Articles tagged Australia

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Five Days of Frame 118: Noma here and there

Tulum, Mexico / Sydney, Australia – Despite its Scandinavian roots, Noma proves time and place trump all with pop-ups on two contrasting continents.

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Makers of Australian Products reveals its creative spirit under new direction

Objects – At Denfair 2017, MAP’s new collection of tables, seating, and storage solutions as well as its new direction under Schiavello were revealed for the first time.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
The EY Centre by FJMT Studio. Photos Brett Boardman (unless otherwise stated)
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A kinetic timber tower by FJMT responds to the elements

SYDNEY – Rising up from the sandstone bedrock of the east coast of Australia, the EY Centre stands out from the greyness of its surroundings.

Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold
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Mark A-to-Z: G is for Gold

There's a distinct possibility that this shiny, metallic gesture isn't used often enough within architecture, so as a special treat, we bring you five projects that make magpies of us all.

Makris House by Kavellaris Urban Design. Photos Billy Kavellaris
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KUD designs a contemporary house as a 'conversation of dualities'

MELBOURNE – Victoria is geographically the smallest state in Australia; it is also the most densely populated and this is creating a shift in its architectural language.

Chalres House by Austin Maynard Architects. Photos Peter Bennetts
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Light pervades the moody spaces in Austin Maynard Architects' house of contrasts

MELBOURNE – A luscious and dynamic garden brings Charles House to life. The house itself was realised a little over a year ago but it is only now that the landscaping is finalised.

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The Kitchens by Landini Associates makes food shopping a human event again

ROBINA – With the advent of online shopping, Landini Associates uses the uniquely tactile and interactive aspects of food to capture and engage retail customers.

Assembly Apartments by Woods Bagot. Photos Trevor Mein
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Woods Bagot uses a metallic façade to reference the historically industrial neighbourhood

MELBOURNE – An influx of new residents has resulted in flats and apartments now making up nearly 60 per cent of private dwellings in the district north of the main city.

Billboard: German Design Council
Billboard: German Design Council
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Sibling Architecture illustrates Australia's multicultural society for a Chinese bistro

MELBOURNE – By placing Shanghainese Art-Deco motifs in a Melbourne context, Sibling Architecture establishes a new form of Sino-Australian aesthetic for Chinese bistro Ricky & …

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Gensler draws on the domestic appeal of a Sydney home for tech giant Dropbox

SYDNEY – Despite the global nature of the client, themes and imagery from Australia were vital in the development of the design. 'We want it to have the DNA of the Dropbox family but with a design …

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Sunglass Hut entices millennials with face-shape matching and selfie spots

MELBOURNE – Campaign’s eyewear store for fashion-savvy millennials includes a ‘bling wall’ selfie backdrop.

 

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M Studio distorts suburban utopia with a neon-pink carwash

MELBOURNE – For the 2016 Architecture Commission, M Studio designs a hyper-coloured futuristic carwash installation to facilitate community engagement.