The Local Project


SUPPORTING & Showcasing The Local Design Community

Supported by the Sunshine Coast Solar Farm and Sunshine Coast Council, renewable energy guru Trevor Birrell will discuss renewable methods in home design.

Sustainable Design Engineer Nick Bishop of NBE Consulting will discuss the cutting edge sustainability methods in the Nightingale 1.0 project in Brunswick, Melbourne.

Beaumaris Modern OPEN is a one-day-only, exclusive sneak peek into 5 classic Beaumaris Mid-Century homes and one church.

Architect Richard Healey-Finlay will discuss Edith Street apartments project in St Peters. Geoff Bonus, director of Bonus + Associates, will speak about his project, the Grace and Venables.

As part of the 2018 Sydney Architecture Festival, the film Mies On Scene: Barcelona in Two Acts traces how Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion changed the history of architecture forever.

The establishment event of UrbanGreening will workshop the network’s vision, scope and future of sustainable opportunities for the built environment.

From the Science Gallery Melbourne, the Melbourne School of Design will host Perfectionism, the exhibition on why humans strive for perfection.

In the first installment, Mark will examine internationally renowned artist James Turrell’s large-scale installations located within buildings and landscapes around the world.

A premiere Australian exhibition showcasing spectacular design, exceptional works and authentic practice from eleven masters of contemporary Australian goldsmithing, silversmithing and enamelling.

This exhibition colourfully charts the work of Marion Hall Best (1905-1988), one of Australia’s first and most influential independent interior designers.

Capturing the magnetic dance between architecture, light and illuminating new perspectives in these locations, Outdistance is the latest series from architecture photographer, Derek Swalwell.

In this highly informative talk, Jorg will share his experience of building lightweight structure using bamboo over the past 20 years.

Join the Queensland National Trust for an evening of inspiring talks by international experts on modernist heritage as they examine the value of this much-maligned aspect of our heritage.

Karen McCartney is best known for her work in the world of interiors, architecture and design. Karen will present her new book, The Alchemy of Things.

Mapping a unique route through the city, Lynda Roberts will be accompanied by an invited guest who will offer additional perspectives, ranging from architectural to curatorial and artistic expertise.

Gurjit Singh Matharoo of Matharoo Associates has gained international and domestic recognition and will deliver the keynote speech at the MAAS Powerhouse Museum.

As part of ZestFest, the mystery of The Cube at d’Arenberg winery will be exposed. Think outside the box and view an architectural and creative masterpiece that combines over five floors of design.

People x Place Matter/s will discuss both the challenges and opportunities of the past, present and future, calling into question methods of viability and likely next steps forward.

The 3rd Contemporary Architecture Series will be presented by Dillon Kombumerri, Principal Architect in the NSW Government Architect Office.

Tim Adams from F2 Design will discuss how environmentally responsible and resource-efficient features can be integrated into residential design.

A panel of design experts will explore key social issues in contemporary design practice with particular attention on the Featherston Contour chair.

This seminar will introduce a collaborative multi-disciplinary approach to green facades and showcase building design & technology, horticulture, and the art and science of green infrastructure.

The Grand Section brings it's exhibition "Girthy; with Slim Edges" to showcase a year-long study of Australia’s architecture, east to west.

Artichoke Night School will host their next engaging discussion with leading practitioners and design thinkers.

The Health Care/Health Design conference brings together leading practitioners, researchers, administrators and clinicians to discuss issues and speculate on possible futures for health and aged-care.

Established by Design Speaks, the Architecture Symposium invites a panel discussion by a group of Australia’s most exciting practicing architects

By exploring the themes that influence contemporary design thinking and language, Tzannes will look at the way we work, and the role of architecture in the community.

Alison Brooks will discuss the ideals underpinning her work and the ways in which these ideals inform her culturally specific & deeply social architecture.

View the first completed project using the Nightingale model and learn how the project is revolutionising how homes are delivered to our cities.

As Melbourne's high density housing pushes the upwards can we plan and design the middle suburbs for housing choice and opportunity?

To continue to build a culture of inclusion and diversity for all staff and students, RMIT celebrates the DGSS community and this event marks the opening of the first RMIT Pride Week.

This event will discuss Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) as adopted in many jurisdictions around the world.

A panel discussion on the elements of facades and the building envelope potential to promote the happiness of users as multi-sensory environmental filters.

Catherine Murphy, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Architecture at Monash University, how we can make sense of the natural and human-made water 'systems' of low-lying coastal cities.

Partnering with Brisbane Open House, EmAGN will announce the next installment, 2.0, in the VALUE Speaker Series for 2018.

Dirk Yates of Speculative Architecture and Leah Gallagher of Kin Architects, Kin Architects to discuss how values inform their practice.

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