BEHF Architects wins at Iconic Awards 2019 with two projects

BEHF Architects has been twice awarded at the Iconic Awards 2019: Innovative Architecture – in the Architecture category for the projects Koller + Koller am Waagplatz Restaurant and Residential Complex Korb Etagen, Brandstätte 7 (BEHF Architects and Mittermair Architekten). Iconic Awards: Innovative Architecture, established by the German Design Council, is the first independent international architecture and […]

Lodge tax returns now before it’s too late

Australians are being advised to lodge tax returns before the end of the month. As we enter the final fortnight of tax time, hundreds of thousands of them may still be missing out on their tax refunds. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is encouraging people to take advantage of potential refunds by lodging their return or […]

What will the architecture and design professions look like in 2025?

“Hey Siri, please design a 20,000-square metre, six-star Green Star suburban office building that delivers an annualised 18 percent total investment return (and wins design awards).” What will the architecture and design professions look like in 2025? The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) took a stab at this question in 2011, but instead of looking […]

Jamye Harrison joins Arcadis

Arcadis, a global design and consultancy organisation for natural and built assets, has announced the appointment of Jamye Harrison to its Smart Cities team as global solutions lead. Harrison has over 25 years of experience that spans strategy, public policy, design and delivery in transport, infrastructure and smart cities. He joins Arcadis from WSP, where he led the […]

Why project-based ERP leads to success

Why does a practice need project-based ERP? Well, if there’s one overwhelming truism about architecture and design practices, it’s that invariably they were established by people whose expertise is not business. Architects, designers and engineers study to follow their passion, which is design. When it comes to setting up in practice, there is a whole […]

Chewing over the challenges of running a profitable practice

A group of architecture industry practitioners came together recently to discuss the challenges facing their individual practices and how they are able to remain profitable in the current economic climate. A team from Deltek, the global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, hosted the lunch to spend some time with their key […]

Announcing MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0

green magazine has announced its third MINI collaboration: MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0. The previous two iterations have challenged our understandings of how and where we live in urban environments, and MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0 continues this legacy. This year, the exhibition will focus on laneways, which are common to the suburbs of most Australian […]

Life-of-project enterprise agreements a critical IR reform

Allowing enterprise agreements to run the full length of major project construction is a sensible and long overdue reform, critical to securing the next wave of resources and energy project investment, according to AMMA (Australian Resources and Energy Group). Life-of-project agreements are the subject of a policy discussion paper recently released by Attorney General and […]

Nominations open for grand designs in Port Phillip

  Port Phillip Council in Melbourne is calling for nominations for its biennial City of Port Phillip Design and Development Awards 2020, presented in conjunction with the National Gallery of Victoria’s Melbourne Design Week.  The nominations are for awards that have been held every two years since 1998. The awards encourage and celebrate design excellence in urban design, […]

Architecture Drawing Prize deadline extended to 4 October

The Architecture Drawing Prize deadline has been extended until Friday 4 October. Entrants can submit their drawing work across four categories: hand-drawing, digital, hybrid and working detail. The Architecture Drawing Prize is an international competition that celebrates the art and skill of architectural drawing. Now in its third year, the prize is curated by Make Architects, […]