Design thinking, everybody’s doing it
‘Design thinking’ is catching on as a new term and framework for addressing business challenges. In many ways it is a logical extension of the call to innovate.
ASB North Wharf: the volcano, the speedboat and the city
AR guest editor Joe Rollo looks at the seven-storey ASB North Wharf office block on Auckland’s waterfront, which consists of two buildings linked by a glazed multi-level walkway over a central public laneway.
Big Little House
Nic Owen Architects is behind project Big Little House in Melbourne’s Fitzroy North, proving that big things really do come in small packages.
Goodness Gracious by Ellivo Architects
Ellivo Architects set out to transform what was once one of two attached old houses, later a rundown corner store, into a cosy boutique café – and did just that.
The side-effects of pro bono architecture
Pro bono work in the building profession has largely been defined by its effects, however the side effects of pro bono project procurement on architecture are rarely discussed. Amelyn Ng investigates.
Modular: the new frontier
Dispelling the connotations of bland standardisation that prefab conjures, La Sagrada Família is a potent symbol that even the most intricately detailed and iconic architecture can be produced offsite.
In conversation with Satoru Sugihara
Amit Wolf talks with Satoru Sugihara about system and form between Agent and Deep Learning computation.
The city of the narrow footprint
The footprint and its relation to architecture can be described in three ways: the physical piece of ground we occupy, the square metres of built space per person, or our carbon or ecological footprint.
Shigeru Ban designs emergency shelters for Nepal
Acclaimed Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has announced a 3-stage plan to build emergency shelters in Nepal following its series of devastating earthquakes earlier this year.
Finalists announced for New Zealand Architecture Awards
The shortlist has been announced for the New Zealand Architecture Awards 2015, representing the best architectural projects in New Zealand this year, located across the Bay of Islands to Central Otago.