The evolving functionality and design demands of the kitchen
The kitchen is generally thought of as the hub of any home – it is where we feed ourselves, our families and our friends – so is it fair to say that it is the most important room to consider when designing and building a residential property?
Aircharge powers new McDonald’s ‘Experience of the Future’ HQ restaurant
McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant chain (by revenue), serves over 70 million customers daily in over 100 countries. They continuously invest in technological and digital advancements in order to keep up with customers’ expectations, enhance the restaurant experience and improve efficiency.
Hassell Studio selects healthy timber for Allergy Medical
Allergy Medical in Sydney’s Double Bay is the first clinic of it’s kind in Australia, providing the most advanced and comprehensive allergy care available today.
Choosing tapware that looks good and lasts
The kitchen tap is one of the hardest working pieces of equipment in a residential property. From filling the kettle to washing up, it is used constantly throughout every day. Therefore it is essential for your next project to choose taps that not only look good, but are built to last.
The ambiance of a traditional wood fire, none of the hassles
Humanity has been fascinated by fire since we discovered it kept us warm and helped us to cook. Eventually, better fireplace designs transformed fire into not only a source of warmth but an aesthetic addition to a room.
From cubicles to collaboration: the evolution of workplace design
The evolution of our workplaces over the last century has seen functional offices of the past transform beyond recognition, to focus on collaboration and community, whilst incorporating cutting-edge technology.
Biophilic design: so much respect for nature we emulate it
Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia wants “to bring nature back to the city”. His scaffold-like bamboo grid structure, Green Ladder (previously installed in Brisbane), is sprinkled with plants, and is the force behind a three-year program of architectural pavilions.
IoT Design for Interiors Using Smart Devices
IoT design for interiors is gaining popularity at a rapid pace. With over 3.58 billion web users worldwide and 4.9 billion unique mobile users, there is high demand for maximum connectivity at all times and in all locations, from offices to homes.
Is the word ‘resale’ compromising residential design?
Lets face it, if you engage an architect to renovate or build a new home, the probability is that you’re not looking for something that appears ‘cookie-cutter made’. However, with the cost of real estate heading north, in line with the cost of building, it’s not surprising that architectural briefs err on the side of caution.
Technology takes tile to a new level
Driven by significant advances in tile manufacturing, with technologies such as continuous pressing, digital inkjet decoration, and new glaze formulations; the technical and aesthetic evolution of ceramic tiles has accelerated significantly over the past five years.