MAKE Architecture rebrands as Studio Bright

Melbourne-based architecture practice MAKE has rebranded as Studio Bright to better reflect how it has evolved to be led solely by director Mel Bright.  The 13-year-old business will continue to work on residential projects but will now also turn its attention to larger-scale builds, such as civic, educational and multi-residential. Director Mel Bright told ADR: “MAKE […]

Glenn Murcutt to design Royal Far West’s new Manly campus

Internationally-renowned architect, Glenn Murcutt, has been commissioned by Australian charity Royal Far West (RFW) to design its new beachfront headquarters at Manly. Murcutt will work closely with architect and designer Angelo Candalepas of Candalepas Associates, to create a “compelling and beautiful” campus for Royal Far West, to allow the 95-year-old charity to grow its work […]

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

The modular construction trend continues to gain pace, with hotel chain Marriot set to build the ‘world’s tallest modular hotel’ in only 90 days. Designed by Danny Forster & Architecture, the 168-room, 26-storey hotel will be built in New York City’s Sixth Avenue with prefabricated guestrooms arriving at the hotel site fully constructed, inside and out. […]

Fender Katsalidis to design Liverpool’s tallest commercial tower

Fender Katsalidis’ design for Liverpool’s tallest commercial tower and its surrounding redevelopment has been given the green light. Called Liverpool Quarter, the project will feature a 23-storey curved tower which is to be the focal point of the new Liverpool gateway. Situated on the corner of Scott and Bigge streets, the mixed-use project features 25,000 square metres of […]

Warren and Mahoney appoints Sven Ollmann as Sydney principal

Nicholas Grimshaw to step down as chair of Grimshaw