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  1. Edge conditions: National Architecture Conference 2018

    At the 2018 National Architecture Conference, ideas from the discursive, socio-political, professional and disciplinary peripheries were discussed as well as the physical edges of the built environment.
  2. 2018 International Chapter Architecture Awards

    Seven projects have been recognized by the Australian Institute of Architects International Chapter.
  3. Powerview wireless motorization for window furnishings

    Powerview is a wireless, battery-operated motorization system for window furnishings from Luxaflex.
  4. Taking care: Estia House

    A permanent residence for ten adults with disabilities, this group home in Sydney by Candalepas Associates demonstrates how a building designed specifically for group housing balances independence and care.
  5. Cockle Bay office tower and retail complex design rejigged again

    Amended plans for a massive waterfront commercial tower and retail complex at Cockle Bay in Sydney’s Darling Harbour are on public exhibition.
  6. Federation Square Apple store redesigned

    Federation Square has released refreshed designs of the proposed Apple flagship store, which have been significantly altered following a series of design workshops.
  7. Proposals sought for second annual Powerhouse architecture commission

    Expressions of interest are now open for the 2019 MAAS Architecture Commission.
  8. Australian finalists in 2018 Inside Awards

    Nine Australian projects have been shortlisted for the Inside World Festival of Interiors Awards.
  9. Monash University Biological Sciences Laboratory

    A small, unassuming biology pavilion, Harmer Architecture’s Monash University Biological Sciences Laboratory combines austere materiality with expressive geometry to engage with its program and natural surrounds.
  10. 2018 Australian Urban Design Awards jury announced

    The jury for the 2018 edition of the Australian Urban Design Awards has been announced.
  11. Canberra’s ‘most endearing piece of urban architecture’ inspires art exhibition

    The nearly 500 Clem Cummings-designed brutalist bus shelters remaining in Canberra are the subjects of an upcoming art exhibition.
  12. Modular housing system rethinks apartment design

    Researchers from the University of Sydney and developer Lendlease have produced a prototype modular housing system for apartments that can be reconfigured based on the needs of its residents.
  13. NSW government proposes 1,100-home enclave around western Sydney Metro station

    A proposal for the development of government-owned land around an under-construction Sydney metro station would bring higher-density residential buildings to western Sydney.
  14. Woods Bagot’s SAHMRI sequel approved to proceed

    The South Australian planning authority has granted development plan consent for the second South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute in Adelaide.
  15. Reshaping the suburbs: Designing for the ‘missing middle’

    Damian Madigan presents his winning entry in the NSW government's Missing Middle Design Competition, which posits an alternative model for density.

Quote of the day

Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.

Arthur Erickson