Escape to the Aegean at Toowong Lighthouse by Alcorn Middleton

With weighted roots in Greek culture evoking a seamless journey, this Brisbane alteration and addition from Alcorn Middleton is an ode to the outdoor lifestyle on both sides of the Hemisphere. A lighthouse, in its simplest function, calls you home. Alcorn Middleton’s Toowong Lighthouse is therefore aptly named: it is centred on concepts and materials […]

ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects launches new parental leave package

Australia’s largest architectural B Corp has unveiled its new parental leave policy with an exhibition celebrating its working families at play in order to support equity, inclusion and flexibility in its diverse team.  The industry best-practice parental leave package launched this week by ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects, after the Federal Government extended standard Paid Parental Leave (PPL) […]

Allowing the landscape in – Marra Marra Shack by Leopold Banchini

Peaking out from the surrounding forest, Marra Marra Shack by Leopold Banchini is an unassuming dwelling that looks quietly out over its namesake creek.  The inside tells a different story, built entirely out of an impressive patchwork of timbers that draw on local history. The shack stands on Marramarra Creek, Berowra, on the lands of […]

DESIGN Canberra announces five more exhibitions and a new collaboration

Along with five new exhibitions, DESIGN Canberra has announced an inaugural partnership with the food and entertainment organisation Forage Festival. Celebrating Canberra as a global city of design, DESIGN Canberra 2022 is presented by Craft ACT: Craft + Design Centre and explores the theme of ‘Transformation’. From Wednesday 2 until Sunday 20 November, audiences are […]

Technē Architecture + Interior Design completes extensive refurbishments to RACV’s Healesville Country Club & Resort

Nestled in the beautiful Yarra Valley, RACV Healesville Country Club & Resort has just been refurbished by Technē Architecture + Interior Design  to enhance its elegant, location-centric design. The facility sets an improved premium benchmark for diverse hospitality and tourism experiences in the region and is now very much a destination, invigorated with a sleek modern edge by the practice.  Technē […]

The Global Life of Design at the NGV, a voyage through the history of design

The National Gallery of Victoria’s (NGV) newest exhibition, The Global Life of Design, examines and reveals the interlocking networks of power, economics and influence that continue to shape design practices today. From pigments to produce, timber and textiles, the global exchange of commodities throughout history has influenced design traditions, leading to breakthroughs in technology, the […]

Lonsdale Links by Wood Marsh, a breath of Art Deco caressing the coastline

With its streamlined geometry, its play on ochre tonalities, its slightly cubist symmetry, the curves and angles gently reminiscing of the Art Deco era in Europe, Lonsdale Links is a reminiscent of a relic in the landscape. Wood Marsh, while elaborating on the project, responded to the gently undulating terrain of the adjacent golf course […]

The Walls Around Us competition by the Robin Boyd Foundation, an invitation to reflect on the architect’s legacy

Young and talented design and architecture aficionados have until Monday 30 January 2023 to enter The Walls Around Us competition by the Robin Boyd Foundation, a challenging invitation to reimagine the architect’s Melbourne experimental house while considering the challenges of the world we live in today: sustainability of materials, density of population and housing affordability. […]

IDEA 2022 Gala tickets are on sale now!

The Interior Design Excellence Awards is Australia’s largest and most successful independent design awards program. Every year, the program celebrates the best of Australian interior and product design, and the 2022 shortlist is nothing short of spectacular. We’d love for you to join us at the IDEA Gala in Melbourne to announce this year’s winners […]

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct opens its doors for Sydney Open 2022

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct has been transformed and it’s ready to show off its makeover at this year’s Sydney Open. Presented from Friday 4 and Saturday 5 November, Sydney Open is an opportunity to discover the city’s cultural heritage and architecture through a specially curated program of unique experiences typically inaccessible to the general public. […]

Why you should enter Australian Design Review’s 30UNDER30

Entries for Australian Design Review’s 30UNDER30 are opening soon. With the industry-first program gearing up for an amazing inaugural year, now is the time to consider why you should enter. And, the first question is, why wouldn’t you enter? ADR’s 30UNDER30 program is free to enter, and with it comes the opportunity to get in […]