In conversation with William McDonough

ADR chats to McDonough, founder of cradle-to-cradle, over the phone from the US to find out about some of his latest endeavours, including a newly rereleased carpet collection with Shaw Contract.

Six acres of new public space planned for Southbank

The City of Melbourne has unveiled artist’s impressions of its $35 million plan for over six acres of new public open space on Southbank Boulevard and Dodds Street, Southbank. The plans include 1.05 km of dedicated, separated bicycle lanes, water sensitive urban design and flood mitigation, upgraded tram and bus stops, including the potential for ‘green’ tram tracks, improved biodiversity and a critical neighbourhood space for Southbank.

Preserved plants: flora that lasts (almost) forever

Preserved plants provide real greenery that needs no sun or water, that lasts years. Stem & Stamen founder, Fleur Anderson, discusses the technology which allows plants an almost eternal life.

Sibling Architecture a finalist in Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture

Six finalists have been announced in the esteemed Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture, including architecture collective Sibling.

Shifts in mixed-use developments with Mark Eden of ThomsonAdsett

An architectural maverick: Dan Phillips