As CEO of the Living Future Institute of Australia (LFIA), Laura Hamilton-O’Hara is concerned with how various factors come together to produce our built environment. Initiatives such as the Living Building Challenge are pushing towards a sustainable status quo.
In a competition held by K5 Furniture in collaboration with Monash University, students were challenged with a brief of mycelium-based product design. We visit the avant-garde with the exhibition ‘Metanoia’.
More than just a place to meet, DesignInc’s Anne and Eric Smorgon Active Living Centre celebrates community and culture.
For this Melbourne-based workplace, Gray Puksand has created an environment that exudes calm and balance. Soft, gentle Milliken flooring helps to craft the ambience and flow of the spaces.
From urban biodiversity to architectural microclimates, MK Leung pens an essay exploring what the urban biophilia movement could mean for our planet’s future.
The 2021 NSW Landscape Awards winners selection is a treasure trove of outstanding landscape design projects. Here are 10 in particular that do wonders for wellbeing.
EDEN eschews the shiny, enclosed tower typology of high-end housing in favour of a more humanistic approach that celebrates Singapore’s tropical setting.
Designed by Woods Bagot, Short Lane is a mixed-use apartment building that supports the creation of diverse and activated neighbourhood areas. It’s also an oasis providing people with the relief of green spaces in their apartments. No wonder, the project won the acclaimed INDE Gold in the Multi-Residential category partnered with Bosch.
In bringing 2000 Microsoft staff into a single location, Gensler has deconstructed the typical working model. Taking its client into unchartered territories, the design team envisaged a new working landscape that moves beyond the corporate norms to embrace ‘island’ life.