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.
Lune de Sang: a rainforest regeneration project
Lune de Sang is a unique intergenerational venture that will see a former dairying property in northern NSW transformed into a sustainably harvested forest.
Zaha Hadid and Pharrell Williams collaborate for Adidas Originals
Pharrell Williams has collaborated with starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a pair of sneakers as part of the musician’s latest and highly anticipated collection for Adidas.
Sean Godsell’s Green House
AR Asia Pacific guest editor Joe Rollo explores Green House by Sean Godsell Architects, an 1870s timber cottage radically remodelled into a one-room cabin.
Promotional trailer released for Chicago Architecture Biennial
A promotional trailer has been released for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, which will run from 3 October until 3 January. ADR spoke with Australian practice Other Architects, who has been invited to participate in the 3-month program.
World Architecture Festival reveals key speakers
The World Architecture Festival has revealed its key speakers, including notable architects Michael Kokora of OMA, Kai-Uwe Bergmann of Bjarke Ingels Group and Alex McDowell, creative director at 5D Global Studio.
Ground breaking ceremony for LAVA Bayreuth Youth Hostel
Australian and German-based architecture firm LAVA has unveiled mock-up images of its Y-shaped Bayreuth Youth Hostel in a ground breaking ceremony, with construction on the cutting-edge project already underway.
Architectus: building healthy offices
“It’s about being able to change your work environment – to get outside easily and give people a variety of work settings, moving away from the ‘one size fits all’ idea,” says Ray Brown of Architectus, who takes us through the key factors contributing to the exemplary workspaces at One Bligh Street in Sydney.