"I think across the world, whether in Australia, Shenzhen or Songdo, city makers are in danger of fetishising the power of technology and infrastructure to create the most efficient and effective human service environments, ultimately losing sight of what cities are all about: the experiences of people being people."
The Parramatta Civic Link proposal by SJB and Aspect Studios features a 500m park running linearly across the north-south axis and cutting through the CBD.
While some would dismiss his work as fanciful, Dan Phillips is proving how architects can close the loop.
ADR talks to Waugh about the future of CLT and why architects of the 21st century should be sitting up and taking notice.
In a first for Australian paint companies, Dulux Australia has published and released in-depth environmental documentation, Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), on its products.
ADR takes a look back at the past three Australian Global Awards winners of the Shaw Contract Design Awards, each with a unique design story to tell.
A historically significant wall is to be restored as part of Lendlease’s 6.1 acre Melbourne Quarter development. Constructed in 1890 by Victorian Railways, the 174 metre bluestone retaining wall on Flinders Street marks the site of Batman’s Hill and John Batman’s first home, constituting an important slice of Melbourne’s history. Before World War II, the […]
Melbourne architecture practice ClarkeHopkinsClarke has designed a village which helps to empower disadvantaged children and alleviate poverty in Kenya. The ever-growing village is the brainchild of Dean Landy, a partner at ClarkeHopkinsClarke, and the founder of the ‘for-purpose’ organisation One Heart Foundation which operates the project. Currently, One Heart Village hosts a primary school with […]
Image above, Smith House by environa studio, features optimum orientation and solar access. Image courtesy the architect. Jan O’Connor of environa studio, an expert in the world of sustainability, discusses the intangible new parameters qualifying sustainability. Gillian Serisier: Five years ago sustainability meant solar panels. But now we’re at a very different place in the […]
John Pauline of HASSELL discusses designing sporting stadiums that are useful to their host city long after the event they were built for is over.
In a call-to-arms, the grass roots oriented development group is asking for letters of support for its third project to be sent to the government.