In Byron Bay, a former storage shed has been transformed by a visionary architect who has created a place of sanctuary for both art and work.
In this comment piece republished from INDESIGN #88, Andrew Fong, studio lead at Allen Jack+Cottier Architects (AJC), discusses the ways in which museums are innovating in order to stay relevant.
The North Building at the Art Gallery of New South Wales is complete. Part of the Sydney Modern Project and designed by Japanese practice SANAA, with Architectus as executive architects, it is a magical, ethereal spatial experience and a globally significant building.
Jaci Foti-Lowe has created a highly personal project with ‘The Front Room’, a gallery, creative studio and design store underpinned by 20 years of observation, curation and her experience within the global art and design community.
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.
Moreau Kusunoki and Genton envisage Powerhouse Parramatta as a hyper-platform with exposed structural elements channelling Parramatta’s industrialist history.
Perfectly paired with Flack Studio, Sullivan+Strumpf gallerists Ursula Sullivan and Joanna Strumpf will expand their Sydney and Singapore operations with the opening of a 300 square metre gallery in Collingwood.
The Ngununggula gallery provides a platform for local and Australian artists to convey their works in a gallery space that holds five exclusive exhibitions a year.
The Gold Coast’s new HOTA Gallery engages with the post-modern city in a casual surfside manner, coming to life through an organic, Voronoi concept.