Cera Stribley lights up Melbourne creative agency office in neon

The new workplace of creative agency Thinkerbell designed by Cera Stribley features an interior that has been designed for success on every level. As the first project completed by Lucy Marczyk in her position as creative director of interior design at Cera Stribley, Thinkerbell is perfect. What’s not to like about hot pink and acid […]

WOWOWA embraces Heritage in Melbourne warehouse redesign

WOWOWA transforms a warehouse in Melbourne’s inner city into a family home that has been expertly realised in both function and form. Moving into an inner city warehouse from an established home in the outer suburbs is an exciting and eventful decision for many empty nesters. While downsizing generally means condensing living into a smaller […]

Greg Natale revisits a grand dame in Melbourne showroom and restaurant

The pairing of designer Greg Natale and design house James Said is a virtuosic exploration of Hollywood Regency that just gets better and better with the impeccable James Said showroom and Le Plonc restaurant and wine bar. Housed in an old theatre in the leafy suburb of Armadale in Melbourne, the space is vast, really […]

Managing debtors

Do debtors mean you are struggling with cash flow issues? Here are some tips to help architects get paid on time. Debtors or late paying clients are one of the biggest frustrations for small business owners in the architecture industry. They have a detrimental effect on your business’ cash flow, causing you not only unnecessary […]

Asian opportunities for architectural practices

There are ample opportunities for Australian design entities to weave their magic in Asia, but those seeking success by emulating their local business model may leave disappointed. Earlier this year the University of Sydney School of Architecture staged a congenial exhibition called Fusion of Horizons. Consisting of private letters, diary entries, ethnographic research and an array […]

Reflecting the cultural and historical bond of Ngāi Tahu at the King Edward Barracks

The Christchurch riverside site where the King Edward Barracks were once located has a long and rich history of habitation and use, making the site an area of cultural significance. The development consists of commercial, residential and parking buildings arranged to frame urban spaces. The design of the landscape and buildings express and celebrate the strong […]

John Wardle Architects redefines education architecture for Monash University

The 2018 IDEA winner for the Institutional category, Monash University Learning and Teaching Building (LTB) was designed by John Wardle Architects, renowned for its conceptual approach to architecture and design through placemaking, coupled with significant experience in the changing typology of the education sector. Information and communication technology has significantly impacted student learning and more […]