Four finalists shortlisted to design new NGV

The four teams set to compete in the final stage of the design competition for the new National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) were announced today. Open to Australian teams, the competition kicked off in February 2021 and was described as an “unparalleled platform to showcase Australia’s world-leading design”. The new gallery is set to be […]

“Have fun, but also stop and think” – Taylor Knights and James Carey on the 2021 NGV Architecture Commission

Touring the 2019 NGV Architecture Commission in Melbourne was one of my very first assignments as the new editor of ADR. I remember walking through the Grollo Equiset Garden, weaving in and out the half-finished In Absence with Edition Office’s Kim Bridgland and artist Yhonnie Scarce, audio recorder in hand. Fast forward almost two years […]

“Being an architect is sometimes like being the goalkeeper” – Hassell releases mental health in design podcast

The mental health challenges in Australian architecture and design were challenges “before the pandemic as well”, according to landscape architect, Place Intelligence co-founder and human potential coach Bonnie Shaw. Shaw joined Head of Architecture at Monash University and Parlour co-founder Professor Naomi Stead and Hassell managing director Steve Coster for a special episode of Hassell Talks released […]

What not to miss at Sydney Design Week 2021

Sydney Design Week 2021 has gone digital with a two-day Design Summit featuring David Flack, Yasmine Ghoniem and New York lighting designer Lindsey Adelman. The trio will be discussing the ethics of embedding community into your practice and studio on the second-day of the summit – Friday 17 September. The festival, which usually takes place […]

“As Australian architects, we can address climate change” – Caroline Pidcock.

Sound Advice addresses inequality in architecture in Now You Know