OUtside the square

Teaching spaces in the University of Western Australia's new Business School are contained within dramatic cylindrical forms, but just as much space is given to the informal learning environment Read more

power to the people

Cutting a dramatic profile on the KL skyline, the new Menara Bumiputra-Commerce office tower addresses the needs of expanded business and the wellbeing of employees Read more

with a practised hand

Taking the core values of a business from concept to reality requires a design firm with a wellspring of knowledge and skill Read more

Street smart

Dressed to impress the polite facade on the front of the new Ironbank building on Auckland's K Road belies the grittier urban design facing the service lane at the rear Read more

connecting business

An open-plan office environment encourages communication, a free flow of ideas and importantly, builds business through an enhanced workplace experience Read more

At the heart of tradition

With more than 45 ethnic groups living in Malaysia, its pavilion at Shanghai Expo 2010 represents this harmony in diversity Read more

year-round enjoyment

The school's outdoor playing surfaces are designed to take hard knocks and year round activity the Astrograss was made and installed by TigerTurf Read more

high profile

Honed and polished concrete is contrasted by vibrant colour accents in this new office designed by MGA Innovation, a member of Property Council New Zealand (PCNZ) Read more

rank and file

Maximising space for document storage is one of the priorities for any business Read more

Every picture tells a story

From the bold graphics on glass to the revolving artwork collections, the design of the new Benoy architectural studio gives the company a strong identity Read more

making waves

Sculptural and surprising with the look of a sleek super yacht the recently opened DusitD2 Baraquda leads the emergence of a new kind of hotel in Pattaya, Thailand Read more


Bamboo is an environmentally friendly and hard-wearing alternative to traditional hardwood flooring Read more





Latest books

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. 34/1

If you're designing a bathroom for a new home or renovating your existing one, you'll quickly discover how involved the process can be.It's not only the challenge of how to fit the different functional zones into the ofte... Read more