“Architects can’t solve the affordable housing crisis,” says Timothy Hill

“The type of buildings we invest in perpetuates the system,” says Timothy Hill ahead of his appearance at the Sydney Architecture Festival this weekend. Speaking to ADR, Hill says the government’s recently announced mortgage guarantee scheme to help first home buyers enter the property market is not the right way to approach the housing affordability crisis […]

Glenn Murcutt’s MPavilion 2019 opens in Melbourne

Simplicity embodying complexity is how Australia’s only Pritzker Prize-winning architect described his design for Melbourne’s MPavilion 2019.  Speaking at the opening of the city’s latest example of temporary architecture, Glenn Murcutt described both his 50-year career and his first civic city design as a study in simplicity. “I love simplicity,” he said. “It’s the hardest thing to […]

“First and foremost, architectural practice is about people”: a chat with NBRS’s Rodney Drayton

Ahead of an appearance at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on 11 November, NBRSARCHITECTURE’s director of operations Rodney Drayton chats to ADR editor Elisa Scarton about being an effective practice leader and how technology has already changed the way architects run their business.  What skills and experience do you think you need to be […]

At home with FMD Architects director Fiona Dunin

inside co-editor Jan Henderson steps inside the beautiful and eclectic home of FMD Architects director Fiona Dunin and takes the opportunity to admire the perfect architectural and decorative marriage between old and new. How long have you lived here and what drew you to the property? We have lived here for six years. It was […]

Baracco+Wright returns Melbourne to its pre-colonial roots in new landscape project

Woods Bagot names Rhonda Mitchell and Jason Fraser principal