Getting to know Regional Design Service

The small town of Corowa is the unlikely setting for thriving architecture and design studio Regional Design Service. The studio’s founders talk to Isla Sutherland about demystifying and democratising good design for regional communities. Phillip Nielsen and Aaron Nicholls began their practice in 2017. At the time, Corowa had not had an architect in residence […]

Getting to know Sans-Arc Studio

Sans-Arc Studio may only have a couple of years under its belt, but with offices in Adelaide and Melbourne already, it’s quickly becoming the darling of the Australian hospitality design scene. You only have to spend a few minutes chatting to Matiya Marovich to understand why Sans-Arc Studio is the perfect name. Founded in Adelaide, […]

Tim Ross premieres podcast on Sydney Opera House tapestries

Comedian and design enthusiast Tim Ross has put the recent lockdown to good use by producing a new podcast about the Sydney Opera House’s tapestries. “As a touring performer, everything sort of stopped. So pretty quickly, I thought about all the things I could do if I can’t get on the road,” he tells ADR. […]

“We’re here to live, not to defy death. Our architecture should do the same” – Koichi Takada

Architects and designers need to seize the moment post-COVID-19 to wind back the clock and “protect architecture as a sanctuary for human beings” says architect Koichi Takada. “We try to sit on a bench and it says, ‘Please do not sit.’ Or, ‘Make sure you keep a 1.5-metre distance’. The rule completely destroys the idea […]

Challenge the perception that architecture is only “required at the end of a project”, says Richard Kirk

“Boys’ clubs are still winning the game in the public face of architecture” – says RebelArchitette