The English Tapware Company opens a Sydney showroom in a historic Woollahra building, reimagined by interior architects Hecker Guthrie. The palette of oak and brickbond flooring, hand-welded steel window frames, cedar and marble displays pods, set against the original 1800s sandstone walls, are a useful backdrop for the period-style and contemporary bathroomware ranges on display. English Tapware Company is the sole distributor of English-made Perrin & Rowe period bathroomware and taps, with showrooms in Melbourne and Sydney and national distribution through other high-end retailers and the New Zealand sister company, In Residence.
Nexus Designs’ Sally Evens and Karina harvey reflect on the themes, ideas and attitudes that typified their experience at the world’s biggest design event.
Polyflor’s Classic Mystique range of vinyl flooring, with non-directional two-toned chip decoration and marbleized highlight chips, has been revamped with new colours.
Intergrain products have elevated the inherent qualities of plywood and Tasmanian oak, which were used in this project by Architectus.
Another dose of new products unveiled at the Milan International Furniture Fair 2017.
The “clean, modern” Alumiere range can be customized to suit a variety of settings and uses.
ArchitectureAU rounds up some of the most noteworthy installations of 2017, which range from the futuristic to the “funtastico.”
Australian and New Zealand designers were well represented across the world’s most important design fair.
Miele has launched a new collection of kitchen appliances with no handles, for sleek, minimalist kitchens.
International House was constructed from CLT to a design by Tzannes that references “spaces often found in Sydney’s historic timber or cast iron and brick buildings.”
A Queensland court has dismissed an appeal against Brisbane City Council’s approval of a Zaha Hadid Architects-designed three-tower residential complex.
Andrea Sharam looks at the “deliberative” development model and the financial barriers that can prevent it from flourishing, sharing architect-designed Australian examples spanning three decades.
Kengo Kuma and Associates’ first Australian project, a library and retail hub in Sydney’s Darling Harbour, has been approved.
The new, $220.5 million 14-storey Peter Shergold building is the first completed project in the $2b renewal of the Parramatta CBD.
14 separate juries have shortlisted 102 entries for the Victorian Architecture Awards.
Smart Design Studio’s new mixed-use building in Balgowlah, Sydney has an elegantly composed, layered outer skin that brings an urbane character to the suburban streetscape.
“Structural impediments” in housing policy and supply are stopping the “trickle down” housing effect.