Bates Smart designs US Australian Embassy
“The design of the new Embassy has been inspired by the unique and beguiling beauty of the Australian landscape. The project has a refined and rich materiality which will make it stand out in Washington.”
The importance of succession planning
Whether small or large, architecture firms need to take succession planning seriously, because success in transition lies in preparation.
Designs released for Melbourne laneway transformation
Draft designs for four Melbourne CBD laneways that are to be transformed as part of the $1.3 million Green Your Laneway pilot program have been released.
MADA presents: Wearing the Private City
In follow-up to last year’s highly successful ‘Wearing the Interior City’ competition, Monash University Art Design and Architecture’s (MADA) annual event is back – this year with the students translating acclaimed local houses by Australian architects into wearable forms.
LAVA designs exhibition on digital technology
“As a practice deeply entrenched in digital fabrication technologies it was exciting to create an immersive space that gives room for storytelling while being part of the story itself,” says Chris Bosse, director at LAVA, on designing an exhibition space for the Sydney Powerhouse Museum.
Waking up from the social media dream
Like every other business, architectural practices have goods and services to sell. Are you still hoping social media will do the selling for you? Perhaps the beautiful dream should now be considered in a much more pragmatic fashion.
Adaptive re-use projects win at the 2016 National Architecture Awards
Winners from the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 National Architecture Awards have been revealed, with several projects focusing on adaptive re-use.
A special showcase event for the A+D community
The Specix White event is taking place in Sydney 10 November and AR are proud media partners for this unique cocktail networking event.
Under the Edge: The Architecture of Peter Stutchbury – 2nd edition
Amelia Ng reviews the 2nd edition of Under the Edge: The Architecture of Peter Stutchbury for AR. A book that has been curated with calculated brevity.
Nick Harding of HA
Finding the right architect is a little more complex than scrolling through your favourite images. Melbourne-based architect, Nick Harding, principal of Ha, draws a line through recent projects to show how a body of work
comes together in MEZZANINE.