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Growth industry: Students leading the way in biodesign

Growth industry: Students leading the way in biodesign

In a competition held by K5 Furniture in collaboration with Monash University, students were challenged with a brief of mycelium-based product design. We visit the avant-garde with the exhibition ‘Metanoia’.

Get ready for Greenhouse by Joost – The Movie

Get ready for Greenhouse by Joost – The Movie

Watch key clips from Joost Bakker’s new movie, Greenhouse by Joost. There’s also a series of travelling Q&As if you’re in Canberra, Bowral, Sydney, Avoca and more.

American hardwood helps us rethink sustainable design

American hardwood helps us rethink sustainable design

Many designers claim that sustainability is at the core of their work, but what does this actually mean? In collaboration with local designers, the American Hardwood Export Council puts its materials to the test.

A New Way of Plumbing – Providing Flexibility in Design

A New Way of Plumbing – Providing Flexibility in Design

Produced by Saniflo

Safe, Smart, Sustainable & Stylish – Engineered Stone Products Breaking New Ground

Safe, Smart, Sustainable & Stylish – Engineered Stone Products Breaking New Ground

Produced by Smartstone

Mixed-use design enhances learning at The Hedberg

Mixed-use design enhances learning at The Hedberg

Designed by LIMINAL Architecture with WOHA, The Hedberg in Tasmania sets the scene for a new way to educate. Welcome to the winner of The Learning Space, INDE.Awards 2022.

Working towards a holistic solution: Think Brick on a new carbon rating system

Working towards a holistic solution: Think Brick on a new carbon rating system

Think Brick Australia has been investigating the lifecycle of building materials when it instigated the brick industry’s first broad-scale research.

Make some design noise: Wellard Architects

Make some design noise: Wellard Architects

Wellard Architects is a practice that doesn’t make a fuss, or shout out its name. The practitioners of this studio are the quiet achievers but they happen to be making quite a lot of design noise at the moment.

Building the narrative with Daniel Boddam

Building the narrative with Daniel Boddam

Meet Daniel Boddam: Creative visionary of Daniel Boddam Studio. Gillian Serisier catches up with Daniel to talk about all things design.

Inhale, exhale: How carpet tiles are clearing the air

Inhale, exhale: How carpet tiles are clearing the air

Here’s a product innovation that actively fights pollution and delivers high performance. Above Left and Carpets Inter have developed a modular carpet tile collection on EcoSoft backing. It is aptly named, Breathe.

Hassell’s Richard Mullane on the future of urban design

Hassell’s Richard Mullane on the future of urban design

Taking up the reigns of Managing Principal for Hassell’s Melbourne Studio, Richard Mullane says: “We plan to build a more inclusive, sustainable future for communities – and create a more socially and ecologically resilient world.”

Sustainability Awards entries open and ready to make history

Sustainability Awards entries open and ready to make history

It’s not just history we will be celebrating at the 2022 Sustainability Awards, but the future as well. Projects that can show long-term sustainability will be recognised this year. Branko Miletic reports.