Vibe Hotel Canberra by Bates Smart
Bates Smart sought to establish a luxe opulence within the hotel, taking inspiration from the glamorised golden age of travel in the 1950s and 60s.
Multi storey schools on the rise
As cities run out of space and transition from building outward to upward, high-rise education looks to be the way of the future, with Perth already facilitating the country’s first vertical school.
Complexity and the city: an interview with Kjetil Trædal Thorsen of Snøhetta
Snøhetta is a Norwegian-born multidisciplinary architecture and design studio, named after what partner and founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen describes as the country’s most beautiful mountain. Katia Pase met Thorsen in Hong Kong at the annual Business of Design Week conference (BODW) to discuss the levels of complexity happening in cities around the world.
Australia’s first Architecture and Design forecast
In February 2016, Niche Media will publish the first ever Global Architecture and Design Forecast for Australia. From an extraordinary research base looking at social, economic, population and planning data, the Forecast will delve deep and point the way to how we plan, design, build and supply in the coming years.
New Malt District to revive Nylex clock
The proposal by Fender Katsalidis Architects and Caydon Property Group is set to fuse new and old, reviving the area as well as the much-loved Nylex clock, which will now be run on renewable energy.
Stealth House by Teeland Architects
The Stealth House’s exterior melds with the browns and greens of the forest, while its fluid architectural design connects it to the sloping earth of the surrounding Sunshine Coast hinterland.
An interview with Figureground Architects
If you’re a regular on the Melbourne foodie scene, chances are you’re familiar with the work of local practice, Figureground – fast emerging as a studio with a hospitable approach to community.
Ways of Colour
Technology, craft and materials combine to create an experiential palette for designers and architects alike.
Revisiting the residential work of Charles Correa
In an era when Le Corbusier, Pierre Jeanneret, Louis Kahn et al completed significant commissions, Charles Correa returned to India to set up his practice. Correa discovered a resonance with Indian tradition and a call to discover a distinctive architectural language.
ArchiTeam Award winners announced
Small scale and emerging architectural practices from around Victoria were praised for their ingenuity at the eighth ArchiTeam Awards on Wednesday night, at Melbourne’s No Vacancy Gallery.