Coming back in a big way, the 2021 lineup of events, talks and exhibitions for Melbourne Design Week is exhaustive. We have picked out just a small selection but be sure to see the full list for yourself and clear the calendar so you don’t miss a thing.
After having commenced with a scorching reminder that in the changing state of our climate we are playing with fire, the topical agenda was soon hijacked by the events of this godforsaken year. It’s time to recalibrate our priorities and the 2020 Sustainability Summit is the place.
If the kitchen is the heart of the home, then the laundry must be the engine-room. Why, then, is it also the least planned room in the house? Let’s ditch the dirty washing and elevate the conversation. Time to talk fabric care.
With a zest for sustainability and coastal life at its core, Wallis Lake House by Matthew Woodward is a down-to-earth home to which a sense of luxury simply comes naturally.
Farming Architects’ VAC-Library is an aquaponic system for children to learn about urban farming, sustainable food production and renewable energy.
In today’s climate, following the principles of passive solar design in the context of our built environment is not an ideal – it’s an absolute imperative.
Planet earth is a delicate place. In the last year alone, we’ve seen a rapid rise in sea levels; extreme ice loss from rising temperatures; catastrophic weather patterns; and CO2 emissions in the atmosphere breaking records.
Across Australia, the design industry has seen brilliant minds push the limits and look beyond the boundaries to create products and experiences for the spaces of tomorrow.
In a neighbourhood that has a penchant for replacing period bungalows with monolithic mansions, Rose Bay House by Ricci Bloch makes virtue of spatial quality over size.
In the eye of the storm that is the current climate crisis, sustainable design has never been more client-led than it is now. These 5 projects showcase mutual respect and great collaboration between architect and resident.