Save the date: BIA End of Session Exhibition ‘Fusion’

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 in Events, Teaching
Save the date: BIA End of Session Exhibition ‘Fusion’

Save the date: Tuesday Oct 31 6pm. The End of Session 2 Exhibition ‘Fusion’ will showcase interior architecture works by 1st, 2nd and 3rd years. The BIA End of Semester exhibition, entitled FUSION, is organized by a team of five students from 3rd year: Rachel Ang, Joanne Feng, Leo Wang, Emily Sutton, and Maia Guppy-Hall. Location: UNSW Red Centre […]

Posted on Sep 18, 2017 in Research, Teaching

Lisa Zamberlan, Senior lecturer in the Interior Architecture program,  has recently published a collaborative research paper with Dr Stephanie Wilson (USyd) in the Journal of Design Education (11/2). The paper explores the development of entrepreneurial capacities in design education   Title: Dimensions of Entrepreneurship in Design Education: A Review of Curriculum Models for Emerging Creative Practice […]

Turn my voice up – Great event!

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 in Events, Industry, Teaching
Turn my voice up – Great event!

“TURN ME WAY UP, MY VOICE IS REALLY LOW”? Our Bachelor of Interior Architecture Graduation Exhibition team, ‘Eclectic Electric’, hosted an industry conversation night between five leading design practitioners and UNSW students. The initiative supported the exchange of ideas on the accessibility of good design and social inequality within the design industry. Moderated by Dr.Sing […]

Eat Drink Awards 2017

Posted on Sep 6, 2017 in Industry
Eat Drink Awards 2017

https://eat-drink-design.com/   Hospitality is one of the core typologies for interiors. Check out what the leading designers in Australia are doing in this year’s Eat Drink Awards.

Electric Eclectic Conversation Night: This Friday 6pm MCIC UNSW: Get your voice heard

Posted on Sep 4, 2017 in Events, Industry
Electric Eclectic Conversation Night: This Friday 6pm MCIC UNSW: Get your voice heard

In today’s age of globalisation, issues of accessibility and universality of design are argued to be at the forefront of the industry now more than ever. By achieving accessibility in design are we simply ticking some boxes or are we able to create platforms for those who find themselves with little to none? Can we […]

BIA Internship Program

Posted on Sep 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

The BIA Internship program is designed to establish an ongoing partnership between the BIA and various leading Sydney based design firms providing senior year students the opportunity to gain invaluable industry experience whilst also achieving 6UOC towards their open or general electives through UNSW’s existing DIPP1510 Work Placement Course. The participating firms in turn are […]

Gallery Catch Up Session 01: Got a question?

Posted on Aug 25, 2017 in Teaching
Gallery Catch Up Session 01: Got a question?

The BIA has regular support sessions to help students get extra feedback and assistance on any topic or issue that they might have. These take place in the RC Gallery in an informal drop-in style format. Staff and senior students will be there to help you, whether its related to Technics, Design Studio,  Critical Perspectives […]

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 […]