Lovell Burton takes out top medal at ArchiTeam Awards night

Melbourne-based architecture studio Lovell Burton has been awarded the ArchiTeam Medal for its galvanised sheet metal-clad Springhill House project in the Macedon Ranges. Lovell Burton was one of 14 practices or individual architects to be recognised with an award or medal at Wednesday night’s Architeam awards gala. The ArchiTeam Medal is awarded to a category-winning […]

“Architects can’t solve the affordable housing crisis,” says Timothy Hill

“The type of buildings we invest in perpetuates the system,” says Timothy Hill ahead of his appearance at the Sydney Architecture Festival this weekend. Speaking to ADR, Hill says the government’s recently announced mortgage guarantee scheme to help first home buyers enter the property market is not the right way to approach the housing affordability crisis […]

Paris will soon be home to the world’s largest rooftop urban farm

Starting next year, the 15th arrondissement won’t just be an eclectic residential area where quaint shops give way to city’s tallest skyscraper. It’ll also be home to a supersized farm producing close to a tonne of fruits and vegetables.  Situated along Paris’s périphérique, Pavillon 6 won’t be occupying valuable real estate at ground level. Instead, it’ll sit atop the […]

First look at Zaha Hadid and COX’s design for Western Sydney International Airport

Zaha Hadid Architects and COX Architecture revealed their vision for what is set to become Australia’s largest international airport by 2060.  The Western Sydney International Airport, named after Australian pilot Nancy-Bird Walton, is a new greenfield airport in Sydney’s western Parkland City region. A call for designs were sent out earlier in the year with […]

Jeanne Gang to speak at Powerhouse Museum

Marriott to build a 26-storey hotel in just 90 days