Bright Bold Boundless: Designing the Queen’s Baton

Explore the fascinating design story behind the innovative Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at State Library of Queensland. Designed, engineered and manufactured by Brisbane-based Designworks, the GC2018 Queen’s Baton draws inspiration from the boundless energy of the people, place and spirit of the Gold Coast. In form and inspiration the GC2018 Queen’s … Read more

The Apartment House book launch

Join us for the launch of a new Australian design book which celebrates the best of higher-density living. The APDL Design Lounge will play host to the official Brisbane launch of The Apartment House with editors Katelin Butler and Cameron Bruhn. Also, Alice Hampson will share her insights on the Queensland context of apartment living; and architect … Read more

UQ Architecture Lecture Series with Paul Hotston

It is a special opportunity when we are able to hear from local architects at the free UQ Architecture Lecture series. On Tuesday 8 March Brisbane-based Paul Hotston of Phorm architecture + design, along with Japanese architect Yo Shimada of TATO Architects, will talk about his work on the House in Hamilton. Paul’s residential work ranges from semi-remote rural projects to … Read more

Green Ladder opens at SLQ

A touring architectural installation designed by world renowned Vietnamese firm Vo Trong Nghia Architects has opened at SLQ. APDL is thrilled that Brisbane is the first Australian city to host this  touring architectural installation to mark the opening of the inaugural Asia Pacific Architecture Forum (APAF). As part of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation’s (SCAF) Fugitive Structures … Read more