Six Australian practices ranked among the world’s top 100

Each year, UK architectural news publication Building Design (BD) surveys architecture studios from all over the globe to compile a report on the biggest 100 practices in the world. These practices are ranked by the number of fee-earning architects they employ, and this year, six Australian studios made the cut.

Call for 2018 Venice Biennale creative directors for the Australian Pavilion

The Australian Institute of Architects is calling for expressions of interest for the role of creative director for the Australian exhibition at the 16th International Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2018. The exhibition will be the second to be situated within the recently completed permanent pavilion, located in the Giardini and designed by Denton Corker […]

Architects’ backlash on newly-released Victorian Apartment Standards

The Victorian Government has released details of its Better Apartments Design Standards, which will come into effect in March 2017. The two-year long process was undertaken in close consultation with a range of industry experts, including the Victorian Chapter of the Australian Institute of Architects. The standards aim to ensure that apartments are designed for […]

ADR’s 7 most-adored architecture projects of 2016

Winners of the Victorian Premier’s Design Award announced

Acute House by OOF! Architecture. Photo by Nic Granleese. “These awards recognise Victorian designers and architects who go beyond the local to influence design thinking internationally,” says Minister of Creative Industries Martin Foley. Winning designs were given accolades across eight categories at the Victorian Premier’s Design Awards last night. Celebrating design and innovation in architecture, […]

Five architects shortlisted for Frankston Station redesign

Above: supermanoeuvre’s entry. Render courtesy supermanoeuvre. Five architects have been shortlisted in the competition to redesign Frankston train station. Minister for Public Transport Jacinta Allan and Member for Frankston Paul Edbrooke joined the finalists today at the Frankston Revitalisation Hub to view their designs. The finalists include: Luke Farrugia and Andrew Shaper – both young practitioners on […]

“Australia’s steepest stands”: Populous designs new Parramatta Stadium

Designs for Populous‘ brand-new 30,000-seat stadium in Parramatta were unveiled by the NSW Government last week. “This design boasts Australia’s steepest stands to ensure fans will be closer to the action than they are at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium, or any other in the country,” says NSW Premier Mike Baird. “We’re getting on with the job of delivering the […]

The MEZZANINE Summer Road Trip Edition is on shelves now

Above: Gull House by Harley Graham Architects, photo by David Taylor. With the weather warming up and Christmas around the corner, it’s time to grab all your essential summer reading – including MEZZANINE #06, the 2017 Summer Special Road Trip Edition. Taking the focus away from the capital cities, the latest edition of the magazine […]

YarraBend project adds some familiar names to its team

Image above, the Parkview townhouses by Conrad Architects. All renders courtesy Glenvill. Property developer Glenvill Group has announced its first architect commissions for the Eastern side of its 16.5-hectare YarraBend development. Fender Katsalidis, Rothelowman, DKO, Point Architects and Conrad Architects have all been appointed to design various projects within the first precincts. Glenvill has so […]

The industry’s top 7 news stories of 2016

With the end of the year looming closer, ADR looks back on the biggest stories that occurred across the architecture and design world in the last 12 months.