Knowledge

Plunder our brains and the brains of global experts in our Knowledge section. Find out the latest news, trends and ideas across every area of design thinking and practice including interiors, buildings, precincts and cities.


Work, Learn, Heal
25 Aug 2016

Effective workplace design for a roaming workforce

By Yvonne Rantzen

Over the past decade we have witnessed a fundamental shift in the way work is conducted – facilitated by technology, the global workforce has become increasingly mobile, presenting a unique challenge for workplace designers.

Work, Learn, Heal
24 Aug 2016

Inspired design for learning environments

By Sam Parsons

As a mother and Interior Designer Sam Parsons is fascinated by the relationship between pedagogy and learning environments and how the two come together for the best educational outcomes.

City Vision
24 Aug 2016

Building upgrades to improve commercial vibrancy of the city

By Darren Bilsborough

A major opportunity for commercial property owners and property developers will be launched in Adelaide next week, with the aim of improving the commercial and environmental sustainability of the city.

New Marketplace
22 Aug 2016

Time to throw away the measuring tape

An app that allows you to automatically generate a floor plan using on your phone? The RoomScan Pro is back and better than ever.

City Vision
22 Aug 2016

Olympic Stadium gets a facelift

Montreal’s Olympic stadium, the Big O is finally being given a new lease on life, with locals no longer seeing it as a reminder of debt and destruction.

Work, Learn, Heal
18 Aug 2016

Enhancing workforce wellness

By Darren Bilsborough

With obesity rates at record highs, and chronic health problems, such as diabetes, having a major impact on our health and health care systems, Australians and our governments are increasingly advocating for happier, healthier lifestyles, communities and workplaces.

Place Creation
27 Jul 2016

Designing collaboration

By Brigid Salter

Creating a team environment where every stakeholder is able to contribute the maximum value to a project is no easy task.

Work, Learn, Heal
27 Jul 2016

Networking is key to success for Graduate Architects

By Kate Fuller with Danni'elle Jenkins

Multi-award winning graduate designer, Danni’elle Jenkins, has proven that hard work and relationship building is the key to success for young people looking to get into architecture.