Matt Gibson A+D announced as winner of Miele ‘Forever Better’ competition
The team at Matt Gibson A+D has been announced as the winner for the Miele Immer Besser design competition, with their proposal for an ultra-flexible apartment space.
The beauty and benefits of adaptive re-use
With rising development pressures in our cities, it’s imperative to consider sustainability and continue to reuse and refurbish existing building stock. Hamilton Wilson writes for ADR.
Sewage pumping station restored as possible eatery
“As far as we know, it’s the only pumping station in Australia that has been preserved for this type of use.” Hector Abrahams of HAA discusses the revitalisation of Sydney’s first sewage pumping station.
Architectus and Jean Nouvel’s $700 million tower gets approval
The project, developed by Sterling Global, will feature an internal arcade wrapped in digital art installations, brimming with cultural curiosities including galleries, a bar, restaurants, retail spaces and a public book exchange.
As the lines between private and public domains increasingly blur, architecture is expanding notions of community with houses designed to be multifunctional and/or multigenerational, or play a wider role. Peter Salhani explores this blurring for MEZZANINE.
Kerstin Thompson Architects to deliver Bundanon Trust masterplan
“The jury’s unanimous support for the appointment of Kerstin Thompson Architects reflects the sympathetic and artistically aligned approach and philosophy of their proposal to the site’s landscape character and cultural significance.”
Boomtowns in Southeast Asia
In Southeast Asia, some countries present a better outlook for investors and developers than others. It is fast becoming an attractive region for real estate. With strong economic fundamentals and a digital revolution underway, the region is awash with opportunities for various actors in the real estate sector.
Clever design solutions take out ArchiTeam Awards
The work of smaller scale architecture practices was celebrated at the ArchiTeam Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday evening.
Tender writing for tenderfoots
Tender writing can be the bane of an architectural firm’s existence. But it doesn’t need to be that way if you have the correct processes in place. AR will run regular articles on the practice of tender writing and here we begin with an introduction to the discipline.
HASSELL merges with London-based firm FreeState
HASSELL Managing Director Rob Backhouse says the merger is about expanding the HASSELL offer beyond the traditional boundaries of architecture and design to encompass new and innovative ways to deliver value to clients and end users.