’s model is arguably one that sets the standard for future developments in Australia, and showcases a trend that we will be seeing more of in the near future.
Converting expectations of quality apartment living
As Melbourne and cities around the world begin to address the realities of high density living, residential spaces that perform double duty will come into their own.
Imperial Lane by Fearon Hay
Fearon Hay takes us through their Imperial Lane project in Auckland, designed to unite public and private sectors by encouraging engagement through the use of courtyards and internal circulation strategies.
An interview with Nik Karalis, CEO of Woods Bagot
Nik Karalis is a man of vision and throughout his twenty-two years with Woods Bagot he has been an outstanding contributor to design and architecture on a global platform. As the new CEO of Woods Bagot with a background in interiors, he is leading his team into a new era.
The Kite by Architecture Architecture
An extension on an existing home, The Kite by Architecture Architecture is a pocket of open and functional space which gracefully escorts one from indoors to the outdoors.
RIBA launch International Prize in 2016
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced the launch of the 2016 RIBA International Prize, a new global architecture award for the world’s best new building.
Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Pritzker Prize winner
Chilean architect and current Venice Architecture Biennale director Alejandro Aravena has been named the winner of this year’s Pritzker Prize.
University of Queensland disputes council approval for 47-storey apartment building
The University of Queensland is fighting Brisbane City Council’s approval of a 47-storey apartment building planned for construction along the Brisbane River due to the site being of heritage significance.