Architecture
TWE Hotel Molitor
Design

The Molitor revives Parisian poolside glamour

The trick to finding a hotel in Paris that isn't exorbitantly priced is to focus your search in one of the double-digit arrondissements. And that's also where you'll find some of the city's most creative new dwellings, including its latest gem, The Molitor, a hotel with two historic swimming pools as its centrepieces. more


Architecture
TWE Bulimba Library
Design

Upgrade pitched for Bulimba Library

Libraries used to be spaces of solace – librarians shushing if someone whispered too loud, books browsed quietly in corners, initials and dates written on paper slips within the jacket to record the borrower. These days, technology has altered the role of the humble library. These dens of knowledge now play host to workshops, computer stations, exhibitions and programs. more

Architecture
TWE Next Hotel Brisbane
Design

World’s first NEXT Hotel launches in Brisbane

Brisbane is set to be the first city in the world to acquire a NEXT Hotel, the flagship brand of Singapore-based SilverNeedle Hospitality. The boutique offering will take over the space formerly home to Chifley at Lennons in the Queen Street Mall, and is set to open on October 1. more

Architecture
TWE Houses Awards 2014
Design

Houses Awards winners announced for 2014

The 2014 Houses Awards were held at Sydney’s Doltone House Hyde Park last week, with nine winners and 21 commendations awarded across the eight categories. The top honour of Australian House of the Year was awarded to the Invisible House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture, which sees a residential dwelling exhibiting beautiful connection to its panoramic landscape in the Central Tablelands of New South Wales. Brisbane-based studio Owen and Vokes and Peters was the sole Queensland firm amongst the winners, receiving two commendations. The Panorama Drive property in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland received a commendation in the House Alteration and Addition under 200 sqm, which saw strategic interventions to an existing timber house. The studio’s West End Tower also received a commendation for House Alteration and Addition over 200 sqm. A full list of the awards results can be found… more

Architecture
TWE POMO Tree House Studio
Design

POMO tree house studio wins sustainability award

The Sunshine Coast studio of creative agency POMO has been named the Sustainable Building of the Year – Commercial Building at the Queensland Building Design Awards. Designed by creative director Stephen Burton and Simon Scott of SSB Design Studio, the tree house bush studio engaged locally sourced materials and labour to shape the sustainable workspace. more

Architecture
TWE The Swarm co-working
Design

The Swarm co-working studio launches in West End

A space to create, converse and mull over ideas with others, a shared co-working studio gives individual entrepreneurs the community support of an office environment, while maintaining the space to knuckle down solo. The ever-increasing field of start-ups has opened a need for more joint workspaces to share with likeminded creatives. more

Architecture
TWE Queensland Architecture Awards
Design

Queensland Architecture Awards announced for 2014

Last Friday evening, local architects dressed up in their finest threads and headed to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre to hear who made the cut in the 2014 Queensland Architecture Awards. Projects from Brisbane and throughout the state were considered across 11 categories, with 34 projects receiving awards and commendations. more