Colin Martin reviews the film High-Rise, based on JG Ballard’s novel about the psychological effects of ‘the tower block’.
The NZGBC Sustainable Housing Summit looked at how we can better improve our built environment, both locally and overseas.
The Politics of Parametricism: Digital Technologies in Architecture, edited by Matthew Poole and Manuel Shvartzberg.
The Dulux Study Tour visits the Bagsvaerd Church in Copenhagen – Jørn Utzon’s first commission on his return to Denmark.
Camille Khouri attended the CoreNet Symposium 2016 on 16 June and heard all about urban regeneration and the future of work.
Does “architecture make the difference” at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, as curator Alejandro Aravena would hope?
Danish practice Spektrum Arkitekter discussed their socially-minded approach to architecture during the recent ‘City Talks’.
Nick Roberts looks at two types of self-aware isolated urban enclaves: the corporate tech campus and the free-trade zone.
Our highlights from the 2016 edition of Denfair design show in Melbourne.
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.
The use of this natural, ancient material in a range of both simple and complex projects illustrates its timeless flexibility.
Haley Hooper recently joined designers from around the world to celebrate indigenous design at Whakapara Marae in Northland.
The Dulux Study Tour team finds Copenhagen is grappling with complex challenges in the development of new urban precincts.
Colin Martin reviews the ‘The World of Charles and Ray Eames’ exhibition, currently showing in Bildmuseet, Sweden.
Lizzi Hines, managing director at Pop Up Now, chats about the ins and outs of pop-ups and leasing them short term.
Top picks from the 2016 EuroCucina, as part of the 2016 Milan Furniture Fair.
A look at the products and installations turning heads at the 2016 Milan Furniture Fair.
The 2016 PrefabNZ CoLab event took place from 6–8 April in Auckland, with fascinating site visits and provocative speakers.
Urbis reviews the recent opening of Fisher & Paykel’s Experience Centre in Sydney.
Guy Marriage reviews Industries of Architecture, edited by Katie Lloyd Thomas, Tilo Amhoff and Nick Beech.
More than a pure receptacle for creativity, art museum architecture is often as much food for thought as the artworks inside.
John Dalzell, CEO of Panuku Development Auckland, discusses the role and focus areas of the newly formed organisation.
The 2016 Asia Pacific Architecture Forum took discussion of our region’s cities out into the public realm where it belongs.
Writer, blogger and bicycle enthusiast Jolisa Gracewood muses on this most vibrant celebration of cycling and the city.
Building that remote cabin in the bush without a helicopter budget seems to have gotten a tad easier.
Guy Marriage reviews PARK(ing) Day in Wellington, including overall winner ‘Pecking Space’ by SANNZ students.
Weathering steel has become something of a darling in the architectural world over the past few years. We investigate why.
A review of the RIBA exhibition ‘Creation from Catastrophe’, which runs until 24 April 2016 in London.
In the ten years since construction began, The High Line has become an exemplar for landscape architects worldwide.
Part of the 2015 Taranaki Garden Spectacular, this installation by designer Xanthe White explores the nature of change.
Retail futurist Howard Saunders says that retail businesses need to understand what customers are really looking for.
Contemporary funeral architecture is dignified and minimalistic, with spaces that engage with a fuller range of experience.
An ‘interior landscape’ exhibited at the 2015 Maison et Objet trade fair blurred the lines between technology and nature.
The designer of Point Resolution bridge, Dean Mackenzie, discusses the parametric modelling of this and other bridges.
A review of The Architect as Worker: Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design, edited by Peggy Deamer.
We feature 15 creative projects celebrating the variety of ways that this transparent, reflective material can be utilised.
Matthew Connolly’s White Gem essay won the Secondary School category of the NZIA’s essay-writing competition.
Barnaby Bennett reports on the 8th Intl Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.