Even in isolation, Caroma on Collins, the iconic Australian bathroomware brand’s Sydney flagship in Alexandria, hosts a series of events and activations to unite the design community; challenge current practices; and improve our future.
So what’s on this month?
Greening Built Structures Post Covid
Thursday 4 June, 6pm
The impact of rapid urbanisation and climate change is putting pressure on Australian cities. Increasing energy demands, worsening pollution levels and rising temperatures are compromising the biodiversity, health and resilience of urban communities. Green infrastructure – specifically, green roofs, walls and facades – are gaining popularity across the country as a way to integrate the natural environment back into urban landscapes.
Learn the design considerations for successful sustainable green infrastructure, and discuss the fundamental elements required for design and specifications, including the types of systems available and possible issues you may face relating to maintenance, plant species, planting media, draining and irrigation.
Renovation Junkies – James Mason – Renovating on a budget
11 June 2020, 1pm
“Renovating is tough. It is probably one of the biggest tasks you will ever undertake. There will be pitfalls along the way; pitfalls, which even experienced builders dread.” James Mason
As a professional builder, with more than 22 years experience on building sites James has seen horror stories; expensive horror stories; horror stories that have shattered peoples’ dreams.
James will give renovators inside tips, tricks and guidance to managing the whole renovation process – simply and easily giving you peace of mind and confidence to create your dream home, yourself.
Spatial Planning Post Covid
18 June 2020, 6pm
In a response to the ravages of war and disease of the early 1920’s, clean lines and smooth surfaces stripped of needless clutter is offered as a cleansing, physically and symbolically, from disease and pollution. This profoundly impacts a radical new approach to design. Modernism is born. What will the impact of Covid-19 be? To answer this we need to look at the human response, habits and behaviours of the 2020’s.
Best selling author Emma Bloomfeld – bathroom renovation in isolation
25 June 2020, 1pm
Best-selling author Emma Blomfield shares her inside tips & tricks on renovation and styling in isolation. From planning a renovation from home, where to start, current design trends, creating palettes & moodboards to envisaging the end result.
Emma will share her passion for creating beautiful spaces & how to virtually complete your designs successfully in this season.