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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.

Buildings Breakthrough at COP28: Q&A with David Ness

Buildings Breakthrough at COP28: Q&A with David Ness

UniSA Professor David Ness played a key role in a UN report on CO2 emissions relating to buildings, construction and urban growth which underpins the Buildings Breakthrough official launch at COP28 in Dubai.

An unprecedented inquiry into precedents with Kevin Carmody

An unprecedented inquiry into precedents with Kevin Carmody

Following his recent keynote speech at the 2023 Australian Architecture Conference, we spoke to architect Kevin Carmody about his inspirations and experience.

8 design strategies to combat emerging climate challenges

8 design strategies to combat emerging climate challenges

Ronald Lu and Partners shares proven eco-friendly design solutions that help architects create buildings that are capable of responding to the environmental crisis.

Our response to the Architects Declare Open Letter to design media

Our response to the Architects Declare Open Letter to design media

What is the media’s role in pushing a more sustainable agenda? Indesign Media Asia Pacific editor Aleesha Callahan responds to the open letter.

One year in Bundanon: A retrospective on The Bridge and Art Museum by Kerstin Thompson Architects, part one

One year in Bundanon: A retrospective on The Bridge and Art Museum by Kerstin Thompson Architects, part one

Kerstin Thompson Architects’ work at Bundanon recently marked its one-year anniversary. Having garnered such international attention, and with Thompson having recently been awarded the AIA Gold Medal, it’s a fitting time for a mini-retrospective on this architectural success story.

Comment: Why is it important to communicate the value of architecture?

Comment: Why is it important to communicate the value of architecture?

In this comment piece, Lindy Johnson, director of Lindy Johnson Creative, urges architecture to communicate its value. Johnson says that architects are needed more than ever but their value is highly underrated — and that we’re all the poorer for it.

Climate change is right now, and architect James Davidson is ready

Climate change is right now, and architect James Davidson is ready

Architect James Davidson of JDA Co. wants to move the dial faster on making homes safer, insurance cheaper and enabling communities to rebuild better when natural disaster strikes.

Russell Fortmeyer connects good ideas for climate action

Russell Fortmeyer connects good ideas for climate action

As global sustainability leader with Woods Bagot, Russell Fortmeyer takes a clear stance on leaders’ roles in spotlighting sustainability as the reigning imperative of our times.

Milliken launches the M/PACT™ carbon neutral program to help fight climate change

Milliken launches the M/PACT™ carbon neutral program to help fight climate change

Milliken’s new sustainability initiative is helping to design a better future by offsetting the raw materials and manufacturing carbon footprint of its flooring products.

The Waste Refinery: Beautiful objects made from waste

The Waste Refinery: Beautiful objects made from waste

Running from 6 November 2021 to 16 January 2022 at National Design Centre, the exhibition features 20 international and local creators designing with waste as the starting point.