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Well-played: Latest moves by ASPECT, Buchan, dwp and more

Well-played: Latest moves by ASPECT, Buchan, dwp and more

Lockdown or not, the design industry has never been one to stand still. Here’s our latest intel re: who’s on the move, and what said movements mean in terms of who’s who.

How Adelaide became Australia’s most liveable city

How Adelaide became Australia’s most liveable city

Hames Sharley MD, Cailin Howard, and DWP’s Adelaide-based CEO, Michael Hegarty, how Adelaide’s planning has paid off in the 2021 Global Liveability Index.

On the move: the latest design industry movements to report

On the move: the latest design industry movements to report

Big moves were made in the month just passed, involving changes to the upper echelons of ASPECT Studios, Cosentino, dwp, Hames Sharley, McVeigh and SJB.

Meet the man tuning the theatrics of hospitality

Meet the man tuning the theatrics of hospitality

Justin Wells, formerly Global Head of Hospitality Design at design worldwide partnership, has formed his own company, Wells International.

Green is the new black

Green is the new black

Hotel Chadstone Melbourne is a new five-star hotel by dwp and Bates Smart that puts fashion – and sustainability – first

Make way for the alphas: Early learning spaces for digital natives

Make way for the alphas: Early learning spaces for digital natives

The ‘alpha generation’ has never known a world without smartphones. How do we design early learning environments to nurture these digital natives on their own, new-age terms?

5 minutes with dwp’s CEO Brenton Mauriello

5 minutes with dwp’s CEO Brenton Mauriello

Dwp is an international practice that has established a foothold in Asia with strong ties to Australia. Indesign speaks with the practice’s CEO Brenton Mauriello, from his office in Thailand, about creating workplace culture and the changing perspectives of the region.

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

Top 5 tips for thinking like an agile designer

The desire to be an agile designer is strong in today’s busy design community, but what does this mean exactly?

School design must adapt – but architects must too

School design must adapt – but architects must too

As digital disruption changes the classroom, schools must become centres of collaboration and co-creation. But if you think it’s as simple as smart building design, think again, says dwp’s education lead, David Clarke.

Cockburn ARC by DWP

Cockburn ARC by DWP

How can a single space simultaneously serve the needs of healthcare, education and community at all levels? In their most recent project for Cockburn ARC, dwp create the ultimate cross-sector blueprint for a hybrid health, fitness, education, community and culture centre for professional, intermediate and beginner users.

What Is Best-Practice For The ‘Agile Education’ Space?

What Is Best-Practice For The ‘Agile Education’ Space?

Flexibility is key, and a high priority in many educational facilities, as is the case in this striking fitout for Macquarie University’s Sydney City Campus (MUSCC) ‘Central Hub’, designed by dwp.