MEZZANINE Live launches at Meizai

Braving a dark and cold winter’s night, a crowd of more than 100 design lovers joined us at Meizai’s huge showroom in Richmond for the very first MEZZANINE Live event. The event was the perfect opportunity to share and celebrate the recently redesigned magazine and bring together both subscribers and the A+D community, all while […]

OMA unveils its design for MPavilion 2017

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has unveiled its 2017 design for the new MPavilion, which was designed by Netherlands-based architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of Office for Metropolitan Architectures (OMA).

The art and craft of whisky: The Balvenie bar design competition

We’re calling for designs of a distinctive bar for Scottish whisky company The Balvenie – your design will come to life at the 2017 IDEA Gala Party.

The Kino cinema design: 30 years on with Bates Smart

HDR | Rice Daubney announces rename to HDR

Global architecture practice HDR acquired Rice Daubney in 2013. As a final step in the acquisition process, HDR | Rice Daubney will now be known as HDR.

AR150 out now!

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.

Design Advisory Service for Vic apartment design standards

ADR talks to a spokesperson of the Victorian Planning Minister to find out about the Design Advisory Service – how it will operate and who will be involved.

Will your building plans meet Victoria’s new garden area requirement?

With changes in minimum backyard sizes from the Vic government, Mike Dawkins helps to unpack what constitutes garden area under the new regulations.

Australian furniture designers recognised in AFDA

Now in its second Biennial year, the Australian Furniture Design Awards (AFDA) by JamFactory and Stylecraft, recognise the exceptional talent of Australian industrial designers.

GBCA partners with Passive House organisations

Three building organisations are partnering to advocate for sustainable, energy efficient buildings in Australia. The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) the Passive House Institute (PHI) and the Australian Passive House Association (APHA) have agreed to work together to promote ultra-low energy buildings in Australia. Passive House (Passivhaus) is a building metric which is voluntary […]