A strong use of colour was the guiding design principle for the Ivanhoe Grammar Senior Years and Science Centre, with architects McBride Charles Ryan playing with pattern and shape. The brief for this new school building in Melbourne included a variety of general learning areas, provision for the senior year teachers and a science centre. The circular […]
As part of a regular series, AR asks a panel of industry experts their response to the following question: Architecture has long been a male dominated industry. Why do you think this is and is it changing? Kerstin Thompson, principal Kerstin Thompson Architects Rather than answer this question I’d prefer to pose a related, but slightly […]
The journey from a set of problems presented by a client to the architects’ final solution can take many different roads. Debbie-Lyn Ryan from McBride Charles Ryan (MCR) says this road requires a combination of a flexible approach and using the right tools for the job. “Normally the client will give us a brief of […]
After much anticipation, (inside) Interior Design Review magazine has announced the winners of its prestigious 2015 Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) on Friday 20 November.