Should you become a global architect?
If you want to be a ‘global architect’, to chase award-winning projects and work side by side with inspiring people, you have to be proactive and flexible. Opportunity exists everywhere and once you know what you want, you can and should choose your seat.
Authors: Philippa Weston and Bronwyn Marshall
Interior designer Robert Kaner and architect Rafael Berkowitz have collaborated on the redesign of an apartment in a 17-storey Manhattan tower.
Growing demand for ergonomics in kitchens
In a growing trend observed by Smeg, consumers are opting for compact appliances to give their kitchens a homogenous look and more efficient arrangement of appliances.
AR launches its Under Construction Almanac
AR is launching a new video series – to run in conjunction with our recurring Under Construction section in the magazine – looking at buildings in the construction phase.
The Modernisation of Hefei – Transformation and Tradition
Rethinking modernity and tradition has brought about positive and creative changes in the architectural style and urban form of Hefei, writes Guo Xiao Wei.
Are today’s designers really integrating environmental considerations throughout their work, and to what extent are clients’ attitudes towards sustainable design shifting? Elana Castle talks to a number of designers about the long-term environmental impact of their work.
Interview: Michele Chow of Dessein Furniture
Created by renowned Australian designers and craftsmen Jon Goulder, Adam Goodrum and Justin Hutchinson, and manufactured in Thailand using rubberwood, Dessein Furniture offers accessible and affordable furniture. Leanne Amodeo talks to founder, Michele Chow, about the inaugural collection and the company’s offshore manufacturing model.
In review: 15 Colours by Joanna Lamb
For her recent exhibition in Sydney, artist Joanna Lamb applied a restrictive yet vivid colour palette to reduce idealised architectural forms into simplified, two-dimensional images, blurring the line between abstraction and realism.