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Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

Proposition 2065 | Peddle Thorp & SBE

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• November 4, 2010 • Comments (0)

Australian Architectural Review (AR) recently awarded Peddle Thorp Architects, Melbourne and Sustainable Built Environments (SBE) a commendation for their finalist listed entry in the Proposition 2065 design competition. Jury report The major strengths of this scheme related to the way scale and connectivity have been handled. The fractured volumes of the key buildings were seen […]

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Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

Queensland Courtyard House | Plazibat + Jemmott architects

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• November 3, 2010 • Comments (0)

Queensland Courtyard House is a recent residential competition submission by Brisbane, Australia based architecture office Plazibat & Jemmott Architects. + Project description courtesy Plazibat + Jemmott architects Concept The intent of this project is to go beyond the pragmatics of the proposed program and investigate a new potential model for suburban housing. This model takes […]

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Australia's Top Green Building Event - Future Proffing Property Conference

Australia’s Top Green Building Event – Future Proffing Property Conference

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• October 30, 2010 • Comments (0)

Future Proofing Property Conference, one of the Australia’s Top Green Building Event that will take place in Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre (Queensland, Australia) on 8th-9th November, 2010. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hear from over 25 of the world’s leading domestic and international sustainability thinkers. Future Proofing Property is this year’s most […]

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Rhombus Table + Bale Pendant Light + Revolver Pendant Light | JP Designs

Rhombus Table + Bale Pendant Light + Revolver Pendant Light | JP Designs

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• October 17, 2010 • Comments (0)

JP Designs is a design & development group with a policy focused on creating products with a recognizable point of difference. The Rhombus Table, Bale Pendant Light and Revolver Pendant Light are 3 of the latest creations designed by JP Designs & manufactured in Australia. 1. Rhombus Table The dynamic form of the coffee table […]

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Innermost Sticklight | Michael Young

Innermost Sticklight | Michael Young

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• August 7, 2010 • Comments (1)

Designed back in 1997, by the renowned designer, Michael Young, the Sticklight has been a stayer. This cool form is so simple that it does not date and fits effortlessly in all different kinds of spaces. As the design has developed, it is now able to be used in both exterior and interior environments and […]

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Innermost Beads | Winnie Lui

Innermost Beads | Winnie Lui

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• August 7, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Beads light design by Winnie Lui for Innermost UK, captures light and space. These hovering molecules of light are spectacular as they seem to adhere together with the no real visible fixings. The designer, Winnie Lui, graduated from London’s Central Saint Martins College in Fashion, Communication and Promotion and then acquired silver smithing skills […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

In Adelaide Australia, the multidisciplinary design practice, Hassell designed The Adelaide Zoo Entrance Precinct which comprises a series of interlinked forecourts that unfold over 2000 square metres to create a natural transition and physical connection between the roads, parklands and waterways. The Zoo boasts Australia’s first purpose-designed ‘green roof’ to support wildlife shelter and extensive […]

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The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest | Hassell

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest | Hassell

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• July 31, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Adelaide Zoo Giant Panda Forest designed by Australian practice Hassell is built by bamboo as responding to the pandas’ native Chinese heritage within an Australian context. The journey through the Giant Panda Forest provides visitors with an immersive experience of the Chinese Highlands and enables a variety of viewing opportunities, educational and recreational. The […]

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Cascade Coil Stand | Hassell

Cascade Coil Stand | Hassell

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• July 26, 2010 • Comments (0)

The Cascade Coil stand, designed by Australia’s renowned architecture and design firm Hassell for DesignEx 09, created a striking presence at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. DesignEx is one of Australia’s premiere interior architecture and design events showcasing a vast array of new products and services. The gold mirror finishes and glowing floor of […]

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Fakro House | Tim Stephens

Fakro House | Tim Stephens

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• July 20, 2010 • Comments (1)

For this small residence, Stephens incorporated the local vernacular into a modernist retreat in the Whangaripo valley. By acknowledging the site’s importance, in terms of views and ecological values, Stephens’ design is a smart fit for the New Zealand location. The project takes the rural vernacular and incorporates contemporary touches, such as a modern timber/metal […]

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