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SJB brings Beaconsfield a step closer to being a 15 minute city

SJB brings Beaconsfield a step closer to being a 15 minute city

Tapping into the rise of the 15 minute city, SJB’s latest commercial project involves the adaptive reuse of an industrial building, in a suburb 5 kilometres south of Sydney’s CBD.

Adaptive space caters for hybrid work/life the Sim-Plex way

Adaptive space caters for hybrid work/life the Sim-Plex way

What use does the idle office have, if we’re all working from home? Sim-Plex Design Studio proposes an adaptive spatial solution for hybrid working.

Tadao Ando makes contemporary art of Paris’ built past

Tadao Ando makes contemporary art of Paris’ built past

The adaptive reuse of Paris’ former commodities exchange into a contemporary art museum, the Bourse de Commerce – Pinault Collection by Tadao Ando, is something else.

Third space found hidden within adaptive reuse project

Third space found hidden within adaptive reuse project

Known for their talent in adaptive re-use, Linehouse brings new vision to an under-utilised indoor pool at Jing’an Kerry Centre in Shanghai.

Studio Bouroullec designed bespoke lights with Flos and… wow

Studio Bouroullec designed bespoke lights with Flos and… wow

The interstitial spaces of the architecturally iconic Bourse de Commerce, in Paris, are now seen in a whole new light thanks to Studio Bouroullec x Flos Bespoke.

Woods Bagot’s progressive vision for Penrith CBD

Woods Bagot’s progressive vision for Penrith CBD

Woods Bagot has conquered its competition in the bid to design the adaptive reuse of Penrith’s former Council Chambers into a new commercial building set to revitalise the CBD.

A sweet addition to Make Architects’ Sydney portfolio

A sweet addition to Make Architects’ Sydney portfolio

A former chocolate factory in the Haymarket district of Sydney has been refurbished to become a boutique new office building designed by Make Architects.

This sustainable office begets the phrase ‘waste not, want not’

This sustainable office begets the phrase ‘waste not, want not’

True or false: it’s possible to design and execute a contemporary office fitout that is equal parts thrifty, sustainable and stylish?

State of the Art: NSW commits $5m to Artspace redevelopment

State of the Art: NSW commits $5m to Artspace redevelopment

A worthy investment has seen NSW commit $5 million to see The Gunnery, the heritage-listed home of Artspace, undergo a state-of-the-art redevelopment.

State of Kin brings a state of zen to adaptive reuse

State of Kin brings a state of zen to adaptive reuse

State of Kin has designed a new space for Bodyscape Yoga that enriches the body and the soul through expert interior design.

All manners of design align in one manor

All manners of design align in one manor

What happens when you put twenty of San Francisco’s best interior designers in one huge old house and assign them each a room, with carté blanche?

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Resting the Case for Ageing in Place, at Scale

Greenway Views, designed by Gray Puksand for LDK Healthcare and Cromwell Property, rewrites the book on design for aged care – and it strikes a chord.

Bean Buro finds resolve for living and working under one roof

Bean Buro finds resolve for living and working under one roof

Bizhouse is the transformation of a mid-century building in Hong Kong into apartments, elegantly designed by Bean Buro to cater for working from home.

Adaptive reuse prevails in 2020 Victorian Architecture Awards

Adaptive reuse prevails in 2020 Victorian Architecture Awards

Just when Australia’s beloved state of Victoria could well do with a ‘good news’ story, the 2020 Victorian Architecture Awards have delivered.

If it ain’t broke… 5 ways to work with existing buildings, as told at FRONT

If it ain’t broke… 5 ways to work with existing buildings, as told at FRONT

In the face of mounting pressure on designers to balance environmental and financial considerations, Todd Hammond of Hammond Studio chaired a session at the inaugural FRONT event on the true value of adaptive reuse.

FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Tonkin on the importance of preserving our built heritage

FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Tonkin on the importance of preserving our built heritage

We catch up with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Director and FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Tonkin to discuss the evolution of Australian architecture, adaptive reuse, and why preserving our built environment is more critical than ever.

Materiality with a sense of place

Materiality with a sense of place

When Hobart-based architecture practice Cumulus Studio worked on the iconic Pumphouse Point on Lake St Clair, it was only natural to take inspiration from the incredible forested surrounds.

“That Epic Project Everyone’s Talking About”: Zeitz MOCAA (Museum of Contemporary Art Africa)

“That Epic Project Everyone’s Talking About”: Zeitz MOCAA (Museum of Contemporary Art Africa)

How a decommissioned grain silo became Africa’s largest museum of contemporary art. Elana Castle interviews project architect Stepan Martinovsky from Heatherwick Studio about the radical transformation.

Future-Proofing Is All About Solid Adaptive Re-Use

Future-Proofing Is All About Solid Adaptive Re-Use

A century-old woolstore is redeveloped for another 100 years of use, ready for the new industries that emerge and develop in Pyrmont.

Symbolic Gestures

Symbolic Gestures

Which Australian city boasts the world’s best adaptive reuse project?