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Hassell’s Perth BTR housing gets thumbs up from the Prime Minister

Hassell’s Perth BTR housing gets thumbs up from the Prime Minister

195 Pier Street is a build-to-rent (BTR) housing project in Perth and Hassell’s design just received some approving words from Anthony Albanese, no less!

AI, Tokyo Metabolism and the city of the future

AI, Tokyo Metabolism and the city of the future

From INDESIGN #90, the ‘Future Cities’ issue, we consider a precedent from mid-century Japan in terms of confronting crises and rapid technological change.

HDR outlines six megatrends for 2024

HDR outlines six megatrends for 2024

In a climate of innovation, HDR’s architecture practice has forecasted six trajectories of change that will have a transformative impact over the coming year and redefine city-shaping for the foreseeable future.

Architectus’ Design Charrette “raises the consciousness of the whole studio”

Architectus’ Design Charrette “raises the consciousness of the whole studio”

We dive into the Architecture Design Charrette, in which Adelaide’s Thebarton and Brisbane’s Roma Street Precinct have provided recent focuses.

Hatch comment: The future of urban regeneration is here

Hatch comment: The future of urban regeneration is here

In this comment piece, Mike Day, partner at Hatch, draws on his three decades as an urban design leader to offer insights into how Australian cities could become fit for the future.

TURNER’s award-winning worker housing

TURNER’s award-winning worker housing

Sydney architecture firm TURNER received a Good Design Award for its Meridian Miranda project, focusing on design elements that cater to essential workers.

Getting to know emerging architects SAHA

Getting to know emerging architects SAHA

SAHA is an architectural studio redefining urban living, where constraints such as small sites and multigenerational living are challenges executed through design problem-solving.

SJB comment: The value differentiator in build-to-rent

SJB comment: The value differentiator in build-to-rent

In this comment piece, SJB director Nigel Morris discusses a test case for amenity-driven living in the build-to-rent sector.

Warren and Mahoney craft an urban village in Melbourne’s Docklands

Warren and Mahoney craft an urban village in Melbourne’s Docklands

Designed by Warren and Mahoney, ‘District Living’ is a build-to-rent project set to significantly expand and enhance accommodation options at Melbourne’s inner-city Docklands precinct.

Towards a golden age of Australian architecture?

Towards a golden age of Australian architecture?

On the eve of 2024, our new editor, Timothy Alouani-Roby, addresses an exciting yet provocative open letter to the Australian architecture community on the opportunities of an era.

Rory Hunter: One man’s MODEL for build-to-rent

Rory Hunter: One man’s MODEL for build-to-rent

As he creates a template for the future, Rory Hunter envisages a type of build-to-rent that will deliver better lives for residents on every level.

Buildings Breakthrough at COP28: Q&A with David Ness

Buildings Breakthrough at COP28: Q&A with David Ness

UniSA Professor David Ness played a key role in a UN report on CO2 emissions relating to buildings, construction and urban growth which underpins the Buildings Breakthrough official launch at COP28 in Dubai.