LIFe imitates ART

At the Mile High City's revitalised cultural district you can do more than just look at art, you can live, learn and relax Read more

Serious investment

The world's largest Islamic bank has announced its presence in Malaysia with a grand gesture a fit-out that raises the bar for personalised banking facilities Read more

Monarch of the glen

Housing New Zealand's Talbot Park project in Glen Innes not only addresses the residential needs of its people, but provides the catalyst for the regeneration of an entire area Read more

Tower of power

Futuristic aesthetics merge with green technologies to create the ground-breaking Cor condominium tower that plucks much of its energy from the sun and the air Read more

see and be seen

More accustomed to finetuning the branding of client companies, this communications firm put its own workplace in the spotlight Read more

the invisible touch

Construkt Architects' scheme for Domain Terraces incorporates the full mix-use development gamut. Not that you'd know, to look at it Read more

SHOOT FOR THE STARS

Feªted as the greenest office building in Australia, the retrofit of this 1980s office block shows that sustainable design is now good for business as well as the planet Read more

the master quarter

A design philosophy that emphasises pedestrians over vehicles allows Melview Developments' Beaumont Quarter to set a benchmark for Auckland's urban design Read more

Classic meets contemporary

A respect for the past and design elements for the present both feature in new Department of Building and Housing offices nestled in Wellington's historic AMP building Read more

It's Like A Jungle Sometimes

The ground-breaking Wild Asia precinct at Taronga Zoo creates an open environment where elephants, their natural jungle companions, and visitors all appear to share the same space Read more

Collector's Item

After undergoing probably one of the most significant transformations in its 160-year history, the Auckland War Memorial Museum is now a finely balanced juxtaposition between new and old Read more

space station

A fully integrated design scheme takes minimalism to the extreme with the intention of maximising space Read more

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Commercial Design Trends Vol. 34/2C

Whether you’re travelling for work or pleasure, your hotel experience can either make or break your trip. Our market report in this issue looks at the changing world of hotel design – from five star establ... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 34/3

The design of our homes – new or renovated – should be an individualistic response to our lifestyle, family set-up and budget. But there are also common requirements we should all aim for – a balance of public and private... Read more

Home Trends Vol. 33/7

While we might all have ideas for the home design that we want, consulting a good architect or designer will also open us up to other design possibilities that we haven't thought of.To help get you started on creating the... Read more