Peter Stutchbury awarded RIBA International Fellowship
Fresh from the announcement that Zaha Hadid has become the first female to win the RIBA Gold Medal, acclaimed Australian architect Peter Stutchbury has been awarded a 2016 RIBA International Fellowship by the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Zaha Hadid to receive RIBA Gold Medal award
Iraqi-born British architect Zaha Hadid will become the first woman in history to win the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Royal Gold Medal award.
Beijing Design Week: designing China
Beijing Design Week (BJDW) launches this week with an expanded program and new locations dotted across the Hutongs of the sprawling capital. Genevieve Zoe Murray gives ADR the lowdown on the most intriguing creative installations and collaborations on the ground at the bustling design hub.
Turnbull appoints a new minister for cities and built environment
Malcolm Turnbull has announced the appointment of former assistant minister for infrastructure and regional development, Jamie Briggs, as Australia’s first minister in the newly created role.
ARM Architecture to redesign Opera House Concert Hall
“The Opera House is truly the people’s house and we will be seeking to involve the people more and more as we plan for the next decade,” says Louise Herron, Sydney Opera House chief executive. Melbourne-based architecture firm ARM will redesign the iconic building’s largest performance venue.
Abey Australia reveals new showroom by ROTHELOWMAN
Abey Australia has teamed up with ROTHELOWMAN to reveal a luxurious showroom, engaging visitors with a visually captivating space that perfectly represents Abey’s selection of designer kitchen and bathroom products.
Calling all designers: would you like to win $1000 and work with Miele?
How would you like the opportunity to work with one of the world’s most recognisable brands and win $1000 cash prize? Miele are offering the chance to collaborate on an event installation at the 2015 IDEA Gala Party.
Dulux reveals 2016 colour forecast
Produced in collaboration with lighting and ceramic designers Porcelain Bear, custom furniture group Grazia & Co, Fleurage bespoke perfumiers and textile artist Elise Cakebread, Dulux unveils new design directions through a nuanced spectrum of hues.
Rigg Design Prize 2015
Recognising excellence in contemporary Australian design, the Rigg Design Prize is the highest accolade for object and furniture design in Australia.
Bathe celebrates its 20th birthday
Bathe last week held a function in celebration of its 20th birthday at its Sydney showroom.
New Sub-Zero and Wolf showroom by Mim Design
Mim Design is behind a new, cutting-edge Melbourne showroom for leading kitchen appliance distributor MultyFlex.
Fringe Furniture 2015: Between The Lines
This year’s Fringe Furniture event – the longest-running event in the annual Melbourne Fringe Festival – invites its audience to look ‘Between The Lines’.
Peter Stutchbury’s Gold Medal tour comes to Melbourne
Peter Stutchbury gave his first Melbourne address at MSD last week, invited to share his vast body of work on tour as this year’s AIA Gold Medallist. Amelyn Ng gives her account of the prolific Sydney architect’s insightful presentation.