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What’s the future of brick?

In this second part of a series on Brickworks, we look towards the future. Exciting innovations are taking place, pushing design and material technology in new directions.

The Best Kitchens Unveiled

Drawing the inaugural edition of the Gaggenau Kitchen of the Year Design Contest to a close, we’re thrilled to announce the competition’s very first winners.

What It’s Like Inside The Mind Of Smart Design Studio

Founded in 1997 by William Smart, Smart Design Studio (SDS) draws on a philosophy of deeply embedded function. This self-reflective visual essay connects the dots, the nuance and the relationships across a selection of the studio’s projects.

Remodelling A Studio And Residence

For more than 15 years, Bourke Street, Surry Hills was home to the Smart Design Studio team, but also William Smart with his residence above the office. The same approach has been applied to an all-new home and work space, taking key learnings from the old. This is Version Two.

A Complement To Clovelly

Clovelly House is an alterations and additions project by Smart Design Studio that chose not to rewrite history, rather to integrate past and future.

The Bold And Beautiful Think Brick Awards

If what we saw at the Think Brick Awards in Melbourne last Thursday is anything to go by, brilliant things can – and do – happen when architects and building designers “think brick”.