RMIT University bestows highest honour on Grand Designs Australia’s Peter Maddison
Having graduated from the architecture course at RMIT, Maddison was selected as a worthy candidate for the prestigious title in honour of his prolific career since achieving tertiary qualification.
Applications open for Australian architect in residence program
The inaugural program of the Australian Institute of Architects Foundation, the residency conveys an ongoing commitment to supporting and communicating the value of architecture and design.
Inaugural Malaysia Biennale appoints Australian artistic director
The Malaysia Biennale is scheduled for May 2015, inviting a diverse mix of notable international architects and built environment industry professionals to take part in active discourse on what lies ahead for Malaysia’s architectural landscape.
DEN Furniture and Design Fair launches in 2015
DEN Furniture and Design Trade Fair, created by Unwritten Shows, will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 14 – 16.
City Council approves plans for Sydney’s tallest building
In a move that will reshape the iconic city’s skyline, Sydney City Council has just accepted a recommendation for approval of a 260 metre tall building at 505 George Street.
Six finalists revealed in Guggenheim Helsinki competition
Representing both emerging and established practices with offices in seven countries, including Australia, the shortlisted entries show a variety of responses to the challenge of creating a world-class museum.
Christmas in New York for Christopher Boots
For Hermès, this collaboration is another success for a brand dedicated to a strong tradition of working alongside artists and designers.
Australian Design Review wants your feedback
If you enjoy ADR and want to have input into its new directions for 2015, take our short survey!
UTS architecture course director shortlisted to design Guggenheim Helsinki
The proposal from Urtzi Grau’s design team was chosen from a global pool of 1715 entries, all vying for an opportunity to design the Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki, Finland.
Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital opens with a green thumb
The design of the 359-bed hospital, by Conrad Gargett Lyons, won the prestigious Future Health Project Award at the 2014 Design and Health International Academy Awards.
A budding development at Flour Mill
Acknowledging the inherited space that is the Flour Mill and its industrial silos, HASSELL has incorporated a system of scale in their design that echoes the site’s industrial proportions.
World-class installation lights up Melbourne Airport
Melding ambience, entertainment and function, Mint Lighting Design and ENTTEC installed a staggering 2140 individual products in a lighting project that boasts over 40,000 pixels.
Melbourne School of Design open house
The new MSD brings a range of disciplines together under the one roof, with architecture, urbanism, construction and landscape architecture departments co-located within the space.