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MODULAR: THE MOST SUSTAINABLE WAY TO BUILD

2021-07-12T14:30:00+10:00 July 12th, 2021|Architecture, Design|

In Australia, it is estimated that the construction and demolition industry contributes around 40% of Australia’s overall landfill, in the form of demolished materials, off-cuts, land excavation and packaging. In 2017, this number sat at 10.4 million tonnes. As the construction industry has experienced significant growth over the past two [...]

RAINBOW ISLAND’S CHROMATIC MAJARA RESIDENCE

2021-06-04T14:03:31+10:00 June 4th, 2021|Architecture, Design, Projects|

Hormuz Island, also known as Iran’s ‘rainbow island’, is home to some of the most unique landscapes in the world – and features some unique architecture to match. A high concentration of iron oxide gives the soil of the island an otherworldly reddish hue, while its mountains and caves are [...]

4 OF OUR FAVOURITE CLT PROJECTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

2021-06-03T16:25:30+10:00 June 1st, 2021|Architecture, Design|

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an engineered wood product that is widely celebrated for its sustainability, efficiency, strength and thermal insulation. Comprised of layers of timber glued together with the grain running in opposite 90⁰ angles, CLT takes the structural and environmental qualities of wood and amplifies them. The benefits that [...]

THE BUILDING WITH A ROLLERCOASTER ROOF: THE WAVE

2021-04-01T15:47:05+11:00 February 22nd, 2021|Architecture, Design|

Along the south-east coast of Denmark is the town of Vejle – a region made distinct by its rolling hills in a country largely dominated by overwhelmingly flat terrain. Located at the head of a fjord, Vejle also has a rich history as a port town, with the river supporting [...]

MODSCAPE’S NGV ARCHITECTURE COMMISSION ENTRY: LIVING ROOMS

2021-04-01T15:54:31+11:00 February 16th, 2021|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

Modscape was among 100 entrants in this year's NGV Architecture Commission with our Living Rooms design in collaboration with Andrew Simpson Architects. Living Rooms is an interactive piece of public architecture that prompts user reflection of the expanding size of residential space and the ecological footprint we occupy. The installation [...]

CLT: MAKING MODULAR EVEN MORE SUSTAINABLE

2021-07-16T15:14:38+10:00 January 28th, 2021|Architecture, Design, Modscape|

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an engineered wood product that is widely celebrated for its sustainability, efficiency, strength and thermal insulation. Comprised of layers of timber glued together with the grain running in opposite 90⁰ angles, CLT takes the structural and environmental qualities of wood and amplifies them. The benefits that [...]

A SKI LODGE WITH THE FUNCTIONALITY OF A SHIP’S CABIN

2021-04-01T16:17:39+11:00 November 17th, 2020|Architecture, Design|

Nestled in a Swiss alpine valley and surrounded by over 200km of ski slopes is the Revier – a modular hotel by Carlos Martinez Architects. Constructed off-site using CLT (cross-laminated timber), each of the 96 rooms was craned in as a prefabricated module, all joining together in record time to [...]

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