Woods Bagot appoints Ross Donaldson to executive chairman position
One of the world’s largest architecture practices, Woods Bagot, has appointed group managing director Ross Donaldson to the position of executive chairman.
Shelter and sanctuary: design inspired by disaster
ADR takes a look at architectural design that is both inspired by, and responsive to, the realities of an increasingly volatile natural environment.
Beyond the Modern house
Lina Bo Bardi’s Casa de Vidro (Glass House) – built in São Paulo for her husband, Pietro Maria Bardi, and herself, in 1951 – still reflects the architect’s cherished idea of a house as an aquarium.
Biasol Design Studio
Jean-Pierre Biasol, of emerging architecture and design practice, Biasol Design Studio, speaks to ADR about the European design approach, Australia’s booming hospitality scene, and the exciting projects Biasol is working on locally and abroad.
Tonkin Zulaikha Greer makes everything old new again
An archeological mindset drove TZG’s redesign and development of Sydney’s Old Clare Hotel and Carlton United Brewery Administration Building.
RTA Studio’s Wanaka House is situated in the breathtaking setting of Lake Wanaka on New Zealand’s South Island, nestled among 86 hectares of protected shoreline.
The significance of Melbourne’s Chinatown gateways
This Sunday, Melbourne’s historic Chinatown precinct will come alive in a grandiose festival, marking the start of the Chinese New Year: the Year of the Sheep.
World’s first carbon positive prefab house unveiled in Melbourne
The wood-panelled, plant covered house was built using a raft of innovative passive design principles, and was crafted from sustainably-sourced materials.
In southern China, the Starship Enterprise faces off against traditional tulou – ‘earthen structures’ of communal housing.
Among a cacophony of incongruent architectural styles at Singapore’s Sentosa Cove, Diamond House by Formwerkz Architects is a beacon of contemporary restraint.