Fifteen sustainable, low-energy buildings that utilise a mix of passive and active solar design techniques and technologies.
While pop-up shipping container bars and shops have become common place, its use in transforming infrastructure is less explored.
Architectural graduate Te Ari Prendergast discusses “Te Noho Kotahi: identity and reconciliation in post-quake Canterbury”.
Colin Martin reviews a recent V & A Museum exhibition of pioneering American architectural photographer Paul Strand’s work.
We feature 10 imaginatively-designed kindergartens that encourage children’s creativity and need for expression.
Over 120 leading education design practitioners gathered in Melbourne for a 1-day forum about the future of education design.
Two Kiwi firms have encountered both challenges and rewards while developing interior and architectural projects in China.
A guided tour of the 2016 Venice Biennale’s core exhibition with director Alejandro Aravena.
It’s doubtful that the addictive flash of the iPad swipe will ever come close to the flickering licks of a real fire.
Sarosh Mulla explores how changes in news delivery and consumption are affecting the design of the modern newsroom.
Nicole Stock writes about her trip to Japan, taking in some of its architectural marvels with her husband, architect Henri Sayes.
A selection of eye-catching architecturally-designed staircases to brighten up a wintery Friday (or any day of the week).
This year’s Milan Furniture Fair combined some of the best industrial design with the most innovative furniture brands.
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.