Interview: Jon Goulder
After relocating to Western Australia six years ago to take up a position at FORM’s Midland Atelier, Jon Goulder – Head of the centre’s Pattern Workshop – is a design force to be reckoned with.
Designed by Andrew Maynard Architects, Nebula is a mobile gallery and workspace allowing artists with disabilities to bring their work into the wider community. Simon Sellars talks to the architect about this portable project.
In profile: DesignByThem
Launched in 2006 by Sarah Gibson and Nick Karlovasitis, DesignByThem supports and promotes local designers. Through the creation of products made from recycled material and the championing of local manufacture, this Sydney-based collective continues to expand.
Interview: Sean Dix
American designer Sean Dix’s down-to-earth attitude is reflected in his latest designs, as Leanne Amodeo discovers.
One to Watch: Hannah Tribe
Founder of Tribe Studio Architects, Hannah Tribe, has established her name with a number of sensitive housing designs, demonstrating enthusiastic engagement with explorative typologies and affordability, urban design and density, city fringe conditions and adaptability.
The garden of unearthly delights
Melding architecture and sculpture with engineering and chemistry, Philip Beesley creates kinetic installations that react and respond to human presence. David Neustein encounters Beesley’s artificial life-forms in his new work, Sibyl, on show at the Biennale of Sydney.
Life Cycle: Heide II
In 1963 John and Sunday Reed commissioned David McGlashan and Neil Everist to design a new house and gallery, Heide II, a modernist classic. Conrad Hamann looks back at Heide II and its architectural legacy.
Alain de Botton: “Don’t let the free market decide”
Philosopher Alain de Botton is controversial in the architecture world for his book The Architecture of Happiness, which aimed to convince that classical notions of beauty should define building design.