Design that speaks many languages is to be treasured and enjoyed. Trent Jansen tells a story of design collaborations and connections through his work on Country with friends and artists who bring the perspective of First Nations people to the fore.
Timothy Alouani-Roby met with Richard Francis-Jones of fjcstudio (formerly fjmtstudio) to discuss his timely, provocative and, quite frankly, necessary book on architecture. In this first part of the book review, we consider the alienation and commodification of the profession, as well as its place in society.
The Hobsons Bay Wetland Centre is an Australian-first in biophilic and community co-design architecture, writes McGregor Coxall’s Nick Griffin.
“Design and architecture have that ability to change human behaviour, but it is coming from Country and guiding us, not being guided by the human-centric design,” says Bernadette Hardy. Read more from this exclusive interview, first published in Forbes Australia.
Heide Museum of Modern Art and Urban Initiatives have worked closely with the Wurundjeri community to rebuild Heide’s connection to Country. Gillian Serisier relates a story of reconnections – both new and old.