An innovative facade system is a key feature of the newest office tower in Sydney, at 200 George Street. Using three layers of glazing, and a servo-motor controlled system of timber louvres, the facde controls heat and glare automatically, responding to the movement of the sun and to shadows cast by adjacent buildings throughout the day. Designed by FJMT, the building opened officially on June 22nd. Our report 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. As the year progresses we will extend the series. Architects with good stories are welcome to get in touch with us at

  3. ROBIN BOYD feature doco

    ArchiTel have recently decided to research and produce a feature length documentary on the life and work of legendary Australian architect, writer, broadcaster and critic Robin Boyd, at the invitation of the Robin Boyd Foundation.

    ArchiTel Executive Producer Ron Brown talks to Tony Lee, CEO at the Robin Boyd Foundation, in Boyd’s Walsh Street South Yarra home about the project.

  1. Episode 106: Decor & Design 2016 with Jan Henderson

    Jan Henderson chatting

    In this week’s episode, Jan Henderson will review a range of her favourite stands from the Decor & Design 2016 exhibition including, Flux 8, Space To Create, Australian Mother of Pearl Co, Dreamlux Optic Fibre, Jenny Jones Rugs and Instant Shade Umbrellas.

  2. Episode 105: Decor & Design 2016 Innovators

    Decor + Design

    In this week’s episode, we will review the latest and most innovative new products on offer from a range of our favourite exhibitors, these include MicroSeal, artist Shazia Imran, homewares and lifestyle ranges from The Spotted Quoll Studio and contemporary artist Leonie Leivenzon.

  3. Episode 95: Swan Bedding


    Buying a mattress used to be a simple decision or foam or spring. Now, however, mattress technology has come long way. You can choose to go for Coil Springs, Pocket coils, Air suspension pocket springs, Foam, Pillow, Latex or Gel topped; the list goes on. Some mattresses can also get very expensive as you go for newer technologies.

    Swan Bedding, a new Australian owned business, has taken on the challenge of manufacturing high quality mattresses at reasonable prices. ArchiTel takes a look at what makes these mattresses so special and talks to the store owners who sell them .

    Producer: Ron Brown
    Camera: Ron Brown
    Editor: Joel Loxton