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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Little National Hotel, Canberra. Review by Dr Sing d’Arcy

Posted on Oct 24, 2016 in Art & Design, Industry, Research
Little National Hotel, Canberra. Review by Dr Sing d’Arcy

A review of the Little National Hotel, Canberra by Dr Sing d’Arcy has been made publicly accessible Architecture AU http://architectureau.com/articles/little-national-hotel/ This innovative hotel was design by Redgen Mathieson. Directors Harlan Redgen and Phillip Mathieson have had a long relationship with the BIA as teaching staff, guest lecturers and reviewers. http://www.redgenmathieson.com/

2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in Art & Design, Industry
2016 Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

3rd and 4th year students will remember the recent guest lecture by Brandworks. They have been awarded the 2016 Award for the best restaurant interior for the Australia/Pacific division. Congratulations for the BIA. You should have a look at all the winning entries for inspiration and something to aim for! So many great instances of […]

Artichoke Night School 22: Making Magic

Posted on Oct 7, 2016 in Events, Industry
Artichoke Night School 22: Making Magic

Artichoke regularly runs its ‘Night School’. These are opportunities for designers, students and other interested parties to come together in an industry setting and learn about important aspects relating to interiors. The last Night School was on hotel design. The upcoming one on Oct 26 focuses on ‘Designing for the Experience Economy’ – experience-based environments. […]

Sydney Architecture Festival

Posted on Sep 30, 2016 in Art & Design, Events, Industry
Sydney Architecture Festival

Half of what makes up Interior Architecture is of course ‘Architecture’. The Sydney Architecture Festival is on again this week and there are lots of great things to explore. Have a look a the site visits and talks, especially the tour of William Smart’s Indigo Smash house in Chippendale. http://www.sydneyarchitecturefestival.org/

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