St Kilda architecture practices win Victorian Pride Centre design competition

St Kilda-based architecture practices Grant Amon Architects and Brearley Architects and Urbanists have been announced as the winners of the Victorian Pride Centre design competition. The pair beat off competition from 18 other practices including BKK and Sibling Architecture, Hayball, and Preston Lane Architects. Victorian Pride Centre chair Jude Munro said she wanted the winning […]

Conrad Architects’ uncompromised vision for its Melbourne practice

Conrad Architects has opened the doors to its new office premises in the Melbourne suburb of Cremorne, reimagining a raw commercial building as a creative workspace that reflects the practice’s considered methodology and its director’s reverence for fine art. With architect becoming client, the project provided an opportunity to realise an uncompromised vision. Embracing the […]

Franco Crea on building a business in design

As Melbourne-based furniture designer Franco Crea prepares to launch a new sofa collection named after his mother Mena who passed away recently, he took some time to share his thoughts on building a design business in Australia and the myriad challenges young creatives face. ADR: Since establishing your company in 2013 you’re now running studios […]

ArchiTeam 2017 finalists revealed

A selection of projects by small, medium and emerging practices have been announced as finalists in the 2017 ArchiTeam Awards. The program showcases 25 projects across four categories with winners to be announced on Wednesday 15 November. Making up the four categories is residential work with both new builds and renovations, commercial projects, and a […]

Regional work dominates 2017 Institute Architecture Awards

Winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ National Architecture Awards have been revealed with a wide array of regional work being recognised.

Final Assembly: RMIT Furniture Design grad show

Final Assembly is an exciting collection of contemporary design pieces from 27 emerging Australian furniture designers, graduating from RMIT’s Associate Degree in Furniture Design. This impressive exhibition delves into the exploration of the study into materiality and aesthetics of practice, which pushes the boundaries between the hand-crafted and machine made. Works in the exhibition range […]

Community feedback on Melbourne’s Lincoln Square

The City of Melbourne seeks community feedback for a proposed expansion to Lincoln Square in Carlton, Melbourne. The historic park is undergoing development, including the creation of a new play space. Chair of the City of Melbourne’s Environment Portfolio Councillor Cathy Oke says the new concept plan will set the direction for improvement works to […]

Adelaide Contemporary gallery design comp opens

The Government of South Australia through Arts South Australia and Malcolm Reading Consultants have now launched the Adelaide Contemporary International Design Competition. The competition calls for a global search for a design team to create unique art destination within Australia. Combining a contemporary art gallery with a public sculpture park and meeting place, Adelaide Contemporary […]

Workspace CF announces inaugural awards shortlist

Workspace Commercial Furniture has kicked off its inaugural awards program, announcing eight projects that have made the cut. Split across two categories, each of the projects showcases an exceptional and forward-thinking workplace, all achieved through design. A winner will be announced at the award ceremony on Thursday 2 November. Stay tuned as Australian Design Review […]

Archiflix to screen lost Sydney Opera House doco

The Archiflix festival highlights architecture through a range of documentaries and panel discussions, featuring prominent figures in the industry.