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October 19, 2014

Learning from London

By Helen Lochhead, @helenlochhead  0 comments

Managing urban growth and housing affordability, inclusion and economic vitality is an enormous challenge in major cities around the world. Essential to getting it right is understanding what is needed to temper the relentless juggernaut of growth with our competing desires for a better city for everyone that also sustains the inherent attributes of the places we value.

October 15, 2014

Devolving the Australian Dream – Bigger, Better, and Fairer

By Philip Graus, Cox Architecture  0 comments

Let’s face it, the Great Australian Dream of a detached house on a quarter acre block is no longer a reality for most. Perhaps the debate on affordability needs to be reignited?

October 04, 2014

Sustaining Sydney

By Prof Ken Maher  0 comments

Sydney is at an interesting time in its evolution, with many major urban regeneration projects now under way. Significant and ambitious plans are under preparation to shape key government land holdings through Urban Growth NSW, including the strategically important Bays Precinct. These projects have the potential to transform our city for better or worse. Making the right decisions now is critical to the city as a whole.

April 23, 2014

Parables of the Modern: Augmented Australia 1914-2014

By Creative Director, Augmented Australia  0 comments

If you can experience this history through digital reconstructions, then physical distance becomes even more irrelevant. Unbuilt projects become parables of parables: stories of incomplete stories that held hopes for a modern Australia. This is the aim of the eleven historical projects of Augmented Australia 1914-2014, the Australian exhibit at this year’s International Architecture Biennale in Venice.

March 05, 2014

2014 Venice Architecture Biennale

By Asst. Professor Rene van Meeuwen  Guest Commentator  0 comments

The exhibition in its entirety will be delivered via an App for smart devices in and around Venice during the Biennale. Using the latest in Augmented Reality technology participants will be able to inhabit the buildings while also engaging in high definition animations of key features of each of the designs.

February 28, 2014

Transition to Registration

By Architecture Insights  0 comments

Do you have an architecture degree? Did you know that only graduates who are registered can use the title architect? This resource is designed to assist graduates, both recent and those who may have been working in architecture for some time, to make the transition to registration.

December 03, 2013

What does an Architect Do?

By NSW Architects Registration Board  NSW Architects Registration Board  0 comments

This resource is aimed at future or aspiring architects and members of the public who are interested in knowing more about what an architect does. The resource provides a broad ...

December 03, 2012

Looking back at making Venice's Biennale

By HY William Chan  Architecture Insights  0 comments

As the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale draws to a close, Byera Hadley Travelling Scholar HY William Chan looks at the making of two of its most influential exhibits. Herzog & ...