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 […]

Technē promotes Bianca Baldi to associate

Technē Architecture and Interior Design‘s Bianca Baldi has been promoted from interior designer to associate. With more than 10 years of industry experience at the Melbourne practice, Baldi has worked in a variety of sectors including hospitality, residential and commercial spaces. She began her career as an undergraduate in 2010 and went on to work […]

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

There is something enigmatic about MORQ. Elisa Scarton catches up with the Perth and Rome-based practice to talk place, methodology and the eternal quest to stay relevant in an ever-changing industry. I discovered its project ЯĒ purely by chance. Freefalling through design websites in a sensory overloaded sea of interiors brimming with colours and objects […]

“Within the current world, politics has become a dirty word”, but it’s not – David Flack

The Australian public, and designers in particular, shouldn’t be afraid of being political, says IDEA 2020 Designer of the Year David Flack. “Within our current world, politics has become a dirty word, but it’s not. It’s actually the place all design starts from,” says Flack. “There is a fear within a lot of Australians, but […]

New book chronicles career and experiences of Kerstin Thompson

ASPECT Studios appoints Tamsin McLean as COO