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Rafael de Cardenas

Architect and designer Rafael de Cárdenas has all the right angles

Rafael de Cárdenas is a master of colour and geometry – covering the walls of Delfina Delettrez’s London boutique with incandescent, ultra-green malachite, and revealing hand-painted frescoes of birds at the Ford Models' New York penthouse.

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Canberra Centre UDS

Universal Design Studio unveils new designs for Canberra Centre

London-based architectural firm Universal Design Studio unveils their new designs for Canberra Centre inspired by the original drawings of Walter Burley Griffin.

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Vishan Chakrabati BoF VOICES

At BoF 2018, Vishaan Chakrabarti outlines his thoughts on the future of cities in his presentation - Designing Cities for Prosperity and Joy.

The architect argued that a well-designed urban environment would result in greater prosperity, sustainability, equity and joy.

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Forefront summit

Supported by QICGRE - the Forefront summit that took place in Sydney in July broke ground in anticipating future cultures

With an impressive thought-leading lineup, the Sydney-based summit kicked off sparking conversations about culture and community building in an increasingly branded world.

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Joost Bakker holding some flowers

Zero-waste hero: Joost Bakker’s cleaner, greener future

Joost Bakker left Europe for Australia together at the age of nine, pursuing a curiosity for flowers and botany.

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Canberra Centre facade

Australia | Canberra City, ACT

Canberra Centre —

The retail heart of Australia’s Capital

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Hyperdome entry

Australia | Loganholme, QLD

Hyperdome —

Relaxed and family-friendly

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OMA MPavilion Naomi Milgrom

Naomi Milgrom is the woman behind MPavilion, Australia's leading architecture commission

This year's offering was designed by Rem Koolhaas and David Gianotten's architectural practice OMA and includes an extensive programme of almost 350 international speakers, artists and events.

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UN Memorial, South Korea. Render by acme

A Company Making Everything: The architectural innovations of acme

A Company Making Everything, from reimagining public urban spaces to creating innovative and thoughtful house designs.

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Friedrich Ludewig of acme Architects

When QIC GRE focused their attention on reinvigorating several of their commercial properties around Australia, they turned to some of the most dynamic architects and designers in the world to interpret their vision.

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Doug Aitken Desert X

Desert X presents a spectacular exhibition in the California desert

Curated in 2017 by Neville Wakefield, the Desert X biennial spans 40 miles of California’s Coachella Valley, in what might just be the largest and most remarkable outdoor art exhibition in the world.

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Tin&Ed

Graphic artists Tin & Ed have created algorithmic visuals with 80 Collins as their canvas

QICGRE approached the New York-based visual design duo to create imaginative hoardings for Melbourne's 80 Collins. They came up with an algorithmic animation that mixed different artists' artwork into new visual interpretations.

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Robina Town Centre

Australia | Robina, QLD

Robina Town Centre —

The urban marketplace

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Partners —

Our collaborators bring a wealth of expertise across a diverse range of sectors. Meet the people who we partner with to inspire and innovate.

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Swimming pool at the Setai Hotel

Making a splash with Jean-Michel Gathy

As an architect who specialises in designing swimming pools for some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, counting the likes of the Aman, Six Senses and Mandarin Oriental groups among his clients, not only does Jean-Michel Gathy have a dream job, his designs are the stuff dreams are made of.

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Stuart Holt Javelin Block

Stuart Holt's Javelin Block regenerates with the local community in focus

The Birmingham-based reanimator works 'with' the buildings and not 'against' them, while encouraging small economies to thrive and create lively neighbourhoods.

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Indoor office

Workplace wellbeing: The changing nature of collaboration

The modern office is evolving, as technology and culture drive the design of happier and more flexible workplaces.

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At the intersection of public art and urban planning with Pace Gallery and Futurecity

The wave of expansion, regeneration and gentrification in urban capitals knows no limits, yet how does a city retain its individuality? Pace Gallery and cultural placemaking agency Futurecity have joined forces for a pioneering collaboration that is rethinking the way developers and city planners see urban space.

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Kram/Weisshaar

Kram/Weisshaar - the changing technology of tables

While many designers seek to craft a chair that embodies their aesthetic, Kram/Weisshaar gravitate towards high technology and interactive tables.

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People —

Our people are intrinsic to our success. Their broad industry experience, skilful leadership and charisma enables us to deliver on our vision and grow our business.

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Eastland entrance

Connecting people and places: The changing face of retail

The business of connecting people with places will be at the heart of the success of the retail sector in the coming years.

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Realm library

A new realm for the community: A look at Eastland’s civic spaces

The Realm forms part of the new Town Square at the heart of Melbourne's Eastland shopping centre and includes a 1,000 m2 public library, a collaborative business hub housing the cream of the local entrepreneurs with an iconic town square architecture rivalling the world’s most ambitious civic developments.

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Sophie Hackford portrait illustration

Turbo-charging Luxury: Sophie Hackford on the future of retail

Sophie Hackford translates the complexities and opportunities of the future for global leaders.

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Bof VOICES Imran Amed

Business of Fashion VOICES 2017

The BoF VOICES conference convenes for the second year running at Soho Farmhouse in Oxfordshire, touching on a broad range of subjects from global geopolitics to the circular economy and the future of retail.

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Forefront conference Sydney

Supported by QICGRE - Forefront anticipates future cultures

Taking place in Sydney in July, Forefront is a new type of conference that brings together dynamic minds from diverse fields in pursuit of new ways of thinking and revivified attitudes.

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Studio SWINE Fordlandia

Studio SWINE is designing for a sustainable future

Studio SWINE is London-based design duo Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves, who travel the world looking to turn waste materials into desirable pieces of furniture – the clue is in their name, an acronym for Super Wide Interdisciplinary New Explorers.

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Lara Bohinc table Lapicida

Lara Bohinc balances silk and steel

Fascinated by intersecting geometries and proportions, the London-based designed has turned her hand to leather accessories, jewellery and lately a furniture collaboration with stone specialists Lapicida.

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Mauro Colagreco

Mauro Colagreco's Australian Odyssey

The legendary chef lands in Melbourne to celebrate the World's 50 Best Restaurants awards.

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Saskia Havekes Grandiflora

Saskia Havekes is The Flower Whisperer

From its home in Potts Point, Sydney, Grandiflora has grown from a distinguished local florist into a globally recognised brand.

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Farfetch Store of the Future

Farfetch presents the Store of the Future

Farfetch unveils a beta version of its the Store of the Future, an ‘operating system’ for physical retail.

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