The design professions are set to go over a cliff in September. Construction is set to follow them in 2021.
Mismanaged and in disrepair, many low-income housing complexes are nonetheless seen as important avatars of modern architecture. But are calls for their preservation forgetting those who matter most?
After the pandemic, we may see a shift in how we occupy cities.
The study of two hospitals was a first for researching the microbiology of the built environment in South Africa – a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to design healthier buildings.
Traditional ecological knowledge of Indigenous peoples offers ways to adapt to climate impacts.
The mosque is where men and women and children go to pray. But, according to art historian Christiane Gruber, some make room for other, non-human creatures too.
Self-sufficiency, outdoor space and a home office will likely be high up the list in future.
Beyond buying a fish tank or house plants, there are a number of creative ways to bring nature's calming effects into your home.
We spend 90% of our lives indoors, and every building has its own indoor microbiome. Can we learn to manage them in ways that support helpful microbes and suppress harmful ones?
COVID-19 is creating overwhelming needs for intensive care and testing facilities. An Australian team is developing purpose-built units that can be shipped and erected quickly, easily and cheaply.
Some architects don’t like the look of automatic doors, but that is hardly a reason not to mandate their use, given their safety.
In reacting to the pandemic, architecture can reclaim its impact by conceding its loss of connection with public health, looking beyond Western thinking for its references.
Built by Tamil immigrants almost 100 years ago, the temple has survived apartheid and urban decay to remain at the heart of its community.
Pretoria's institutional buildings are majestic, but crumbling. Weskoppies, the first psychiatric hospital in the region, is a good example of the state of the city's heritage architecture.
Around 1964, at the peak of his fame with the "Spatial City," Friedman moved away from the drawing board — and instead began using math to prove his structures were products of careful reasoning.
Federal building guidelines say that 'development of an official style must be avoided' – which is exactly what a leaked executive order is trying to do.
In our digital age, libraries are spaces for community and connection. The new State Library Victoria proves libaries have an exciting future.
Many Indigenous people tell us they find hospitals stressful, uncomfortable and alienating. Here's how good design can help.
The design of children's hospitals and other health facilities for young people have come a long way from the institutions of the past. Now, they're a place to reduce stress and support mental health.
Australia's hospitals have come a long way from the huts of convict times to the well thought-out spaces we see today.