Architecture Insights Christmas Reading List
Christmas is the ideal time to catch up on some reading. So we've prepared the inaugural Architecture Insights Christmas Reading List. We're sure you'll get your fix of fiction through Christmas presents and the pile of novels sitting by your bedside all year. So this list is intended to keep you sharp and give you the advantage in 2015.
A Plan for Growing Sydney
All cities need to plan for their future. Sydney's no different. Except that Sydney's growth is likely to outpace ost of Australia's mainland capital cities in coming years. So where is it right to grow, and why? In December, the NSW Government launched A Plan for Growing Sydney.
Compendium for the Civic Economy
What is the economics of localism - local community-level revitalisation? What does innovation in the city really mean? Not just the brick and buildings, but the soft innovation of how we work together. The Compendium for the Civic Economy is about 25 case studies on an emerging socially networked economy.
The Vision of the Danish Design 2020 Committee
What does a design policy look like for a country, or state? Denmark is one of those successful global economies that, while small, continue to prove resilient and innovative as it develops products and services that people want. What would a design vision for NSW look like for 2020 or beyond?
ABC by Design - The panel: pop-ups
How has temporary and transient design transformed our urban landscapes. The 'pop-ups' —shops, spaces, restaurants, and markets—have altered the boundaries between architecture, art, and design, so our urban environment experience ...
ABC by Design - The panel: Californian design
The Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) is currently running an exhibition of Californian design—it includes the first Barbie doll, classic Levi 501 jeans, and furniture by Charles and Ray Eames. Our ...
ABC by Design - The conversation: Max Delaney
Design and architecture may seem to be under represented in art galleries but an exhibition opening soon at the National Gallery of Victoria is set to straighten the record about ...
ABC by Design - The panel: design and divorce
Can bad design be held responsible for a relationship breakdown? Does it make a difference to a couple whether they live in a mansion, or a one-bedroom flat? Today we ...
ABC by Design - The conversation: Rob Adams
Talking about the city of Melbourne—recognised as one of the world's most liveable, vibrant, and urbane cities. It's the product of many influences and the current growth in its large ...
The Panel: Utopian Architecture
Since the end of the 19th century people have struggled to build better cities, free of the slums and smoke that were part and parcel of the industrial revolution. Architects ...
Design Files: Bauhaus Movement
By Design's Colin Bisset looks at the history of the Bauhaus movement. Listen ABC Radio National's By Design is a program about how we shape our world - a vibrant ...
In The Field - Visits Frank lloyd Wright's Famous Taliesin West
By Design visits Taliesin West in Arizona, the winter home and architectural school of US architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Listen ABC Radio National's By Design is a program about how ...