Modernist gardens celebrated in new book, Living Outside

Hitting shelves in November, Living Outside is a collection of residential gardens representing the most ambitious and inspiring contemporary interpretations of mid-century Australian design. Authors, landscape architect Sharon Mackay and Architecture Insights podcast host Diana Snape, trace the Australian garden back to its mid-20th century roots, when gardens became outdoor rooms for recreation and healthy living. Inaugural creative directors of […]

Bompas & Parr to headline MPavilion 2020 program

The MPavilion 2020 season will be “dynamic and optimistic” in response to the year of challenge, say organisers. Australia’s leading architecture and design event will run from 12 November 2020 – 21 March 2021 in Melbourne and feature more than 500 artists and designers from Australia and overseas. This amplified number of guests is partly […]

What not to miss at DESIGN Canberra 2020

DESIGN Canberra returns to the nation’s capital in November with more than 200 events, talks, exhibitions and artist demonstrations. The annual design event will run from 9-29 November with plenty of online resources for those of us who can’t make it to the capital as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. Speaking to ADR, CEO of […]

NGV unveils program for Triennial 2020

Works from Kengo Kuma will be among the 86 projects on display at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) when its Triennial opens later this year. While COVID-19 restrictions have led to the postponement or cancellation of many exhibitions globally, the Melbourne gallery has decided to go ahead with its Triennal, which will feature more […]

2020 Shaw Contract Design Awards

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