If you have ever caught yourself looking up in awe at the greenery cascading down from Sydney’s Central Park building, Westfield’s Warringah Mall, or Melbourne Sky Park, you might wonder how on earth those plants are so securely fastened in their place. But if you take a closer look, you’ll see a carefully thought-out framework…
Architecture and Design
In a semi-rural block, just 20 minutes north-west of the Brisbane CBD sits a striking family home, unusual both in its aesthetics and functional design.
We spend a lot of time indoors so keeping the indoor air comfortable and healthy is central to many people’s concerns. Unfortunately, buildings consume 40 per cent of energy globally mostly to achieve these aims. Passive House can turn this profile around. It’s beauty in simplicity. It is about going back to basics – using…
I’m someone who loves eating mushrooms. But I would never have thought that you can use fungi as a design material!
The innovative folks at eco lifestyle brand Seed & Sprout collaborated with Swinburne University of Technology in a pop-up store in Byron Bay kitted-out with structures solely made from fungi.
Three words sum up John Choi’s approach to architectural design: relevance, collaboration and legacy. John is a founding partner, alongside Tai Ropiha and Steven Fighera, of Sydney-based practice CHROFI, which enjoys a stellar reputation for its major urban projects. CHROFI stepped into the international spotlight with its work in New York’s Times Square and has…
It’s hard to imagine any architectural firm or developer not deploying the latest 3D and 4D technology but one enterprising firm has spotted a gap in the market.
If you’re looking to right some of the sustainability wrongs of your home then Delisle Hunt Wood architects has both the design and technical skills you need.
The Design Commission takes inspiration from nature, creating spaces that are beautifully designed, relatable and comfortable. It favours natural and recycled products that help to “bring the outside in”.