Next generation architects will have to grapple with more complexity in the built environment than ever before, so how are universities helping students prepare for these challenges?
The second in a two-part series, Rachael Bernstone delves deep into the current state of energy efficient housing in Australia: what is passive house standard and how can you meet it?
The first in a two part series, Rachael Bernstone delves deep into the current state of energy efficient housing in Australia: what initiatives are currently in place and what effect are they having?
As a nation, we are familiar with droughts and flooding rains, but the extreme bushfires of the past spring and summer – followed by floods, hail and dust storms in some parts of the country – have sharpened our collective attention on climate change threats.
Australian graduate architect Tanya Banagala lived and worked for two years in Sri Lanka; an experience that changed the way she thinks about architecture and practice.
Sitting comfortably in the local landscape – which includes one of Perth’s few remnant lakes – this contemporary house by CAPA Studio integrates planting and water features to create a harmonious living environment.
Perth’s new Living Edge showroom in a converted merchant building in the CBD sets a new benchmark for high-end retailing in the city, offering global brands such as Herman Miller, Walter Knoll, BassamFellows, Muuto and Vitra.
Staying at QT Perth is less about homely comforts and more about amping up the glamour and glitz, according to guest room architect Shelley Indyk.
John Wardle, one of the region’s most celebrated architects, isn’t one who delights in talking about himself. Yet in the latest issue of Habitus he spoke at length to Rachael Bernstone about his practise – John Wardle Architects – leading from the middle, and being an enthusiastic collector of art.