Yearly Archives: 2017 Back

Brisbane’s The Design Conference

Keep three days and three nights free for The Design Conference during the month of May.  From Wednesday 24 May until Saturday 27 May, The Design Conference returns to Brisbane with the aim of  educating, entertaining and inspiring the next generation of creative leaders. It features a curated selection of talks, breakouts, exhibitions, celebrations and … Read more

Logan City Council takes out inaugural award for urban design

Logan City Council won the inaugural Deputy Premier’s Award for Urban Design for its Beenleigh Town Square project, a collaboration with AECOM, MRCagney and Wilson Architects. In presenting the award at State Library of Queensland, Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Jackie Trad praised Logan City Council for transforming a six way intersection … Read more

ARCH-I-SPY 2017

T’is the season to be snapping, for Arch-I-Spy is back for the UQ Architecture lecture series! Each year in conjunction with our UQ Architecture lecture series, we run a competition called Arch-I-Spy, an architectural game of I-Spy that aims to celebrate our built environment and the architecture that shapes the Asia Pacific region. All you have … Read more

Win ArchitectureAP Symposium tickets

APDL is celebrating the upcoming Asia Pacific Architecture Forum (APAF) 18 March – 31 March with a competition! Thanks to Architecture Media, we’re giving away two tickets for the ArchitectureAP Symposium which will be held at State Library of Queensland on Friday 24 March 2017. This is your opportunity to hear from Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect … Read more

The Least House Necessary

During Asia Pacific Architecture Forum, teachers, designers and design enthusiasts are invited to attend a new APDL design minds workshop run in partnership with People Oriented Design. Are Queensland homes operating as efficiently and effectively as they should? Is that extra bathroom really a requirement? These questions and more will be something to ponder in The Least House … Read more

Design Finds with Jennifer Marchant

Libraries are an endless source of inspiration. In our series of designers accessing SLQ’s collections, we discover the process followed by Brisbane visual communicator Jennifer Marchant who researched the serendipitous connection of Queensland creatives living in the suburb of Yeronga. What was your approach to finding objects in the SLQ collections? I have long been intrigued by my local … Read more

Artisan: Our Kind of Playground

The connections between space, touch, play and making are celebrated in Our Kind of Playground at Artisan. This exciting new exhibition invites visitors to have an immersive experience. They are encouraged to touch, reassemble and understand through the action of play while interacting with works and ‘play spaces’. Drawing the visitor to physically engage with … Read more

Design Finds with Nicole Phillips

Libraries are sometimes an overlooked resource in a designer’s toolkit. We are pleased to share Queensland designers’ experiences of exploring the State Library’s excellent collection of books, objects and other ephemera. APDL spoke to graphic designer, Nicole Phillips, of Typograph.her who spent some time exploring the treasures held within the State Library’s repository and presented her “design finds” to … Read more