SHELTER offers streaming service for architecture media

Launching out of Australia on July 31, SHELTER is a new curated global streaming platform for architecture, design, lifestyle and outdoor living content. The service brings together films, television series, magazine content as well as their own original programming.  “Design is at the centre of our lives – from our homes and environment, to our […]

Studio Bright restores Edwardian home to include Roman-style bath

Studio Bright has restored and enlarged a prominent corner-sited Edwardian home in the Melbourne suburb of Northcote to include a nod to Ancient Rome. Ruckers Hills house won last week’s 2020 Victorian Architecture Awards – Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations and Additions) prize and was featured in this year’s Open House Speaker Series, earlier in […]

ClarkeHopkinsClarke and DesignInc make senior promotions

Award-winning, sustainability-focused architecture firms DesignInc and ClarkeHopkinsClarke make key senior promotions that look to the future.  DesignInc Melbourne have welcomed Darryl Suttie to their newly established position of Principal. Suttie has over two decades of experience as a practice leader and six years as a senior associate at DesignInc.  “We are delighted to see Darryl […]

ARM Architecture channels “la passeggiata” in Melbourne shopping centre

ARM Architecture completely replaced the interior of the Australia on Collins shopping centre in Melbourne’s CBD, inspired by the Italian custom of strolling known as ‘la passeggiata’. The high-end retail centre dubbed St. Collins Lane was shortlisted for last week’s Victorian Architecture Award. The project missed out on a nod, but ARM did take home […]

James Walsh wins Australian Furniture Design Award with rammed earth bench

Sydney furniture and industrial designer James Walsh took home this year’s Australian Furniture Design Award with a rammed earth and recycled glass filings bench that “reinvents ancient material tradition”. The terracotta toned piece, called Anthropic Bench, combines earth and glass to produce “a seductive, sustainable and hard wearing composite.” Walsh spent a month experimenting with […]

Latest issue of inside on newsstands now

The July issue of inside, now on newsstands, features incredible projects and profiles from all over the country. “This issue is a celebration of the trailblazers and industry shakers. The up-and-comers and the underestimated,” writes Elisa Scarton in this month’s Editor’s Letter. In this issue our gaze is firmly placed on the future of Australian interior […]

Bence Mulcahy add “beautifully detailed” glass box to Tasmanian Federation home

Beautifully restored by Bence Mulcahy, this highly crafted Federation Italianate home in the foothills of Tasmania’s Mount Wellington responds to the client’s desire to live engulfed by the garden in spectacular fashion. Built in 1900, the Victorian house Culverden in Tasmania’s Mount Stuart had a greenhouse kitchen when the current owners, Bronwyn Fitzgerald and Guy […]

Warren and Mahoney leads digitalisation of Service NSW

Warren and Mahoney architecture firm has worked with Service NSW on its newly designed Service Centres, setting a benchmark for digital transformation and customer engagement. The physical experience of new Service NSW Centres focuses on enabling agency staff to provide knowledgeable, friendly, fast and easy service. Initially, Service NSW Centres focused on transactional efficiency, however […]

Challenge the perception that architecture is only “required at the end of a project”, says Richard Kirk

The Mon Repos Turtle Centre designed by Richard Kirk, director of KIRK architecture practice, has received the Queensland Architecture Medallion — the Queensland Architecture Awards’ highest honour. Kirk shares his views on some of the biggest challenges facing the profession. How do you define the value of architects?  Too often, architects are thought of as […]