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Global crises and the architect’s social responsibilities under discussion at AIA Conference

Global crises and the architect’s social responsibilities under discussion at AIA Conference

Kate Goodwin, curator and Adjunct Professor (Architecture) at the University of Sydney, reports back from the AIA Conference in Melbourne.

Map out your Melbourne Design Week with these 12 highlights

Map out your Melbourne Design Week with these 12 highlights

Melbourne’s epic Design Week is almost upon us. I put it out to my friends and colleagues, asking what they can’t wait to see, and have collated a top 12 program highlights list for you here.

An urban canvas: Wall to Wall festival brings street art to life in Mordialloc

An urban canvas: Wall to Wall festival brings street art to life in Mordialloc

Melbourne’s Wall to Wall festival has just taken place, transforming neglected urban spaces into vibrant hubs of creativity through large-scale mural works by renowned artists.

Architecture going forward: Wardle in profile

Architecture going forward: Wardle in profile

What’s in a name? At Wardle, a new name marks the next progression in the architecturally designed road for this outstanding practice.

The art and design of hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne

The art and design of hospitality at The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne

Art, design, architecture and hospitality all combine perfectly at The Ritz-Carlton, Melbourne by BAR Studio and Cottee Parker.

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Beau Fulwood and Alison Peach on returning to a low-tech, first-principles concept of design as a strategy to combat climate change.

Carr completes the ‘future office’ for Salta Properties in Melbourne

Carr completes the ‘future office’ for Salta Properties in Melbourne

Lacquered in warm timber tones and complemented by high-quality furniture and fixtures, the new HQ for Salta Properties is a home away from home.

Facade operability shapes the corner gateway to Cremorne precinct

Facade operability shapes the corner gateway to Cremorne precinct

In what is a growing workplace precinct, Fieldwork has wrapped a distinctive skin of operable screens around this office block.

It’s design festival season! Melbourne Design Week asks us to ‘Design the world you want’

It’s design festival season! Melbourne Design Week asks us to ‘Design the world you want’

With over 300 events planned, the eighth edition promises another marathon week of design and its theme is at once a proposition of hope and an urgent call-to-arms.

Homes on one side, businesses on the other – and Industry Lanes right in the middle

Homes on one side, businesses on the other – and Industry Lanes right in the middle

Industry Lanes by Architectus is a new mixed-use precinct of interconnected office and retail space in character-rich corner of Richmond.

Chasing lightning at Melbourne Art Fair

Chasing lightning at Melbourne Art Fair

Melbourne Art Fair brings the high energy each year and this 17th edition is marked by a mammoth program of showcases, activations and satellite presentations.

Coming home to the creative incubator: ACMI by Warren and Mahoney

Coming home to the creative incubator: ACMI by Warren and Mahoney

In Melbourne’s Fed Square, the ACMI team is now working under one roof in a colourful new space home to co-working residents and museum staff.