Are laneways the answer to densifying our cities beautifully?

Last year, green magazine and MINI invited architects to explore the potential of laneways as part of MINI LIVING – INVERT 3.0. The architects were provided with a brief to design an independent dwelling on a piece of land carved from a suburban Melbourne block. The goal was to create affordable housing in the inner […]

Sean Gill joins Gray Puksand

A design focused architect, Gill joins Gray Puksand’s Brisbane office as an associate and brings over 10 years’ experience. In his new role, Gill will focus on leading project teams on current work as well as building new relationships. With portfolio strengths in retail, mixed-use and commercial projects, Gill sees his move to Gray Puksand as an opportunity to […]

“Everywhere you build in Australia, you’re building on Indigenous land” says designer Jack Mitchell

Architecture is a form of occupation says Jack Mitchell, likening our cities to a study in colonialism not dissimilar to that present overseas. Speaking to ADR in the lead-up to the second BLAKitecture forum at Melbourne’s MPavilion on 17 December, Jack Mitchell shared his own experience as a young Indigenous designer. “So much of what […]

The new Powerhouse Parramatta will feature a “delicate latticed exoskeleton”

French-Japanese Moreau Kusunoki and local practice Genton have won the international design competition for the new Powerhouse Parramatta museum. The duo were chosen unanimously by a panel of judges that included Wendy Lewin principal Wendy Lewin, Studio Gang Architects principal Jeanne Gang and OMA managing partner David Gianotten. Jury Chair, Naomi Milgrom AO describes the […]

Simone Carter joins Rothelowman as Principal of Interiors

Zaha Hadid Architects unveils world’s tallest atrium