Architects Need to Develop Marketing and Leadership Skills
Around Australia, many architects are knowledgeable, capable and passionate about design, but many are less keen on promoting themselves and their firms or to evolve into...
Architects Falling Behind on Business Management Systems
In any business, having the right systems is critical. Yet many architects, engineers and consultants throughout Australia lack the systems required to deliver optimum outcomes in...
Protecting Brutalist Buildings Can Harm Urban Environments
Heritage bodies seem to have recently discovered a new architectural style that they are focussing on protecting. The raw concrete brutalist buildings of the 1980s are...
Choose Your Colour, Create Your Mood
Upon being hired to work for what was then a growing technology company back in 2001, I noticed that the bright green carpet gave the office...
People in Your City Can Be as Happy as the Danes
Most councils, governments and transportation professionals look to Copenhagen, Amsterdam or Stockholm for inspiration.
Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.
Architecture Firms Should Embrace Part-Time Working
“I was gutted.”
Robots to Lead Architecture’s future
It's midwinter and I am watching a bunch of houses get built. Yet I'm in my shirtsleeves, warm and dry, because the construction is happening indoors:...
Design Folly Means Design Failure
Architects and building designers are at liberty to persuade their clients (the building owner) to have the building designed in any way they choose.
"Big Australia’’ Programs Lacked Planning Perspective
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how to retrofit homes to be more energy efficient, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and cutting electricity bills significantly.
Re-imaging Campbelltown a good response to the City Deal
The release of the Re-imagining Campbelltown proposal by Campbelltown City Council is an excellent response to the Western Sydney City Deal.
Victoria Govt Pushes Ahead with Apple Store
A day after plans to scuttle Melbourne's proposed Apple flagship store failed, the government says it is pushing on with the controversial development.
DHA’s Liv Apartments recognised as a One Planet Community
The Liv Apartments development in Freemantle has become WA's third property development to be recognised as a One Planet Community.
The RAIC Announces Recipients of 2018 Honorary Fellowships
French architect Odile Decq, Burkina Faso’s Diébédo Francis Kéré, and American architects John Sorrenti and William J. Stanley III are the proud recipients of 2018 Honorary...
Ikea's Flat-pack Pioneer Dies, 91
Swede Ingvar Kamprad, the billionaire founder of the IKEA retail empire whose cheap, functional furniture is a feature of homes around the world, has died at...
Ryerson Architecture Students Tackle Student Housing Crisis
Ryerson’s Department of Architectural Science (DAS) is hosting this years edition of its annual collaborative exercise, CEx18 DWELL, focused on increasing the housing capacity for students...
Lindt Cafe Siege Memorial to be Unveiled
The families of the two victims of the Lindt Cafe siege will return to Sydney's Martin Place for the unveiling of a floral-themed memorial, on the...
Elite Fight Queen Victoria Market Redevelopment
Michael Caton's character from iconic Australian film The Castle is no stranger to fighting unwanted development and now the actor is throwing his support behind a...