Beyond its beautifying powers, Koichi Takada believes architecture has a responsibility to perform – with consciousness and ambitiously so. His recent Urban Forest and Sunflower House projects are an open invitation for architects to align with these goals, and exceed them too.
Derek Wrigley believed that design had the power to change the world for the better, and by taking a look at his 70 plus year career in design, it seems he was right.
Great Dane’s ethos is deeply anchored in a family-inspired appreciation of timeless beauty. Today, the innate role of carefully crafted furniture is an integral part of the brand’s approach to materiality and sustainability.
We condense the insights of four business owners who are each contributing to a greener future by shaping brands, products and buildings that stand on strong ethics.
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.