Review | Shacks, dirt roads and luxury interiors: a selection of books that takes in the breadth of Australian architecture and design.
Review | From manifesto-like views about how architects and planners are implicated in the current condition of housing in our cities to rare glimpses into the private residences of London’s iconic Barbican Estate.
News | The National Gallery of Victoria has established a new international publishing prize to coincide with the gallery’s annual Melbourne Art Book Fair.
News | A new book titled Planning for Coexistence? aims to connect urban planners and Indigenous communities and help the two work together effectively.
Review | Colin Martin reviews the film High-Rise, based on JG Ballard’s novel about the psychological effects of ‘the tower block’.
Review | Two Australians explore the little known architecture of Oceania in a new book.
Discourse | Many see greater density as key to less car-dependant cities. Planning maverick Paul Mees showed this belief is a delusion.
Review | Nigel Bertram’s book explores the link between urban observations and design research.
Review | Architectural historian Philip Goad reviews a new monograph exploring previously undocumented work.
Review | This book celebrates the contribution of talented Australian garden designers.
Review | Elizabeth Farrelly reviews a monograph on Australian architecture practice, Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp.
Review | A monograph on urban transformations by one of Australia’s largest practices, Hayball.
Review | Leon van Schaik assesses the merits of this book, which marks seventy-five years of work by Hassell.
Review | Carey Lyon reviews a new monograph on the work of Paul Morgan Architects.
Discourse | Is the architectural monograph losing its relevance, or can it still engender critical debate?
Review | Amalie Wright provides an analysis of contemporary trajectories in urban park design.
Review | Richard Weller and Julian Bolleter postulate how our cities might accommodate predicted urban growth.
Review | As designers we aspire to know more, and to know better, than the client. After all, that is why we are hired. This aspiration also …