“We need never again accept the excuse, ‘We asked a woman, but she wasn’t available’.” Parlour has announced the launch of Marion’s List, a public register for the women of Australian architecture and the built environment.
ADR explores some of Australia’s most popular design competitions that acknowledge and reward the talent of local students and emerging and established designers.
The industry’s top 7 news stories of 2016
With the end of the year looming closer, ADR looks back on the biggest stories that occurred across the architecture and design world in the last 12 months.
Schiavello celebrates 50 years
Schiavello Sydney hosted a party last week at the stylish Doltone House last week in celebration of its 50th anniversary.
Parlour launches Marion’s List – a public register for female architects
Woods Bagot wins Future Workplace Design competition
Woods Bagot has been announced winner of Schiavello’s Future Workplace competition, and now is your chance to cast a vote in the People’s Choice.
IKEA sued for copyright infringement
German furniture brand e15 is taking the Swedish conglomerate to High Court over a disputed copyright infringement on the design of its Mo bed.
Workspace and the future
An open forum held by Workspace Commercial Furniture deepened the conversation on better ways of working and how design can respond.
Zenith expands into Singapore with new showroom
Australasian furniture supplier and manufacturer Zenith has added a Singapore showroom to its portfolio. The newly-opened eleventh space adds to the brand’s Asia Pacific offering, and follows the opening of the Hong Kong showroom last year.
Vale Peter Corrigan
Renowned Australian architect Peter Corrigan AM passed away on Thursday 1 December. Corrigan “challenged the orthodoxy of the architectural establishment in Australia with his provocative ideas.”
Watch: Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place
“The ensuing story of the project is one that goes to show that architecture isn’t just grand edifices, but rather, at best, it can change the way people think and can bring people together. It shows you what great architecture can do.” Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place will air on ABC TV on December 6 at 9.30pm.
WAF 2016 recap: a return to Europe
Australian architecture, the outgoing US President and Zaha Hadid’s ‘Potato’ – Peter Bennetts reflects on the Ninth World Architecture Festival in Berlin for ADR.
Matt Gibson A+D announced as winner of Miele ‘Forever Better’ competition
The team at Matt Gibson A+D has been announced as the winner for the Miele Immer Besser design competition, with their proposal for an ultra-flexible apartment space.
Sewage pumping station restored as possible eatery
“As far as we know, it’s the only pumping station in Australia that has been preserved for this type of use.” Hector Abrahams of HAA discusses the revitalisation of Sydney’s first sewage pumping station.