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/

BIA 2nd and 3rd year students learn about acoustics through industry presentation

Posted on Sep 26, 2016 in Industry, Teaching
BIA 2nd and 3rd year students learn about acoustics through industry presentation

Recently 2nd and 3rd year students were given the opportunity to attend a series of Industry presentations on Acoustics hosted by Zenith Interiors. Daniel Verlooven of BuzziSpace gave the students and Industry professionals an historical and evolutionary perspective of acoustics testing methods and its importance in open plan office design before launching into “What Is […]

Award for BIA staff member Iva Durakovic

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 in Industry, Teaching
Award for BIA staff member Iva Durakovic

Congratulations to Geyer and BIA Associate Lecturer Iva Durakovic  on the ‘Silver Winner Interior Design – Corporate’ category of the 2016 Melbourne City Design Awards. Iva was the Project Designer for the Westpac Melbourne headquarters. The BIA has had a long and continued relationship with the international design practice of Geyer, with many of our […]

SJB Scholarship for BIA(Hons) students: applications opening shortly

Posted on Sep 7, 2016 in Industry, Teaching
SJB Scholarship for BIA(Hons) students: applications opening shortly

SJB, a leading built environment practice who are renowned for their work in architecture, interior design, planning and urban design, have established a scholarship with both UNSW Built Environment and The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.   Above: SJB redesigned two floors of The Light Brigade Hotel, an art deco inspired […]

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