The rise of online shopping continues to present a challenge for brick-and-mortar stores, with architects and designers evolving the retail experience in attempts to engage hands-on, real life shopping.
Glenn Murcutt AO to chair Pritzker Prize
Glenn Murcutt, the first and only Australian Pritzker Prize Laureate following his win in 2002, has been announced as the new chairman of its prestigious selection jury.
Back to the woods: living amongst the trees
With modern lifestyles commonly removed from nature, architects the world over are seeking ways to achieve life among the trees. ADR takes a look at some of the most intriguing projects attempting to bring us back to nature.
AM Architecture’s Sorrento sensation
Andrew Mellios was given a brief to design a seaside home on the Victorian coast with heritage and a vista that defies description. inside co-editor Jan Henderson steps inside the Sorrento Beach House to experience the exceptional levels of style and substance it provides.
Creative continuum: Enoki’s Hindmarsh Residence
Associate Professor Joanne Cys visits the Hindmarsh Residence for inside magazine, exploring a project that pays homage to the old and welcomes the new in design and utility, form and function.
Exploring art with DiMase
Wander along St Georges Road in the Merri Village precinct of Fitzroy North and a delightful visual experience awaits. Via a shop-front window exhibition of sculptures and creative objet, DiMase Architects is engaging with the residents of their neighbourhood, providing accessible art and promoting a vehicle for interaction.
The practical future of lighting
“What the end game actually is, is to provide lighting as seamlessly as possible,” says Steve Cahill, CEO and co-founder of enLighten Australia, ahead of his presentation at Total Facilities next week.
Sweet sustainability: Archiblox’s ice-cream pop-up
Prefab designer-builder Archiblox, the brains behind the world’s first carbon positive prefabricated house, has designed and constructed a pop-up ice-cream store in Melbourne’s Federation Square.
Atrium sheds light on contemporary retail experience in Brisbane
A major $50 million refurbishment of the existing Toowong Village Shopping Centre has reimagined the retail experience in Brisbane, including an expansive shopping space bathed in natural light, and a new Sherwood Road restaurant precinct.
The new village: ageing and suburban planning
The family home of the future may not be a single, monolithic structure at all, but a collection of interdependent units that together function as a modular whole.