A look at Bateman and T&Z Architects’ new Bob Hawke College in Subiaco

The Western Australian city’s newest school is a series of three and four storey buildings that incorporate passive solar design principles courtesy of two local studios. The $70-million build will open its door to 260 Year 7 students in a couple of days. Only the first stage has been completed, with the second to be […]

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,” […]

BIG and Toyota team up on AI-filled city in Japan

Like something out of a science fiction novel, BIG and Toyota’s Woven City will have in-home robotics to cater to daily needs and monitor residents’ health. The Danish architecture firm headed by Bjarke Ingels unveiled plans for the “world’s first urban incubator” earlier in the week at the Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas. It’s […]

“Do you really need a laundry?” – James Legge, pondering the future of Australia’s cities

It’s the Aussie dream to have the big house with all the amenities, a garden and a pool, but in our current property market, James Legge from National Sustainability Award winning-practice Six Degrees says for many of us, it’ll never be anything more than that – a dream. In the latest ABS Residential Property Price […]

ADR’s top 10 architecture projects of 2019

A look at Chaulk Studio’s award-winning Frankston Primary School Early Learning Centre