Publications

LXN Architecture

ar – magazine

AR – For co-directors Josh Crossin and Sarah Lindsay, LXN Architecture isn’t the duo’s first foray into opening their own practice. Here, they tell AR about having a “second crack” at establishing a studio and doing it “properly”. While Josh Crossin and Sarah Lindsay were both born and raised in Tasmania, the pair had quite different backgrounds. […]

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inside – magazine

inside – The 2018 IDEA winner for the Institutional category, Monash University Learning and Teaching Building (LTB) was designed by John Wardle Architects, renowned for its conceptual approach to architecture and design through placemaking, coupled with significant experience in the changing typology of the education sector. Information and communication technology has significantly impacted student learning and more […]

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High-rise units a big risk for developers

Lenders are reluctant to lend and buyers don’t want to buy when it comes to high-rise developments. That’s according to RiskWise Property Research’s latest analysis of the construction industry, which has been hit hard over recent months following the high-profile cases of the Mascot and Opal towers in New South Wales. RiskWise CEO Doron Peleg […]

Australia salary benchmark 2020 released

A new salary benchmark report has been published, which finds effective leadership is crucial to securing and retaining Australia’s best talent in 2020. The report includes statistics for the construction and architecture industry, finding the roles in greatest demand are (in descending order): project manager project engineer estimator business development manager site manager, and contracts administrator. […]

FPA releases new register of fire protection practitioners

Fire Protection Association Australia (FPA Australia) has launched a new register of fire protection practitioners to connect building industry professionals with FPA Australia Corporate members who currently prepare plans and specifications for the installation or modification of fire safety systems in NSW. The new Fire Systems Design – NSW Interim Register is a response to […]

Follow the Business of Architecture and Design conference discussion on Twitter today!

The Business of Architecture and Design conference, our agenda-setting Sydney conference, is today! Didn’t manage to get a ticket? Follow along on our Twitter page as we tweet from the event starting at 8:15am AEST, and join the discussion using #BOAD19. Our inaugural conference will address the changes that are taking place within the built environment – […]

Come to the BoAD conference and experience Igloo’s shared AR space

Attendees at our Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on 11 November will have the chance to step inside Igloo’s immersive space and experience the future of AR.  The English brand is sponsoring BoAD and will have an igloo set up for attendees to experience the technology firsthand. Wearing a VR headset can be a […]

PTW Architects celebrates 130 years

One of Australia’s oldest and largest architecture practices, PTW is celebrating its 130th birthday. Established in 1889, the practice now operates studios in Sydney, Beijing, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi, with over 200 staff and projects completed globally. Founded by James Peddle, PTW’s current Sydney executive directors are Simon Parsons and Diane Jones. Parsons says that the […]

“First and foremost, architectural practice is about people”: a chat with NBRS’s Rodney Drayton

Ahead of an appearance at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on 11 November, NBRSARCHITECTURE’s director of operations Rodney Drayton chats to ADR editor Elisa Scarton about being an effective practice leader and how technology has already changed the way architects run their business.  What skills and experience do you think you need to be […]

Keeping curious – Kåre Krokene and Snøhetta

When the lauded Norwegian design practice Snøhetta opened its Australian office in Adelaide, rather than Sydney or Melbourne, there were raised eyebrows. But those surprised by the move probably hadn’t met the local managing director, Kåre Krokene… Growing up in a small town on Norway’s west coast with his four siblings,  Krokene was always interested in the arts and […]

The accounting profession calls for efficient regulatory frameworks

The three major professional accounting bodies – CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA) – have joined forces to review the frameworks that regulate how financial and tax advice is provided in Australia. CPA Australia, CA ANZ and IPA have released a video in which […]

One week until The Business of Architecture and Design conference

Have you got your tickets for The Business of Architecture and Design (BoAD) conference yet? With just one week to go, here’s an outline of what’s happening at our inaugural BoAD conference in Sydney on 11 November. BoAD sets the agenda for the future of architecture and design. With high-profile keynotes, electrifying discussions and plenty of networking opportunities, this […]