LandCorp to develop world’s first solar storage zero carbon neighbourhood in WA
“People in strata have been locked out of the renewable energy market due to the roofspace being owned by the body corporate, so not accessible for individuals,” said Jemma Green of CUSP, as LandCorp and Curtin University work towards the world’s first solar storage zero carbon neighbourhood in White Gum Valley, WA.
Melbourne Quarter’s tower trio receives City of Melbourne support
Melbourne Quarter’s tri-tower residential development, designed by Fender Katsalidis, has received support from the City of Melbourne, following a recent committee meeting.
Hassell, OMA and Brookfield Multiplex to design new museum for WA
A consortium of local firm HASSELL, Dutch architects OMA, and Brookfield Multiplex has been chosen to design the new $428 million museum for Western Australia, the State Government has announced.
M@ STUDIO car wash wins NGV Architecture Commission
“Haven’t you always wanted to run through all that foam at the car lovers?” is the playful title of M@ STUDIO’s winning design, which takes its dimensions from an existing car wash in Blackburn.
St George’s Barangaroo branch receives 6 Star Green Star rating
St.George’s Barangaroo branch has been awarded a 6 Star Green Star – Interiors rating, becoming the first bank branch and the first retail fit-out in Australia to achieve the impressive rating.
Must see at Milan
With the madness of Milan well and truly underway, ADR gets you up to speed with the most inspiring and creative exhibitions on show this year.
Glenn Murcutt AO to chair Pritzker Prize
Glenn Murcutt, the first and only Australian Pritzker Prize Laureate following his win in 2002, has been announced as the new chairman of its prestigious selection jury.
Sweet sustainability: Archiblox’s ice-cream pop-up
Prefab designer-builder Archiblox, the brains behind the world’s first carbon positive prefabricated house, has designed and constructed a pop-up ice-cream store in Melbourne’s Federation Square.
Vale Dame Zaha Hadid, DBE
Renowned and visionary Iraqi-British architect Dame Zaha Hadid DBE has passed away in Miami due to a sudden heart attack at age 65, her firm have confirmed.
Wave of glass planned for Parramatta Square
Manuelle Gautrand Architecture, DesignInc, and Lacoste + Stevenson have been announced as the winners of the design competition for Parramatta Square’s civic and community building.
Fanuli launches Flexform Mood in Sydney
Last week, Fanuli Furniture launched the Flexform Mood range in their Sydney showroom – the first time the collection has been on display outside of Milan.
Melbourne laneways to be transformed into green spaces
The City of Melbourne has announced the four laneways that will be transformed into green spaces through the ‘Green Your Laneway’ project, with revamping planned for mid-2016.
China International Furniture Fair 2016
More than 100,000 expected visitors from over 190 countries; including industry leading specifiers, architects and designers are meeting at the China International Furniture Fair in March 2016.