1. ARCHIFLIX Melbourne

    The ASKIN ArchiFlix A & D Film Festival is coming to Melbourne October 12, 13, 14 and 15, with more than a dozen exciting local and international design practice films.

    Having previously been held in Sydney in May this year, the ArchiFlix Festival is presented by ASKIN Panels and has toured nationally. Films featuring the life and work of recognised architects Jorn Utzon, Harry Seidler, Glenn Murcutt, Zaha Hadid, Jean Nouvel, Frank Gehry, and Dominique Perrault all feature in the event. As well, architectural photographers Julius Shulman and local hero John Gollings are also on the program. Tickets at


    The Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour in Sydney has recently opened a new building, a pavilion on the finger wharf that provides both a visitor center and access to the naval Destroyer-class vessel and the Submarine housed at the site. Designed by fjmt studio, the building was inspired by the wave-like movement of the water beneath the wharf. Clad almost entirely in Kingspan panels, the building expresses unique shapes and movement from its innovative exterior treatment. The story behind the building coming soon.


    Our new series this year is Australian Architects Working Overseas. We have lined up a number of our most successful architects to chat, including former AIA president Robert Caulfield, Karl Fender and Dylan Brady of Decibel. Recently Jan Henderson, series host, has interviewed DKO principal Koos de Keijzer and Cox Melbourne Design Director Patrick Ness.

    Architects with good stories are welcome to get in touch with us at


    The ArchiFlix A&D Film Festival has recently wrapped up in Sydney, and is coming to Melbourne October 12 to 15 at the State Library in Latrobe Street. The Festival is sponsored by ASKIN Performance Panels and features more than a dozen great architectural feature films over the four day period.

  2. Accoya at 200 George


    Accoya wood was recently chosen after an exhaustive global search as the solution to the timber lamellae in the innovative facade of 200 George St, Sydney. Accoya® wood has been thoroughly tested for dimensional stability, durability, paint retention and in-ground conditions to ensure optimal performance. Indeed, it is so reliable that for many years it has […]

  3. Weathertex – Greentag


    Weathertex have been through a rigorous evaluation from Eco Specifier to determine their outstanding “green performance” and they are proud to announce they are the FIRST manufactured product to receive a Greentag Platinum certification with a GreenRate R Level A for their natural range products. Additionally, they have received Gold certification for their primed flat cladding […]