In profile: Studio Formafantasma
Characterised by intelligent enquiry and exquisite craftsmanship, Netherlands-based Studio Formafantasma’s designs reveal an acute sense of political and social awareness.
Interview: Justine Clark & Dr Karen Burns, Parlour
Launched at last year’s National Architecture Conference, Parlour aims to expand the spaces for women in Australian architecture. Anna Tweeddale speaks to two of its co-founders, Justine Clark and Dr Karen Burns.
Transitional Housing: ‘Freddie’ at Fed Square
Originally designed as transitional housing for the homeless in Melbourne’s CBD, Gunn Dyring’s single occupancy unit ‘Freddie’ will appear at next month’s Sustainable Living Festival.
Interview: Misha Hollenbach
Local designer and multi-disciplinary artist Misha Hollenbach will take over the Mezzanine stage with an installation at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre as part of Sugar Mountain festival next month.
Review: ‘Immaterial Materialities’ symposium, Sydney
AR editor Michael Holt reflects on ideas raised at the recent Interstices Symposium in Sydney, ‘Immaterial Materialities: Materiality and Interactivity in Art and Architecture’, taking place in November.
Year in review: ADR’s top 10 projects of 2012
Large-scale and residential projects attracted the most attention on Australian Design Review in 2012. See the 10 most popular projects on ADR here.
Year in review: ADR’s top 10 features of 2012
As the year comes to a close, we revisit the heated topics that governed 2012′s most popular feature stories on Australian Design Review.
LAVA to transform 1920s Berlin cabaret theatre
LAVA’s selection as the architects responsible for the interior refurbishment of an abandoned cabaret theatre in Berlin has received significant interest worldwide. Michael Holt looks into LAVA’s plans for the space.