• ARM, TZG and Scott Carver Architects undertake Sydney Opera House upgrade

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    Working designs for the largest ever series of upgrades to the venue have been released, including a redevelopment of the concert hall and the construction of a learning space for children and young people.

  • Vale Alastair Swayn

    Alastair Swayn

    “He had an amazing social responsibility as an architect, and he really believed that architecture is there to create better spaces for human beings. He will be sorely missed by everybody.” Alastair Swayn, former ACT Government Architect and director of architectural firm Daryl Jackson, passed away last Thursday.

  • Assemble the throne: Kanye West for IKEA?


    “I have to work with Ikea,” said the brazen rapper and fashion designer this week. “With furniture, with interior design, with architecture. Yo, IKEA, allow Kanye to create!”

  • Aussie design curbs pedestrian danger


    Smart phone users crossing roads without looking is a growing concern, especially following the release of Pokémon Go. Australian design company, Büro North, however, has come up with a bright solution in Smart Tactile Paving.

  • HASSELL and OMA release designs for new museum for WA

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    Designs for the new museum for WA, imagined by HASSELL and OMA in conjunction with global contractor Brookfield Multiplex and the Western Australian Government, have been released.

  • Victorian Landscape Architecture Awards winners announced


    The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) announced the winners yesterday, including ASPECT Studios who took home three prizes fresh off its previous win at the AILA NSW Landscape Architecture Awards.

  • Robot to revolutionise bricklaying


    Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics has created a robotic bricklayer capable of constructing a house by itself in less than two days.

  • Vale Stephen Ashton


    Stephen Ashton, co-founder of ARM Architecture, former Victorian Chapter President, and joint recipient of the 2016 Gold Medal, has passed away at age 61.

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