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Hogg & Lamb bring the taste of Italy to Fortitude Valley

Hogg & Lamb bring the taste of Italy to Fortitude Valley

Hogg & Lamb deliver Gemelli and Tano, a Brisbane restaurant and bar inspired by the Mediterranean.

This Koichi Takada apartment references its namesake through fluid, organic form

This Koichi Takada apartment references its namesake through fluid, organic form

Referencing both its pine tree namesake and the local surf culture, Koichi Takada Architect’s Norfolk is a 9 level apartment on the Burleigh Heads waterfront.

The Hayesbery heritage offices by Woods Bagot

The Hayesbery heritage offices by Woods Bagot

With the help of Woods Bagot, the Goodman Group has moved to The Hayesbery, a new headquarters more fitting of its essence and sustainable commitments.

With_Architecture Studio ushers Hayman Theatre into new era

With_Architecture Studio ushers Hayman Theatre into new era

Originally designed in 1968 by Perth public architect, Vin Davies, The Hayman Theatre at Curtain University is a brutalist beauty, revitalised by With_Architecture.

Coy Yiontis makes a shabby 1970s mountain lodge chic

Coy Yiontis makes a shabby 1970s mountain lodge chic

Simply known as Elk at Falls, this boutique-style mountain lodge at Falls Creek has been given a huge makeover by Coy Yiontis.

Now that’s what we call design for hybrid work

Now that’s what we call design for hybrid work

A nook, a niche, or even just a portion of a kitchen table was once sufficient to work from home. But these temporary spaces no longer feel suitable and, with the family underfoot, the home office has moved up the wish list.

No longer memories past: Woods Bagot’s Next Hotel Melbourne

No longer memories past: Woods Bagot’s Next Hotel Melbourne

Woods Bagot serves up the nostalgia of ‘now’ at Melbourne’s new Next Hotel.

Is open air architecture the future of social interstices?

Is open air architecture the future of social interstices?

From the streets of New York to the laneways of Melbourne, Stephen Crafti looks at how architects are reinventing the public realm to support collaboration and connectivity.

What does a ‘good client’ bring to the table?

What does a ‘good client’ bring to the table?

In this comment piece, Stephen Crafti reflects on his experience collaborating with architect Robert Simeoni on the renovation of his own home, casting a quizzical eye over the relationship between architect and client.

This store is the Girlboss of retail experiences

This store is the Girlboss of retail experiences

DesignOffice’s latest project, Mastani, is a retail experience that creates the perfect environment for the serious shopper.

Rei Kawakubo’s Offbeat Beauty at Collecting Comme

Rei Kawakubo’s Offbeat Beauty at Collecting Comme

The latest exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) inspired by Rei Kawakubo and her vision for fashion will blow you away.

Anything but clinical

Anything but clinical

The architects of Cabrini Malvern’s new Gandel Wing have envisaged wards that feel both polished and hotel-like in quality. But it’s the focus on safety requirements and functional needs of patients and staff that really shines through.

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