Justine Harvey reports back from the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, which opened to the public on Saturday 28 May.
Grimshaw Architects, also behind Auckland’s CRL, has designed five new underground train stations for Melbourne Metro Tunnel.
Smales Farm follows the likes of Wynyard Quarter and will serve as the ‘innovation precinct’ for the North Shore in Auckland.
An architect and a surfboard designer have created a series of cyclone-resistant prefabricated shelters for Vanuatu.
In replacing an old lean-to with a clever garden pavilion, the architect has honoured the owners’ love for the outdoors.
A central courtyard and walls of glass ensure this beach-inspired iteration of a villa makes the most of its sloping site.
The Goods Line is an elevated, pedestrian-scale linear park in Sydney that maintains a constant level of public life.
The 2016 summit features international and local projects, innovative solutions, and models that work. Ak & ChCh: 15 & 17 June.
A series of talks across New Zealand from experts in the field of engineering. Runs 13–17 June.
St Matthew-in-the-City (SMITC) in Auckland will host the 2016 Interior Awards evening on June 23.
The nationwide festival is now in its fifth year and showcases interesting and unique international films. Runs till 13 July.
Exploring the Spanish capital’s many decorated facades and discovering how they contribute to the vibrancy of its spaces.
The 2016 Dulux Study Tour group explores the friction between the city’s commercial and cultural objectives.
Ahead of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, we preview the New Zealand and Australian exhibitors of a collateral event.
Not since the industrial revolution has the construction industry faced the kind of widespread change that BIM heralds.
Snøhetta’s Kristian Edwards explains the concept behind the ZEB Pilot House, a net positive energy house in Larvik, Norway.
A report on solving design challenges for health through the presence of water.
An elegant shed in the mountains and a quintessential Cardrona hut were amongst 15 projects rewarded at this year’s event.
This year’s awards showcases the diversity of high quality buildings that have risen during the Christchurch rebuild.
Lauren Hare of Hare Interiors creates interiors that blend a rich palette of materials, textures and colours.
Justine Harvey interviewed architect Marwa al-Sabouni, whose memoir is a moving account of living in war-torn Homs, in Syria.
Power couple of the local architecture scene, Jessica Barter and Charles Walker, invite us into their Grey Lynn villa.
New Zealand architect Nick Roberts talks about working as an architect in Amsterdam and the lessons learnt along the way.