At 50, Schiavello is not only a hero of Australian design and manufacturing, it is an exemplar practice with its sights well and truly set on the future.
“I wanted to create something that uses tulipwood CLT in its largest format possible.” The AHEC has collaborated with Alison Brooks Architects, Arup and the London Design Festival to present a giant, cross-laminated tulipwood structure that showcases the true strengths of timber.
Vale Sharrin Rees
“Her memory forever lives on in her beautiful imagery,” said photographer Dianna Snape. Rees will be remembered by the A&D community as a pioneer in female architectural photography and one of the best eyes in the industry.
IDEA Early Bird tickets close this week
For anyone looking to attend one of the biggest events on the interior design calendar, midnight this Friday is your last chance to purchase discounted early bird tickets.
Looking forward: Schiavello celebrates 50 years of creating
Cox releases designs for Rod Laver Arena redevelopment
The project will involve a reskinned façade, a new eastern annex, new food and beverage outlets, upgraded bathroom facilities, increased disability access, and back-of-house improvements which will allow bigger and better shows to come to the arena.
LAVA awarded as Laureates of the European Prize for Architecture
“This firm believes that architecture always was and always will be a mirror of society,” said Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, in naming the young practice this year’s Laureates of the European Prize for Architecture.
Social media for architects and designers
Social media presents a plethora of free avenues for architects and designers to engage with potential clients. But what are the best ways for practices to be heard and maintain an online audience over time?
New community-driven designs for Parramatta Square
The enhanced plans, now on public exhibition, include an interactive ‘digital carpet’, grassed terraces, smart shading structures, a grove of historic Cabbage Tree Palms, and billabong water features.
Nightingale 3.0 site secured and designs released
Austin Maynard Architects has released designs for Nightingale 3.0, amid the securing of a site for the project at 209 Sydney Road, Brunswick.
Win $10,000 with Miele design competition: only two weeks to enter!
How would you like to put your designs in front of one of the world’s most recognisable brands for the chance to win $10,000?
Cox’s designs for Adelaide’s first high-rise school released
Plans for South Australia’s first high-tech vertical high school, designed by Cox Architecture, have been released. The project will feature an ‘active atrium,’ a 60KW solar collection roof farm, and will achieve a 5 Star Greenstar rating.
BKK Architects chosen to redesign Swan Street Bridge
The design, which will be constructed in 2017, draws inspiration from local landmarks including the Arts Centre and the rowers who make their way up and down the Yarra River each morning.
Dulux releases 2017 colour forecast
Developed by Bree Leech and Heather Nette King in collaboration with Andrea Lucena-Orr from Dulux, ‘Antidote: A Colour Cure’ includes four tactile palettes which provide a visual remedy to the sensory disconnect of our tech-heavy lifestyles.