Q+A with Walknorth Architects
Peter Salhani interviews husband-and-wife team Sacha Zehnder and Jaya Param from Walknorth Architects, who reflect on their own two houses and their approach to residential design that begins and ends with a reading of, and merging into, the landscape.
MPavilion takes root in Melbourne
We catch up with the Stirling Prize-winning UK architect as she launches her MPavilion in Melbourne, to discuss her ethereal design that aims to “subvert expectations”.
Future towers: MVRDV in Pune, India
As a provocateur and visionary practice, Dutch architectural practice MVRDV has been steadfast in the research-driven investigations of the emergent possibilities for local and global densification. Ian Nazareth explores Future Towers, the first project in India by MVRDV.
Peter Stutchbury awarded RIBA International Fellowship
Fresh from the announcement that Zaha Hadid has become the first female to win the RIBA Gold Medal, acclaimed Australian architect Peter Stutchbury has been awarded a 2016 RIBA International Fellowship by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Zaha Hadid to receive RIBA Gold Medal award
Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid will become the first woman in history to win the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Royal Gold Medal award.
When architecture meets sculpture
“Generally architecture really is thought of and created in the round as a three-dimensional object. In that sense it is always sculptural, whether it’s as wobbly as jelly or as straight as a die,” says Sydney-based architect Neil Durbach. So why do architects continue to be sceptical of the term ‘sculptural’ when used in relation to buildings?
Turnbull appoints a new minister for cities and built environment
Malcolm Turnbull has announced the appointment of former assistant minister for infrastructure and regional development, Jamie Briggs, as Australia’s first minister in the newly created role.
ARM Architecture to redesign Opera House Concert Hall
“The Opera House is truly the people’s house and we will be seeking to involve the people more and more as we plan for the next decade,” says Louise Herron, Sydney Opera House chief executive. Melbourne-based architecture firm ARM will redesign the iconic building’s largest performance venue.
Shortlist announced for National Architecture Awards
A selection of the country’s award-winning architectural projects are in the running to be doubly rewarded with the AIA revealing its 2015 National Architecture Awards shortlist this week.
Can multiresidential apartments support the suburban Australian lifestyle?
The rapid development and densification of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs continues, as construction begins on a $77 million multi residential apartment block atop Doncaster Hill, designed by Woods Bagot.