Fender Katsalidis announces 11 new promotions

Fender Katsalidis celebrates the elevation of 11 team members to associate positions this month as the Australian practice continues to grow its project portfolio. Founded on the philosophy of innovation through collaboration, Fender Katsalidis has evolved from a Melbourne-centric studio to a multi-disciplinary international design firm. The recent promotions include architects and interior designers, as […]

OMA sets up first office in Australia

Global architecture firm OMA has opened its first Australian outpost in the Brisbane and Sydney. The new base will join OMA’s four other studios in Doha, New York, Hong Kong and the flagship Rotterdam office in The Netherlands. The announcement follows the completion of WA Museum Boola Bardip, in which OMA teamed up with Hassell […]

Making the most of JobMaker

While JobKeeper was the Australian Federal Government’s principal scheme for helping businesses to survive the economic impacts of COVID-19, now that it has ended, a new incentive to kick-start the economy has been launched. But what is JobMaker and can it benefit your practice? Launched on 7 October 2020 in line with the Federal Budget, […]

Be Summit plans virtual summit for 10 September

Victorian treasurer Tim Pallas will be launching this year’s Be Summit, which will be held virtually on 10 September 2021. The annual built environment event will be free to watch and features headliners EY Asia-Pacific markets and business development leader Matt Lovegrove, CoreLogic Asia Pacific head of research Tim Lawless, Ray White chief economist Nerida […]

15 of the best architecture and design podcasts to subscribe to

This week, Grimshaw launched a podcast series on how global cities will “adapt and flourish” in a post-pandemic world. It comes as more and more practices and publications increasingly turn to the medium to share their insights on design, architecture and urbanism. With that in mind, ADR has waded through the myriad of podcasts out […]

How can you power project success with Deltek Vantagepoint?

For more than 35 years, Deltek has been committed to supporting the architecture industry. Throughout this time, it has been Deltek’s mission to deliver industry-specific solutions to help architecture practices connect and automate their project lifecycle by empowering them to nurture client relationships, proactively manage projects and improve financial performance. Deltek Vantagepoint is a fully […]

Fender Katsalidis becomes Australia’s largest carbon neutral-certified practice

Fender Katsalidis has become the country’s largest architecture practice to receive carbon neutral certification this week. Carbon neutral certification has been available to Australian businesses since 2010 and is issued by Climate Active – an ongoing partnership between the Australian government and businesses to drive voluntary climate action. The certification is awarded to those that […]

Optimistic architecture with TheFulcrum.Agency

TheFulcrum.Agency co-founders Emma Williamson and Kieran Wong talk about creating their own luck in Perth and finding a business model for optimistic architecture. Kieran Wong and Emma Williamson thrive on reinvention. The business partners and couple create their own paradigms for architectural practice that always fall outside of the established frame, innovative in both form […]

Preparing your practice for EOFY

EOFY planning – it is a leader’s responsibility to not only exercise their expertise in the running of a practice, but to also identify what areas require expert advice. A common aspect of running an architecture, engineering or design practice in which creative leaders may lack confidence is financial management and preparations for the end of […]

Take the ACA’s fifth ‘pulse check’

The Association of Consulting Architects Australia’s (ACA) fifth ‘pulse check’ continues to track the impact of COVID-19 on the architecture industry,  increasing knowledge of what is needed to ensure a robust future for architectural practices. The ACA’s third ‘pulse check’, conducted at the end of June 2020, sought information about how practices were faring in […]

2021 ArchiTeam Conference explores disruption post COVID-19

The 2021 ArchiTeam Conference will explore the disruption to lives post COVID-19, how we’ve adapted and how small practices can meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Now in its third iteration, the conference will be held virtually on 21 May 2021 and will feature four sessions, each exploring the future trajectories for design, practice and […]