Interview: Andrew Benjamin
In the early stages of development for AR131–Present, AR editor Michael Holt discovered ‘Present Hope: Philosophy, Architecture and Judaism’ (1997), a book written by Andrew Benjamin. Here, he speaks to Benjamin about the conflict between preservation and sustainability.
Longing for a greener present
Architect and urban designer, Ross Exo Adams, asks: what is the true nature of fear that lies at the core of today’s urban project, ‘ecological urbanism’?
In an increasingly mobile world, the function of the physical workplace is changing. Inside speaks with Evodia Alaterou, senior associate at HASSELL, and Keti Malkoski, workplace research psychologist at Schiavello, about the role of the contemporary workplace.
Book review: Splendidly Fantastic: Architecture and Power Games in China
In this publication from Strelka Press, Birkbeck professor, Julia Lovell, examines the political, social and economic dynamics fuelling China’s building boom.
In conversation: Ian Strange on ‘Suburban’
Currently on show at NGV Australia in Melbourne, ‘Suburban’ documents a series of interventions in American suburbia that challenge our notions of the family home. Australian Design Review speaks to the artist, Ian Strange, about the two-year project.
In review: Faultlines
Currently on show at FORM Gallery in Perth, this exhibition examines two distinctive and divergent bodies of work produced in response to the wild, sweeping landscapes of Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
In profile: Alain Gilles
Belgium-based designer, Alain Gilles, works across a broad range of products – from acoustic workplace furniture to solar-powered lamps.
Interview: Simon Swaney and Kellie Payne of Bates Smart
As organisations eschew the conventions of corporate office design and embrace a workplace culture based on collaboration, Inside speaks to Simon Swaney and Kellie Payne about designing environments that support this shift in organisational culture.