Architects are practising in an environment of outrageously low fees and cutthroat fee gazumping. Shaun Carter asks in this boom time why have architects managed to slash their fees in a desperate race to the bottom?
Nicholas Skepper reviews the 2017 Practice in Research/Research in Practice symposium in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
The case of an architect fined and suspended for “serious and sustained” breaches of the professional code of conduct suggests a more widespread practice of non-compliance.
A new podcast series explores the hurdles and triumphs emerging architects experience as they embark on establishing their own practices.
Lee Hillam reflects on the long-hours culture in architecture and asks: What is the real cost of this exploitative practice?
A look at the recent built projects of Melbourne studio Edwards Moore reveals a delightful body of work underpinned by conceptual rigour, spatial complexity and a “cheeky tilt.”
Rosevear Stephenson Architects carefully stitches together the qualities of the site and the desires of the client to create honest and elemental houses.
If architecture is to have any real impact beyond its disciplinary boundaries, then our definition of those boundaries must change, argues Paolo Tombesi.
Sir Peter Cook on 2013 Gold Medallist Peter Wilson’s work, and aptitude for invention.
Oliver Kratzer’s introduction to Artichoke 41 (December 2012).
For the directors of multidisciplinary Perth practice Felix, innovation is everything.
Maitiú Ward profiles the body of work by Huw Turner and Penny Collins.
Laura Harding muses on regularity and strangeness in the urban built environment.
AIA national president Shelly Penn’s follow-up to the debate on gender disparity in graduate architect salaries.
Answering some of the questions raised by the recent WGEA GradStats report.
A case study in sustainable design and sustainable living: Environa Studio’s Courtyard House.
A shed-shack material sensibility with a craftsman’s eye for detail.
After working internationally, two Australian architects find a home at Hassell.
Tenancy or building: what has the biggest impact on an organization?
When considering detail, attention to human scale is key, writes Virginia Kerridge.