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Simon says we ought to be thinking outside the CBD

Simon says we ought to be thinking outside the CBD

Simon Pole, global design director at Unispace, says that the CBD has had it too good for too long. As workplace designers, this is our moment to look beyond the office towers.

Architectus leads Western Sydney in a sustainable direction

Architectus leads Western Sydney in a sustainable direction

In cahoots with Bligh Tanner and Sydney Water, Architectus has explored urban typologies and stormwater management, with a look to shape a sustainable urban environment in Western Parkland City.

Sydney Architecture Festival: <em>Making. Housing. Affordable.</em>

Sydney Architecture Festival: Making. Housing. Affordable.

The Sydney Architecture Festival 2019 unveils a series of events that looks at the role and value of architecture and its innate response to the human need for shelter. For one whole week, the city of Sydney turns into a sphere of exploration and research, investigating the rise in urban density and the inimitable housing crisis.

Celebrating the launch of Architectus Urban Design and Planning Melbourne

Celebrating the launch of Architectus Urban Design and Planning Melbourne

Victorian design just got better! Renowned design firms Architectus has launched its Urban Design and Planning arm for the city of Melbourne.

Train station design done right – Indesign’s top 5

Train station design done right – Indesign’s top 5

Can train station design be more than a boring tube to funnel commuters to and from work? These 5 stations show a more beautiful side of urban design.

5 minutes with Sérgio Brodsky on smart cities

5 minutes with Sérgio Brodsky on smart cities

With Pause Festival just around the corner, we spend five minutes with Sergio Brodsky who is presenting a talk on Urban Brand Utility: the regenerative strategy accelerating the evolution of smart cities.

The ‘Affirmatives’ Have It! The NAWIC Great Debate 2017

The ‘Affirmatives’ Have It! The NAWIC Great Debate 2017

Returning for the first time in years, the NAWIC Great Debate was a forceful, no-holds-barred tête-à-tête between the local design industry’s most critical thinkers.