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Learning from the Global South with Tosin Oshinowo

Learning from the Global South with Tosin Oshinowo

The Nigerian architect was recently in Australia for Melbourne Design Week. We spoke to her about the power of design in cities such as Lagos.

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.

Global crises and the architect’s social responsibilities under discussion at AIA Conference

Global crises and the architect’s social responsibilities under discussion at AIA Conference

Kate Goodwin, curator and Adjunct Professor (Architecture) at the University of Sydney, reports back from the AIA Conference in Melbourne.

Hassell and GBCA on social value in the built environment

Hassell and GBCA on social value in the built environment

Building on a recent research paper, Helen Bell and Dr Brett Pollard discuss how social value is defined, its potential pitfalls, and why it matters.

“A perfect example of the design of the future”: Patricia Urquiola and Mater in Milan

“A perfect example of the design of the future”: Patricia Urquiola and Mater in Milan

We spoke to Ketil Årdal, CEO of Danish green-tech design brand, Mater, as they unveiled the Alder collection at Milan Design Week.

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

Adaptive reuse is all the rage across the design industry, and rightly so. Here, we present a selection of articles on this most effective approach to sustainability.

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Beau Fulwood and Alison Peach on returning to a low-tech, first-principles concept of design as a strategy to combat climate change.

It’s design festival season! Melbourne Design Week asks us to ‘Design the world you want’

It’s design festival season! Melbourne Design Week asks us to ‘Design the world you want’

With over 300 events planned, the eighth edition promises another marathon week of design and its theme is at once a proposition of hope and an urgent call-to-arms.

Radical logics of connectedness and circular economy with Chris Fox

Radical logics of connectedness and circular economy with Chris Fox

We sat down with Chris Fox to speculate on the future of regenerative architecture, circular economy and experimenting with vegetation in and on buildings.

Woods Bagot’s Russell Fortmeyer: Whose climate is it anyway?

Woods Bagot’s Russell Fortmeyer: Whose climate is it anyway?

In this comment piece republished from INDESIGN #90, Woods Bagot’s Global Sustainability Leader in Los Angeles brings questions of equality to design in the climate crisis.

Comment: Tilt’s top three sustainability priorities for 2024

Comment: Tilt’s top three sustainability priorities for 2024

In this comment piece, Tim Phillips, Managing and Creative Director of Tilt Industrial Design, identifies three key initiatives for sustainability in 2024.