INDESIGN 17 starts today

Posted on Aug 11, 2017 in Art & Design, Events
INDESIGN 17 starts today

INDESIGN starts today. 2 days of talks, exhibitions and installations throughout Sydney. http://www.indesigntheevent.com/sydney/

Recent staff travels: Dr Laurence Kimmel

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 in Uncategorized
Recent staff travels: Dr Laurence Kimmel

It’s always good to travel and see what is happening outside of Sydney in terms of design and architecture. Here is a report from Dr Laurence Kimmel’s recent travels: ‘Interior Architecture Lecturer Laurence Kimmel came back from her break with plenty of references to share with you for your projects. Don’t hesitate to have a […]

Session 2 kicks off

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 in Teaching
Session 2 kicks off

Welcome back to Session 2. INTA2102 DP2 has kicked off the session with numerous site visits and lots of great work done in studio. The project will no doubt produce many inspired designs. The BIA Blog will keep you updated of all the activity of the BIA(Hons) especially the Graduation Show Electric Eclectic https://www.ee.be.unsw.edu.au/

BIA Catch Up Session

Posted on May 23, 2017 in Uncategorized
BIA Catch Up Session

The last of the BIA Catch Up Sessions will take place on Tues March 30 between 4pm and 6pm in the RC Gallery. This is a great chance to get help from staff and students about any issue in studio, tech or critical perspectives. Come along with your questions, queries and work to get some […]

BIA Industry Internship Program

Posted on May 16, 2017 in Uncategorized
BIA Industry Internship Program

The BIA is pleased to announce the launch of its Industry Internship Program. With our industry partners Geyer, Davenport Campbell and Group GSA, 3 pilot internships are available during the winter break of 2017. This program is open to 3rd and 4th year BIA (Hons) students. Applications close 5pm Wed 31st May. For further information […]

DESIGN BUILD 17

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Events, Industry, Teaching
DESIGN BUILD 17

You still have until 4pm Friday to go visit Design Build 17 and see the work of your peers. The teams of Faceted and Sigma worked long and hard to get their designs built in time and to budget. The hard work paid off as the two spaces functioned well and really added to the […]

Dulux Colour Awards 17

Posted on Apr 26, 2017 in Uncategorized
Dulux Colour Awards 17

The finalists for Australia’s most prestigious colour awards have been announced. http://colourawards.dulux.com.au/ Have a look a the student entries and maybe consider entering one or your projects for next year’s competition.

DESIGN BUILD RAW: WINNING TEAMS ANNOUNCED

Posted on Apr 6, 2017 in Art & Design, Industry, Teaching
DESIGN BUILD RAW: WINNING TEAMS ANNOUNCED

After much deliberation the team from Design Build has chosen 2 winning teams for Design Build Raw 2017. The winning entry for the design of the talk space is SIGMA: Clare Mao, Jiayin Lin, Yan Ma, Jianying Wu The winning entry for design of the central hub is FACETED: Maia Guppy-Hall, Kimberley Willis Mitchell, Jose […]

Australian Interior Design Awards 2017 shortlists

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in Art & Design, Events, Industry
Australian Interior Design Awards 2017 shortlists

The short lists for the 2017 AIDA awards have been released. The BIA wishes to congratulate all its alumni, collaborators and industry partners on the successful shortlisting. Special congratulations go out to: Chee Lam of Chee Lam Design – one the BIA’s long-term teaching staff – for his collaboration with Trigger in the category of […]

Special issue on hospitality design

Posted on Mar 31, 2017 in Industry
Special issue on hospitality design

This month’s issue of Infolink has a focus on hospitality design. There are many features on different aspects of hospitality design, material specification and detailing. Of particular interest is the section on the acoustics requirements of bars and restaurants! http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/news/infolink-building-products-news-march-april-2017-o

INTA2201 + INTA2301 Design Build: Final presentation

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Industry, Teaching
INTA2201 + INTA2301 Design Build: Final presentation

On Wednesday the students of INTA2201 & INTA2301 presented their final designs to the representatives of Design Build. The project was to design a talks space and a gathering space for the upcoming Design Build 2017 Expo taking place at the ICC in Sydney between May 3-6. The representatives from Design Build were impressed by […]

Hurry! Final weeks. Versailles: Treasure from the Palace

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 in Uncategorized
Hurry! Final weeks. Versailles: Treasure from the Palace

If you haven’t already gone to Canberra to see this once-in-a-lifetime show of the Treasures of Versailles make sure you see it before it ends. Never before have so many items from the collection left the Palace. Covering works of painting, sculpture, furniture and decorative arts this show is a must for anyone interested in […]

Interiors in the news: Awards + celebrity sales

Posted on Mar 22, 2017 in Uncategorized
Interiors in the news: Awards + celebrity sales

The BIA has great connections with Australia’s leading design practitioners. Our teaching staff draws on award-winning and industry-leading professionals. TomMarkHenry has been awarded 2 prizes in the World Interior Awards 2016. https://backstage.worldarchitecturenews.com/worldinteriorsnews/winners They scooped the prizes in the Bar category with Dead Ringer (Bourke St Surry Hills) and the Retail under 200sqm category with 1888 […]

New publication by Dr Sing d’Arcy: Emotions and Early Modern Church Interiors

Posted on Mar 2, 2017 in Research
New publication by Dr Sing d’Arcy: Emotions and Early Modern Church Interiors

Early Modern Emotions. An Introduction. S. Broomhall ed. Routledge, 2017. ‘Early Modern Emotions is a student-friendly introduction to the concepts, approaches and sources used to study emotions in early modern Europe, and to the perspectives that analysis of the history of emotions can offer early modern studies more broadly.’ Dr Sing d’Arcy has contributed to […]

BIA Mixer Night

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in Events
BIA Mixer Night

On Thursday evening students and staff participated in the inaugural BIA Mixer to welcome in the new academic year and cohort. Staff and students from years 1,2,3 & 4 met in the Red Centre Gallery. This vibe was great with food, drinks and music by DJ Laurence. It was a great way to break to […]

BIA Mixer Night 23rd Feb 4pm – 6pm

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 in Uncategorized
BIA Mixer Night 23rd Feb 4pm – 6pm

Hi and welcome to all the BIA community. We would like to start the year with an opportunity for all new and returning students to meet and mix! The Mixer Night will take place on Thursday Feb 23rd from 4pm to 6pm. You’ll get a chance to meet staff, students from your year and other […]

Acuity: 2016 Graduand Exhibition BIA (Hons)

Posted on Nov 28, 2016 in Art & Design, Events, Industry, Teaching
Acuity: 2016 Graduand Exhibition BIA (Hons)

The Graduand exhibition celebrates the achievement of the final-year students of the BIA (Hons). As recognition of their excellent work a number of prizes were awarded on the evening. Congratulations to: Robert Vlahovic: Marblo prize for outstanding achievement in the Bachelor of Interior Architecture (Hons) Graduation Studio 2016 Phoebe Nicoll: Artimide prize for excellence in the Bachelor […]

One day until Acuity opening: Michael Stonham

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 in Art & Design, Events, Teaching
One day until Acuity opening: Michael Stonham

Acuity opens tomorrow evening. 5.30pm industry preview and 6.00pm family & friends. Michael Stonham’s ‘Fruit’ is a burst of innovation. http://www.acuity.be.unsw.edu.au/michael-stonham  

ACUITY: 2016 BIA(Hons) Grad Show – Xavier Pratt

Posted on Nov 18, 2016 in Art & Design, Events, Teaching
ACUITY: 2016 BIA(Hons) Grad Show – Xavier Pratt

Today’s post showcases the work of Xavier Pratt and his scheme for ‘Ngara’ – a cultural centre for indigenous Australian cultures. http://www.acuity.be.unsw.edu.au/xavier-pratt

ACUITY: BIA 2016 Grad Show

Posted on Nov 17, 2016 in Art & Design, Events, Teaching
ACUITY: BIA 2016 Grad Show

The 2016 Grad Show is opening on Tuesday night. To whet your appetites here is a snap shot of some of the great work being showcased. This project comes from Sam Phan http://www.acuity.be.unsw.edu.au/samuel-phan