New practice partners at GGA

Nicole Dent and Esther Chew have been promoted to practice partners at the associate director level at the Adelaide-based Grieve Gillett Andersen (GGA). Together Dent and Chew join Paul Gillett and Dimitty Andersen at the helm of the architecture practice, with Steve Grieve recently stepping aside as director and member of the board. Dent joined the team in 2017, […]

‘Eliminating inequity for women in architecture is terribly complex’: a chat with SJB’s Monica Edwards

Ahead of an appearance at the Business of Architecture and Design conference in Sydney on 11 November, Monica Edwards of SJB speaks to Australian Design Review editor Elisa Scarton about her experience as a woman in architecture and how gender equity can be achieved in the industry.  Architecture is often seen as a ‘man’s profession’. Do you think that perception is […]

2019 National Landscape Architecture Award winners revealed

To kick off this year’s International Landscape Architecture Festival, which runs from 10 – 13 October in Melbourne’s Federation Square, the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA) has today announced the winners of its National Landscape Architecture Awards. AILA has recognised 32 winners across 14 categories, including 13 Awards of Excellence, highlighting landscape architects that […]

DesignBUILD rebuilt

In recognition of the changing needs and challenges of the building industry, DesignBUILD 2020 will look towards the future of Australia’s built environment with a renewed focus.  Now entering its 34th  year, the annual industry event is Australia’s longest running trade show that brings together leading architects, commercial builders and property developers with manufacturers and suppliers operating within […]

Civilization: The Way We Live Now opens at NGV: Ian Potter Centre

Civilization: The Way We Live Now opens at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia today, an international photography exhibition featuring over 100 contemporary photographers from Australia and across the globe. The exhibition features over 200 original photographs from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe. Presented in collaboration with the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, […]

Australia’s top commercial photographer announced

Sydney-based professional photographer, Gavin Jowitt, was named Australian Commercial Photographer of the Year at the 2019 Australian Professional Photography Awards (APPA) this week. Organised by the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), APPA is the most prestigious competition for professional photographers. This year saw 1647 entries judged over three days with the results announced at a […]

The Moshe Safdie-designed Canopy Park opens at Jewel Changi Airport

Singapore’s Jewel Changi Airport has opened its new Canopy Park attraction, which was designed by Israeli-Canadian architect Moshe Safdie. Spread across an area of 130,000 square metres, the Jewel features a distinctive dome-shaped façade made of glass and steel. Safdie has also designed the new extension, which features over 1400 trees and palms, seven play attractions […]

‘Winning has been amazing for our business’: Luchetti Krelle on its 2018 IDEA success

Rachel Luchetti, director of Luchetti Krelle, speaks to ADR about the studio’s 2018 IDEA win and the transformative impact the accolade has had on the business.  ADR: What made Luchetti Krelle enter IDEA in 2018? Rachel Luchetti: We enter IDEA every year as we feel that it’s an awards program that celebrates the true nature of […]

Opal Tower damage blamed on multiple design and construction faults in final report

The final report investigating the issues into Sydney’s Opal Tower has been released, blaming multiple design and construction faults. While the building has been confirmed as “overall” structurally sound, “significant” rectification works are necessary to ensure that the building and all its structural components satisfy building compliance. The final report, which was compiled by independent engineers John […]