As Warren & Mahoney marks 15 years of carbon neutral operations, it intends to steer its clients in the same direction. Principal architect, Simon Topliss, says all urban planning projects must now have a carbon neutral objective or risk being ‘out of date’ on completion.
Tune in to this podcast with Indesign editor Alice Blackwood and Gray Puksand’s founding partner, Robert Puksand.
More than doubling staff and creating avenues of influence in Australia, Warren and Mahoney is making its presence known as a dynamic architecture and design practice in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
In Living Edge’s new Sydney Living Office, work is sensitively blended into the beautiful furniture showcases. It’s a dynamic destination that serves as a specification hub, and the central headquarters for the Living Edge team.
Behind every great design is a considered philosophy. For Richard Archer, he believes in creating harmonic environments that inspire creativity.
From hyper-real run-ins to fragmented customer profiles, Russell & George “slams” typologies to design spaces that make you put down your phone.
Our very own editor at Indesign, Jan Henderson, has co-authored a book with photographer Dianna Snape. It saw them traverse the Australian continent – in the midst of the pandemic no less – to get to the heart of (architectural) matters. Indesignlive chats with the two authors.
Architecture is reportedly a profession of stress. How can workplace culture alleviate the daily pressures that come with the job? Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia resets the priorities of his busy, award-winning firm.
As Geyer and Valmont come together, a new collaborative model is taking shape. Gillian Serisier speaks with Geyer/Valmont managing director, Marcel Zalloua, and Geyer global design lead, Adam Mundy.
We’ve compiled a list of the architecture and design graduates who have stood out from the crowd in 2021. It might be worth keeping an eye on these ones!
Members of the INDE.Awards jury are global leaders in architecture and design and together they make an integral contribution in judging every category of the Awards. Each and every jury member is a leader and through their professionalism, expertise and knowledge they ensure the INDE.Awards is an exemplar on every level.
With 16 of the world’s best architects and designers on the INDE.Awards jury this year it’s shaping up to be a singular awards program and one not to be missed.
Are you ready for the brave new future of retail design? Here’s how SKP, SYBARITE and Gentle Monster imagine it.
Here’s the greatest, most inspiring buildings the world has to offer, so that when we’re all allowed to travel again, you know exactly where to go!
British architecture practice, McLaren. Excell champions emphatic design, adaptive reuse and design for longevity in the fourth short film to be released as part of On Design, an online series produced by VOLA.
101 Collins expands and enhances its end-of-trip facility, ONE, with the wellness and fitness studio RISE, designed by Gray Puksand.
Capitalising on the power of Instagram, SALT of Palmar is injecting more youthful energy into a traditionally older tourism market.
CoLAB Design Studio revitalised Francesca’s Melbourne Central store, translating the online brand and shopping experience into a physical store and stronger offline presence.
Designed by BVN in association with Jasmax, B:Hive Smales Farm is a vibrant workplace for businesses to thrive.
Are we being priced out of our own housing market? Is renting-for-life really so bad? A growing frontline of architects and developers are addressing the challenge with progressive housing models that offer new avenues for entering the housing market.
The Sydney Architecture Festival 2019 unveils a series of events that looks at the role and value of architecture and its innate response to the human need for shelter. For one whole week, the city of Sydney turns into a sphere of exploration and research, investigating the rise in urban density and the inimitable housing crisis.
Renowned architecture and design firm Gray Puksand demonstrates the importance of a healthy work-life balance with a sophisticated and elegant end of trip facility – Chifley Lifestyle.
Dezeen announces the shortlist for the Dezeen Awards 2019 celebrating international architecture, interiors, design and studios to showcase the best of the best within the architecture and design industry.
For Ingrid Richards and Adrian Spence, Brisbane is more than just the city they call home – it’s a wellspring of inspiration. The pair reflects on lessons learnt in over a decade spent reshaping the civic identity of the Queensland capital.
We asked Seada Linardi, the founder of boutique architecture practice SLAB, some questions about design process, running a successful practice and balancing it all as a parent.
Respective of the site’s history and the role it has played in the state of Victoria, Winter Architecture and Zunica have transformed an existing cricket pavilion at the Kinley Cricket Club into one that fosters community engagement and activation.
Pushing the boundaries of architecture as art, MVRDV has created deep, theatrical façades through draping and imprinting on two buildings at Paradise City near Seoul’s Incheon Airport.
Herzog & de Meuron has joined together 16 structures, breathing new life into the iconic Hong Kong Police Station, Central Magistracy and Victoria Prison.
Foster + Partners has breathed new life into a conserved building whose magnificent arching architecture provides the starting point for both intimate and public engagement. This is The Murray.
Watch Bates Smart’s brand new Victorian Racing Club from the sky as the building’s shell is completed ahead of the Spring Racing season.
How should designers approach carpet specification for multi-residential and education environments? Download the free whitepaper on carpet specification for these sectors, here!
Driving The University of Tasmania’s sustainable philosophy, Six Degrees has designed the first purpose-built facility for its School of Fine Furniture.
The latest initiative from the Sherman Centre for Culture and Ideas is out to prove that the relationship between architecture and fashion isn’t as oblique as we think it is.
The National Taichung Theatre in Taiwan was conceived by Toyo Ito & Associates as an integrated spatial-structural system that provides a sense of nature’s dynamism.
With Sydney poised to potentially see a massive new $2bn stadium project, we take a look at 10 architecturally impressive examples of stadium design we might take inspiration from…
UNStudio is known as an innovator of digital technology with architecture. A recently completed shopping mall in Shanghai by the Dutch studio, Lane 189, offers an opportunity to explore formal complexity and a deep integration of façade and interior space – all inspired by art and science.
The hospitality revolution is here, and bar design has never been hotter. Here are five great places to drink in some great design amongst the cocktails.
Place-specific design is so very de rigueur. But beyond the obvious, how is place-driven design being strategically integrated across both macro and micro aspects of a mega development? This was Terry Snow’s objective for his best-in-class Willinga Park Equestrian Centre – and Cox Architecture has delivered.
MAD Architects has designed a ten-building residential project in China that mimics the surrounding mountains.
There is a lot that can be learnt from architecture books, but even more so from architecture itself. Quaine Library, designed by Branch Studio Architects, introduces students to architectural thinking, whether they know it or not.
Heard the latest on Melbourne’s upcoming Tesla Town? Catch up with Len Warson, one of the main brains behind YarraBend, to get the scoop on the new tech-savvy development.
Game theory informs Susquehanna’s analytical approach to trading, and the company’s smart new Sydney workplace by Gensler takes its culture to new heights.
Elana Castle wakes up to a sweeping views of Cape Town’s verdant mountain-scape and Waterfront precinct from the innards of an historic grain silo, thanks to an ingenious architectural transformation by Heatherwick Studio.
NBRS Architecture have transformed one of the oldest structures on Macquarie University’s campus – the Faculty of Science & Engineering’s Mitchell building – to create an energy and space efficient contemporary workspace that encourages collaboration whilst respecting the historical, social and aesthetic significance of the building.
The newly refurbished campus connects Melbourne’s CBD to the university, transforms the student experience and is arguably one of the most majorly epic projects we’ve seen this year.
Airtasker’s new workplace reflects the company’s goals, purpose and growth, and is designed for getting more done.
WSP’s new workplace provides smart solutions based on a sustainable approach, and is designed to support current changes and adapt to future changes.
Monash University’s XO Dining merges informal learning spaces with social dining to create a space for enriching the student experience and university community.
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.
Designed by TomMarkHenry, NYC co-working phenomenon WeWork sprouts a new location in Martin Place’s former Commonwealth Bank building, fondly nicknamed the ‘Money Box’.
Biasol has looked to Japanese craftsmanship and materiality to create a contemporary design inspired by Tokyo’s izakaya bars.
Enzen’s new Adelaide workplace upholds the company’s vision and values and is designed to appeal to potential employees and encourage their loyalty.
The Sydney Architecture Festival offers international and local insights into the city’s built environment with a packed program of architecture talks, exhibitions, panel discussions, children’s activities, open day events and guided tours.
Returning for the first time in years, the NAWIC Great Debate was a forceful, no-holds-barred tête-à-tête between the local design industry’s most critical thinkers.
GroupGSA creates a multimodal and creative space—North Fitzroy Library and Community Hub project—for the inner city Melbourne.
“I’m particularly interested in how pedagogy and learning space design can interact to create dynamic learning environments that engage students.” Hayball Studio Director Fiona Young is a tour de force in the Asia Pac design community.
With fluid and embracing forms, the Coppel & Piekarski Family Disability Respite Centre is a responsive, accessible and sensitive building that reflects the client’s approach to caregiving.
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Studio Esteta’s design of Workshop Bros Glen Waverley will refresh your memories and challenge your perceptions of nostalgic Chinese eateries.
The conference and events centre at Hilton Brisbane, redesigned by Carr Design Group, is a contemporary and congruous space that honours the integrity of the original design.
One highly considered design feature expresses ADCO’s approach to craftsmanship and materials and fosters company culture.
NOLA Smokehouse and Bar, designed by Luchetti Krelle, captures the exuberance of New Orleans with its charming and colourful architecture and laidback, lively atmosphere.
Nicole Larkin is a young Australian designer establishing a career in architecture and the arts and winning well-deserved awards and scholarships as she goes.
The city of Sydney has served has a source of inspiration for Intuit’s Sydney workplace. Designed by Gensler, the branded environment is fun and flexible and reflects the company’s entrepreneurial spirit.
Branch Studio Architects has designed The Quad Canteen a space that has the potential to be more than just a canteen.
Futurespace has translated family values and culture into a collaborative and inclusive workplace environment for Richard Crookes Constructions.
What is A+D’s role in our emotional wellbeing? To create buildings that lift and inspire us on a daily basis through colour, light and form.
This myth-inspired workplace by Studio Pacific for New Zealand’s Ministry of Social Development is a stellar, inventive design that imbues the workplace with conceptual meaning that aligns with its mission.
In preparation for the future and with a nod to the past, the Woods Bagot Perth Studio is an agile workplace with state-of-the-art technology and a distinctive hotel-like aesthetic.
The award winning interior designer team at Geyer have a new home in Sydney’s iconic Harry Seidler building.
A century-old woolstore is redeveloped for another 100 years of use, ready for the new industries that emerge and develop in Pyrmont.
It’s mission accomplished at the new Enero workplace in Pyrmont. Designed by Amicus and The Bold Collective, it prioritises productivity and play.
If Dropbox relieves the stress of people working together, then so too does the Dropbox Sydney office designed by Gensler. Based on the concept of ‘workplace as home’ it could almost be a new interpretation of ‘working from home.’
MPavilion 2016 is off to Melbourne Zoo. Gifted by the Naomi Milgrom Foundation to the City of Melbourne, the handmade pavilion will provide a new communal venue for communication and connection.
Atlas Dining is a new restaurant concept in Melbourne that has globally inspired cuisine served in a globe-inspired dining room.
Designed by Ramus Illumination for the Woods Bagot project, the illuminated façade of this Melbourne residential development is putting on a good show – just like the local weather.
A standing camp in northeast Tasmania, designed by Taylor & Hinds Architects, is not only based on the cultural stories and aboriginal history of the area, but is a place for these stories and history to be told.
Find out how Greenway Architects play with materials and colours to design a number of police stations with a strong civic presence, regional context and to reflect the SAPOL brand to shift public perceptions.
With summer’s Sydney Festival kicking off, we look at five events set to inspire the A+D community from experiential installations to staggering set design.
The 2015 winners of the Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Architecture Awards were announced at Sydney Town Hall last night.
Sydney Living Museums presents a major new exhibition on the life and work of renowned architect Harry Seidler.
Seed’s new store in Melbourne Emporium, by Mim Design, is bold and charming. It captures the heritage of the Australian retailer and celebrates its iconic style in a visually intriguing way.
Luxury boutique hotel Lloyd’s Inn, in Singapore near the bustling Orchard Road, has had a re-branding. Part of that meant a re-vamp of the entire design. Multidisciplinary practice FARM has taken a no-frills, minimalist approach, capturing the hotel’s holistic mission. Olha Romaniuk has the story.
A new video provides a behind-the-scenes look at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide. Woods Bagot was engaged by the South Australian Government to design and deliver the building, which features nine research modules for more than 600 researchers, fostering innovation and improvements in community health services.
After 20 years in the industry, and working across residential and commercial projects, architect Michelle Walker, of Michelle Walker Architects, has seen “the speed with which projects can be designed and documented” change drastically. She’s also aware that “technology does not replace knowledge, experience and judgement”.
Sala Rattanakosin, by the unusually and memorably named, Onion architects, is a renovation project based on view. With some of Bangkok’s most iconic sites as the backdrop, the Thai architects have made sight and images their conceptual focus, blending old and new together at the same time. Words by Tess Ritchie.
Mata Design has transformed Nolita Trattoria from an outdated Italian restaurant into a modernised, yet familiar hot spot for Perth. By Yen Dao
The tallest office building in Brisbane has Corian® Solid Surface as facade and interior cladding