California Design 1930-1965: Living in a Modern Way, running at Queensland Art Gallery until February 9, 2014, transports the visitor to another time and place.
Book review: A Topology of Everyday Constellations
The latest addition to the Writing Architecture series edited by Cynthia Davidson, A Topology of Everyday Constellations represents Teyssot’s long-term research interest in the overlaps between habit, habitus and habitat.
In profile: Scholten & Baijings
Minimal in form yet richly layered in colour, material and graphic pattern, the work of Dutch designers Stefan Scholten and Carole Baijings spans textiles, furniture and ceramics. As recent collaborations demonstrate, the studio’s distinctive aesthetic is backed by a rigorous approach to research.
Interview: Robert McGauran
Australian Design Review speaks to Robert McGauran of McGauran Giannini Soon Architects about social and affordable housing.
Interview: Nonda Katsalidis
Australian Design Review speaks to Nonda Katsalidis of Fender Katsalidis Architects (FKA) about advancing the built environment through prefabrication methods.
Interview: Neil Durbach
Australian Design Review speaks to Neil Durbach, principal at Durbach Block Jaggers Architects, about Australian residential design.
In profile: Chris Hardy
Canberra-based industrial designer Chris Hardy’s clean and minimal aesthetic is driven by a rational approach to materials and an interest in finding surprise in the everyday.
The end of prefabrication
Chris Knapp reflects upon the series of utopian misfires in prefabrication’s evolution and asks why architects have not managed to capitalise effectively upon the platform.