In awarding the 2017 Archibald Prize to Mitch Cairns, the trustees have reaffirmed a tradition of artists painting artists that began with the very first prize in 1921, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.
The development of wood as strong as steel has spawned a new breed of timber towers to revolutionise the way we live in cities.
Pritzker Prize winning architect Alejandro Aravena says architecture students should be encouraged to apply their training to the challenges facing society.
This year’s Wynne prize standard is as haphazard as ever, perhaps partly due to the Trustees behaving like curators, rather than prize selectors, writes Prudence Gibson.
The French president's reception of Donald Trump, including a rendition of a Daft Punk anthem on the Paris thoroughfare, was a coup de grâce, as subtle as it was potent, writes Julie Louise Bacon.
With thousands of people sleeping rough in our major cities each night, vacant ‘ghost’ apartments are a source of public outrage, writes Hal Pawson.
New research from the CRC for Low Carbon Living shows energy deprivation is becoming more widespread in Australia, with many households compromising health and wellbeing to pay energy bills.
When the General Motors Holden factory closes at Elizabeth in October, Australia will lose an icon that has been a sentimental favourite with artists, writes Joanna Mendelssohn.
Grenfell Tower residents tragically got the world's attention only after a disastrous fire. So what would public housing residents in Australia say about their living conditions?
To create urban environments that promote good health, we should start by engaging more closely with residents themselves, write Susan Thompson and Gregory Paine.