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Parliament unites to champion urban design excellence in Australia

Parliament unites to champion urban design excellence in Australia

Designed to drive positive change, promote sustainable practices and cultivate inclusive communities, the recent launch of the Parliamentary Friends of Australian Design will champion the role of urban design in shaping the nation’s identity.

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!

How do we imbue architecture with life?

How do we imbue architecture with life?

The latest instalment of fjcstudio’s Truth and Lies talk series looked at ‘The Consciousness of Architecture and the Will of the Architect’.

BLP on the principles of design for non-binary youth

BLP on the principles of design for non-binary youth

We republish a speech delivered by Billard Leece Partnership (BLP) Health Lead, Tracy Lord, at the 2023 UIA World Congress of Architects in Copenhagen.

Adam Haddow comments on new NSW housing manifesto

Adam Haddow comments on new NSW housing manifesto

The AIA NSW Chapter President reacts to a recent announcement by the Minns state government aimed at tackling the housing crisis.

An argument of architects

An argument of architects

Packed into The Mint in Sydney, a gathering – ‘argument’ is the correct collective noun – of architects provided a fascinating discussion on questions raised in Richard Francis-Jones’ book.

“Truth, beauty and justice”: On architecture and politics with Elizabeth Farrelly

“Truth, beauty and justice”: On architecture and politics with Elizabeth Farrelly

Timothy Alouani-Roby spoke to the prominent Sydney-based author and architecture commentator about her experiences running for office and the place of architects in politics.

What does empowerment and inclusivity look like in the design industry?

What does empowerment and inclusivity look like in the design industry?

Last month, MillerKnoll and Queers in Property (QIP) came together to showcase queer designers in a LGBTQI+ speaker series which explored the journeys and work of leading queer designers. We give you the rundown.

Kaunitz Yeung Architecture comment: Architecture and The Voice

Kaunitz Yeung Architecture comment: Architecture and The Voice

On the eve of The Voice referendum, David Kaunitz comments on the power of listening and collaboration in Indigenous communities.