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Comment: Lighting and circular economy on a finite planet

Comment: Lighting and circular economy on a finite planet

In this comment piece, Matt Marshall, Head of Lighting Design at Cundall Singapore, considers circular thinking and how to make a high impact in the right way.

Material matters: Striving for circularity in the retail sector

Material matters: Striving for circularity in the retail sector

Ahead of the Melbourne Design Week panel, industry experts and moderator Genevieve Brannigan explore the potential of bio-based and upcycled materials, envisioning a sustainable circular future spanning retail and beyond.

AD-APT: Deep floorplates and adaptive reuse with Woods Bagot

AD-APT: Deep floorplates and adaptive reuse with Woods Bagot

Matt Stephenson, Principal at Woods Bagot New York, discusses a number of adaptive reuse approaches for deep floorplates.

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.

Te Kaha: From reuse to mixed-use at One Queen Street by Warren and Mahoney

Te Kaha: From reuse to mixed-use at One Queen Street by Warren and Mahoney

Warren and Mahoney’s mixed-use project in Auckland is approaching full occupancy, with big plans across hospitality, workplace, retail and more.

Shining salon of distinction by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

Shining salon of distinction by Moriyuki Ochiai Architects

A hair salon in the Japanese capital blends a language of metal and water in a distinctive, original design.

Dining, cooking, learning, farming: AIR by OMA is a multifaceted adaptive reuse project in Singapore

Dining, cooking, learning, farming: AIR by OMA is a multifaceted adaptive reuse project in Singapore

Esteemed international practice OMA has completed AIR in Singapore, a genre-straddling project defined by openness and an emphasis on waste.

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

From cutting-edge projects to thoughtful interviews, seven stories on adaptive reuse 

Adaptive reuse is all the rage across the design industry, and rightly so. Here, we present a selection of articles on this most effective approach to sustainability.

Denim divine at Nudie Jeans’ compact Brisbane store

Denim divine at Nudie Jeans’ compact Brisbane store

Leading the charge for sustainable design, X+O and Nudie Jeans are both making a statement in Brisbane and doing it with creativity and innovation.

Sydney Water’s rejuvenated headquarters is an urban watering hole designed by GroupGSA

Sydney Water’s rejuvenated headquarters is an urban watering hole designed by GroupGSA

Drawing on the concept of a watering hole as a gathering place in nature, GroupGSA has rejuvenated Sydney Water’s headquarters located in Parramatta.

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.

Radical logics of connectedness and circular economy with Chris Fox

Radical logics of connectedness and circular economy with Chris Fox

We sat down with Chris Fox to speculate on the future of regenerative architecture, circular economy and experimenting with vegetation in and on buildings.