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New crises, normal solutions: Innovative design prototypes on show at Powerhouse

New crises, normal solutions: Innovative design prototypes on show at Powerhouse

Building on its beginnings in Melbourne Design Week, A New Normal is a new exhibition presented by Vivid Ideas Sydney at Powerhouse Ultimo.

Bradfield City Centre, the climate-responsive masterplan aiming to green Western Sydney

Bradfield City Centre, the climate-responsive masterplan aiming to green Western Sydney

Designed by TURNER, Hatch Roberts Day and Turf Design Studio, the Bradfield City Centre masterplan is the blueprint for a new CBD taking shape in Sydney’s west.

Te Kaha: From reuse to mixed-use at One Queen Street by Warren and Mahoney

Te Kaha: From reuse to mixed-use at One Queen Street by Warren and Mahoney

Warren and Mahoney’s mixed-use project in Auckland is approaching full occupancy, with big plans across hospitality, workplace, retail and more.

The dialectic of colonialism: Rethinking maps, remaking our cities

The dialectic of colonialism: Rethinking maps, remaking our cities

Dallas Rogers, Head of Urban Discipline at the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, University of Sydney, comments on the history of map-making in our cities.

Parliament unites to champion urban design excellence in Australia

Parliament unites to champion urban design excellence in Australia

Designed to drive positive change, promote sustainable practices and cultivate inclusive communities, the recent launch of the Parliamentary Friends of Australian Design will champion the role of urban design in shaping the nation’s identity.

Hub by Hassell, the cutting-edge flexible workplace in Sydney’s CBD

Hub by Hassell, the cutting-edge flexible workplace in Sydney’s CBD

The listed heritage building at 44 Martin Place has been transformed by Hassell for a flexible workplace offering defined by variety and high-end amenities.

Decluttering Central Station for space, light and circulation

Decluttering Central Station for space, light and circulation

The Northern Concourse at Sydney’s Central Station, a significant infrastructure project in the context of the city’s evolving transport system, has recently been completed by Woods Bagot in collaboration with John McAslan + Partners.

Architectural rhythm builds with Carr’s plans for 623 Collins Street

Architectural rhythm builds with Carr’s plans for 623 Collins Street

Urban renewal which opens a dialogue from the past to the present; Melbourne’s Western CBD is on track for complete revitalisation.

Comment: Susanne Pini on build-to-rent, the new place activator

Comment: Susanne Pini on build-to-rent, the new place activator

In this comment piece, Rothelowman principal, Susanne Pini, argues that the build-to-rent model makes for a much richer mix of spaces in our cities.

HDR comment: A decade of data-driven transformation

HDR comment: A decade of data-driven transformation

In this comment piece by Lin (Leo) Meng, computational design lead at HDR, we hear about the interface of data and design.

Welcome to the Collective City: Open House Melbourne 2023 is here

Welcome to the Collective City: Open House Melbourne 2023 is here

The 2023 Open House Melbourne (OHM) has a new theme – Collective City. This year’s programme promises a unique range of activities that makes it stand out from earlier iterations.

Executive style like you’ve never seen it – Sydney Place’s new exclusive workplace by GroupGSA

Executive style like you’ve never seen it – Sydney Place’s new exclusive workplace by GroupGSA

GroupGSA ups the ante on premium, flexible working with the launch of the Executive Centre Sydney Place, located within the landmark Salesforce Tower.