Hames Sharley makes slew of appointments

Hames Sharley has announced promotions across the architecture practice’s six national studios. South Australian studio leader, Leon Gouws has been appointed as a director of Hames Sharley. Gouws brings with him more than 15 years of experience and is passionate about confronting the industry’s multi-faceted challenges head-on. “With how architecture is continuously changing, we will […]

The design competition gets digital spritz

Malcolm Reading Consultants (MRC) uses the COVID-19 pandemic to rethink the design competition for the digital space.  Out of the Covidian gloom, the international design competition with a digital spritz is emerging. An innovation that meets commissioning clients’ desires to survey and interact with the world’s architectural talent while also enabling everyone to stay safe […]

“It was like having the ground taken away from you,” say designers of COVID-19

Australian interior designers felt vulnerable, challenged and out of their depths in the first weeks of the coronavirus lockdown say Adele Winteridge and Mardi Doherty. The two interior designers are the leaders of the DIA Melbourne Practice Group and they asked for Paula McCarthy from Working Dynamics‘ Paula McCarthy to facilitate a survey about the […]

Architects Award Changes 2020

The new Architects Award 2020 document has come into effect with notable changes to six clauses. The Association of Consulting Architects Australia has been negotiating changes with the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in the 2014 and 2018 award reviews. The decisions of both these award reviews have now been determined and handed down by the […]

Women in architecture: Architectus design leaders Marina Carroll and Elizabeth Seuseu

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