Overcoming the challenges of merging online and offline learning spaces – Spowers

Since the pandemic, we’ve talked a lot about the changes happening in the workplace and the ‘new normal’ of hybrid employment relationships. But what about the university sector? Spowers director and leading education designer Scott Allardyce shares his insights on how to better integrate online and offline learning environments to help – not hinder – […]

Make Architects expand its team and opens new studio

Make Architects is going through a growth phase, which resulted in six new collaborators being hired as well as the opening of a new studio. Make’s Sydney studio is growing, especially following the recent competition wins for the designs of multi-residential projects in Chatswood, together with a string of awards for Make Architects’ transformative design […]

Melbourne Design Studios showcases a better way of building in net-zero energy home

Designed for a young family, Hütt 01: PassiveHouse by Melbourne Design Studios (MDS) is an inner-urban oasis on a tiny footprint. MDS is an interactive studio for high-end contemporary architecture and sustainable design. Recently, the studio was the recipient of the Sustainability award for IDEA 2022 for the project Hütt 01: PassiveHouse. The Sustainability category […]

Manly Pacific – an ode to oceanic beauty

The Hotel Manly Pacific – MGallery has emerged from two years of rejuvenation to reveal its reimagination realised by leading Australian designers Coco Republic while Luchetti Krelle designed its bar. Across each of its eight floors, the hotel has been skillfully reimagined by leading Australian designers Coco Republic as the ultimate in coastal living, with rooms bathed in natural […]

Neighbourhood charm – Raven house by Bijl Architecture

Seeking a generous family home complete with an integrated landscape and pool, the clients for Raven house asked Bijl Architecture to design a house that engaged with its streetscape. Bijl Architecture is a Sydney-based practice that seeks to challenge the status quo. The studio is led by director and principal architect Melonie Bayl-Smith. Located in […]

In the wilderness with Knights Rest by Saxon Hall

Delicately placed above the moss-covered earth, Knights Rest by Saxon Hall creates a beacon within the darkened Tasmanian bushland that draws guests to its warmth and glow. Nestled within the foothills of Mount Mangana in Southern Bruny Island Tasmania, Knights Rest provides restroom facilities with clean-cut windows and cladding contrast which provide enhanced views out […]

Oborozuki by Giant Design brings Japanese flair Down Under

Giant Design’s recently completed project Oborozuki is a modern take on Japanese aesthetics at the heart of Sydney. ‘Oborozuki’ roughly translates to hazy moon, an allusion that provided ample inspiration for the interior direction. A year and a half in the making and with a budget of almost $5 million, Oborozuki was been a labour of […]

The Massivo range, a new idea of beauty at Tongue & Groove

The beauty of Tongue & Groove products – Australia’s first three-layered, solid engineered oak board – runs deeper than the surface, as shown with its Massivo range which is unmatched in size and stability. Good design starts with solid foundations, and the flooring specialist applies this motto throughout all its process.  Unlike other engineered boards, […]

Remembering Mark Robinson of Flack Studio

Beloved Mark Robinson passed away aged 44 on 22 December 2022. A memorial was held today in Melbourne celebrating his amazing life, followed by a wake. The devastating news of Robinson’s passing was shared by David Flack on Flack Studio’s Instagram on 30 December. “His legacy and spirit will remain forever.  “Mark created opportunities for […]