Artichoke, June 2010

Artichoke, June 2010


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Large tables allow for a collaborative approach.
Projects | Marcus Baumgart | 1 Jun 2010


NMBW Architecture Studio makes a new home for fellow architecture practice Lyons.

Locally sourced produce is served in an unpretentious manner, the ethos of greenhouse carrying through the menu.
Projects | Robert Cook | 1 Jun 2010

Greenhouse Perth

Joost Bakker, Fitt De Felice Architects and Liquid Lines make a permanent move in the life of Greenhouse.

No more than 15 percent built space could be added to the interior, requiring some inventive design for kitchens and other services.
Projects | Tobias Horrocks | 1 Jun 2010

Goods Shed North

BVN Architecture has created a sustainable home for VicUrban and the Building and Plumbing Industry Commissions.

A distinctive exterior for the Australian Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai.
Projects | Maren Koehler | 1 Jun 2010

Australian Pavilion

The World Expo in Shanghai is a showground of ephemeral structures for pleasure.

Exhibition shot of After Darwin: Contemporary Expressions at the Natural History Museum, London, 2009.
Discussion | Colin Martin | 1 Jun 2010

Carmody Groarke

This duo searches for the inherent logic in explorative private and public projects.

Hanging coconut-husk twine appears both dense and transparent.
Projects | Martyn Hook | 1 Jun 2010

Aesop Singapore

March Studio contextualizes design in Singapore, where almost everything seems to be imported.

Smash-Repair, a table built from tiles, has been smashed and repaired nine times.
People | Ingeborg van Lieshout | 1 Jun 2010

Guy Keulemans

Educated in Australia and the Netherlands, and working in Germany, this designer invites the world into his creative process.

Red Design Group worked with Matahari, a large retailer in Indonesia, to create a new design concept for the Jakarta department store.
Discussion | Margie Fraser | 1 Jun 2010

Design and Export

Three architectural practices that have exported design share some of the highs and lows.

Each of the floors has breakout spaces well away from the hustle of workstations.
Projects | Sidh Sintusingha | 1 Jun 2010

DTAC House

Empathetic to Bangkok’s work culture, Hassell has designed a workplace infused with fun.

Athens has the least green space per resident of any European capital. Point Supreme's 2007 study, titled Heaven, explores ways of remedying this.
People | Esther Anatolitis | 1 Jun 2010

Point Supreme

A small architecture practice creating interventions amongst the history and chaos of Athens.

Satisfied shoppers weave their way amongst the plentiful merchandise.
Projects | Rochus Urban Hinkel | 1 Jun 2010


Courtesy of NH Architecture, the behemoth American wholesaler finds a home in Melbourne’s Docklands.

Exploded view, Lucy and Bart, 2007.
People | Ingeborg van Lieshout | 1 Jun 2010

Lucy McRae

Dance, performance and industrial design influence this artist’s unique body architecture.

DTAC House in Bangkok by Hassell.
Discussion | Steve Coster | 1 Jun 2010

Exporting Workplace Knowledge

Australian firms are exporting shiploads of workplace design knowledge and expertise – and rightly so. While less discernible in national GDP figures than mountains of …

FIbrous tower is a series of studies that explores ornamental, structural and spatial order.
Discussion | Johan van Schaik | 1 Jun 2010


Modelling through computer programs allows this practice to explore the random beauty of the un-designed.