Lawless & Meyerson strips back Heritage building for new office

Lawless & Meyerson stripped back to “reveal the beauty and scars” of the existing building fabric in its new office in Sydney. Located in the former Wilsons Steam Laundry in a Heritage-listed warehouse in the heart of Surry Hills, the space spans two levels and is shared by the studio and architecture firm MHNDU. When […]

House B is Whispering Smith’s antidote to Perth’s urban infill

House B is the continuation of a model of good behaviour. The renovation and extension of a 1950s brick house in Perth’s coastal suburb of Scarborough solidifies the ethos that Whispering Smith established with House A.Houses A and B sit adjacent on a triplex development plot, the likes of which can be seen littered across […]

Getting to know Regional Design Service

The small town of Corowa is the unlikely setting for thriving architecture and design studio Regional Design Service. The studio’s founders talk to Isla Sutherland about demystifying and democratising good design for regional communities. Phillip Nielsen and Aaron Nicholls began their practice in 2017. At the time, Corowa had not had an architect in residence […]

Genton’s Reservoir Station showcases urban approach to public transport design

Architecture and design firm Genton has completed their Reservoir Station project, establishing their position as a leader in urban public transport design. Designed in collaboration with landscape architects McGregor Coxall and delivered by the North West Program Alliance, Reservoir Station is the first elevated rail project in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. Revitalising the civic heart of […]

Richards Stanisich references the ‘colourful joy’ of mid-century modernism in Seidler renovation

Richards Stanisich has created bright and colourful spaces in this substantial Sydney renovation and addition to a single storey house designed by Harry Seidler. Dubbed ‘Private Residence’, the house was built in 1958 as a tribute to the modernism of the city. A self-confessed lover of the post-war era, the client purchased the home with […]

The office isn’t dead, but will be 20% smaller says Unispace

Workplace design specialists Unispace have created a predictive tool that models expected office re-occupancy levels post-COVID-19 and provides space allocation recommendations.  The Predictive Analytics Tool (PAT) leverages 3.2 million data points from the Bureau of Labour Statistics to help businesses across industries prepare for their return to the office.  The tool is able to forecast […]

North Gardens Sculpture Park Landscape Master Plan among 2020 Landscape Architecture Awards winners

The North Gardens Sculpture Park Landscape Master Plan in Ballarat was among 13 projects that picked up excellence awards at last night’s Landscape Architecture Awards. The project was a collaboration between Mandy Nicholson of Tharangalk Art, Glenn Romanis and Isobel Paton of BASALT Art Landscape Sculpture and David S. Jones of Deakin University. It was […]

Kerstin Thompson Architects and BVN reimagine Melbourne’s Gothic Bank precinct

The GPT Group has engaged Kerstin Thompson Architects and BVN Architecture to transform Melbourne’s famed Gothic Bank precinct into a ‘city within a city’ that will challenge long-held workplace conventions. The Queen & Collins redevelopment will integrate and transform three buildings on the corner of Collins and Queen Streets, delivering 35,000 square metres of A […]

What not to miss at DESIGN Canberra 2020

DESIGN Canberra returns to the nation’s capital in November with more than 200 events, talks, exhibitions and artist demonstrations. The annual design event will run from 9-29 November with plenty of online resources for those of us who can’t make it to the capital as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. Speaking to ADR, CEO of […]