Stefano Boeri designs elevated walkway to be built under Renzo Piano Genoa bridge

Milanese architect Stefano Boeri has unveiled designs for a circular walkway to be built below Renzo Piano’s replacement for the collapsed Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy. Teaming up with Metrogramma and Inside Outside, the Stefano Boeri Architetti studio has designed the walkway as “a symbolic element and embodiment of the ‘urban sewing’ of the two sides of the valley”, connecting it […]

Sydney Architecture Festival announces 2019 program

This year’s Sydney Architecture Festival will aim to the answer the question “What needs to change to make it affordable to have a home in Sydney?” with a series of seminars, exhibitions, film screenings and tours held throughout the city from November 11-17.  The theme is Make. Housing. Affordable and it invites speakers from a […]

NAB pledges $2 billion to fund affordable housing across Australia

NAB has announced a $2 billion commitment over three years to address the shortage of affordable and specialist housing in Australia. Currently, more than 189,000 people are on public housing waiting lists across Australia. In New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Queensland, that wait can stretch to more than a decade. The funds announced […]

World Architecture Festival shortlists 60 Australian designers

The World Architecture Festival has announced its shortlisted projects for the 2019 festival, 60 of which are Australian. They will join designers from 70 other countries when the winners are announced in Amsterdam between December 4-6. The festival is the world’s largest live-judged award’s program, meaning the shortlisted architects will be asked to present their projects live before a decision […]

A leafy haven for ‘modern primates’

It’s easy to spend a lot of time talking about architecture while forgetting about who actually uses it. For Saint Boulevard, Elenberg Fraser’s new multi-residential project situated on St Kilda Rd boulevard, the end users have been put front and centre. The design was created for an emerging social group Elenberg Fraser likes to call […]

2019 National Landscape Architecture Award winners revealed

To kick off this year’s International Landscape Architecture Festival, which runs from 10 – 13 October in Melbourne’s Federation Square, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the winners of its National Landscape Architecture Awards. AILA has recognised 32 winners across 14 categories, including 13 Awards of Excellence, highlighting landscape architects that […]

Contemporary addition to Brisbane worker’s cottage

A heritage-listed worker’s cottage in the inner-Brisbane suburb of Petrie Terrace presented an irresistible challenge for bureau^proberts Director Terry McQuillan and his interior designer wife Charlie.  A small and steeply sloping site, together with a compact floor plan and building challenges owing to the cottage’s age and location, were no barrier to the pair’s imagination. […]

Fitout humanises industrial space

Creating a warm and convivial atmosphere in a space designed for the production of gourmet sausages presented an interesting challenge for Sydney architect Adele McNab. The fitout of an existing warehouse space required the creation of additional production and storage space as well as a new product showroom and kitchen. “The kitchen is at the […]

Redeveloping a school on a ‘very constrained’ Heritage site

After 125 years, Christ Church Grammar School (CCGS) was in a moment of change when it appointed Sally Draper Architects in association with McIldowie Partners to undertake a masterplan for the school’s main campus and design the initial major project from that plan. Architect’s statement It is easy to miss Christ Church Grammar School, hidden […]

Jamye Harrison joins Arcadis

Arcadis, a global design and consultancy organisation for natural and built assets, has announced the appointment of Jamye Harrison to its Smart Cities team as global solutions lead. Harrison has over 25 years of experience that spans strategy, public policy, design and delivery in transport, infrastructure and smart cities. He joins Arcadis from WSP, where he led the […]

Biennale of Sydney announces two new directors

The Biennale of Sydney, the largest exhibition of contemporary art in Australia, has announced two new members have joined its board of directors: Johanna Featherstone and Rachel Verghis. Chaired by Kate Mills, the board of 13 members also includes Josephine Cashman, Geoffrey Cassidy, Danielle Earp, Anne Flanagan, Paris Neilson, James Roth, Morry Schwartz AM, Naseema Sparks […]