Iwasaki’s reflected paradise at the NGV
Commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria, Takahiro Iwasaki’s three-dimensional model of the Itsukushima shrine is one of his most impressive and challenging pieces of work to date.
Winning designs for Canberra Convention Centre in doubt
Guida Moseley Brown and Massimiliano Fuksas’ futuristic designs for the new convention centre are in limbo as the costs of the ambitious project are weighed up.
Australia 108 set to become tallest building in Melbourne
Fender Katsalidis Architects add to the burgeoning growth of residential skyscrapers with Melbourne’s soon-to-be tallest building, Australia 108.
Brett Boardman’s Sydney exhibition documents Japanese architecture
The exhibition coincides with the release of a limited-edition hardcover book of the same name, to be launched at a public talk event on Thursday 5 March, 2015.
Melbourne set to host 2015 Australian International Furniture Fair
Exhibiting both small and large-scale designers, Melbourne’s inaugural AIFF aims to reflect the full spectrum of the interior design industry.
Open House Melbourne appoints Emma Telfer as creative director
Following her success as the association’s marketing communications consultant, Telfer takes the reins in shaping the program’s future creative direction.
Australia’s highest Green Star Performance rating awarded to Wollongong Council
The council’s Administration Building has seen a range of improvements to its eco footprint, potentially saving it hundreds of thousands in energy costs each year.
New appointments at FJMT
Several new appointments have been announced at award-winning Australian architectural practice, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp.
White Night Melbourne 2015 bigger than ever
The 2015 event will see an expanded footprint covering nine city precincts, from Southbank Boulevard in the south to Victoria Street in the north.
NGV presents Nordic Cool exhibition
Some of the notable objects on display at the NGV include Henning Koppel’s iconic silver Fish dish for Georg Jensen, and Finnish architect Alvar Aalto’s organic glass Savoy vase.
Entries for the 2015 Dulux Colour Awards closing soon
With a stream-lined submission process, organisers of the 2015 Awards expect a larger and more diverse pool of entrants.
Counter culture: fast food’s slow evolution
McDonald’s and KFC have borrowed design cues from Australia’s hipster hospitality scene in an attempt to tap into a growing market of discerning consumers.
Harry Seidler’s iconic MLC Centre to be revitalised by Harry Seidler & Associates and Woods Bagot
Almost four decades after the MLC Centre’s completion, plans for its development have been given to the City of Sydney for review.