Christopher Frederick Jones shortlisted in international architectural photography awards
Out of only 20 shortlisted photographs, two belong to Christopher – an impressive achievement considering the competitive nature of the Arcaid International Architectural Photography Awards, part of the World Architecture Festival.
Mornington Centre Stage 2: coastal grain
David Leece of Billard Leece Partnership explains how the use of organic materials and considered landscaping roots the building in its coastal surrounds, and works to provide an inviting contemporary environment for the aged care facility within.
UTS represents Australia at inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial
Students and academics from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), will present their work as part of ‘The State of the Art of Architecture’ exhibition at the festival.
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.