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TRIAS first annual Turbine Hall Commission 2018

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:30:08 +0000

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The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) has just announced emerging Australian architecture studio TRIAS will create the first annual Turbine Hall Commission in the Powerhouse Museum. The grand unveiling will take place as part of the 20th Sydney Design Festival 2018. … Continue reading



BÁB-BARRA: Women Printing Culture

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 04:25:25 +0000

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Humming away in an unassuming mudbrick building in Maningrida, a remote Aboriginal community in Arnhem Land, is the Bábbarra Women’s Centre. One should not be fooled by its humble exterior, for within its walls are some of Australia most exciting … Continue reading



Vale Peter Chang

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 05:33:16 +0000

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With the recent passing of Peter Chang on 31 October, it is fitting to share the following article written by former curator at the Powerhouse Museum, Louise Mitchell, about Chang’s studio practice and inimitable exuberant style. In his workshop in … Continue reading



MPavilion 2017 opens!

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 04:55:20 +0000

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MPavilion 2017, designed by acclaimed architects Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten of international firm OMA, is now open in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Gardens. For Rem Koolhaas, one of the world’s most revered architects, it is 40 years since his last visit to Australia.  Initiated and commissioned … Continue reading



London Design Festival 2017

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 03:22:02 +0000

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Writing about a huge event from afar is bound to be fraught process with omissions of wonderful products and installations but Design daily has done its best to create a small snapshot of what went on in London from the … Continue reading



Vale Martin Roth: cultural visionary

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 03:54:49 +0000

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Martin Roth, former Director of London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was a visionary museum leader.  His untimely death, in Berlin this August at the age of 62, prompted a flood of appreciation for his leadership, his proud European outlook … Continue reading



Senate Committee adopts AIA recommendations

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 05:58:52 +0000

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In light of the tragic fire at the Grenfell Tower in London in June 2017, the Federal Senate Committee prepared an additional interim report which came out on 6 September covering the implications of the use of non-compliant external cladding materials … Continue reading



Sowing seeds for 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:30:27 +0000

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An Australian grassland will be brought to life inside the Australian Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Biennale in Venice in 2018. Presented by the Australian Institute of Architects, repair by Baracco+Wright Architects collaborating with artist Linda Tegg will see thousands of … Continue reading



From segregation to celebration: the public pool in Australian culture

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:54:42 +0000

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The Australian exhibition for the 2016 Venice Biennale, The Pool, designed by Isabelle Toland, Amelia Holliday and Michelle Tabet, is currently installed at the National Gallery of Victoria. The Pool aims to literally “bottle-up” the smells, sounds, feel and look … Continue reading



Nicholas Fuller’s Voyage screens & the Clarence Prize

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 06:52:11 +0000

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Today is an important day for Nicholas Fuller. Having being invited to submit work for the Clarence Prize – an important furniture makers award in Tasmania, Fuller has designed, made and delivered a work that he hopes will impress the judges enough to … Continue reading