What makes a healthy town centre in 2022? HDR director, Alex Wessling, comments on how important it is for architects to place wellness at the very centre of neighbourhood and town centre design.
Situated near a river and designed as a gathering place for people to meet and contemplate life, Wood Pavilion #1 has been named The Social Space of 2022.
Though the design was instigated pre-COVID, Luchetti Krelle’s Ovolo South Yarra is the embodiment of a lockdown antithesis. Prepare for a design festival of 60s influences, pop vibes, Palm Springs glamour, Brutalism and beatnik jive.
Indesign #85, the ‘Social Spaces’ issue is out now. Indesign Editor Alice Blackwood brings us up to speed on the retail and hospitality design topics informing this edition’s theme.
In just 10 days’ time, when Indesign’s ‘Social Spaces’ issue launches, we’ll be taking you on an intimate tour of Society. Until that time, we’re here to give you a sneak peak of what’s to come.
Libraries as newly reimagined hubs of technology and activity continue to grow in both scale and scope, with architects and designers responding to impress.
From the streets of New York to the laneways of Melbourne, Stephen Crafti looks at how architects are reinventing the public realm to support collaboration and connectivity.
According to sociologist Ray Oldenburg, “third places are public spaces on neutral ground where people can gather and interact.” We review two INDE.Award-contending projects that revolutionise the meaning of ‘collaborative engagement’ at work.