Taylor Knights and James Carey to design 2021 NGV Architecture Commission

A pink pond “evocative of Australia’s inland salt lakes” from Taylor Knights has won the 2021 NGV Architecture Commission. Working in collaboration with Melbourne artist and RMIT lecturer James Carey, Taylor Knights’s pond[er] will be installed in the Grollo Equiset Garden at the NGV International from November 2021. The installation will feature a body of […]

Donald Watson wins 2021 AIA Gold Medal

The 2021 Australian Institute of Architects (AIA) Gold Medal has been awarded to Donald Watson, with the jury describing him as “Queensland’s foremost architectural historian” and a “protagonist of postmodernist design”. Australia’s most prestigious architecture award, the Gold Medal recognises distinguished service by architects who have designed or executed buildings of high merit, producing work […]

MAP studio to design MPavilion 2021

Venetian practice MAP studio has been commissioned to design the site of MPavilion 2021, which will open in Melbourne on 11 November. Founded in 2010 and led by Francesco Magnani and Traudy Pelzel, MAP studio specialises in urban renewal and the “sympathetic transformation” of existing structures and spaces. The practice is best known for its […]

Robin Boyd Foundation launches architecture and design fundraiser

The Robin Boyd Foundation has teamed up with Creative Partnership Australia for a fundraiser dedicated to amplifying the voice of architecture and good design in Australia. The Amplify Our Voice fundraiser is being launched to mark the release of After The Australian Ugliness – a collection of essays by authors from a range of disciplines […]

Venice Biennale reconfirms 22 May opening

ArchiTeam launches virtual biennial conference