Report: International Urban Design Conference 2011
Last month, the 4th international urban design conference on the Gold Coast explored the role of infrastructure, transport systems and food production in creating resilient cities of the future. Jo Leeder reports.
Interview: Charles Holland of FAT Architecture
Charles Holland speaks to AR about the debate surrounding his remarks about architecture competitions, radical post-modernism and novelist J.G. Ballard.
Interview: Healthabitat’s Paul Pholeros
In the absence of government funding or political willpower, Healthabitat has been tirelessly working for over 15 years to improve life within Australia’s indigenous communities.
Architect Barbie’s Dream House
A vision in pink, or pink with a dire lack of vision? David Neustein reports on the outcome of the Architect Barbie Dream House Design Competition.
Obituary: Col Madigan
Daryl Jackson remembers the life and career of celebrated Australian architect, Colin Frederick Madigan AO.
A large, translucent installation created from 30km of packing tape by Numen/For Use transforms Melbourne’s Fed Square into a stage for public art.
Interview: Rob Davidov, Top Design
Australian Design Review speaks to architect Robert Davidov, recent winner of TV show Top Design, about the difficult marriage of design and reality TV.
Book Review: The Making of Hong Kong: From Vertical to Volumetric
A new publication from Barrie Shelton, Justyna Karakiewicz and Thomas Kvan explores the history of Hong Kong’s urban growth.