Meet the new director and CEO of the Bauhaus in Dessau
German-born and Australian-based architect, curator and critic Dr. Claudia Perren has been chosen as the new director and chief executive officer of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation.
OKAY Studio presents hardwood designs at Clerkenwell Design Week
In February this year, five design teams were asked to present designs inspired by five selected varieties of timber and the number five. The result is a unique collection of designs rooted in one common idea.
One-minute ACA 2014 Federal Budget Impact Survey
How will the 2014 Federal Budget affect the architecture profession? Help the Association of Consulting Architects Australia (ACA) determine the result by completing its quick and anonymous survey.
Intergrain Timber Vision Awards 2014 entries open
The awards are aimed to celebrate innovative use of timber in architecture and design. This year’s categories include Exterior Residential, Interior Residential, Exterior Commercial and Interior Commercial.
The journey of Philippe Starck
Starck’s design appeals to many people and, in its combination of aesthetics and practicality, represents a milestone in bathroom history. Even after 20 years, his creations still stand for sustainable product design.
Consense 2014: Meet the Leaders of Sustainability
With the aim of bringing together experts of sustainability in design from around the world, Consense 2014 will feature topic forums with renowned architects, a trade fair and many other special shows.
World Architecture Festival 2014: Meet the judges
Entrants will compete across three category groups of completed buildings, landscape projects and future projects, with each category having its own judging panel.
Challenging the view about custom-made designs
Launched earlier this year, Handkrafted connects customers with craftspeople and artisans to commission and make bespoke timber pieces just for them, be it a wall plaque, an ornate front door or even an entire bedroom suite.
Trevor Mein’s Vapour exhibit at Langford 120
Noted architectural photographer Trevor Mein’s latest collection of photographs of cloud formations is currently on display at the Melbourne-based gallery, Langford 120.
Christel Hadiwibawa wins Nescafe Azera Project
Thinking around the idea that coffee only appealed to two of the five human senses – taste and smell, the designer evolved the coffee plungers into creations that would cater to the missing three senses – sight, sound and touch.
World Architecture Festival presents inaugural Wood Excellence Prize
Architects and designers of all shortlisted projects will be invited to attend the 2014 WAF and give a live presentation to a panel of judges, asserting their case for why their project should win.
Cemintel 9Dots Award 2014 entries open
The award aims to break free from convention, to reimagine architectural possibilities and to redefine the typological ideas of the tight, urban block.
NGV’s Children’s Gallery presents Pastello: Draw Act
It is an interactive exhibition exploring the possibilities of drawing as visualised by Italian designing duo Erika Zorzi and Mateo Sangalli from Mathery Studio.