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m3architecture’s masterful restoration of the Treacy Precinct

m3architecture’s masterful restoration of the Treacy Precinct

Ten years in the making, the restoration of the Treacy Precinct in Boondall, Queensland by m3architecture is well worth the wait.

Good Design Doesn’t Date

Good Design Doesn’t Date

British architecture practice, McLaren. Excell champions emphatic design, adaptive reuse and design for longevity in the fourth short film to be released as part of On Design, an online series produced by VOLA.

The history of James Richardson Furniture

The history of James Richardson Furniture

Family owned and imbued with a sense of designer pride, the history of James Richardson Furniture is one driven by integrity, and exemplifying the story of Australia’s interest in design.

When Kennedy Nolan does a co-working space: 25 King Collective

When Kennedy Nolan does a co-working space: 25 King Collective

Could your office headquarters double as a collective workspace? When Excelon Group acquired an ageing office space they had big ideas, and a very loose brief. Kennedy Nolan overcame distinctive heritage features (that staircase!) to vividly imbue the historic 19th-century building with modern functionality.

Design for play: Bundoora Childcare Centre

Design for play: Bundoora Childcare Centre

Designed by Gardiner Architects, the Bundoora Childcare Centre is a striking example of design that lays emphasis on a child’s experience of built space.

West End charm: The Boundary Hotel by KP Architects

West End charm: The Boundary Hotel by KP Architects

KP Architects’ renovation of the 155-year-old The Boundary Hotel in Brisbane’s West End brings together old and new with a fresh, reinvigorated aesthetic.

Colour pops make a creative learning space by Christopher Elliott Design

Colour pops make a creative learning space by Christopher Elliott Design

Christopher Elliott Design utilised a vibrant palette and playful feel to transform an ageing heritage building into a youthful environment.

Putting innovation centre stage: IQX @ UWA

Putting innovation centre stage: IQX @ UWA

Taking the opportunity to create a space to foster innovation for recent graduates, while connecting the university and industry, IQX @UWA is a new kind of working co-share typology.

To preserve or progress? Bates Smart debated the pros and cons

To preserve or progress? Bates Smart debated the pros and cons

As Bates Smart’s Melbourne studio celebrated 165 years of architecture, the idea of heritage came up for debate.

A truly blurred typology: St Michael’s Grammar

A truly blurred typology: St Michael’s Grammar

Pushing the ever-blurring boundaries of typologies, this educational-cum-workplace project by Christopher Elliott Design exudes a decidedly residential vibe.

FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Tonkin on the importance of preserving our built heritage

FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Tonkin on the importance of preserving our built heritage

We catch up with Tonkin Zulaikha Greer Director and FRONT Featured Speaker Peter Tonkin to discuss the evolution of Australian architecture, adaptive reuse, and why preserving our built environment is more critical than ever.

Can Hospitality Design In Workplace Environments Help Build Culture?

Can Hospitality Design In Workplace Environments Help Build Culture?

In preparation for the future and with a nod to the past, the Woods Bagot Perth Studio is an agile workplace with state-of-the-art technology and a distinctive hotel-like aesthetic.