• 2017 Tasmanian Architecture Awards

    The winners of the 2017 Tasmanian Architecture Awards have been announced in Hobart.
  • 2017 ACT Architecture Awards

    The winners of the 2017 ACT Architecture Awards have been announced in Canberra.
  • 2017 WA Architecture Awards

    The Australian Institute of Architects announced the winners of the 2017 Western Australian Architecture Awards on Friday, June 23, at the Crown Towers II Ballroom.
  • 2017 Queensland Architecture Awards

    The Australian Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2017 Queensland Architecture Awards.
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  • Rinconada Margaritas / Luis Aldrete

    © Onnis LuqueArchitects: Luis AldreteLocation: Guadalajara, Jalisco, MéxicoArea: 10126.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Onnis Luque Project Coordination: Cynthia Mojica, Diego García C.1st Phase Collaborators: Denisse Sandoval, Miguel Valverde, Fausto Lazcano,Raúl Miranda, Jorge Muñoz.2nd Phase Collaboratos: Christian Coss, Catalina Joya, Adriana Villegas.Art: Octavio Abúndez, Alejandro Almanza, Jerónimo Hagerman, Los Jaichakers,Pedro Reyes, Eduardo Sa
  • NOHlab and BuĹźra Tunç Create Immersive Installation Based on Centuries-Old Architecture

    © NOHlab
    As part of the Third Istanbul Biennial, NOHlab and architect Buşra Tunç collaborated with HAS Architects to create OCULUS: an experiential light and sound-based installation. The exhibit focuses on employing a historic location, the Single-Dome Hall of the historic Istanbul Imperial Arsenal, to reinterpret a spatial moment using technology and design. The central theme of the project is the experimentation of permanence, illustrated in the juxtaposition between the
  • The Demolition of Delhi's Hall of Nations Reveals India's Broken Attitude to Architectural Heritage

    © <a href='https://www.flickr.com/photos/33834913@N00/409859817'>Flickr CC user Panoramas</a> licensed under <a href='https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/'>CC BY-ND 2.0</a>
    On the morning of April 24th, Delhi’s architecture community reacted in shock and disgust to the news that the city's Hall of Nations and the four Halls of Industries had been demolished. Bulldozers had worked through the previous night at the Pragati Maidan exhibition grounds in
  • Bee Breeders Announce Winners of Hong Kong Pixel Homes Competition

    Courtesy of Bee Breeders
    Bee Breeders have selected winners of the Hong Kong Pixel Homes competition, seeking to address the pressures of expanding populations and urban growth on existing housing markets. The competition asked for solutions which would reconsider our entrenched conventional forms of housing with “formal, technological, and material strategies predicated on modularity and repetition”. In announcing the competition results, the jury applauded the exploration
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  • The Wedge House / Schema Architecture & Engineering

    © Nikos AlexopoulosArchitects: Schema Architecture & EngineeringLocation: Athens, GreeceArchitect In Charge: Marianna AthanasiadouArea: 350.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Nikos Alexopoulos, Marianna Athanasiadou Design Team: Giorgos Iliadis, Zoe Roussou (Interior)Structural Engineer: Christos Stavrogiannis Mechanical Engineer: Antonis Togkas Landscape Architect: Aggeliki Zografaki© Nikos Alexopoulos
    From the architect. The Wedge house is a custom-built single family home locate
  • Living Unit / OFIS Architects

    © Janez MartincicArchitects: OFIS ArchitectsLocation: Kanin, SloveniaArchitects In Charge: Rok Oman, Spela Videcnik,Janez Martincic, Tomaz Cirkvencic, Andrej Gregoric, Sara Carciotti, Lucas Blasco Sendon, Jose Navarrete JimenezArea: 30.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Janez Martincic C+C Project Team: Claudio Tombolini, Cristiana AntoniniC28 Project Team: Francesco Sforza, Federico Pasqualini, Antonello MichelangeliStructural Engineering: AKT, Milan Sorc - Projecta d.o.o.Contractor: Bostj
  • MEZZANINE Live launches at Meizai

    Braving a dark and cold winter’s night, a crowd of more than 100 design lovers joined us at Meizai’s huge showroom in Richmond for the very first MEZZANINE Live event. The event was the perfect opportunity to share and celebrate the recently redesigned magazine and bring together both subscribers and the A+D community, all while […]
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  • Whisky Bar / jbmn architectes

    © Yann DeretArchitects: jbmn architectesLocation: Paris, FranceLead Architects: Julien Boitard, Mike NikaesCollaborators: Antonio Orfino, Marie Delles, Rémi Mendes, Médéric MorelArea: 210.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Yann Deret© Yann Deret
    From the architect. The new bar takes place in the basement, previously unused, of the restaurant “La Maison du Sake” located rue Tiquetonne in Paris. The project proposes to occupy the small rooms by creating f
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  • The Pool to make Australian premiere in Melbourne

    Australia’s 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale commission will be exhibited at the National Gallery of Victoria.
  • Coastal barn: Glass House Residence

    Representing the socially conscious ideologies of its designers, this cleverly stitched-together, barn-like family home is “engaging, honest and refreshingly straightforward.”
  • One Week To Go! Do You Have Your INDE.Awards Gala Ticket?

    Get close to greatness at the inaugural INDE.Awards Gala, 2017..The INDE.Awards celebrates the outstanding creativity across our industry – and the INDE.Awards Gala is your chance to catch up with the A+D community’s brightest..We have had submissions from Asia Pacific’s most progressive buildings, spaces, objects and people, and our exceptional shortlist is now in the hands of our illustrious Jury..Join us on Friday 30th June at Carriageworks for the most exceptional
  • John Wardle Architects’ Collingwood office tower approved

    The John Wardle Architects-designed Northumberland development will financially contribute to affordable housing and help homeless people.
  • Young blood: Brittany Pearce of Woods Bagot

    “Commencing professional interior design practice at Woods Bagot while still a student, Brittany Pearce contributes to the workplace sector, starting with a sophisticated biomimicry concept for a major project, now nearing completion. Three years later she has a ream of projects. The recipient of several design awards and a travel scholarship at age 25, Pearce […]
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  • From the heights of Modernism to the depths of the Metro Tunnel: Editor's picks of 2017 Open House Melbourne

    Open House Melbourne is returning for its tenth year, with a program packed full of old and new architecture, stimulating talks, film screenings, workshops and more.
  • Mixed-tenure housing failing public housing tenants

    A mixed-tenure public housing redevelopment in inner-Melbourne has been a boon for developers and the government but has “disadvantaged” public tenants, a report has found.
  • Qingdao Cruise Terminal / CCDI - Mozhao Studio & Jing Studio

    Courtesy of CCDIArchitects: CCDI - Mozhao Studio & Jing StudioLocation: Qingdao, Shandong, ChinaArchitecture Design: Zeng Guansheng, Yu Qing, Yan Zichang, Xu Chenglong, Zhao Xiaqing, Liu Guolin, Wei Xiyan, Yang Yingjin, Wang Wanjun, Tang WenxiongArea: 59920.0 m2Project Year: 2015Photographs: Zhang Chao, Xia Zhi Landscape Design: Zeng Guansheng, Yu Qing, Wei Xiyan, Zhang Yang, Liao Yiying, Yang Qian, Hong YiInterior Design: Zeng Guansheng, Yu Qing, Wu Longjun, Wang Wanjun, Yang Yingjin, Huang
  • University of Sydney Business School / Woods Bagot

    © Trevor MeinArchitects: Woods BagotLocation: Sydney NSW, AustraliaArea: 35000.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Trevor Mein© Trevor Mein
    From the architect. In a strategic move to consolidate its facilities across nine buildings on the Camperdown/Darlington campuses, Woods Bagot designed the flagship home for the new University of Sydney Business School. Catering to over 6,000 students, the project includes three 550-seat lecture theatres, eight 100-seat study rooms, 40 seminar rooms
  • The Open House / MODO Designs

    © Radhika PanditArchitects: MODO DesignsLocation: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, IndiaArchitect In Charge: Arpan ShahArea: 3600.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Radhika Pandit Team : Prachi BhavsarInterior Design : Saptak PatelStructural Consultants : Amee AssociatesLandscaping : Amit Modha© Radhika Pandit
    From the architect. This weekend house is meant as a gathering and retreat place for a Gujarati family which is located in a posh western locality of the Ahmedabad. The design brief given by
  • TSC Anyong Fresh Lab / CYS.ASDO

    © K. M. LeeArchitects: CYS.ASDOLocation: Su-ao,Yilan City, TaiwanArchitect In Charge: Chung-Yei ShengDesign Team: Jill Yang, Orange Kang, Chieh Lai, Adolfo de AntonioArea: 15000.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: K. M. Lee© K. M. Lee
    From the architect. Su’ao is an urban township by the sea in Yilan County, Taiwan, and famous for its fresh sea products and the nearby harbor. This project was begun with a new technology, CAS (Cells Alive System) introduced by our client, TSC Anyon
  • Clifton Hill House 2 / ITN Architects

    © Aidan HalloranArchitects: ITN ArchitectsLocation: Melbourne VIC, AustraliaLead Architect: Aidan HalloranCollaborators: Jomil EngineeringArea: 280.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Aidan Halloran© Aidan Halloran
    From the architect. Taking advantage of a larger than usual inner city site, the clients wanted a garden focussed dwelling with accommodation for a growing family. The semi circular courtyard was introduced to help living spaces flow together, while providing some separation.
  • AIA Announces Winners of the 2017 Small Project Awards

    © Jesse Kuroiwa
    The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 11 recipients of the 2017 Small Project Awards. This is the 14th edition of the program, which was established to recognize "small-project practitioners for the high quality of their work and to promote excellence in small-project design."This year the winners have been placed into three categories:  Category 1: small project construction, object, work of environmental art or architectural
  • Cherry Hospital / Perkins+Will

    © Mark HerbothArchitects: Perkins+WillLocation: 1401 W Ash St, Goldsboro, North California, United StatesArea: 403000.0 ft2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Mark Herboth Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing: Affiliated EngineersLandscape Design: Surface 678Structural: Stroud Pence & AssociatesClient: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services© Mark Herboth
    From the architect. Cherry Hospital addresses the challenge of designing a behavioral health facility that provides psychiat
  • New Images Revealed of Diller Scofidio + Renfro's U.S. Olympic Museum as Project Breaks Ground

    Courtesy of Diller Scofidio + Renfro
    The Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame (USOM) has broken ground in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the 60,000-square-foot building will be dedicated to the celebration and education of “the Olympic and Paralympic athlete and the unique human spirit that creates Olympians,” displaying the artifacts, media, technology and stories of American athletes and the historical power of the Olympic Games.Courtesy of Di
  • ĂŽlot 19, La DĂ©fense-Nanterre / Farshid Moussavi Architecture

    © Stephen GillArchitects: Farshid Moussavi ArchitectureLocation: La Défense, FranceArea: 11500.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Stephen Gill Budget: 20 million euroClient: Les Nouveaux ConstructeursCourtesy of Farshid Moussavi Architecture
    SiteThe La Défense-Nanterre building is the first residential development in La Défense in 30 years. It is part of Jardins de l’Arche - an urban project initiated by EPADESA to invigorate the space immediately west of La Grand
  • House Jonker / Thomas Gouws Architects

    © David RossArchitects: Thomas Gouws ArchitectsLocation: Pretoria, South AfricaArchitects In Charge: Thomas Gouws, Sureen GouwsArea: 633.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: David Ross Contractor: Archecon Construction Structural Engineer: P Design Consulting Quantity Surveyor: QPC Consulting CC © David Ross
    From the architect. The house designed for the Jonker family is located in a golf estate, east of Pretoria, South Africa. Built on one of the last open stands in an established part
  • Indications Suggest That Hundreds of Residential Towers in England Are Clad in Potentially Combustible "Reynobond PE"

    Grenfell Tower at 05.48 local time on the day of the indicent. Image © Selim Halulu
    "As a precaution," the British Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons today, "the [UK] Government has arranged to test cladding in all relevant tower blocks." This initial investigation ordered by the British Government following the devastating fire and loss of life at Grenfell House in London on June 14, have returned initial results which show that "three samples," accord
  • The 58-Year Evolution of Frank Lloyd Wright's Guggenheim Museum

    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 1959, with the original yellow-brown painted facade. Image © Robert E. Mates
    This article originally appeared on guggenheim.org/blogs under the title "Wright’s Living Organism: The Evolution of the Guggenheim Museum," and is used with permission.Standing on the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum construction site in 1957, architect Frank Lloyd Wright proclaimed, “It is all one thing, all an integral, not part upon part. This is the p
  • La Diana / RĂ„S Studio

    © Adrià GoulaArchitects: RÄS StudioLocation: Vila de Gràcia, Barcelona, SpainArchitects In Charge: Clàudia Raurell, Joan Astallé, Marc PeiróArea: 136.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Adrià Goula© Adrià Goula
    From the architect. La Diana is the exercise of linking visually, volumetrically and functionally two independent and alienated entities: a commercial space on the ground floor and an apartment on the first floor. The architec
  • Spotlight: Alejandro Aravena

    Innovation Center UC - Anacleto Angelini. Image © Nico Saieh
    As founder of the “Do Tank” firm ELEMENTAL, Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena (born on June 22, 1967) is perhaps the most socially-engaged architect to receive the Pritzker Prize. Far from the usual aesthetically driven approach, Aravena explains that “We don’t think of ourselves as artists. Architects like to build things that are unique. But if something is unique it can’t be repeated, s
  • Life Before and After Architecture

    Courtesy of The Leewardists
    Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes. David Bowie was right when he sang it – life’s full of so much uncertainty, variables, and excitement that half the battle is riding the wave and adapting as best as one can. Some adjustments are self-directed and others are forced upon us, but regardless of this, change allows us to reminisce, regret and reflect on what once was. Being an architect comes with its own set of significant life changes (and that’s in addition t
  • First woman president appointed to NSW Architects Registration Board

    Architect Deborah Dearing and two non-architect members have been appointed to the NSW Architects Registration Board.
  • Account manager at Instyle

    Experiencing impressive growth of the past few years INSTYLE is looking for a vibrant professional sales person to join our Queensland team.
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  • La Maison Etirée / Barres & Coquet

    © Aurélien AumondArchitects: Barres & CoquetLocation: Lyon, FranceArea: 180.0 m2Project Year: 2011Photographs: Aurélien Aumond Interior Designer: L’Ensemblier© Aurélien Aumond
    From the architect. The house is designed around wood boxes placed alongside the slope of the construction plot. They serve as a structure for the living place but also for the surroundings, allowing views on distant landscapes.
From their installation and capacity, the boxes
  • What Went Down At NeoCon?

    NeoCon, the global trade show and conference platform for commercial interiors, hit Chicago again this year from 12-14 June at The Mart. Registered attendance was up 7 per cent over last year. As always there were plenty of workplace products on show, and some discernible trends emerged: biophilic design, privacy, adaptable furniture, acoustic comfort, and technology.Carpet with organic textures and sustainable manufacturing processes, biological lighting and green-wall planters were among the p
  • Nomi presents Interactions – a social experiment

    Interactions sets out to create a series of spaces where visitors can socialise, watch, collect and interact by Tomek Archer of NOMI.
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  • Imagining the Future of Suburbia, From “Freedomland” to “McMansion Hell”

    Courtesy of Chicago Architecture Biennial
    This article was originally published on the blog of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the largest platform for contemporary architecture in North America. The blog invites designers, writers and other contributors to independently express their perspectives on the Biennial across a range of formats. The 2017 Biennial, entitled Make New History, will be free and open to the public between September 16, 2017 and January 6, 2018.
    Some works of architectur
  • Bali Beautiful: Villa Lansell

    Nestled in the heart of Seminyak, there is a villa that perfectly encapsulates the ideas of luxury and relaxation and stands out in design, form and function from the many homes that are located in this chic district of Bali. With the major thoroughfare of busy Jalan Raya Semanyak just a two-minute walk away, Villa […]
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  • Eden Locke Edinburgh / Grzywinski+Pons

    © Nicholas WorleyArchitects: Grzywinski+PonsLocation: Edinburgh, United KingdomArea: 3400.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Nicholas Worley© Nicholas Worley
    From the architect. Eden Locke is a 72 room hotel with a cafe and bar on the ground floor that we designed in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh. The project was a complete gut renovation and comprehensive fit out of an existing hybridized structure. We took an 18th Century Georgian mansion and its 20th Century extension down to th
  • The Agile Zone: AstraZeneca’s New Zoned Work Space

    workplace, workplace design, Futurespace, work zones, agile working, workforce models, future of the workplaceLocated in the relatively stale business district of Macquarie Park in Sydney’s North West, AstraZeneca’s new Australian headquarters are an inspired zone of their own. Designed by Futurespace, the new 3,000 square metre agile based office is intended to supply the company’s 200 office bound employees with a range of choices for how and where they want to work.“[A
  • Airbnb’s homely Parisian office

    A new Parisian office has been designed for the global property juggernaut Airbnb. Co-designed by STUDIOS Architecture, the new Parisian office takes cues from its own branding to create a homely office space. Taking the brand’s ethos of ‘belong anywhere’, the space encourages communal working and connection, and doesn’t shy away from Parisian cultural references. […]
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  • GyĹ‘r-Gönyű National Public Port Control Building / sporaarchitects + TĂ©rhálĂłzat

    © Danyi BalázsArchitects: sporaarchitects, TérhálózatLocation: National Public Port Győr-Károlyháza, Kikötő l. 0691/4 hrsz., l 0691/4 hrsz., 9011 HungaryArchitects In Charge: Ádám Hatvani, Attila Korompay, Tibor DékányArea: 708.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Danyi Balázs General Design: SBS-KOMIR Kft; András BenedekVisualisation: Bence VárhídiStructural Design: CEOS Kft.Mep:
  • GyĹ‘r-Gönyű National Public Port Control Building / sporaarchitects

    © Balázs DanyArchitects: sporaarchitectsLocation: National Public Port Győr-Károlyháza, Kikötő l. 0691/4 hrsz., l 0691/4 hrsz., 9011 HungaryArchitects In Charge: Ádám Hatvani, Attila Korompay, Tibor DékányArea: 708.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Balázs Dany General Design: SBS-KOMIR Kft; András BenedekVisualisation: Bence VárhídiStructural Design: CEOS Kft.Mep: Kristályklíma Plusz K
  • MAP is Back at Schiavello

    One of Australia’s oldest manufacturing companies, Schiavello, has relaunched MAP: Makers of Australian Products. With the continuing creative direction from founder Chris Connell, the brand aims to draw from the furniture manufacturer’s deep-rooted understanding of the Australian and international design market.The latest collection emphasises Schiavello’s continual effort to remain at the forefront of innovative production technologies.The range of pieces come together i
  • Yo House / SO Architecture

    © Shai EpsteinArchitects: SO ArchitectureLocation: Kiryat Tiv'on, IsraelLead Architects: Shachar Lulav, Oded Rozenkier, Alejandro FajnermanProject Team: Oded Rozenkier, Shachar LulavArea: 160.0 m2Project Year: 2016Photographs: Shai Epstein Structural Engineer: SABA Engineers and architectsSupervisor: Ensemble Supervision© Shai Epstein
    From the architect. A home within the nature, at the Israeli peaceful municipality of Kiryat Tivon. 160 sqm built on a 500 sqm lot.Ground Floor Plan
  • House for 4 Generations / tomomi kito architect & associates

    © Satoshi ShigetaArchitects: tomomi kito architect & associatesLocation: Tokyo, JapanLead Architects: Tomomi KitoArea: 140.0 m2Project Year: 2017Photographs: Satoshi Shigeta Structural Designer: Building Structure Institute Technical Advisor: Yutaka Misawa Lighting Advisor: Kanae Hagiwara© Satoshi Shigeta
    From the architect. This is an interior renovation project of an existing two-story timber structure house in Tokyo built approximately 40 years ago. The client is a young couple,
  • RIBA Announces 2017 National Award Winners

    Courtesy of RIBA
    The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has announced 49 exemplary projects as winners of the 2017 RIBA National Awards. This year’s list features projects from a wide range of typologies and leading architecture firms including Herzog & de Meuron, Foster + Partners, WilkinsonEyre, and Caruso St John Architects. “Congratulations to the clients and their design teams for the extraordinary talent, ambition and enthusiasm that has led to this year

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