architecture December 21, 2019

The burial belt

If death is a certainty, so is the fact that the Earth is running out of space for cemeteries. Two Australians are trying to design a solution.

architecture December 8, 2018

Major project design quotas

Making the case for restoring confidence in the quality of Australian design by stipulating that for major projects, half of all design tenders or competition entrants be local.

architecture October 8, 2016

Bijoy Jain’s Mumbai-inspired MPavilion

The bamboo, rope and wooden pegs of Mumbai architect Bijoy Jain’s MPavilion are in keeping with a global trend in handmade building, even if not everyone can afford it.

architecture August 13, 2016

The Sirius building

The proposed demolition of the Sirius building in Sydney robs Australians of an iconic piece of Brutalist architecture.

architecture June 11, 2016

‘The Pool’ at the Venice biennale

The new DCM-designed pavilion at the Venice architecture biennale is host to a very Australian public space – the swimming pool.

architecture May 21, 2016

Katrina Sedgwick and ACMI X

Inside ACMI X with creative director Katrina Sedgwick

architecture February 27, 2016

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena

Pritzker prizewinner Alejandro Aravena's social housing proves the value of architects to urban planning.

architecture December 12, 2015

Radical urban planning at the Shenzhen Biennale

The Shenzhen biennale perhaps surprisingly highlights the benefits of informal urban planning over centralised control.

architecture September 19, 2015

Defensive architecture takes public space

As corporate prerogatives win the day in urban planning, access to public space shrinks alarmingly.

architecture September 5, 2015

DBJ’s Science and Graduate School of Health Building, UTS

UTS’s latest refurbishment ripples alongside a new green courtyard as it pulls natural light within.

architecture June 27, 2015

Carlton’s Upper House sets new apartment standard

Clever collaboration has paved the way for a bold new player on the Melbourne apartment landscape.