Design Your Own Home Architecture: List of 10 Free/Cheap 3D Home Design Programs

Thinking about a design for your new home and looking for software to visualise your design ideas? For this article, we take a look at 10 of the best programs for budding residential architects to design their own home. All of the 3D home design programs are either free or under $100. We’ve done the […]

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2014 Architecturally Designed Houses of Brisbane

The culmination of a year in architecture results in the National Architecture Awards, this year to be held in Darwin on the 29th of October. To celebrate, we thought it would be nice to reflect on some of the stand-out residential architecture in Brisbane that has made an impact.   No. 5 Highgate Hill House […]

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Brisbane’s Howard Smith Wharves

To revitalise the Howard Smith Wharves site as a world-class river-front destination, Brisbane City Council invited the development industry to submit Requests for Proposals (RFP) in 2013. The HSW Consortium, led by Adam Flaskas and Elisha Bickle, was selected as the preferred candidate to develop the site following the evaluation process by Council – announced […]

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Balmoral Duplex – Brisbane

The Brisbane suburb of Balmoral is the location for a new duplex commission. The design explores ideas of how architecture gradually reveals itself. The entry ramp is curved downward descending into the heart of the home. This narrow corridor is simplistic in its materiality, raw concrete (fire wall), vertically laid timber cladding (private bedroom walls), and […]

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Zaha comes to Brisbane

The world shares a love/hate relationship with Zaha Hadid and her offsider, Patrik Schumacher. Their architecture is futuristic, it is fluid. There is no room for historic sensitivity. They embrace new design ideologies founded in parametricism and now they are coming to Brisbane thanks to the Sunland Group! Due to start construction in 2015 are […]

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Brisbane’s Emerging Voices

This first half of 2013 has been somewhat of a turbulent time in the life of Brisbane design with the shuffling and merging of small personal firms with larger businesses. There has been a few months of waiting and watching to see what emerges out of this climate (see Peter Were’s Design Online article). For […]

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