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issue 69

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

Western Sydney University, by Woods Bagot

Integrated technology might be commonplace in the workplace, but in education spaces it’s still a fairly new phenomenon. At Western Sydney University, Woods Bagot’s vertical campus design raises the bar in more ways than one.

Alquema Sydney Flagship by loopcreative

Alquema Sydney Flagship by loopcreative

Can technology improve the designer-builder relationship? In their latest retail project, the Alquema flagship in Sydney’s famed QVB, loopcreative discovers how gadgets, gizmos and golden ratios can solve the age-old quarrel.

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

480 Queen Street Brisbane, featuring BHP Billiton by BVN

What happens when private business goes public – in a commercial design sense, that is? Brisbane’s most recent commercial addition, 480 Queen Street by BVN, is designed to create a sense of community inclusiveness. It’s a new-think approach to the traditional public-versus-private model.

Bunka Hostel Tokyo by UDS

Bunka Hostel Tokyo by UDS

With millenial travellers looking for a unique, yet affordable travel experience wherever they go, the pressure is on to provide creative design solutions that are spectacular, memorable and, importantly, don’t break the bank account. Bunka Hostel in Tokyo, Japan, by UDS creates a luxe blueprint for budget bunk-bedding.

University of Queensland Architecture School by m3architecture

University of Queensland Architecture School by m3architecture

The University of Queensland’s School of Architecture building has been born again thanks to the design of m3architecture.

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

KPMG Headquarters Barangaroo by Davenport Campbell

Workplaces are no longer just singular production hubs, but company showrooms used by and with clients. Designed by Davenport Campbell, the new KPMG headquaters in Barangaroo transforms the brave new world of agile working into a workplace to call home.

Staple Cafe St Kilda by Samantha Eades

Staple Cafe St Kilda by Samantha Eades

Charming and cute, we outline all the FF&E specified in Samantha Eades’ Staple Cafe in St Kilda.

Ansarada Chicago by THOSE Architects

Ansarada Chicago by THOSE Architects

A sports-themed workplace design by THOSE Architects for Ansarada in Chicago uses plenty of interesting products. This is the FF&E.