The architect as solo creative genius must be “demystified”, says the Architecture Lobby

Positioning the director of an architecture practice as the solo creative genius enables them to get away with “basically running a bad business”, says Architecture Lobby Victorian chapter steward Frank Burridge. “We think that architects being a solo genius is a kind of phenomenon or an attitude that supports a lot of the really bad […]

Sean Gill joins Gray Puksand

A design focused architect, Gill joins Gray Puksand’s Brisbane office as an associate and brings over 10 years’ experience. In his new role, Gill will focus on leading project teams on current work as well as building new relationships. With portfolio strengths in retail, mixed-use and commercial projects, Gill sees his move to Gray Puksand as an opportunity to […]

“Without people to bring it to life, architecture is just a beautiful sculpture” -HASSELL’s Evodia Alaterou

As the first principal of HASSELL’s strategy team, Evodia Alaterou combines data with curiosity to determine what exactly makes ‘good design’. The South African-born designer studied architecture before doing a Masters in Environmental Psychology. She now leads a team dedicated to developing a deeper understanding of the people at the centre of HASSELL’s projects. It […]

From sculpture to skyscraper – discussing the design process with Chris Wilkinson

In 2013, WilkinsonEyre principal Chris Wilkinson was puzzling over the brief for the new Crown hotel in Sydney while on Christmas holiday at the family home in Lucca, Italy. “I spent most of the Christmas going through this brief. It was very detailed with the spaces they wanted, plus or minus figures for the area,” […]

“Everywhere you build in Australia, you’re building on Indigenous land” says designer Jack Mitchell

Simone Carter joins Rothelowman as Principal of Interiors