Big ideas for tiny houses: interview with Paul Morgan Architects
Director Paul Morgan gives an insight into the experimental concepts behind the award-winning Cape Shanck House and Trunk House, and an approach blending science fiction, sustainability and speculation.
Alejandro Aravena named 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale director
Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena was this week appointed director of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, to be held from 28 May until 27 November 2016.
Brick is back
Across feature walls and inventive exteriors – why is brick booming? ADR speaks to Brett Ward about the evolution and resurgence of the humble brick, as Brickworks rolls out three new showrooms across Australia.
Bootylicious on the inside: a closer look at Premier Tower
“What we would hate is for the public to just think we were trying to make a building look like Beyonce,” says lead architect Jansen Aui, revealing Elenberg Fraser’s thoroughly detailed interpretation of the muse with lead interior designer Emma Phythian.
Q+A with Architecture Architecture
“Most (high-rise apartments) seem to be built… with very little consideration for quality of life for the occupants.” Michael Roper and Nick James of Architecture Architecture discuss their view on high-density apartments, along with projects from their recent body of work.
The appeal of intimate spaces: an interview with Thomas Heatherwick
Heatherwick Studio employs a team of over 160 architects, designers and makers who work on projects across a range of scales based in Kings Cross, London. Penny Craswell speaks to founder Thomas Heatherwick for AR140 – Small Spaces.
Design Speaks: Housing Futures 2015
The inaugural Housing Futures forum on 31 July will discuss residential architecture of any scale across three categories – single dwelling, apartment living and the future in aged and student housing.
Design City, Built Melbourne
Open House Melbourne’s first speaker series, ‘Design City, Built Melbourne’ with Breathe Architecture and John Wardle Architects among the practices revealing the motivation and thinking behind some of the city’s pivotal projects.
Kennedy Nolan: a practice that makes perfect
Kennedy Nolan is an architectural practice devoted to creating beautiful, thoughtful and innovative projects for life and living. (inside) co-editor Jan Henderson looks at how experience, connectivity and innovation form the building blocks of its design.
Winners announced for South Australian and Western Australian Architecture Awards
We take a look at the recently revealed winners for the South Australian and Western Australian Architecture Awards.