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

Urban precincts for new world cities

Interested in joining the discourse about the issues that shape Brisbane’s urban landscape? Architecture Australia, in partnership with Living Edge, is presenting AA Roundtable 10  which aims to explore Brisbane’s subtropical urbanity, promoting debate around key issues shaping the city today. This free public forum will be presented in the new Living Edge showroom in the … Read more

SLQ and Brisbane Open House 2016

The second weekend in October is fast becoming a favourite time of year for Brisbane architecture and history buffs. Brisbane Open House, now in its seventh year, officially launched the 2016 program at the impressive 480 Queen Street, the newest high-rise development in Brisbane designed by BVN Donovan Hill. Official guests included Queensland Governor Paul de … Read more