Australian Design Review welcomes new editor: Elisa Scarton

Elisa Scarton joins the team at Niche as the online editor of Australian Design Review and the new editor of Niche’s flagship interior design publication, inside, taking over the reins from the next issue. Elisa brings a mix of experience with her, coming from a background in travel and lifestyle journalism, accompanied by excellent digital and editorial acumen. Most […]

2019 National Landscape Architecture Award winners revealed

To kick off this year’s International Landscape Architecture Festival, which runs from 10 – 13 October in Melbourne’s Federation Square, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the winners of its National Landscape Architecture Awards. AILA has recognised 32 winners across 14 categories, including 13 Awards of Excellence, highlighting landscape architects that […]

DesignBUILD rebuilt

In recognition of the changing needs and challenges of the building industry, DesignBUILD 2020 will look towards the future of Australia’s built environment with a renewed focus.  Now entering its 34th  year, the annual industry event is Australia’s longest running trade show that brings together leading architects, commercial builders and property developers with manufacturers and suppliers operating within […]

Civilization: The Way We Live Now opens at NGV: Ian Potter Centre

Australia’s top commercial photographer announced

Sydney-based professional photographer, Gavin Jowitt, was named Australian Commercial Photographer of the Year at the 2019 Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA) this week. Organised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), APPA is the most prestigious competition for professional photographers. This year saw 1647 entries judged over three days with the results announced at a […]

The Moshe Safdie-designed Canopy Park opens at Jewel Changi Airport

Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport has opened its new Canopy Park attraction, which was designed by Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie. Spread across an area of 130,000 square metres, the Jewel features a distinctive dome-shaped façade made of glass and steel. Safdie has also designed the new extension, which features over 1400 trees and palms, seven play attractions […]

‘Winning has been amazing for our business’: Luchetti Krelle on its 2018 IDEA success

Rachel Luchetti, director of Luchetti Krelle, speaks to ADR about the studio’s 2018 IDEA win and the transformative impact the accolade has had on the business.  ADR: What made Luchetti Krelle enter IDEA in 2018? Rachel Luchetti: We enter IDEA every year as we feel that it’s an awards program that celebrates the true nature of […]

Opal Tower damage blamed on multiple design and construction faults in final report

The final report investigating the issues into Sydney’s Opal Tower has been released, blaming multiple design and construction faults. While the building has been confirmed as “overall” structurally sound, “significant” rectification works are necessary to ensure that the building and all its structural components satisfy building compliance. The final report, which was compiled by independent engineers John […]

Gurner’s $550 million Saint Moritz project goes beyond luxury

Apartment living is an integral part of the fabric of life in Australia these days and the design and amenity that new developments offer is always stretching the boundaries offering more, bigger, better. Launched last week, Saint Moritz in St Kilda by Gurner is about to create a new paradigm in luxury living that is […]

How can we design alternative models of living?

As the housing affordability crisis reaches epic proportions it’s time to consider alternative modes of living. The Room Xchange is a way to utilise the millions of spare bedrooms in Australia. Architecture Review (AR) will be looking at the opportunities for architects in this space in a future issue, but first, the start-up’s founder Ludwina Dautovic […]