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Dialling In With PMDL: Culture is key

Sue Davies breaks down PMDL success in adapting to COVID-19 and how their workplace culture…

Sue Davies breaks down PMDL success in adapting to COVID-19 and how their workplace culture was key to that.

Dowel Jones introduces the Design From Home competition

With most of Australia in social isolation Dowel Jones introduces a new design competition to…

With most of Australia in social isolation Dowel Jones introduces a new design competition to help keep our brains from…

How Architects can save us from loneliness

In the wake of COVID-19, Make Architect's initiative to encourage innovative architectural solutions for combating…

In the wake of COVID-19, Make Architect's initiative to encourage innovative architectural solutions for combating loneliness is needed now more…

The lights that could kill Corona

Brightgreen, a light company in Melbourne, claim ultraviolet lights they have engineered can combat the…

Brightgreen, a light company in Melbourne, claim ultraviolet lights they have engineered can combat the transmission of COVID-19. Can these…

A Closeness In Distance

As March draws to a close and we begin a new month, Sue Davis talk…

As March draws to a close and we begin a new month, Sue Davis talk with Simone Oliver, Principal and…

So That’s The End of the Co-Living Boom, Huh?

Shared living spaces looked like being the future of metropolitan living and working, and now…

Shared living spaces looked like being the future of metropolitan living and working, and now they seem like human petri-dishes.…

How to wrangle space when you’re all locked down at home

We’re going to be asking a lot of our living spaces in the coming weeks,…

We’re going to be asking a lot of our living spaces in the coming weeks, so how best to keep…

From ‘Quantity And Scale’ to ‘Quality And Innovation’: Perspectives on China’s architecture and design

The Chinese development model is undergoing a process of re-examination, says INDE.Awards strategic partner Green-Blue…

The Chinese development model is undergoing a process of re-examination, says INDE.Awards strategic partner Green-Blue International. The agency’s Founder Feng…

Put your design-thinking caps on for the Fountain of Hygiene

London-based experiential creatives, Bompas & Parr invite the world to participate in the design competition,…

London-based experiential creatives, Bompas & Parr invite the world to participate in the design competition, Fountain of Hygiene, created to…

Trapped in your home? National Gallery of Victoria has opened a virtual collection

The Corona virus may have us quarantined, but you can still be a patron of…

The Corona virus may have us quarantined, but you can still be a patron of the arts thanks to the…

Can we make this an opportunity to be better than ever?

Business is not as usual – but this could be an opportunity for it to…

Business is not as usual – but this could be an opportunity for it to be better than before. Indesignlive…

What would a perfect pandemic isolation home look like?

Writer Andrew P Street wants to build the social distancing house of the future!

Writer Andrew P Street wants to build the social distancing house of the future!

Our apartments just aren’t designed for self-isolation

How do you spend a week in Covid-19 quarantine in a living space designed for…

How do you spend a week in Covid-19 quarantine in a living space designed for you to be out of…

Hostile architecture is turning our cities against us

Ever get the feeling that you’re not welcome in your own town? That’s not an…

Ever get the feeling that you’re not welcome in your own town? That’s not an accident.

Television has ruined your sense of what a house should be like

Writer Andrew P Street believes that our perceptions of how big our houses and apartments…

Writer Andrew P Street believes that our perceptions of how big our houses and apartments should be might have been…

It’s not Holden you’re mourning, it’s the Australian Dream

Everything from our cars to our spreads to our quarter acre block has been fetishised.…

Everything from our cars to our spreads to our quarter acre block has been fetishised. Writer Andrew P Street thinks…

What is design for wellbeing?

Part of a series produced by VOLA, Wellness and Wellbeing is a thought-provoking short film…

Part of a series produced by VOLA, Wellness and Wellbeing is a thought-provoking short film presented by none other than…

The Parasite House isn’t a house and it damn well should be

Andrew P. Street laments the fact that he'll never get to live in the Parasite…

Andrew P. Street laments the fact that he'll never get to live in the Parasite house, unless one of you…

Will you take the ten day hospital challenge?

Say what you will about the administration of China, they sure know how to address…

Say what you will about the administration of China, they sure know how to address a lack of medical facilities…

Hollywood’s tips for epidemic proofing your house

Films have already given us the answers to how to shelter from viruses, and the…

Films have already given us the answers to how to shelter from viruses, and the zombies they regularly create, and…