Getting to know architect and designer Daniel Boddam

There is something very zen about Sydney and Byron Bay-based architect and furniture designer Daniel Boddam. Maybe it’s the very fact he leads an envious Australian lifestyle, splitting his time between homes in both places. Or just because many of his furniture designs embody this incredible calm with an organic beauty and inherent softness. His […]

“Indigenous architecture is not a style, but a culturally appropriate process” – Alison Page

All architecture in Australia should be an act of co-creation with Indigenous Australians and Indigenous design principles, says interior designer and Walbanga and Wadi Wadi woman Alison Page. In her new book, Design: Building on Country, cowritten with Paul Memmott, Page outlines how all buildings, no matter their use, should be an extension of Country. […]

Woods Marsh designs “landform eroded from the coast” for Victorian resort

Woods Marsh drew from the “corrosive nature” of the Victorian coastline to inform the “sculptural geometry” and material selection of its RACV Cape Schanck Resort. Located in a “natural saddle” adjacent to the Bass Strait, the 120-room hotel, day spa and golf course/club was “carefully positioned” in the coastal landscape. “The soft, rolling dune-like quality […]

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 […]

“The real challenge for architects today is not to be redundant” – MORQ

“Architecture does not stop at creating beautiful forms” – Andra Matin