Design Within Reach: driven by values

Design Within Reach was established with a clear and laudable aim. And the clue is all in the name. At the time the studio was founded in 1998 it was very difficult for consumers to buy a wide range of classic furniture through one retail channel. But the team at Design Within Reach believed then, […]

RMIT Architecture students win international visualization prize

A collaborative visualization between RMIT Architecture students and the Drawing Architecture Studio has been awarded ArchDaily’s inaugural ‘Conceptual – Jury Winner’ prize. Last week, the ArchDaily Architectural Visualization Awards selected the winners of its first edition. Out of 750 visualizations submitted from all over the world and 10,000 votes cast, 6 winning images were chosen, […]

Victorian Government commits to building NGV Contemporary with Australian architects

The Victorian Government has committed to funding the construction of NGV Contemporary, Australia’s largest gallery of contemporary art and design, with an Australian team of architects. Located at 77 Southbank Boulevard, Melbourne, in the heart of the re-imagined Melbourne Arts Precinct, the new purpose-built gallery will be dedicated to showcasing contemporary art, design, fashion and […]

2020 Shaw Contract Design Awards winners announced

The Shaw Contract Design Awards winners for 2020 were announced this week with two Australian practices picking up prizes. With nearly 500 entries from 29 countries, this year’s competition was judged by a global group of esteemed jurors, who, for the first time, met virtually to select the seven final winners. Looking for the year’s […]

Building Stronger Homes Roundtable series responds to bushfire planning oversights

MPavilion’s BLAKitecture forum explores “working with Country rather than against it”