Simply scattering a few barbeques on a terrace will hardly appeal to those looking for a high standard of amenities attached to a high-rise living.
Apartments that started to appear in major cities since the 1990s have now become the dream of the 21st century, as the dream of owning a detached house in the suburbs is fading.
The diner and traveller of 2018 are demanding more and more from their experience, which presents challenges for venues in the hospitality industry to deliver.
Shortlisted in the 2018 Interior Design Excellence Awards, the Park House Food Merchants is a 200-seat loft-style restaurant within the newly rebuilt Mona Vale Hotel on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.
Warehouse living was first introduced to Melbourne in the mid-1970s, when architects Graeme Gunn and Leonard Hayball, converted a furniture warehouse in South Yarra into apartments.
Open House Melbourne returns each year to offer architecture fans a chance to take a peek inside some of Melbourne’s most notable architect designed homes.
Early this year saw the successful launch of Nightingale Housing’s Nightingale 1, in Melbourne’s Brunswick.
As the price of land heads north, so does the height of residential buildings. Where two storeys was once the norm, now it’s common to find homes with at least three levels.
All people, no matter their age, are influenced by their surroundings, and a space’s design should inform how we use that space. For children, this is especially important as they learn to navigate and be inspired by the world around them. We’ve discovered Australian six childcare centres that incorporate fun, fresh design with sustainability.
Architects and designers regularly complain about town planners, and working through the ever increasing ‘planning maze’. Award-winning architects front up to counters at local councils, only to be told their design doesn’t meet the appropriate town planning regulations.