HASSELL Travelling Scholarship awarded to QUT graduate Jared Thorp

HASSELL has announced Jared Thorp, graduate of the Queensland University of Technology’s Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture), as the winner of the 2019 HASSELL Travelling Scholarship – Robin Edmond Award. Thorp was selected following interviews with 19 students, nominated by seven participating universities around Australia. His presented project, titled ‘ZOOSubverted’, challenges the traditional design of zoological […]

Japanese architect Arata Isozak wins 2019 Pritzker Prize

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki has received this year’s Pritzker Prize, widely considered to be the profession’s highest honour. The 2019 jury says: “Possessing a profound knowledge of architectural history and theory, and embracing the avant-garde, he never merely replicated the status quo, but his search for meaningful architecture was reflected in his buildings that to […]

Architectus hires Alan J Duffy to lead education design

Architecture and design practice Architectus has appointed Alan J Duffy to the growing leadership team as principal. Duffy, who will be based out of the practice’s Sydney studio, brings expertise in the design of education and learning projects. In addition to the education sector, he has cultivated his design and leadership skills over two decades […]

Meet emerging practice studioplusthree

With a common interest in culture, craft and making, the three founders of swiftly rising practice studioplusthree are drawing on their individual perspectives to design unique projects. AR talks to one third of studioplusthree, Simon Rochowski, about running a successful emerging practice. There’s a distinct international flavour about studioplusthree. With experience in London, Hong Kong, […]

SJB appoints Brodie Blades as new associate director

Architecture firm SJB has promoted Brodie Blades to the role of associate director of urban design at its Melbourne studio. Blades is an accomplished urban designer with a background in town planning and has been called upon to provide urban design expert evidence in numerous complex matters before planning Tribunals and Panels in Victoria – […]

Chris Godsell joins nettletontribe Melbourne as associate director

Architecture firm nettleontribe has appointed Chris Godsell to the role of associate director of it’s Melbourne studio.  Godsell brings a wealth of experience to his new appointment having been an active member of the AIA sitting on both the large practice forum and practice services committee in the Victorian chapter of the AIA. He has […]

Retail design firms i2C Architects and TRG Queensland merge

i2C Architects is set to expand up the country’s east coast, after announcing its amalgamation with Brisbane-based TRG Queensland. Currently located in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, the architecture and design firm’s merger with TRG Queensland will see it offer a robust skill set and expanded client database, with full coverage across Australia. It is expected that […]

C.Kairouz Architects designs a home with a perceived split personality

C.Kairouz Architects has designed a home in Melbourne’s Northcote that balances the dynamic of old and new both visually and functionally, alluding to a home of two halves.  The main challenge set by the owner was to transform the dilapidated-yet-characterful art deco house and create a modern family home with a ‘wow factor’, large enough […]

Crone appoints Nick Williams to principal of Design

Crone Architects has expanded its Melbourne team with the appointment of Nick Williams to principal of Design.  In his new role, Williams will lead the design process, from feasibility through town planning, design and delivery through to construction. His experience in complex mixed-use, commercial, retail and hospitality development will strategically strengthen Crone’s Melbourne team. Greg Crone […]

What is the architecture of wellbeing?

ADR speaks to Eugene Cheah, co-founder of Cheah Saw Architecture, to unpick the meaning of wellbeing in architecture and discuss the trends to look out for in 2019. ADR: Tell us about the ‘architecture of wellbeing’. What does this mean exactly and how are you putting this in to practice?  Eugene Cheah: We believe architecture has a […]

Poetry in architecture – Steve Sammartino’s future-focused house

Steve Sammartino is building the world’s most futuristic house, equipped with a drone landing pad, voice enabled walls and solar roof tiles. He tells ADR’s sister website Marketing about the art and theory behind this ambitious project. Marketing: Tell us about the house. Steve Sammartino: I’m planning on building a house that takes together all of the […]