Art, Architecture & Design

A man reads from a book to two kids in outdoor setting

The world presented in children’s books is overwhelmingly white, male and middle class. Here are five books with main characters more representative of the real world.

A tennis ball bounces on a clay court

Evonne Goolagong Cawley's biography is an intimate and personal play, tempered with humour and love.

weed in focus

They might be seen as noxious, but it turns out there is an unappreciated side to weeds.

rooftop garden in urban setting

With parks and other green spaces often at a premium on the ground, could we look to the skies for the answer?

round shaped building in brutalist style

If you can look beyond the harsh exterior of brutalist architecture, you may find there is a little bit of beauty in buildings made of concrete.

guerilla knitting

When public space just isn’t doing its job, the public will take matters into their own hands.

Close up of young woman taking keys from real estate agent after signing rental lease contract

The Commonwealth government must rethink rent assistance to lift Australians out of housing stress.

A woman in a wheelchair at the top of a fire exit flight of stairs

A new photography exhibition by women with disability aims to challenge our preconceptions of women’s bodies. Showcasing feminist self-portraits of six women, Through my eyes addresses limiting and negative assumptions of disability.

Girl playing with a robotic dog

If having a pet just isn’t practical for your lifestyle, could a robotic companion be the next best thing?

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