An introduction to the March 2018 issue.
Baumgart Clark Architects has created an office environment in Melbourne that exudes gravitas and dignity, but also prioritizes wireless and paperless technology.
The sturdy blockwork and steel-framed windows of this mid-century industrial building in Melbourne give little clue to its rich history, but Wolveridge Architects has celebrated its past in a reimagined coworking space.
With a university population of more than 58,000 students, Perth’s Curtin University engaged Geyer to overhaul its student services interface, restoring a campus jewel in the process.
In the shadow of the world’s tallest tower and concealed within the Dubai Opera performing arts centre, Alexander & Co with Tribe Studio Architects has designed a hidden treasure befitting of a city that does not do things by halves.
Neighbouring the serious Ernst and Young tower in Melbourne’s CBD, Vacation Cafe designed by Therefore occupies the streetscape like a kid in a rainbow parachute jacket among a sea of suits. It exudes a relaxed playfulness laced with eighties childhood nostalgia.
In Brisbane, Cameron & Co has designed a day spa that not only reflects Queensland’s subtropical aesthetic and lifestyle, but also distils the rituals of pampering and relaxation.
In the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell, Russell and George has designed a physiotherapy studio that challenges the idea of cold medical spaces and aims to speed up the rehabilitation process through colour.