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These 4 ‘big ideas’ will shape architecture in 2023

These 4 ‘big ideas’ will shape architecture in 2023

Fresh from her trip to the World Architecture Festival in Lisbon, Fender Katsalidis’ Nicky Drobis outlines four big ideas that will shape architecture in 2023.

Warning to all architects: Ignore design culture at your peril

Warning to all architects: Ignore design culture at your peril

Australian architect and Conrad Gargett principal Dale Swan laments the lack of design culture in some practices across the country. According to Dale, it’s often what leads promising young architects and designers to exit such studios.

Bara Bridge: The gateway with the swollen belly of an eel

Bara Bridge: The gateway with the swollen belly of an eel

Linking the nearby light rail with Centennial Park, Sam Crawford Architects has designed a symbolically rich bridge that is also striking in form and materiality. It draws on Indigenous history and architectural archetypes to sit with natural ease on the site.

Walking Country together at Heide

Walking Country together at Heide

Heide Museum of Modern Art and Urban Initiatives have worked closely with the Wurundjeri community to rebuild Heide’s connection to Country. Gillian Serisier relates a story of reconnections – both new and old.

Candice Bradley comment: Achieving ‘the feel’

Candice Bradley comment: Achieving ‘the feel’

Carr’s newly appointed associate director discusses how to foster the intangible, experiential dimension of hospitality design. It starts with a personal touch and a connection to place.

Indesignlive’s 10 best hospitality projects of 2022

Indesignlive’s 10 best hospitality projects of 2022

Three cheers for being able to go out again and how spoilt were we for choice – 2022 served the type of hospitality designs we rightfully deserved.

The 7 leaders of wellbeing in 2022

The 7 leaders of wellbeing in 2022

From gyms, hotels and beauty salons to the workplace, Indesign with Elana Castle surveys the future of wellbeing design. Read this comprehensive report, led by 7 inspiring international examples of wellbeing in 2022.

Scott Alterator on designing learning environments

Scott Alterator on designing learning environments

Architects are re-evaluating how to design learning environments for the future. Melbourne-based education consultant and qualitative researcher Scott Alterator works with design teams to create highly functional education settings through a collaborative consultation process, resulting in student-centric environments that bring the best out of all end users.

Raising the design EQ with Marina Carroll

Raising the design EQ with Marina Carroll

The complexities of modern education projects demand we leave our biases behind and open our ears to those on the edges of the process. We hear from Architectus’ national education sector leader, Marina Carroll.

Defining quality design and drawing on artisanal expertise with King

Defining quality design and drawing on artisanal expertise with King

With design at its heart, King is finding ways to merge traditional knowledge and experience with future technological trends. In this video, we meet Manolo Bossi and the in-house design team in Sydney to find out how they work.

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