Bento box

Japanese cooking is an event in itself, so for this Hollywood restaurant the focus is on the chefs, while aesthetic design elements reflect a refined Japanese style Read more


The grand scale and dynamic, contemporary form of the new Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre reflect its international standing and the Government's visionary master plan Read more

Writing on the wall

The rich, distinctive designs of Arabic scripts and Bedouin carpets inspired the architecture of The College of the North Atlantic in Qatar Read more

The suite life

Using mid-century furniture and local products and materials, the owner/designer of this Wellington hotel has created a true New Zealand experience for his guests Read more

Reinventing Japan

This restaurant manipulates scale and colour to create distinct dining experiences for its patrons. The design evokes a Japanese sensibility without resorting to cultural cliches Read more

Ground control

Sporting a geometric shape your maths teacher never showed you, Adelaide's dynamic new Channel Seven building signals its purpose loud and clear Read more

Colonial flavour

Comfortable grandfather chairs, taxidermy and mounted trophy horns help to give this new bar an ambience similar to explorers' clubs in India and Singapore around the turn of last century Read more

Jewel in the crown

Following in the footsteps of some of America's greatest architects, the designers and owners of this new Chicago building understood full well the significance of the Michigan Avenue site Read more

Arresting landmark

The new Bendigo Police Station asserts a strong public presence and the building's complex facade addresses as many design issues as it has angles Read more

Splash of colour

A number of design devices and colourful elements ensure memories of visiting this office and training facility will linger on Read more

When the heat is on

Energy-efficient initiatives in the new Metropolitan Fire Brigade training facility include an innovative cooling system and passive design features that limit solar gain Read more

Lasting impression

Designed to engage the five senses, the interior of this award-winning five-star hotel reflects its renowned brand and its Middle Eastern location Read more






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