Graduate architect profile: Ara Casella of AJCD
“The reality of the architectural workforce is that by the time you get to be a creative, it could be ten or fifteen years later,” says AJCD director Ara Casella, who speaks to Simon Paul about overcoming the challenges facing architecture graduates.
Thinking, making: a Sean Godsell essay
Sean Godsell’s buildings work hard to manipulate enclosure and views, experiences of verticality and horizontality, control of temperature and air movement, light and shadow. Here is Godsell’s essay, ‘Thinking, Making’, which offers insight into a way of working and a way of making architecture.
Q&A with David Neustein and Grace Mortlock
Having just debuted a full size installation with KE-ZU at last week’s Sydney Indesign, Other Architects director David Neustein and Grace Mortlock of affiliated design organisation otherothers give an insight into their practice and collaborative works, which explore the scope and culture of conventional architecture.
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.