As the lines between private and public domains increasingly blur, architecture is expanding notions of community with houses designed to be multifunctional and/or multigenerational, or play a wider role. Peter Salhani explores this blurring for MEZZANINE.
2016 IDEA winners revealed
inside Interior Design Review has revealed the winners of its prestigious 2016 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) at an event in Sydney on Friday 18 November. Now in its 14th year, IDEA showcases the best of Australian interior and product design, as well as the designers behind the work.
Nick Mouat: Tech-Tonics
Touted by his clients as the best kept secret in the Australian furniture industry, manufacturer Nick Mouat of Nickisms combines an understanding of both technology and timber to help make the ideas of Australia’s leading designers a reality.
IDEA 2016′s multi-res projects raise the bar
With the IDEA Gala Party just days away, ADR speaks to inside co-editor Jan Henderson about the judging process and how the night is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the year with friends, colleagues and peers.
A triangular exploration – Biasol’s Little Hugh café
A new cafe by Biasol, situated in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, uses an experimental approach to create a sleek space with bold colours.
Guide to Design – Rosalie House by Owen Architecture
In making this project, we were as much thinking about its suburban landscape as the building itself. We aimed to create the early beginnings of a meadow and a field that stitch into the suburban terrain and to make a building that belongs.
A beach break at Cronulla’s Blackwood Pantry
A muted palette of golden hues and dusky pinks; rough-hewn, exposed concrete columns paired with polished concrete floors. Blackwood Pantry by Luchetti Krelle draws inspiration from the beachy surrounds of Cronulla and the dramatic contrast of a sunset over the bay, and it is shortlisted in the Hospitality Category for IDEA 2016.
Gray Puksand creates multi-use design lab for Shaw Contract
Through a collaborative design process, Gray Puksand has designed a new showroom, office space and warehouse for Shaw Contract Australia.
More than what the doctor ordered: Russell & George
The Doctor’s Studio is shortlisted in the Workplace Under 1000sqm Category for 2016 IDEA Awards. Rather than going down the traditional ‘clinical’ route for this small medical facility, Russell & George has created a space that is colourfully reviving while still being relaxed.
IDEA Shortlist: Carlton Warehouse by Kennedy Nolan
“Our client’s determined vision drove the concept of the eyrie in a walled garden.” Kennedy Nolan has revitalised a warehouse in Carlton, using its patchwork of industrial heritage to create a new home.