Ground-breaking in its day and an icon of Australian campus architecture, the University of Sydney’s Fisher Library is celebrating 60 years with a very special reactivation.
Following his recent keynote speech at the 2023 Australian Architecture Conference, we spoke to architect Kevin Carmody about his inspirations and experience.
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.
What happens when rational, Modernist architecture puts down roots in a lush, tropical setting? Concrete Jungle, a new book by gestalten, explores locations across Asia and the world to find some of the most visionary residential adaptations of an international style to distinct local settings.
The Australian pavilion at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale involves confronting questions of decolonisation in architectural form and history. Unsettling Queenstown looks at the ubiquitous presence of British colonialism.
From concrete Tokyo to Brutalist Sydney, Blue Crow Media provides a way into new cities — or perhaps a closer look at familiar ones — for the architectural connoisseur, especially those with a keen interest in the twentieth century history.
As an architecture practice, HAS design and research is leading the way, creating inspirational projects with ingenuity and originality. They are projects that always amaze and The Glade Bookstore in downtown Chongqing is no exception.
As part of UNSW’s Celebrating Women on Campus project, the home of UNSW’s School of Built Environment has been renamed in honour of a trailblazing architecture graduate.
The flagship store of Forest of Chintz in Mumbai has been designed with India’s ancient stepwells in mind. SJK Architects has used restrained materials and colours to create a store that is both exuberant and understated.
Spending a month in residence in Venice, Trent Jansen has worked with the sublimely talented Vetralia Collectible, where artisans and artists work on contemporary art and design using Venetian craftsmanship. It all takes place in a Renaissance workshop, exploring a wide range of techniques and materials.
Once the byword for passé, the arch has returned to favour with force. The cheeky epitome of 70s chic is now championed on a grand scale with both renovations and new builds opting for the arch. Here are 6 outstanding examples.