30 years of Classic with Smeg
Smeg’s Classic range, designed by Guido Canali, has evolved over the past 30 years, but fundamental design elements such as the simple control knob and slim bar handle have remained key to its aesthetic appeal.
Towering above the rest
Fresh from its win at the 2015 Houses Awards last week within the House Alteration and Addition over 200 m2 category, we look at Tower House by Andrew Maynard Architects, described by the practice as a ‘village’.
Finalists announced for New Zealand Architecture Awards
The shortlist has been announced for the New Zealand Architecture Awards 2015, representing the best architectural projects in New Zealand this year, located across the Bay of Islands to Central Otago.
Valcucine’s ‘New Logica’ kitchen system
One of the most ergonomically designed kitchen system in the market today, New Logica is designed to contain all the equipment needed in the kitchen.
Zaha Hadid and Pharrell Williams collaborate for Adidas Originals
Pharrell Williams has collaborated with starchitect Zaha Hadid to design a pair of sneakers as part of the musician’s latest and highly anticipated collection for Adidas.
Architecture and fine dining combine at Walsh Street House
Lovers of food and architecture, rejoice! Andrew McConnell, of Melbourne restaurant Cutler & Co, has joined forces with the Robin Boyd Foundation to host dining experiences at Walsh Street House.
Miele opens new showroom on the Gold Coast
Miele has opened in Southport on the Gold Coast. This latest showroom is in addition to the other Miele centres located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth.
HASSELL and Distillery announce merger
“Our clients both in Singapore and internationally will benefit from the collective design talent, knowledge and resource base of the two practices,” says HASSELL’s managing director, Rob Backhouse.
Waste efficiency soon to be a reality in Sydney new guidelines
The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has developed and launched Operational Waste Guidelines to help building owners, property managers and waste companies to work more effectively using a standard across their portfolios.
National Art School receives $8.7 million dollar revamp
Australia’s oldest art school has undergone a major refurbishment, overseen by chief architect Barry McGregor and funded by the New South Wales State Government.
New V-Zug showroom opens
Last week a taste of Switzerland launched in Melbourne with the opening of the new V-Zug showroom in East Kew. The showroom, designed by Whiting Architects, is all substance and style, and perfectly showcases the ovens, cooktops and laundry appliances from the upmarket Swiss company.
Promotional trailer released for Chicago Architecture Biennial
A promotional trailer has been released for the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, which will run from 3 October until 3 January. ADR spoke with Australian practice Other Architects, who has been invited to participate in the 3-month program.
World Architecture Festival reveals key speakers
The World Architecture Festival has revealed its key speakers, including notable architects Michael Kokora of OMA, Kai-Uwe Bergmann of Bjarke Ingels Group and Alex McDowell, creative director at 5D Global Studio.