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The rebirth of the Great Hall UTS

The rebirth of the Great Hall and Balcony Room at the University of Technology Sydney [UTS]  is a stunning addition to the building that encases the ceremonial space of the Great Hall. Perforations in the walls and ceiling provide sculptural detail and acoustic properties. The integrated lighting set into to the falls and peaks of the soaring ceilings adds the perfect amount of drama. [caption id="attachment_2636"...

We all luv a little macrame

Hand crafted from nylon rope, the Weaver pendant light has been designed by a macrame artist. The teardrop-shaped pendant is constructed from a web of rope knotted and looped together using traditional macrame techniques.The pattern inspired by a nautical rope theme, the pendant is approximately 550mm in height and 270mm in diameter and available in black or red. [caption id="attachment_2624" align="aligncenter" width="501" caption="the Weaver pendant light"]

new from Italy 14 Ora Italiana mixing it up

14 Ora Italiana a highly innovative tile solutions manufacturer mixing the art of ancient workmanship and the originality of modern productive techniques researching new ways to work with materials such as porcelain, cement and resin. 14oraitaliana's latest collections enter into a new frame of mind inspired by ply wood, graffiti, fabrics and even Andy Wharol this fashion forward tile studio presents tiles is a light that hasn't...

AECOM Sydney

AECOM's  Sydney office is the latest outcome from BVN Architecture and AECOM. The 11,500sqm project occupies 9 floors in George Street, Sydney and accommodates 850 people previously dispersed across four different locations. The design consists of a series of voids and interconnecting stairs creating connections across the building. The execution of the meeting spaces, social gathering spaces and open plan work environments provide opportunities and choices...

the hill house

The hill house designed by Andrew Maynard Architects based in Melbourne Australia decided rather than repeating past mistakes and extending to the rear of this existing home, they proposed to build a new structure on the rear boundary at the southern edge of the block of what had been until now, the back yard. The new structure faces the sun and the cantilevered box above...

floating luxury

Montreal based Sid Lee Architecture designed Bota Bota a first class day spa across 5 floors of a retired 1950'5 passenger ferry permanently docked at Montreal's Old Port offering up a cohesive package, complete with branding, logo and font concepts, and signage. [caption id="attachment_2487" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Bota Bota floating day spa designed by Sid Lee Architecture"] No Comments Read more

Form Us With Love ….. a Midnight dinner in Milan

During the Salone del Mobile April 17-22, Swedish design studio Form Us With Love will host an installation which has been dubbed the Milan Midnight Dinner, will take place at the restaurant and shop Verger in Brera, Via Varese 1.The dinner setting will be made up from Bento chairs and tables from One Nordic Furniture Company, Plaid dividers for Abstracta and Plug Lamps from ateljé...

FALLS THE SHADOW: FROM IDEA TO REALITY, THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF AUSTRALIA

Apart from a couple of general books on the National Gallery of Australia and its collections, until now there has been no book published about this remarkable building. Yet, it is arguably the most fascinating and certainly the most contentious building in Australia. Featuring eleven essays by a range of voices from the Australian architecture community, from Daryl Jackson to Richard Goodwin and from Angelo...

It’s ON again… With $25,000 in prizes EVOLVE AWARDS 2012. TAKE ME TO MILAN!

I just LOVE this competition, many of my design buddies entered Evolve in it's first year and one of them even won which gained him plenty of media and trip to the Milan Fair. Designer Rugs have recently announce their second EVOLVE AWARDS – the six winning rugs will form part of Designer Rugs ID COLLECTION 2012/2013, and be in the running for more than $25,000...

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