2017 Droga Architect in Residence talk

Distinguished architect Dr Alberto Pérez-Gómez, 2017 Droga Architect in Residence, will be speaking at State Library of Queensland on Wednesday 14 June. The Droga Architect in Residence Program is an initiative of the Australian Institute of Architects Foundation, and reflects its vision of architecture as fundamental to Australian culture. Dr Pérez-Gómez will deliver six lectures … Read more

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

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

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

QUT Design Lab Social Lightscapes panel discussion

The role of lighting and community engagement in the development of liveable, social and safe cities will be on the agenda at QUT Design Lab Social Lightscapes panel discussion. The free event will be moderated by architect, urbanist and Director of Archipelago, Peter Edwards. Panellists will include Dr Elettra Bordonaro, founder of Light Follows Behaviour, Dr Joanne … Read more

Beth Wilson: Brisbane Houses with Gardens

Join eminent Landscape Architect, Beth Wilson for a unique evening as she presents, in words and pictures, an historic review of houses with gardens in Brisbane. In 2015, Beth Wilson’s 50 year contribution to Queensland’s built environment was recognised by an Honorary Fellowship from the Australian Institute of Architect’s Queensland Chapter. Just six months later, Beth … Read more

Design your creek week

Small Creek was once a meandering natural stream that flowed into Deebing Creek, and then into the Bremer River. Today it’s a straight concrete channel that offers very little value to the community or environment. That’s about to change. Small Creek will be reinstated as a natural waterway, in a project funded by Ipswich City … Read more