Minimum apartment sizes, increased tree retention and new natural light requirements form part of new guidelines to ensure future infill and apartment developments are built to higher design standards.
Monash University has appointed building design innovation expert Professor Mathew Aitchison to lead its major new initiative to influence and transform the design, production and management of the built environment.
A new collaboration between UTS and IKEA will provide a local design hub for thought leaders, aspiring young designers and the community to innovate together to create a better everyday life through thoughtful design.
Research shows humans don’t like being caged in, preferring to be in larger, more open spaces. And different factors – such as the shape of rooms, the colour of surfaces and the positioning and brightness of lighting – all influence how we perceive space.
Five BVN projects have been included on the shortlist for the 2018 Interior Design Excellence Awards, announced Thursday 16 August 2018. Winners will be revealed at the Awards Gala in November 2018 in Sydney.
The team behind the Melbourne based Scandinavian Interiors store norsu interiors have been keeping themselves busy in 2018 with a full renovation of Co-Founder Nat Wheeler’s original 1920’s Californian Bungalow in just five short months.