Clever design solutions take out ArchiTeam Awards
The work of smaller scale architecture practices was celebrated at the ArchiTeam Awards in Melbourne on Wednesday evening.
IDEA 2016′s multi-res projects raise the bar
With the IDEA Gala Party just days away, ADR speaks to inside co-editor Jan Henderson about the judging process and how the night is a perfect opportunity to celebrate the year with friends, colleagues and peers.
New study explores the impact of indoor air quality on building and occupant health
“Unhealthy indoor air quality is one of the biggest threats to Australian’s health and wellbeing in the built environment but is often completely taken for granted.”
HASSELL merges with London-based firm FreeState
HASSELL Managing Director Rob Backhouse says the merger is about expanding the HASSELL offer beyond the traditional boundaries of architecture and design to encompass new and innovative ways to deliver value to clients and end users.
Bates Smart designs US Australian Embassy
“The design of the new Embassy has been inspired by the unique and beguiling beauty of the Australian landscape. The project has a refined and rich materiality which will make it stand out in Washington.”
Designs released for Melbourne laneway transformation
Draft designs for four Melbourne CBD laneways that are to be transformed as part of the $1.3 million Green Your Laneway pilot program have been released.
Workspace launch new showroom with IDEA shortlist party
Long-time supporter of IDEA, Workspace Commercial Furniture entertained the Melbourne-based shortlisted practices from the Workplace over 1000sqm category, presenting a perfect opportunity to mingle and enjoy the newly opened hub ahead of the Gala Party.
MADA presents: Wearing the Private City
In follow-up to last year’s highly successful ‘Wearing the Interior City’ competition, Monash University Art Design and Architecture’s (MADA) annual event is back – this year with the students translating acclaimed local houses by Australian architects into wearable forms.
LAVA designs exhibition on digital technology
“As a practice deeply entrenched in digital fabrication technologies it was exciting to create an immersive space that gives room for storytelling while being part of the story itself,” says Chris Bosse, director at LAVA, on designing an exhibition space for the Sydney Powerhouse Museum.
Gray Puksand creates multi-use design lab for Shaw Contract
Through a collaborative design process, Gray Puksand has designed a new showroom, office space and warehouse for Shaw Contract Australia.
January in Paris at M&O
Maison&Objet is synonymous with style and the January fair will be a fine reflection of this. With a plethora of exhibitors on show, designers and architects have the opportunity to source furniture, products and objects that are not seen elsewhere, while also taking time to enjoy the very enjoyable French style of the exhibition.
Adaptive re-use projects win at the 2016 National Architecture Awards
Winners from the Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 National Architecture Awards have been revealed, with several projects focusing on adaptive re-use.
Redesigning an icon: Herman Miller’s Aeron chair gets a facelift
What started as a revolution in ergonomic chairs has undergone its own evolution as the iconic Aeron chair is redesigned.