Catherine Baudet awarded Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize

Queensland architect Catherine Baudet has tonight been awarded the inaugural Paula Whitman Leadership in Gender Equity Prize for her outstanding support for women in the architectural profession spanning more than 30 years.

HASSELL’s $1.1 billion Herston Quarter redevelopment commences next phase

“The Herston Quarter masterplan will deliver a range of new health, research and education uses, complemented by residential, child care, consulting and a wellbeing precinct providing high-quality accommodation and wellness facilities for an ageing population,” The landmark project in Brisbane will be a showcase for complex health precincts.

Construction begins on Hayball’s four-storey high school

“The atrium is my favourite part of the design. It really makes you feel like you’re in one environment and I think for the students, it will help them feel an ownership of the space.” David Tweedie, director at Hayball, discusses the practice’s latest vertical school project, which is situated in Melbourne’s Richmond.

Francis Kéré to design 2017 Serpentine Pavilion

OMA to design 2017 MPavilion

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation today announced that the commission for the fourth annual MPavilion has been awarded to internationally renowned Netherlands-based OMA and will be designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten.

Design Values: Melbourne Design Week 2017

Image above, GT2P Image courtesy of GT2P. Melbourne is again proving itself to be the centre of all things design with the impending extravaganza that will be Melbourne Design Week. This 10-day long program features exhibitions, talks, tours, workshops, parties and other happenings and has been developed by the Departments of Contemporary Design and Architecture and […]

Think Brick Awards open for 2017

Now in its 11th year, the awards celebrate the contemporary and innovative use of clay bricks, concrete masonry and roof tiles in Australian architecture. This year’s Think Brick Award categories include commercial, residential, masonry, landscape and terracotta roof.

David Adjaye speaking at MPavilion

The highly regarded British architect Sir David Adjaye OBE will be talking at Melbourne’s MPavilion on Monday 13th February. Internationally respected, Adjaye’s work spans continents and scales including the multi-faceted facade of the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management, the refurbishment of the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, along with the most recently completed New Smithsonian […]

Woods Bagot’s $200 million Rialto refurbishment: 10 years in the making

“We’ve been working on this refurbishment for 10 years. The entire public realm of Rialto will change.” With its $200 million refurbishment due for completion in eight to 10 weeks, ADR speaks to Rialto joint owner Lorenz Grollo about the massive project.

Bates Smart designs Australia’s tallest engineered timber building

Inspired by the ‘Queenslander’ vernacular, the 52-metre tower is comprised cross-laminated timber and glue-laminated timber and will be built in the Brisbane Showgrounds development.