Public debate on the role and relevance of design competitions
A group of architects, critics and academics will discuss the status of design competitions in Melbourne and within the context of Australia.
Philippe Starck to open this year’s 100% Design
Held during the London Design Festival, 100% Design is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with displays from many leading names in the design and creative industry.
‘Memory Fragments’ commemorates Australia Post history
A new visual public artwork launched in Rydalmere, a new development in Sydney, commemorates the history of Australia Post in time.
SAHMRI shines at 2014 SA Architecture Awards
The SAHMRI project was the first iteration in our ‘from concept to completion’ initiative. It was showcased in both AR130–Pawn and AR134–Authority, also appearing as a featured video.
Outdoor Room from Royal Wolf
Container living is something most of us think of as sustainable, practical, economical and generally a good idea.
Arup receives RIBA European Award for LLC, Wien
While the project was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, the conceptual and detailed lighting for the internal public spaces was created by lighting designers from Arup.
Nominations for NAWIC Awards for Excellence close soon
The awards, hosted by NAWIC’S NSW Chapter, recognise the achievements and encourage the advancement of women in construction in New South Wales.
Bang & Olufsen unveils BeoVision Avant
Rather than arranging the room around a TV, BeoVision Avant’s new stand design offers the flexibility to turn the television in any direction.
VIVID emerging design competition finalists announced
VIVID gives entrants a chance to showcase their work as they compete to win the five Awards of Excellence in Design.
Woods Bagot’s SAHMRI project achieves LEED Gold rating
SAHMRI was the first iteration in ‘from concept to completion’. It was showcased in both AR130–Pawn and AR134–Authority, also appearing as a featured video.
BI’s first print edition – ‘FREE: Architecture on the Loose’
AR editor, Michael Holt, and AR contributing editor (Australia), Marissa Looby, are published as part of BI’s first publication, Free. Their essay is ‘The Cannibalisation of Architecture’.
2014 Hansgrohe Award for Efficient Water Design
The competition for young design talents distinguishes five visionary bathroom concepts in the realm of the iF Concept Design Award 2014.
New landmark building and technology hub at UTS
The new FEIT building joins other new landmark buildings within the rapidly transforming and revitalised western gateway to Sydney’s CBD.