Perth-based company Fastbrick Robotics has created a robotic bricklayer capable of constructing a house by itself in less than two days.
Diverse Australian style shortlisted in Restaurant & Bar Design Awards
It would seem that our famous café culture has given us an edge in this year’s Café category. Five of the nine shortlisted Café entries are Australian, with the dramatic, moody Lune by Studio Esteta and the airy Kitty Burns by Biasol Design Studio neatly demonstrating the breadth of our local aesthetic.
Piero Lissoni: respectful design
“You have to use fun,” says Piero Lissoni. ADR speaks to Lema’s prolific artistic director about design cultures, his longstanding relationship with Lema, and his secret to producing work that is both modern and timeless, on his recent visit to Australia as a guest of Rogerseller.
Dyson’s enduring light bulb moment
It is lamentably rare to have the inventor of a product speak about it publicly. Intriguing inventor and product designer Jake Dyson visited Dyson’s Sydney headquarters last month to give an insight on the development process and breakthrough technology behind his slick CSYS range.
Light work: AGL by HASSELL | Australian Design Review
Australian designers and architects know about workplace design. We lead the world with innovation and creativity that has become our own. The new Melbourne AGL office space designed by HASSELL is yet another workplace that perfectly fits the form and function bill, but offers so much more in substance and quality, as inside magazine finds out.
Robot to revolutionise bricklaying
Making public space playful: Medibank Place
With green spaces bound by timber seats and decking, and stepped topographical structures, HASSELL’s Medibank landscape brings an organic textural diversity to an area laden with concrete, offering respite from the offices.
BGGS Research Learning Centre by m3architecture
Taking conceptual cues from imaginative literature, m3architecture’s design for Brisbane Girls’ Grammar School’s Research Learning Centre encourages the students’ search for knowledge.
Higher life expectancy and expectations
Robert Puflett, Sydney studio leader and partner at ThomsonAdsett, says that seniors are becoming increasingly concerned with access and location as opposed to ownership – and are no longer willing to compromise the lifestyle they’ve become accustomed to when moving into an aged care facility.
Melbourne to Sydney in under two hours: high speed rail link proposed
A private company has released a $200 billion plan for a high-speed rail network connecting Melbourne and Sydney via Canberra, with the construction of eight new cities along the way.
Gold standard: mining and resources company global headquarters
Designed by HASSELL, this London global headquarters for a large mining and resources company exudes luxury with its contemporary sophisticated interior, as Jan Henderson discovers for inside.
World’s first Tesla town to be built in Melbourne
Is this the green suburb of the future? Using Elon Musk’s groundbreaking Powerwall technology, a new development planned for inner city Melbourne is set to become a sustainable battery-powered precinct.