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A forever home among the fig trees

A forever home among the fig trees

Amidst the vibrant hum of Brisbane’s West End, a gorgeous tri-level home embraces nature within and without. Overlooking Orleigh Park with its stately Moreton Bay fig trees and the winding waters of the Brisbane River, the design of the home fuses the lifestyle of the owners with the essence of contemporary sustainable design.

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Back to basics at Zero Gipps: First-principles sustainability with SJB and Verosol

Beau Fulwood and Alison Peach on returning to a low-tech, first-principles concept of design as a strategy to combat climate change.

Responding to people and place within the cancer treatment journey

Responding to people and place within the cancer treatment journey

Explore the future of cancer treatment at the Australian Bragg Centre, where a revolutionary design by Woods Bagot integrates cutting-edge proton therapy with patient-centric features, including natural light and adaptive Verosol blinds, creating a space that merges innovation and empathy for a holistic healing journey.

Light, nature and connection – an aesthetic for physics at ANU

Light, nature and connection – an aesthetic for physics at ANU

With its stunning outlooks over Lake Burley Griffin, the new ANU Research School of Physics building, designed by Hassell, was an opportunity to embed wellbeing features as a primary element of the aesthetic. There is a clear alignment between the building blocks of the discipline – light, energy, matter and the interconnections between objects and […]

Celebrating the winners from the 2023 Sustainability Awards

Celebrating the winners from the 2023 Sustainability Awards

The pressing need for widespread change has never been more crucial. This year’s Sustainability Awards has called out the masters and leaders of sustainable architecture and design in 2023.

Wurriki Nyal – a fusion of aesthetics and performance

Wurriki Nyal – a fusion of aesthetics and performance

Transparency and connection are significant themes in the design scheme for the new Wurriki Nyal Civic Precinct.  In combination with the world-class sustainability goals of the client, City of Greater Geelong, this poses a challenge for an architect: how to resolve the conflict between expansive views and glazing as a dominant façade element, while ensuring comfortable indoor temperatures and minimised glare.

How To Design And Establish Social And Sustainable Affordable Housing for Communities

How To Design And Establish Social And Sustainable Affordable Housing for Communities

The Sustainability Summit panel delves into innovative models such as the Nightingale Housing model and the AssembleFutures concept.

Our esteemed speakers at this year’s Sustainability Summit sessions

Our esteemed speakers at this year’s Sustainability Summit sessions

Join us on Nov 9 at Sydney’s Allianz Stadium for the 2023 Sustainability Summit! Renowned architects will share their expertise at the Sustainability Awards.

Creating Sustainable Outcomes, Wellness, And Performance By Using Industrial Design

Creating Sustainable Outcomes, Wellness, And Performance By Using Industrial Design

This Sustainability Summit session will raise critical questions regarding why a sustainable design approach isn’t more prevalent in the industry.

How To Use Biophilia To Design Buildings That Generate Their Own Energy

How To Use Biophilia To Design Buildings That Generate Their Own Energy

In this upcoming Sustainability Summit session, the panel will zero in on integrating biophilic design principles into contemporary architecture.

The Rise Of New Multi-Residential Housing Models And How They Are Changing The Way We Live

The Rise Of New Multi-Residential Housing Models And How They Are Changing The Way We Live

“The Rise of New Multi-Residential Housing Models and How They Are Changing the Way We Live” will focus on the evolving landscape of multi-residential housing in Australia.

Verosol blinds help maintain visual connectivity at Jubilee Place

Verosol blinds help maintain visual connectivity at Jubilee Place

Looking great and providing shade from the Brisbane sun, the Ambience roller blinds at Jubilee Place are also doing something else. They are helping ensure that everybody, both inside and outside, can experience the building’s striking external structure.