Notable architecture, art and design celebrations on the international scene.
Shortlist revealed: The National Trust Heritage Awards 2021
The National Trust (NSW) has announced the shortlist for the 2021 National Trust Heritage Awards. Now in its 27th year, the program recognises projects, initiatives and individuals that excel in the conservation, protection and interpretation of Aboriginal, built, natural and cultural heritage in Australia.
April 22, 2021
Colourful call-out: The 2021 Dulux Colour Awards are now open
Now in its 35th year, the Dulux Colour Awards are a magnet for some of the most illuminating and boundary-pushing projects in residential and commercial design. The program rewards architects, designers and students in Australia and New Zealand with cash prizes for work that continues to celebrate the sophisticated and masterful use of colour.
March 22, 2021
Architect Camilla Block of Durbach Block Jaggers to join inDETAIL speaker series
For the fourth instalment of the all-new architect speaker series inDETAIL by Brickworks, hosts Brett Ward and Stephen Varady will be joined by architect Camilla Block, one of the directors behind Australian architecture practice Durbach Block Jaggers. The episode will be broadcast live from the Brickworks Sydney studio on February 25 from 6.30pm (AEDT). Camilla’s discussion with Brett and Stephen will join the first three episodes of inDETAIL featuring architects Alec Tzannes, Fabrizio Barozzi and Jayson Blight.
February 9, 2021
Art imitates (lockdown) life in exhibition at Melbourne’s bus and train stations
While many physical galleries and other ‘non-essential’ outlets remain closed throughout Victoria, due to the second wave of lockdowns imposed by novel coronavirus, Melbourne’s STATION gallery has joined the raft of businesses spearheading creative ways of connecting with audiences during the pandemic.
September 21, 2020
Kvadrat’s ‘Knit!’ exhibition corrals 28 designers including Adam Goodrum and Benja Harney
Kvadrat’s ‘Knit!’ exhibition corrals 28 cross-discipline designers who, using Kvadrat’s Febrik textiles as their medium, have snipped and stitched their way toward a brilliant showcase of objects – from chairs and sofas to tableware and fashion items. The exhibition brief required the designers to harness the qualities of the knitted fabric collection and, by applying […]
September 7, 2020
Open for business: Shigeru Ban’s transparent toilet blocks in Tokyo
We’ve all been there. Miles from home – or just far enough – and the urge to, ahem, ‘go’ strikes. But there are two factors that prevent most people from willingly seeking out the nearest public restroom. "The first is cleanliness," explains Shigeru Ban, one of the ‘creators’ invited by The Nippon Foundation to participate in The Tokyo Toilet project. "The second is whether anyone is inside".
August 31, 2020