ArchiTeam launches virtual biennial conference

The third biennial ArchiTeam conference, this year named Trajectories, will be held virtually on Friday 21 May 2021. Trajectories will be a packed virtual conference where Australian and international speakers will share their vision for the future of architecture in this moment of reckoning.  Against the backdrop of a precarious and uncertain world, it feels […]

RMIT researchers recycle cigarette butts into bricks

RMIT University researchers have developed a plan to implement cigarette butt recycling into bricks at an industrial scale. The study builds on RMIT research from 2016 that showed that fired-clay bricks with 1% recycled cigarette butt content are as strong as normal bricks and use less energy to produce. The researchers found that if 2.5% […]

Koichi Takada wins New York’s coveted Architizer A+Firm Award

Koichi Takada Architects has been named Best Overall Winner at New York’s inaugural Architizer A+Firm Awards 2021 in the Medium Firm category.  Architizer has the announced the winners of the 1st Annual Architizer A+Firm Awards, which celebrates the firms that have responded in dynamic ways to evolving global challenges. Koichi Takada Architects’ winning submission detailed […]

Airport of the Future 2020 winners announced

Fentress Architects has announced the winners of the 2020 Fentress Global Challenge which asked architecture students to envision airport mobility in the year 2100.  The Fentress Global Challenge is an annual international student design competition launched in 2011 by US-based Fentress Architects to encourage innovative design in public architecture.  The 2020 competition asked participants to […]

Competition opened for Australian architects to design NGV Contemporary

Adam Nathaniel Furman and Sibling Architecture design NGV café as “unadulterated aesthetic release”