For this issue of MEZZANINE, we’re taking a step back to ponder the years to come. We’re tackling questions around what longevity in design is, what quality craftsmanship looks like and how investing in architecture and design can be valuable now and in the years ahead.


Ethics in business. How do you hold on to them? This isn’t just a question for the architecture profession of course, but every industry trying to compete in an ever-changing, ever ruthless economically uncertain and geopolitically unstable climate. Cover story with Danish architect Mette Lange.

inside 96

Each of the projects showcased in issue #96 is special for its innovation, attention to detail and a pushing of the boundaries of design for the interior, while the featured practitioners provide an insight into their own very special world.


This is the fourth issue we’ve published since we changed direction last year to focus on the business of architecture and there is a recurring theme in this issue – marketing, PR and the whole unsavoury business of selling oneself and one’s wares.

Inside #95

Welcome to inside for another stellar year of design, information and excitement, as 2017 promises to be all that and more.

Mezzanine #07

This issue of MEZZANINE we celebrate and show that the adage ‘an architect never builds anything until they are 40’ is no longer true. Accordingly, we have asked our editorial advisory board to nominate those they consider to be leading the charge into the next era of Australian creativity.


My favourite quote of this issue came from Sandy Law. At very late notice, Sandy agreed to join the Brain Trust panel, which tackles the timely topic of mental health and well-being in the architecture profession. When I first began thinking about this editorial, the world was observing World Mental Health Day (10 October). By […]

MEZZANINE #6 – Road to discovery

As we break the city limits and leave the motorways behind – this issue of MEZZANINE shows that architecture and design has a true relevance in everyday life – no matter where you live. We hope you enjoy the ride. It is bloody incredible ‘out here’.

Inside #94 – Special triple issue

As the year draws to a close the last inside for 2016 is an extraordinary issue. We are bringing you not just one magazine, but two, with a broadsheet addition.

AR – The Business of Architecture 147

This is the second issue in the new look AR and the mantra ‘don’t spend more than you earn’ is at the very heart of what we’re doing with this change in direction. We realised that it’s these basic business processes that can be the areas of greatest struggle for architectural practices, so this is where you come in. If there are areas of your business you find challenging, let us know. If there are topics you think we should be covering that will aid you in your daily business chores...share them with us.